Downgrade WordPress from 4.4 to 4.2

If you find some plugins does not work with your current wordpress version, you might want to downgrade your latest version to the old one.

Here how it works:

  1. Backup your old site, expecially the wp-content , .htaccess and wp-configure.php
  2. Download the older version from
  3. Uzip the older version zip file, delete the wp-content folder
  4.  DELETE all your current files in your current hosting wordpress folder:

– / except .htaccess and wp-config.php

– /wp-admin

– /wp-includes

Be sure to KEEP all of /wp-content

      5. Upload the older version to your hosting site wordpress folder

      6. Copy you /wp-content back.

Done. Now your site should be back to the older version now.


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