An update is a source code that is applied on top of the existing software or program with an aim to fix security vulnerabilities, bugs and improve usability.

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Wordpress calls my plugin while trying to update Wordpress Core

I am developing my plugin right now, and I have faced with one issue. I tried to update my Wordpress core to the latest version but it shows me an error in my plugin. I think I doing something wrong. ...
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After upgrade to php 7 plugin/them updates broke

I upgraded my Ubuntu server to php 7 and setup ssh2. Afterwards, my WordPress plugins/themes will not update. I am receiving the Unable to locate WordPress Content directory (wp-content). This ...
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Why are the automatic updates to Wordpress behind the version my site is on?

Been getting messages on a regular basis that my wordpress site has been automatically updated. The most recent one came in today and says it was updated automatically to WordPress 4.4.4. My website ...
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How to automate post update website check?

I maintain clients' Wordpress websites (~25 installations) as a part of my job. To do this quickly and efficiently I use Jetpack's "Manage" feature. In case something went wrong I have fully automated ...
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How to add update function to plugin without adding it to https://wordpress.org/plugins/ [closed]

Anyone have an idea or could point me to a tutorial/guide. All help is appreaciated.
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Is WooCommerce updates for WordPress necessary?

Hi guys I have 2 notifications for WooCommerce currently! 1) - WooCommerce Data Update – We need to update your store's database to the latest version. 2) - WooCommerce plugin update to version ...
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Should I upgrade?

I am administrating my site, which was built by a developer using WordPress 4.4.2. Since I am just learning my way around WordPress, I am wary about the message on my dashboard: WordPress 4.5.2 is ...
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Any way to permanently translate themes?

For the reason beyond my imagination Wordpress never had chance to get real theme updater (i.e. the one that would actually update only changed files) and instead offers a-joke-called-updater, that ...
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How to keep cache files after plugin update?

I've got a premium plugin and setting up a custom solution to serve updates. However I've got a question regarding how contents are managed. Wordpress just remove old plugin folder and install the ...
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to perform the requested action wordpress needs to access your web server. please enter your ftp

I'm following Changing File Permissions « WordPress Codex, yet when I'm try to update and/or install plugin and/or theme through wp-admin, I'm getting following: To perform the requested action, ...
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Plugin update warning

Is it possible to show a warning message for a certain plugin update? For example from version 0.3 or lower to 0.4 or higher? EDIT: I need something like upgrade notice (wich doesn't work correctly ...
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On update, set post status to 'draft'

In my website I have created a custom post type named "Activities". A certain user group is able to add/edit these posts. I'd like to set the post type to "draft" each time a user (not administrator) ...
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Correct procedure for fixing broken WP sites after WP version update

What is the correct procedure for fixing a WP site that has broken due to a recent update to the latest WP version. Assuming there are no backups both locally or via the web host. Is it a case of ...
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Some links broken after updating Wordpress version

first post on here so go easy :) got a problem with a wordpress site (custom theme) http://expressduplication.co.uk which was built a few years ago by a company we are no longer able to get in touch ...
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Surviving Wordpress and plugin updates

In the phase of developing a new wordpress-based site, I'm evaluating also future pitfalls such as upgrades. Unfortunately, there's no guarantee that a third party plugin will not be discontinued. But ...
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Get rid of Another update is currently in progress

I was trying to update my wordpress core to 4.5.1 but my system was missing some permissions, and now after giving correct permission, I cannot get rid of that message and I cannot upgrade. Tried to ...
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Updating to Version 4.5 bumped my “main sidebar” widget out of place

I updated to the newest version of word press and it changed my home screen. Essentially it shifted my text to the right and as a result shifted my "main sidebar" widget downward to now begin below ...
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Theme broken after upgrading to WordPress 4.5, missing stylesheet?

Updating to WordPress 4.5 broke my theme, ThemeWoot Emulate. It appears that perhaps a stylesheet is somehow missing. Example symptoms: The mobile menu is shown by default The top search box is ...
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After updating wordpress 4.5 my homepage and images not displaying

My site is http://exteriorinteriorsdesign.com/ After Updating wordpress 4.5,it couldn't load my images and articles on Homepage, and dashboard also doesn't show when i move my cursor over there. ...
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opcache_reset on plug-in/theme/core update

wordpress it seem not reset opcache after plug-in/theme/core update. For solve this issue i have set in the php.ini opcache.validate_timestamps=1 all work correctly but validate_timestamps when it'...
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Update Wordpress from non-public machine

I'm setting up a Wordpress installation on a development machine. This machine, for both technical and security machines, isn't routable from the internet. (In other words, while it can connect to the ...
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Avoid loosing changes to theme

I am worried that my carefully edited theme files (for a course I am participating) will be lost when WordPress performs updates. Am I save that I will not loose anything? What changes does WordPress ...
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Debug errors for “Destination directory for file streaming does not exist or is not writable”

I'm system administrator, and quite befuddled as I find way to make a debug to know why error message you receive one of my users when trying to update their plugins. Server Apache 2.4 PHP 5.5.32 ...
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Plugin upgrade failing during unzip

I am having an issue upgrading one particular plugin on a site of mine. All other plugins on this site upgrade without an issue. It is not a permissions issue as this has been checked multiple times ...
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How (or where) do I get wordpress plugin update download link?

