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1answer
7 views

Manually updating a plugin , is it overriding the previous settings of the plugin?

This is basiscly what i can't figure out ! I have some plugins that cant be updated automatically, so i want to update a plugin manually by replacing it with the newest version through ftp. maybe a ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

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 and if you have an outdated(old plugin) that has a new version, ...
5
votes
1answer
167 views

Managing WP Core & Plugin Updates for Clients

I'd like to know how you go about managing WP Core & Plugin updates for clients? It's a service my web company would like to start offering but we are unsure of the best solution. Let me provide ...
4
votes
3answers
89 views

Plugin update error message

I'm working on a client website where the framework requires a specific plugin version to work properly. With the follow lines of code in my functions.php file, it stops the plugin from updating ...
0
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0answers
42 views

WordPress Plugin: Global Update

Hi I want to be able to make a plugin that will check for updates of other plugins that i have made from a single place. In my main plugin file i have include_once( 'class-login-slider-updater.php' ...
-2
votes
2answers
25 views

Favorite post when post is updated

I want to auto-favorite a post (using wp favorite posts) when a post is updated. I tried this : function myfunction($post_id) { wpfp_add_favorite($post_id); } add_action( 'save_post', 'myfunction' ...
2
votes
1answer
83 views

Display update notification messages like 'What's New'

I am about to push out a new update for my plugin. I've used a few functions only available to WordPress 3.8, which is fine because I want to support the latest version. How do I display a message to ...
2
votes
2answers
55 views

How to check if WordPress is updating plugins?

I have a simple dependency check at the start of some plugins - which check if another plugin is installed and active (using class_exists()). This works well in the normal WordPress flow - as the ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Error checking when future updates are automatic

When WordPress 3.8 released, I upgraded most of my sites. However, there is a nagging question in the back of my mind. Will the WP auto update process check whether all the plug-ins are working with ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Wordpress cannot see that plugins require new update

My Wordpress installation is using two plugins that it cannot see actively require an update. I am using several plugins, but the Stop Spammer Registration plugin and the S2member plugin cannot see ...
0
votes
2answers
86 views

Get Latest Plugin Version from WP API

I'm writing a plugin that checks and collects data from WP - including info about installed plugins. I can get most of the data I require using get_plugins() - however, I'd also like to check for the ...
0
votes
0answers
70 views

Problem after updating WordPress to 3.6.1 and WooCommerce to 2.0.14

I have updated my WordPress and WooCommerce website and I am getting the following error public_html/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/classes/class-wc-payment-gateways.php on line 45 Does anybody ...
1
vote
0answers
62 views

Call specific plugin update

I'm looking for way to update specific plugin via xmlrpc api. There is no exposed any function for do upgrades. I've tried to visit ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

woocommerce plugin is missing after update

i updated the woocommerce plugin yesterday and it disappeared completely. When i try to re install it, it says that it is already installed even though it's not even in the installed plugins list.
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Which part of the plugin to change so the updater won't register the next version?

I have made a change in WP qTip plugin so only a specific a.something[title] instead of a[title] is affected. It's just a small plugin, but if there is a new version and my client wll update this ...
0
votes
1answer
252 views

Force wordpress to request for FTP Info on theme/plugin install/update

Is it possible to force wordpress to always request for FTP credentials when installing and updating plugins / themes? I know the ftp credentials input is bypassed if wordpress has enough unix user ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Malware installation during plugin update?

I update my wordpress blog daily (current version: WordPress 3.5.2). Today I installed an update of "Search everything". After that, my webspace was infected by malware. Interestingly, my blog is ...
0
votes
0answers
55 views

WordPress Updates won't find updates for core/plugins.

When I attempt to check for new updates in wp-admin/update-core.php it says I have the latest version, 3.4.2. It also reports that all of my plugins are up to date, when several are pretty far out of ...
0
votes
1answer
42 views

Remove updates text on plugin or themes list page

I seen update messages as like "There is a new version of BLAH PLUGIN available on BLAH SITE. View version 3.1.3 details or automatically update" on plugin list page and themes listing page before ...
2
votes
0answers
127 views

Can't use the built-in wordpress install/upgrade plugin feature [closed]

When I try to upgrade or install a plugin I get a successful message: Downloading install package from http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/jquery-lightbox-gallery.zip… Unpacking the package… ...
1
vote
1answer
63 views

Do extra plugin files get deleted during an upgrade?

I learned from a previous question that plugin updates are downloaded as a zip file, and WordPress overwrites every file in the plugin folder whether or not that file actually had a change from one ...
4
votes
1answer
57 views

Which files get updated in a plugin update?

When a user updates a plugin from the WordPress admin panel, does every plugin file get overwritten, or just the ones that have changed from the previous version? For example, let's say that a plugin ...
3
votes
5answers
702 views

Plugins won't update when Wordpress says they're updated

In a Wordpress 3.5.1 network, I have six plugins which have updates available: AddThis Follow Widget AddThis Social Bookmarking Widget AddThis Welcome Bar Jetpack by WordPress.com Visual Form ...
3
votes
1answer
360 views

Overwrite textdomain of plugins by default - Lost Translation

Wordpress is awesome, but there is something that is driving me crazy. Whenever a plugin or a theme is updated, all files are deleted and replaced. So if I have custom code or a translation in one ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

No feedback when installing plugins or updating

I've had this problem for a while now; I hoped that it would go away when I moved to my new host but it hasn't. Whenever I try to install or update a plugin or theme, or even update Wordpress, the ...
1
vote
1answer
33 views

custom changes removed after plugin update

Ok that's something normal, files are being downloaded again and the code changes. What should I do if I don't want some changes to take place? For example a gallery plugin I use recently updated ...
3
votes
1answer
99 views

Remove update messages for deactivated plugins

Is it possible to hide just update messages for deactivated plugins in WP 3.4+?
0
votes
2answers
806 views

Wordpress plugin search does not work and updates are not shown, VPS install

I have configured a VPS running CentOS 6.3 and Plesk 11. The install of a blank version of Wordpress works well. However, I have problems with updating Wordpress and searching for plugins. The two ...
1
vote
1answer
206 views

Wordpress plugin updates / set file as immutable to prevent certain files from changing?

