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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?

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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.

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