Take the 2-minute tour ×
WordPress Development Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for WordPress developers and administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Nightly Builds or Beta Releases?

I like using the /wp-admin/update-core.php utility to update wordpress. But I'd like to be able to use it to download beta releases or nightly builds.

Does anybody know of a way to enable this? Perhaps a constant or option in wp-config.php?

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

up vote 3 down vote accepted

There's not a constant or anything there, but you can install the WP Beta Tester plugin to switch your update stream to the latest nightlies. Once you install this plugin, you can automatically update to the latest "bleeding edge" release from the standard update panel.

Just remember, it's not advised to update production sites to the latest nightly build. Something might be broken, so always back up before you update.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.