My apologies for the prolonged protection on the WP guides. It was intended as a measure lasting only a few minutes as I juggled some files. Unfortunately, and for reasons that I, my host, my reseller and my ISP are unable to explain, I was locked out of the server when my domains sit. Only in the last hour have I had access back. I have a conspiracy theory, but that will remain unspoken.
The WP guides are open.
Again, my apologies for the appalling state of the colours. And now it’s time to put the shine on the upgrade guides (English and French (many thanks to Luc for the translation).