I am developing a plugin and I would like my plugin to auto-update. By auto-update I mean, it will somehow know that a new version is available and automatically update without user interaction.

  • Does the WordPress API have functions/ability to automatically update/install a new version of a plugin without user interaction?

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If you upload it to the Wordpress repository it should be able to auto-update (if you're not blocking this setting as explained on this page).

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