Update WordPress from 3.7.1 to 3.8

WordPress released their newest version 3.8 fast, WordPress users felt they just used 3.7.1 shortly before. Actually WordPress 3.8 is for the times of mobile world, They have to push the new version fast because the IT world changed fast. Mobile system is more and more popular, looks like some day the mobile platform will replace the traditional platforms such as desktop and laptop, but this is not the topic we are going to talk, let us do the updating work.

We found the updating message just because we saw the message was just in the Admin dashboard:


About WordPress 3.8 details introduction, please visit their official site to check.


This is the most important feature:

WordPress on every device

We all access the internet in different ways. Smartphone, tablet, notebook, desktop — no matter what you use, WordPress will adapt and you’ll feel right at home.

High definition at high speed

WordPress is sharper than ever with new vector-based icons that scale to your screen. By ditching pixels, pages load significantly faster, too.

So let us begin, We just click the Update button in our Dashboard after we make sure we have back up all the site files and database, we disabled all plugins and changed theme to default theme also.

A short while we saw the new Admin interface based on black background:


In Theme admin screen, we saw a new official theme provided, the name is Twenty Fourteen, WordPress said it is perfect theme for multiple platforms.


We are not going to talk about more about theme, so above is our first look for new WordPress 3.8.