How to upgrade from WP Tube 4 to WP Tube 5

After Google announced the so-called Mobilegeddon update, more WP Tube users are upgrading their websites to the latest WP Tube 5 that is fully responsive and mobile-friendly.

Starting from April 21st, 2015 websites that are not mobile-friendly won’t be displayed in the search results for mobile users anymore!

Upgrading from free WP Tube 4 to WP Tube 5 is easy and just takes two minutes. Follow this video instructions:

To summarize the steps:

  • 1

    Unzip the WP Tube 5 archive

    Buy WP Tube 5 and download the .zip archive from the link you'll receive by email.

  • 2

    Connect via FTP to your website

    Using an FTP client such as Filezilla, navigate to /wp-content/themes/ folder where you'll see the 'WPtube4' folder.

  • 3

    Upload the WPtube folder

    Using the FTP client, upload the WPtube folder to the /wp-content/themes/ folder. It will take just a minute or two.

  • 4

    Rename the folders

    Rename 'WPtube4' to 'WPtube4.old', and 'WPtube' to 'WPtube4' so that the WP Tube 5 files will be in 'WPtube4' folder.

  • 5

    Check your website

    Your website is now using WP Tube 5. In case of mayor problems, you can always revert back to the previous version renaming the backup folder 'WPtube4.old' to 'WPtube4'.

Please note that if you customized any of the files you’ll have to re-apply the changes on the new version.

WP Tube 5 is mobile-friendly

Our demo site passed Google mobile-friendly test and no customers reported any Google warning.

Mobile Friendly Test


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