If you are going to upgrade your WordPress old version with the new, if you want your upgrade process go smoothly you have to follow the given tips and tricks. First of all you should have to upgrade WordPress during your off-peak hours, usually at night in the country where from a huge number of traffic comes on your site. However, this upgrade depend on your needs, here is a perfect sequence of update WodPress.
Backup the website
Make sure you have backup of your site, in case something would not remain usual and it would affect your data. You can use different tools for this purpose such as PHPMyAdmin, Software Monitor or new dashboard tool. There is not only data is important on your site but you should have to take backup of your theme and plugins.
Turnoff Caching Plugins
If you are using some caching plugins in your WordPress it should be deactivated before upgrade it, it would be Quick Cache, Super Cache or W3 Total Cache. This process confirms that you are not hiding conservation sheets throughout the updates and are not then intrusive with the up gradation procedure.
Update Plugins & Theme Framework
Usually the developers of WordPress have to update their theme framework and plugins, can therefore prepared their plugins to be well-matched when modernization of WordPress are released.
After completing the given process you have to make sure that, your WordPress is secure now you are ready to update WordPress. It would take some time and after that time you will be ready to use updated WordPress for your site.
Reactivate Caching Plugin
If you have ever installed some important plugins you have to reactivate these plugins again, before your first post after up gradation process. In case you are a user of Synthesis and W3 Total Cache it would also important to customize all configurations for you start work. Now check your site and make sure your updates are working or not.