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How to get WordPress Version Number of Your Website?

For migrating the staging website to the production site by using WP Staging Pro it’s highly recommended to use the same version of WordPress on both production and staging website.

In this article, I am going to show you how to easily check which WordPress version you use.

The first thing you need to do is log in to the admin dashboard of your WordPress site. From there scroll down to the bottom of the page.

On that page, you can see your WordPress version number in the admin widget labeled  At a Glance.

In the screenshot above, we are using WordPress version 4.9.10.
This is the easiest way to find which WordPress version you are using.

How to find the WordPress Version number

If you can not see any WordPress version information in the dashboard, then there are more ways to get the WordPress version number.

How to GET WordPress Version Number of Any Website

In rare cases, you may not be able to find any version information in the WordPress dashboard.

  • Displaying the version number has been disabled for the admin area
  • You have no administrator access to the admin dashboard

You can still get the version number of your WordPress website by accessing your website via FTP or via any file manager plugin.

Open the file wp-includes/version.php

On top of that file, you will see the real version number of the WordPress website:

How to get the WordPress version number