Before running the commands shown on this page, you should load the Bitnami stack environment by executing the installdir/use_APPNAME
script (Linux and MacOS) or by clicking the shortcut in the Start Menu under “Start -> Bitnami APPNAME Stack -> Application console” (Windows). On OS X VMs, the installation directory is /opt/bitnami
and OS X VM users can click the “Open Terminal” button to run commands. Learn more about the Bitnami stack environment
and about OS X VMs
It is strongly recommended to create a backup before starting the update process. If you have important data, create and try to restore a backup to ensure that everything works properly.
You can update WordPress easily from its administration panel, as follows:
Log in to WordPress using the administrator account.
Select the “Dashboard -> Updates” menu item.
Review the resulting page to see if WordPress needs an update. If an update is available, you can install it by clicking the “Update Now” button.