Prepare Your Blog

Follow these steps to prepare your old blog.

  1. Backup your blog. Updraft Plus is a recommended backup plugin.
  2. Download your backups to your local computer.
  3. Update your WordPress core files.
  4. Update your plugins.
  5. Update your themes.
  6. To improve security, change your username if it’s admin, your first name, or your domain name (e.g. janedoephotography).