Fix For Broken Website After Updating to WordPress 5.5
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Backup your website– before ever troubleshooting your website, you should always have the latest snapshot of both all of your files and the WordPress database.
Troubleshooting Options – Recommend checking the next few steps in #3 and #4 but you could skip to #5 for a quick fix.
Check your WordPress theme version against the latest available update from the author. If updates are still being maintained then it’s likely there is a fix available in an update or one will soon be available.
The latest and greatest themes and plugins might not always be the best to update to due to the minimal time of proven functionality and known ability to ‘play nice’ with all of your other plugins. It’s best to test updates on a separate staging server before applying them to your live production environment so you have the opportunity to test everything.
On the other end, older plugins that are abandoned and no longer have updates available can be a security risk. If the last update was over a year ago, it’s a best practice to find an alternative plugin that is more well maintained that actively comes out with updates every few weeks or at least few months or so depending on what functionality the plugin serves for your website.
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