Update WordPress: WordPress Versions Supported by MonsterInsights

If you were linked to this page from your WordPress dashboard, then it means that you’re running an outdated version of WordPress.

WordPress runs a huge percentage of all the sites on the web. Because of WordPress’s success, it’s also a target for hackers. The version that is currently used for your site is either insecure or no longer supported.

Newer versions of WordPress are both faster and more secure. In fact, the version of WordPress your website is so old it may not be receiving automatic security updates anymore, which is why we sent you the notice.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which version should I update to?

You should update your WordPress version the latest version, or at least to WordPress 4.9. MonsterInsights will be discontinuing support for WordPress versions older than version 4.7 this year.

How do I update WordPress?

Prerequisites: Before making any major changes to your site, we recommend backing up your website first.

For most sites, we recommend the popular BackupBuddy plugin. For more options, please see WPBeginner’s post: 7 Best WordPress Backup Plugins Compared (Pros and Cons).

Updating WordPress itself for most hosts is a simple process that can be done in under a minute by following this excellent step by step guide from IsItWP.

I’m Still Not Convinced, Why Should I Update WordPress?

Please see WP Beginner’s guide on this matter: Why you should always use the latest version of WordPress.