Is there a way to mark a plugin as "never upgrade this plugin" ?
I can't upgrade my OpenID plugin, and this prevents me from clicking the otherwise convenient "Upgrade All Plugins" button.
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Either 1.) edit the plugin header comment in the main plugin file and change the
Version: value to something like 999, or 2.) move the plugin to the "Must Use" plugin directory:
Here's an example from
/wp-content/plugins/akismet/akismet.php of the plugin header comment for Akismet:
/* Plugin Name: Akismet Plugin URI: http://akismet.com/ Description: Used by millions, Akismet is..... Version: 2.5.2 Author: Automattic Author URI: http://automattic.com/wordpress-plugins/ License: GPLv2 */
Here's a blog post that explains the "Must Use" plugins (albeit I don't understand why he chose the title he chose):