When I update a plugin, that isn't hosted on the repository, I often wonder "Where is the updated plugin being downloaded from?". Any idear on how would I go about find out the update link?
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Can I check plugins and themes for PHP 5.6 ahead of global PHP server Update

My server is updating to PHP 5.6 next week. I manage about 30 WordPress websites. I looked for a plugin that would check if any of the code throughout the other plugins and theme would break with the ...
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Auto backup before automatic Wordpress updates

Is it possible to have a auto backup solution, that backs up my files and database before automatically upgrading Wordpress. Keeping up to date with the Wordpress versions seems to be more important ...
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Creating a child theme after numerous edits to parent theme

So a quick explanation: I started messing with Wordpress a couple of years ago, having experience with HTML, CSS and some PHP. At that time I was paid a few hundred bucks to whip together a ...
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What is the correct way to update both WP/plugins/themes without breaking the site?

We seem to get Wordpress core updates/plugin updates/theme updates thick and fast and usually every day. When managing a third party Wordpress, what is the best procedure to stay secure and have a ...
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Errors updating wordpress - SFTP & update issues

I am currently making the transitions of migrating my wordpress site from a hosted service to our in-house server (Centos 7 server installed). Along with Wordpress, I have MariaDB, apache and php. I ...
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Can you navigate away from the updates screen during an update?

Bit of a random question, I was running an update on a plugin, and went to ⌘ + click another item from the the dashboard menu, finger slipped and I ended up going straight to that page before the ...
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How to notify my plugin users about new version releases?

I developed some WordPress plugins that I sell from my own website. Say, I released a plugin XXX (version 1.0) and someone purchased this. Few days later, I released version 1.1 of that plugin. Now ...
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When attempting to update a self-hosted WordPress site, I'm seeing “ASN1 unknown message digest algorithm”

I've got several WordPress sites that I self-host on a Windows Server. When attempting to perform the upgrade process, via /wp-admin/update-core.php?action=do-core-upgrade I see the following error: ...
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Why doesn't WordPress show all ajax update process anymore?

I have the same WP installation running on localhost and online. When we click to update a plugin or a theme, we see a screen with each step status of that update, through ajax. This works fine online,...
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WordPress update 4.4.1 redirect loop

I have updated the WordPress site from 4.2.9 to 4.4.1 today. Now, after update the home page is going into redirect loop. The inner pages/posts , admin dashboard and all works fine. Only issue is with ...
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Can't update database after wordpress update from 3.8.1 to 4.4.1

I have just updated wordpress 3.8.1 to 4.4.1. Tried to update in various ways: Before updating I have deactivated all the plugins and switched to the default theme provided by wordpress i.e. ...
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Update to 4.4.1 breaks my pagination

Hi, I recently updated to 4.4.1 and I noticed my pagination was screwed up. I cant go to page 2 or further because all it does is going back to the home page so I had to go back to a previous version ...
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How to modify the plugin update counter in the main menu? (red badge in the Plugins menu button)

I am providing a self-hosted plugin update system for my plugin. I hoked everything in order to replicate the information provided by the "Wordpress repository" pending for update plugins in the admin ...
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It is possible a Real-Time action in wordpress that reload its page on post update?

Is there a way in wordpress that whenever a post or any other content is updated then automatically all user browsers that are navigating the site get a real-time refresh page.
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Using one-click plugin upgrade feature securely on suexec server

I've been searching for a definitive answer to this question for a couple of hours but can't find anything. I'm running multiple sites on a server using suexec. The owner and group of all files and ...
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Can't update Wordpress 4.0

I'm trying to update wordpress but when I click update, it give me the error msg "Apologies, but we were unable to find what you were looking for. Perhaps searching will help." Can anyone advise? ...
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get_the_terms is not working

After I updated WordPress, a function using get_the_terms() is not working. When I run get_the_terms() I'm not getting terms, but when I add before that call wp_cache_flush(); I'm getting terms so ...
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How to automatically update on localhost after editing files

I'm just starting with learning wordpress and wondering if there's a way if I can have my page in the browser (on a localhost using WAMP) automatically update after I make updates to the theme's code ...
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FS method direct on NGINX

WordPress is a great CMS but when it comes to debugging and error reporting it becomes pretty annoying. I've been searching a solution for my problem for quiet a while now. Unfortunately without any ...
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Function to see how many plugins on a site need updating

I manage a lot of WordPress websites and want to create a system that allows me to check how many plugins on a given site need updating. So basically what I need is a custom function that returns the ...
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How to update/ change category of post when it is inactive for a certain days

From the discussion setting, I found that wordpress can turn off the comment automatically when you don't get any comments for a certain days. I am trying to write a function so that I can change the ...
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Changing plugin slug with update

My plugin uses camelCase in file and folder like myPlugin/myPlugin.php I've encountered several issues with this on plugin updates. Most of them work just fine and it's more a cosmetic thing but on ...
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Under which circumstances is the .maintenance file not deleted?

When WordPress does plugin/theme/core updates, it creates a .maintenance file which temporarily puts the site in maintenance mode. Sometimes this file does not get deleted and users are locked out of ...
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Private theme update with zip archive without deactivating the theme

I have a private theme and I want to deploy new theme versions of it as smoothly as possible. I've heard about: hosting the theme somewhere like wp-updates.com using plugins to update theme ...