Manually Upgrade WordPress On Windows 10 Localhost


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Download the latest wordpress from;

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Extract everything from the downloaded wordpress except “wp-content” files and folders by overwriting the existing installation;

Now, go ahead and see if everything is working by going into wordpress dashboard;

http://localhost/wordpress

If you see this error message “Database Upgrade Required”, click the “Upgrade WordPress” link;

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Just in case if you still have issues connecting with the database, simply modify the “wp-config.php” file with proper database user credentials.

Courtesy:

https://www.isitwp.com/upgrading-wordpress-is-easier-than-you-think/