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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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How to add new theme to running website

I had a website running, I want to change the theme and add some other functionality while doing that I want to test different themes but i am afraid of messing up with my content of running website, ...
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cannot update ftp credentials even when group owner has write access

Why doesn't update work for wp? _www has write permission to everything as you can see. But it always asks for ftp credentials. Only way is to have wp dir owned by _www. Why?
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upgrade wordpress core programmatically in php

I need to know the parameter of the Core_Upgrader->upgrade. Since when I had passing current version of the wordpress I got the response like latest version is installed but still wordpress core was ...
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WP-CLI not recognizing commercial plugin updates

I'm running into an issue I haven't encountered before where WP-CLI is not recognizing plugin updates for commercial plugins. The plugin updates appear in my WordPress dashboard, but running ...
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How does one dismiss the 'upgrade notice' when managing upgrades with SVN?

I manage a site as a Subversion checkout of a tagged release (e.g. http://develop.svn.wordpress.org/tags/4.3.1 ), which means that I don't use the built-in core updater but rather just do a svn sw to ...
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Unable to locate WordPress Content directory (wp-content)

I have tried to update my plugins in wordpress-admin but for some reason i am receiving an error "Unable to locate WordPress Content directory (wp-content)" I have checked on my server and the folder ...
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wordpress automatic update does not run

Hey Im creating automatic update plugin for wordpress and i have added following code using add_action('init' add_filter( 'allow_major_auto_core_updates', '__return_true', 1 ); add_filter( ...
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Plugin updates are not shown

I have a site developed in WordPress 3.5.1. I have updated the WordPress to latest version (4.3.1), but it's not showing the plugin updates. It's showing all plugins are up to date, but i have already ...
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Wordpress updates being blocked by proxy

my network proxy (I assume) is blocking my local wordpress installs to updating plugins and the core. Does anyone know how the update works and what would need to ask IT to whitelisted to allow ...
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Wordpress 4.3.1 not showing up as update

I am not seeing the 4.3.1 update button in the dashboard. We have disabled automatic updates with the following code: define('AUTOMATIC_UPDATER_DISABLED', true); Would this stop notifications as ...
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Child themes & updates?

How the hell do you keep up with updates without a week worth of hassle? I must be incredibly stupid or something because I can't figure out how to make it painless. PS! This is a problem for those ...
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Does theme update also update a child theme zip

Total wordpress beginner here. I purchased a organicfood theme and when I got an updated version for it, among other files I also found organicfood child theme zip in main directory. I know that ...
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Auto-updating Wordpress from a local zip file

I have a Wordpress blog hosted on a server without outgoing network. Therefore, Wordpress cannot check for a new version and/or update automatically to a new version. Currently, the only ways I'm ...
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WordPress updates defined vs add_filter?

I'm trying to create a WordPress update automation plugin. here I got two option to make enable and disable the updates. Via define ex :defined( 'AUTOMATIC_UPDATER_DISABLED',true ) 2.via ...
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update post category in a new table on frequent change of category

I am creating a new voting plugin I have created a table name 'wp_vote_info', it has four fields'id', 'postid', 'type_of _vote', current_category. When some user vote on that particular post,i am ...
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Increased memory usage after updating to wordpress 4.3

I recently updated to wordpress 4.3 and I noticed an increased memory usage on my server. Sometimes the memory usage is as double as the previous one. Does anyone has the same experience.
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SSL certificate problem when updating

When i try to upgrade things i got the following error: SSL certificate problem, verify that the CA cert is OK. Details: error:14090086:SSL routines:SSL3_GET_SERVER_CERTIFICATE:certificate verify ...
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How can I Update my Theme

I Just want to know how can I update my Wordpress theme manually on live site. Actually I am using plugin called "WP Total Cache" My entire website styles is messed up when I try to update wordpress ...
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Wordpress Auto Updates

I need to have auto updates on my Wordpress so I've followed the codex here. My need is to have all updates like from 4.2.2 to 4.2.3 and to 4.3 etc.. No FTP credentials are needed on my server. My ...
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Update page (update-core.php) & Plugins page (plugins.php) revert to homepage

I am notified in my admin view of my Wordpress site that I have 1 available update for both the site and plugins (in my Network Admin Dashboard there '1' in red circles next to 'Plugins' and ...
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Move WP cant update anymore

I have move my site to a new server and put in a diferente user and domain but now i cant update or get new plugins themes... Message i get always: An error occurred while updating Twenty Fifteen: ...
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WP_Widget deprecated error in Wordpress V4.3

This error only happened this morning as I updated my wordpress site to version 4.3. Two other sites on the same hosting ( and all using CPanel as an admin portal for the hosting) are not having any ...
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WordPress NOT notifying of new update in dashboard

My website is currently running version 4.0.1. I never even noticed it was an old version until a ran a sucuri website scan which identified that I was running an out-of-date version of software. I ...
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Best practices for monitoring the need for future updates on a theme that I developed?

I recently developed a theme which has been accepted into the WordPress repository. I want to keep this updated for my users. What is the recommended way to monitor the theme's need for updates? My ...
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Update wordpress information via cron job directly

I am currently working on a website where there are some attributes of a custom type which will be entered statically using the admin and there are some attributes of that custom type which are ...
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Core update of 4.2.3 changes all link to https [duplicate]

Latest update of wp 4.2.3 applied to my two to three installation automatically. After that my all links starting with https due to that sites are not opening properly Can anyone know what the ...
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Updating beyond WordPress 4.2.1 yields “allowed memory size exhausted”

I have a Windows Server running Plesk that has several WordPress sites. The PHP version on each is 5.5.26. One, which uses the defaults for PHP, updates to the latest (4.2.3) with no issues, while ...
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Disable Database Update Required ? break my website

Im having an issue if i want to login to the dashboard, it needs a "Database Update Required" I'd like to disable it, because once it update the Database, if I go to any post of single-pages, it ...
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Is there any workaround to a core update still showing after core update if language set to anything other than US English

I build sites typically in UK English, however I typically leave them in US English because if I set system/general/site language to anything other than "English ( United States)" then when I do ...
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Why would a Wordpress site go into maintenance mode without me doing anything?

This morning, my Wordpress site went into maintenance mode without me having updated anything, and stayed there for about 10 minutes. What could have caused this? I have automatic security updates ...
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Installing new theme on running site

I have a running Wordpress site (3.9.6). Now a new theme should be used and for this theme also some customizations have to be made (content, some WP files like page.php and so on). Additionally, I ...
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How wordpress detects a plugin update

I am a wp plugin developer and I'd like to know how WP detects when some plugin has an update? I guess it is ok for these plugins which are already in wordpress.org repository. But how I can implement ...
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Updating plugins asks for FTP information, why? (this is a new one)

First off, this has nothing to do with permissions, I already checked that. So please don't mark this as a duplicate. Any time I try to update a plugin, I get this dialog: I went overboard and ...