Updating wordpress on godaddy
My celebrity fashion blog hosted on Go Daddy was still using Word Press 2.8.3, so I decided to click the handy dandy “Update to 3.0.4” button to upgrade automatically.
If you plan on upgrading across more than two major releases, you should consider upgrading incrementally to avoid potential conflicts and minimize the risks of database damage.
Word Press does support this process, and Word Press is extremely backwards compatible in this respect.
That said, if you have a large site, the upgrade process may take longer than expected, in which case an incremental approach may help.
Remember, if you do encounter problems, re-read the Instructions below to insure you've followed the proper procedures and consult Troubleshooting: Common Installation Problems.
While the methodology given below is the "safe" approach, as long as you have proper backups, then it is indeed possible to upgrade directly from the very first version of Word Press to the very latest version in one-easy-step.