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How do I exclude plugins from getting automatically updated?

There is an opt-in filter that allows all plugins on my site to receive automatic updates: add_filter( 'auto_update_plugin', '__return_true' ); I like this feature, but I don't want all my plugins ...
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Alter how often WordPress Auto-Updates Plugins

From my understanding of how WordPress updates core and plugins is that every 12 hours it goes out and looks for updates. When does that time get set? 12 hours from initial installation? I ask this ...
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Automating the Backup Process (30+ websites)

I run an increasing number of WordPress sites, as well as several for clients - and logging in to perform upgrades is becoming tiresome. I'm looking for a means of automating the process, preferably ...
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How should I structure a WP website project using git and updating from WP dashboard?

For months I've been trying to plan out a good project structure for using git version control for WordPress website development that doesn't sacrifice the ability to update core and plugins through ...
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Real automated and unattended wordpress upgrade including plugins

I'm looking for a truly automated way to upgrade wordpress and its plugins, something that i could put in the crontab and configure it to run daily. I have several wordpress plugins (>20) and a ...
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Update plugin from personal API

I'm developing a wordpress plugin at the moment which I do not want in the Wordpress plugin repository. However I still want to be able to push updates to my costumers from my own API repository. ...
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Hook into WordPress update?

I'd like to know if there's any way to hook into WordPress update process and send $_POST variable to update server? I'm delivering plugin/theme updates from private server and I hook into this: ...
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Update Wordpress automatically on its own

Is it possible to update Wordpress automatically so that when there's a new version of Wordpress, my installation will update itself automatically without me having to login to admin > update ?
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What are the details for function argument wp_update_plugin()

While looking at wp_update_plugin() function. function wp_update_plugin($plugin, $feedback = '') { if ( !empty($feedback) ) add_filter('update_feedback', $feedback); include ABSPATH ...
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Automatic Updates For Private And Commercial Themes?

Is there any way to get wordpress to check for, download private theme updates? I found this plugin for private plugin updates.... ...
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Automatic updates in plugin - not hosted on wordpress repository

I'm coding a plugin which probably will have updates in the future, and I want to take advantage of the automatic update mechanism in wordpress. I followed this tutorial: Everything seemed quite ...
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How to update WordPress from the latest trunk

I read somewhere that I can set a constant in the wp-config.php to update WordPress from the latest trunk version and not the stable version. Stupid as I am, I can't find the site anymore where it was ...
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How to disable core and plugin updates

Is there any way to disable core and plugin updates? I am modifying a plugin and bit of WordPress Core (I know its a sin to do so), but can't help it.
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How to update Wordpress installed on IIS?

I have WordPress installs in my IIS localhost server on Win7 desktop done manually and with WebPI install.Both installs are under IIS default website. Either asks for FTP credentials when I try to ...
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WordPress 3.0.1 Auto Update Problem

My WordPress now is at version 2.7. I want to upgrade it to 3.0.1 using Auto update function. I'm using FTPS connection type. The upgrade should be straight forward, however, I keep on encountering ...
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Recommended File Permissions

Hey guys, I have been spending the longest time trying to figure out this issue. I would like to know what the file permissions should look like in WordPress in order to use the autoupdate feature. As ...
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2answers
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How to implement WordPress plugin update that modifies the database?

I develop a WordPress plugin, which has several database tables of its own. The plugin creates these tables when activated, and removes them when deleted/uninstalled. I have to implement an update ...
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How and where can we request new WordPress hooks to be added?

I use the great Changelogger plugin, which adds plugin version history to the plugins page when there is an update. Although I would like it to, it doesn't work from the updates page where you can ...
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Why won't Wordpress on localhost find updates?

I've got Wordpress running on WAMP. For some reason, when I check for updates to the core and to my plugins, it tells me that everything is up to date, even though I know that I am one version behind ...
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Missing Update Link to 3.02/3.03 on Dashboard

Since upgrading to WP 3.0.1, a couple of my sites no longer display the update link to 3.02/3.03 on the Dashboard or on the Updates page. On one site, I tried re-applying permissions, but this didn't ...
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Change email for update notification

I've recently got the email with the update notification. [Example.com] Your site has updated to WordPress 3.8.1 Howdy! Your site at http://www.example.com has been updated automatically to ...
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Have WP Theme update from Git Repository

I have a client's theme currently hosted on github. Instead of doing a git deploy or using a service like Beanstalk's deployments. I will be pushing the same theme across many sites (79 to be exact) ...
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Same theme name issue with wordpress repository theme

I created new theme with name for example XYZ. its good till now but the issue comes before few days. Wordpress repository has a theme with same name as my theme's name. Now the issue is when the ...
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Upgrading from 3.5.2 to 3.9.1

I am not too familiar with WP upgrades. How reliable is one-click auto update for upgrading from 3.5.2 to 3.9.1 or should I do a manual upgrade? I also need to upgrade all the plugins. I am planning ...
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Check for files and database integrity

Someone started an automatic update of the WP core via dashboard today, and as it was taking too long, decided to cancel it. How do I check the files and the database for integrity to detect a ...
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Show warning if plugin is missing

Sorry if this question is a bit to trivial, but I'm writing a theme that depends on a plugin to be installed. It's a multilingual theme, so I absolutely need the user to have Polylang installed. I ...
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Restored Wordpress on new Server - Can't auto-update plugins

I have installed a new Ubuntu server and have set everything up for Wordpress. I have also extracted mySite directory in the /var/www/ and did a mysql -u mysqlusername -p databasename < ...
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Did upgrading from 3.3 to 3.3.1 introduce breaking changes in the menu navigation?

