Upgraded to WordPress 1.5 using the RPMs from wumple.com.
All pretty smooth:
- Backed up the DB
mysqldump --add-drop-table -h localhost -u mydbuser -p mywpdb| bzip2 -c > blog.bak.sql.bz2
- Backed up wordpress.conf, wp-config.php and wp-layout.css (I actually gzipped the whole of /usr/share/wordpress just in case, but didn’t think I’d need it, and I don’t)
- Installed the RPM using rpm -Uvh
- Ran the upgrade script
- Merged over my settings from wp-config.php into the new version
Theming remains to be done. As it is, the new default template does look nice, and the admin screens are a whole lot easier to use.
I’ve re-enabled commenting as an experiment, and blacklisted a whole series of words. I may have to go back and stop it if the same problems arise as last time.
Now to go looking for plugins 🙂