Friday Tip – Hold Off On Your WordPress and Joomla Upgrades
In the past few days you may have noticed a panel in your WordPress admin panel stating “WordPress 3.4 is available: Please update now”. I like to hang back on these updates for at least one week. Preferably two.
Because if you are like most people using the WordPress or Joomla open source code as the background framework of your site, you have probably employed more than a few plugins and extensions. Chances are, one or more of these additions may not be compatible with the new framework upgrade. Give the authors of these plugin codes some time to update the new code, if needed.
After a week or so, do the update. Then make sure you check the functionality of all plugins from the front end of your website. If broken, make the fix and either get a new plugin or contact