Rolling back to previous WordPress Versions

Here is the procedure:

  • 1) download the previous version at WordPress release archive
  • 2) make a backup of (i) home folder (ii) wp-admin and (iii) wp-includes (*)
  • 3) replace, using FTP, the current version of the mentioned folders and files with the version that you just downloaded (*)
  • 4) long in WP and update the DB as requested
  • 5) have fun!

(*) Note: do not touch the wp-content folder