Painless Upgrade To WordPress 2.5 (Plus Working Plugins)

Well, the update to WordPress 2.5 went painlessly. After disabling each plugin I use, the overall upload time, upgrade time and plugin-check took about 30 minutes. Plus, I’ve remembered to set the time forward on the blog (the clocks went forward last night in case you’ve forgotton – happened me last year).

For the first time too I’ve also used the automatic plugin upgrade which was used to update the Jaiku widget on the sidebar and Google Sitemaps plugin. Handy knowing a simple click from your plugins menu will retrieve the update automatically for you without the need to disable > download new plugin > ftp plugin across > re-enable etc.

The following is a list of plugins I’m currently using, all of which showed no problems in upgrade.

I’ve one or two advertising plugins to check across other blogs yet (as well as PodPress – has anyone had any notable issues?) but with a smooth transition to 2.5 I’ll be rolling out the update across the rest of my little blogging empire over the next few days.


  1. Pavlos March 31, 2008 at 4:10 am

    To think I came over here to ask you if you’ve upgraded to 2.5 yet – and you’ve already posted 3 times on the subject – haha 😀

    Glad to see everything worked out fine! I’ve been playing around with the RCs over the past couple of weeks and it was love at first sight! I’ll be upgrading soon as I have my new theme ready later this week.

  2. Ken McGuire March 31, 2008 at 8:57 am

    Hehe… Quite true indeed. Made for a nice bit of weekend blogging activity 🙂

    I’ll take some time during the week to update the rest of my blogs, I was more concerned about the podcasts breaking ( in particular) but all seems good in the world.

    You’re throwing a new look onto AllEver as well? Nice one, looking forward to seeing the changes.

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