General Update: What you need to know before you Update your Site
Our staff at Neuron Themes is devoted to creating products with the latest updates and features to present to our customers. It is a responsibility of ours to come with the best outcome and it will be our responsibility to keep up with our pace. You will always be notified when new updates are occurring, you will always be on the loop and it is important to always stay on the latest version/update of our themes. While this process requires caution we will first lay down all the things you need to do before you run an update, so that you avoid misfortunate events.
Back up your Website
The most important step you need to take before you update your website is to backup all your WordPress files and data and store them in another location, in case if anything goes wrong during the update process. You will be able to revert back to your website by inserting all the files you saved and avoid building from 0 again. WordPress repository stores some great plugins for backing your website and you can easily make them automatic, so you won't have to worry about the process any longer. For a full guide on how to backup your WordPress website with the help of a plugin check out our article and learn the best tips and tools.
Run Updates when the number of visitors is low
You would want to minimize any disruption or downtime while running an update that is why you should leave it for a more appropriate maybe at a time of day (or on a day of the week) when your visitor numbers are at their lowest. Analyze your audience and their time zones, to make sure you perform such activity at a convenient time.