I have a WP 3.3.0 site running in production. (version.php says $wp_version = '3.3';) I have a main menu using WP's built-in functionality. I use wp_nav_menu(array( 'container_class' => ...
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How to make my plugin able to be updated from admin panel?

Most of the Wordpress Plugins are able to be updated from admin panel. You go to Admin Panel > Plugins > Installed Plugins > and if you have an outdated(old plugin) that has a new version, ...
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103 views

How can I fix my server so core/plugins/theme update don't silently fail?

I run my own server and have a few dozen WordPress sites. Recently, many updates (plugin and core) have been silently failing. If I try to do the update from the updates page, I get a message like ...
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1answer
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Plugins won't auto-update on IIS

Using IIS 6 on XP Server '03, using WP 3.2.1, when I attempt to use the auto-update for my plugins, I receive this message: The update process is starting. This process may take a while on some ...
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368 views

Wordpress 3.1 not autoupdating

Hay All, when i run the auto-update for WordPress 3.1 it doesn't do anything. It says Downloading update from http://wordpress.org/wordpress-3.1.zip… Unpacking the update… But then the browser ...
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Translation update successful but apparently not

I was updating my multi site installation just minutes ago to WordPress 4.0. The dashboard keeps notifying me, of an available translation update. I updated it as well and it gave me a success ...
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Could auto-update delete core WordPress files and cause a white screen of death?

I had a newly launched client site suddenly fail with the white screen of death a few days ago, neither the site of the Admin backend were accessible but just showed the WSOD. After trouble shooting ...
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How could a .htaccess with authentication suddenly appear or change?

When trying to mark a comment as spam, I was presented with a basic-htaccess login. I couldn't login and then I remembered I do not have a basic login: the only thing my .htaccess in the wp-admin ...
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Wordpress 3.8.1 update error

Presently running Wordpress 3.8.1 French but Wordpress is asking me to update to a new version. When doing the update, I get the following error: Warning: ...
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Changing random post publish time for repost

I have a lot of image posts. So, on weekends I don't work for that I want to re-post a random post. I made my own code. It schedules random post with its permalink too. $time= strtotime("+10 min") ...
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Upgrading problem

I am using a CentOs server that managed with Plesk panel. All domains have different users. I have 2 different installation of WordPress. One is installed from FTP and the other one is installed from ...
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What is a good wordpress 3.0+ plugin that supports automatic publishing to Twitter/Facebook? [on hold]

I've tried Socialite and a couple others but they all appear to be reported as broken. When I tried them out, they were in fact broken. Can anyone suggest something that automatically publishes to ...
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Prevent/Disable Automatic Update Check

WordPress automatically checks for updates to itself and all installed themes and plugins. This adds an annoyingly long delay to loading (any) WordPress pages. In only happens once per day and ...
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Why does Wordpress 4.1 have an auto-update entry in wp_options?

Why exactly does Wordpress 4.0.1 want to upgrade to 4.1 automatically? To be specific, I see in wp_options table, in option with name _site_transient_update_core, a serialized array with an update, ...
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cannot update wordpress from 3.4.2 to 3.5

I am trying to update wordpress from 3.4.2 to 3.5 . However, when I update, I get my old version 3.4.2 back. What could be causing this? When I click on update it shows all the steps but in the final ...
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Site Crashes When Updating to WordPress (Version 3.6)

I was just clicking the update button behind in the admin panel. it said no enough space in my hosting. then i went and removed some files and tried again then it was processing the wp update. ...
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Why my plugins are updating automatically?

I have a wordpress site with a few plugins. I had to make some custom changes on a plugin (not a best practice), and of course I don't want to update that plugin. But for some reason all my plugins ...
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Can you refresh ONLY the wordpress adminbar and not the whole page?

Here is my challenge: I have included an electronic wallet in the admin bar of my wordpress site and what I need to do is to refresh ONLY the admin bar so that, upon a purchase, the electronic wallet ...
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Wordpress update totally broke the install. Main page now displays empty rss feed

Hey guys- A friend of mine just did an auto-update for the most recent wordpress upgrade. Upon completion, her site began to display her rss feed on the front page instead of well, her front page. the ...
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How to disable the “Your site has updated to WordPress x.y.z” admin email?

Using the automatic update of my self-hosted WordPress blogs, I configured automatic updates of both the WordPress core as well as WordPress plugins and themes (through this plugin). Whenever a core ...
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Wordpress DATABASE Update Manually?

I have a multisite WP and I'm now trying to update my WP to latest version. In the WP Administration Panel, there is a Network Update page at: Updates > Available Updates ...
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EC2 Wordpress install asks for connection info when auto-updating

Here is the EC2 setup: Amazon Linux AMI LAMP SFTP (e.g., users jdoe, jsmith, etc) Virtual Hosts (e.g., /mnt/www/site1.com, /mnt/www/site2.com, etc) I've been able to get Wordpress installed and ...
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can't access backend while frontend works perfect

Before 2 days there was a automatic update for wordpress, which I for my website. When the update was over, I tried to access backend but I always get this message: Fatal error: Call to undefined ...