It is always a good idea to have the latest WordPress® update installed. WordPress updates include security updates, bug fixes, and new features for your website.
When a new WordPress update is available, you will receive a notification on your WordPress Dashboard.
To find out if there is a WordPress update, follow these steps:
2. Navigate to the WordPress Dashboard.
3. Click the Dashboard button.
4. Click Updates button to see if any updates are currently available.
If a message appears--An updated version of WordPress is available, then there is a newer version of WordPress.
Updating to a Newer Version of WordPress
Follow these steps to update WordPress: