This post is part of our WordPress series which shows you how to install and manage WordPress blogs or websites online.

To read some of our previous posts, please click here and here.

Now, this tutorial is going to show you how to downgrade WordPress CMS after upgrading. Sometimes, upgrading WordPress can create more immediate problems, like for example, incompatible themes or plugins that break your site. When that happens, the first thing you may want to do is revert back to the previous version of WordPress immediately.

After going back, you can begin troubleshooting why the latest version of WordPress didn’t work with  your site.


  • Downgrade WordPress CMS in Ubuntu 12.04
  • Enjoy!


To get started, first download previous versions of WordPress from this archive site.   Select the version with works with your site and download.


After downloading follow this tutorial to install WordPress.


Again, follow this post,