I'm wondering--what is the best way to prevent a file (say, a custom CSS file associated with a plugin) from being overwritten during the update process? Would setting the file's status as immutable ...
1
vote
1answer
106 views

How to update Wordpress plugins to latest using SVN

I can get latest WP using latest.tar.gz http://wordpress.org/latest.tar.gz How to get latest plugins? I checked about svn i need to know when new version is out and in command svn sw put latest link ...
1
vote
1answer
156 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Override plugin functions in functions.php

I´d like to override $title = get_bloginfo(); with --> $title = get_bloginfo('siteurl'); Some code from the plugin "Really simple Facebook Twitter share buttons": function really_simple_share ...
7
votes
6answers
778 views

What are the best practices for updating?

Don't want to do anything to take down my blog. Here are some upgrade-related questions: How often should Wordpress be updated? What is the best way to do it? How to know if there is a problem with ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

After a manual update, themes and plugins that were installed (and still in the directory) are not being seen

The title pretty much says it all. The files and folders for my various themes and plugins are all intact in their proper path location under wp-content, but the WordPress install is not seeing them. ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

What would make the plugin update process to complete but don't report as such?

This is happening in two sites I've restored using BackupBuddy*. One is single, the other Multisite. .* this may render the question as "too localized", but maybe it could happen with any other ...
1
vote
3answers
101 views

Why users disable the WordPress update?

Users install plugins which disable update reminders. Plugins: disable WordPress Core Updates disable WordPress Plugin Updates disable WordPress Theme Updates Look at the counter of plugins ...
5
votes
3answers
923 views

How to create a Wordpress plugin for another wordpress plugin?

I always do changes on the Wordpress plugins for clients. But these changes are always in danger to be lost if the plugin is updated. Is there is a way to make a plugin for another plugin in ...
1
vote
1answer
102 views

How to create a plugin that notifies for updates?

At this point when I activate a plugin and an update is available it updates the plugin. I like to create a plugin myself that I want to use private, I have several WordPress blogs and if I made an ...
0
votes
3answers
149 views

Trouble After Update, Removing Plugin

I'm editing this site http://www.millermusicproductions.com/ currently and I updated WP 3.0.1 to 3.3.1. After updating, the page now is zoomed in compared to how it had been and I have no idea why. ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

Error when updating plugins by FTP “Unable to locate WordPress Content directory (wp-content).”

I run apache2 on Ubuntu, i'm sure there is a configuration or permission problem causing this. When I attempt to update plugins through the admin control panel, after I enter the FTP login/pass and ...
1
vote
0answers
112 views

Visual editor broken after upgrade [closed]

Yesterday a colleague updated WordPress and a number of plugins on our site. Since then, the visual editor displays the contents of pages and posts as HTML, it is also white, whereby we first thought ...
3
votes
1answer
565 views

A Way to Auto update plugins using cron?

Is there a solution to keep plugins updated with wordpress by auto upgrade them without need to access to the admin panel every time?
2
votes
2answers
132 views

How do I prevent Plugin updates from clobbering user edits?

How can I prevent my plugin updates from clobbering the user edits and file additions in a particular subdirectory of my plugin? I wrote a syntax highlighting plugin that makes use of GeSHi. A sub ...
2
votes
2answers
852 views

All Updated Plugins Disappeared

I had 5 plugins with updates. After updating all of them through the Available Updates tool they disappeared from the Network Plugins page. I received errors like this for all plugins: The plugin ...
2
votes
1answer
181 views

What Triggers a Plugin Update Alert

How does WordPress know a plugin has an available update? Is the process handled by the readme.txt file? I am trying to manage 3rd party plugins that I alter in an effort to better fit/meet the ...
0
votes
2answers
143 views

Can I upgrade plugins via FTP?

I'm having some trouble upgrading my plguins through the Dashboard, If i upgrade plugins manually via FTP, will i lose any info from plugins like statpress and all in one seo?
7
votes
1answer
3k views

Disable update notification for individual plugins

Is there a way to disable update notifications for specific plugins? As a plugin developer, I have some plugins installed on my personal site using the svn trunk version for testing, but the same ...
5
votes
1answer
880 views

what is the correct way to update a plugin via tortoise svn to the repository?

I'm embarrassed to say that I am a bit clueless on the procedure used to update a plugin via tortoise svn even though my plugin has been on the repository for years and had over 300,000 downloads! ...
3
votes
1answer
276 views

plugin wants to update to wrong plugin

I get a "update available" notification for my custom plugin "breadcrumbs trail nav" (not hosted in the official repo). Point is that there's a) no update available and b) it wants to get updated to ...
4
votes
4answers
2k views

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. ...