Questions tagged [updates]

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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What exactly does “Upgrade Network” do and how do I know when it is needed?

In case the question did not give the game away, I have a WordPress network. When I run updates for plugins and themes I notice that there is a menu item "Upgrade Network". It is there all the time ...
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Load jQuery 3 for one script only, then revert to 1? [duplicate]

I've got an issue with jQuery. Since WordPress "refuses" to update the jQuery 1, and I need a higher one to run a simple script containing the function $.trim, is there anyway to just load jQuery 3 ...
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How to modify last posts block without losing modification on next WP update

I need to modify the wp-includes/blocks/latests-posts.php but whenever i update wordpress core the modification are lost. What is the best practice to modify such blocks? UPDATE: The only issue I ...
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Single Template for Custom Post Type stops working after Wordpress 5.4 update

Has anyone else had trouble with single custom post type templates after Wordpress 5.4 update? Mine were fine and then just stopped after update.
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Failed to update wordpress version 5.4

The update cannot be installed because we will be unable to copy some files. This is usually due to inconsistent file permissions.: wp-admin/setup-config.php. Please help how to fix this. Thx
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How to make updatable custom Wordpress theme?

I am building a custom theme and I want to make it updatable. The theme is made for my purposes only so it would not be present on the official repository and might be used for multiple clients. ...
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Plugins fail to update: Download failed. A valid URL was not provided

We recently moved a client's website from DigitalOcean $5 droplet LEMP stack to a friend's private server to minimise expenses. It supposed to fly faster but instead of started dropping off some weird ...
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What keys are needed when passing the icons array to plugins_api()?

I am building a self updater via GitHub (for a self hosted plugin) and would like to show the plugin icon on the update screen. I have found what keys the banners use: 'low' => 'https://...
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Css path changed after update wordpress to new version

I have updated my wordpress site.After updating the layout of wp-admin side is changed when i inspect the error it shows http://local.capitalsmartlatest.com/wp-content/plugins/C:/wamp64/www/...
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How to implement automatic theme and plugin updates

I'd like to implement automatic updates for the wordpress sites I manage. Ideally I would like to achieve this without a 3rd party plugin. From what I can gather these are the three lines I need to ...
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How to update existing plugin tables when plugin gets updated by user

I'm currently working on a new update for my plugin, the latest update contains changes & modification to my plugin table structure. I want to add some extra fields to my plugin tables, without ...
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Custom Plugin Update

KEEP IN MIND THAT API_URLs ARE SET! I'VE JUST REMOVED THEM FROM THIS QUESTION AS I'D LIKE NOT TO SHARE THE URL. :D I've been following this guide https://themetry.com/wordpress-theme-plugin-update-...
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How use get_plugin_updates() function?

i want use this function to take some info, but how can i take the data i need? for example for wp_get_data() i do this $example = wp_get_update_data(); echo $example ['title']; or echo $example['...
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How get list of updates of wp site?

i need to get a list of all updates the wp site need (core, plugin and themes). i already know about wp_get_update_data(), but it give me back only the number. i need to get for example: plugin1 | ...
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How hide update notifications and get updates_data wordpress?

i have hidden notifications of plugin and theme updates (I have tried several define and actions, and they all worked). at the same time i need to get the data of what updates the website need, and i ...
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Get site url and updates data, then use them

i need to get the url wordpress site and the updates avaible on that site. after get these data use it. to test if i get them I tried to echo in the footer. theoretically I should be able to echo $...
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Adding a simple events calendar that my non-tech savvy client can edit and update?

As the title says. I would prefer to keep my client outside of Wordpress as the only real changes he would need to make is the adding of events to a simple events calendar page. I would ideally like ...
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Updatable theme developing

I made a wordpress theme and I want to sell it and support the theme for a time so I need update the theme.However I dont know how to do it? Also I wonder if I make new version as full theme, Will ...
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Updated wordpress missing image upload area

Our wordpress updated yesterday. We are on version 5.3.2. Since the update the upload files function within a page is blank. I have included a screenshot, I wondered if anyone else has had this ...
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Add 1 to A field in an entry in another when I submit the entry on another form - Formidable forms

The field called "count" that I want to update has already been created on another form A with a numeric value 0. When the user then go to another form B called register a school hopper and press ...
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Mindblowing scenario with functions and scopes

Background: Yesterday I updated a plugin called WP Security Audit Log to their latest version 4.0.0 (from 3.5.2.1). After the upgrade, the site was completely blown up. After some research I found ...
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Update Failed: Download failed. A valid URL was not provided

Since this October I have a strange bug in our WordPress sites (it worked before for years). Now, I can't do any automatic update. Every time it fails, with the error Update Failed: Download ...
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There has been a critical error on your website

I have uploaded my WordPress website in cPanel. My plugins and all were working well until after a few months I logged in to update my website and its plugins. Now I can't install, remove, or modify ...
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Can’t access wp-admin after update, db_version mismatch

I performed an update from 5.1.3 to 5.3 first locally, and now on the server. Locally I had no problem, but on the server, I get redirected to /wp-admin/upgrade.php?_wp_http_referer=%2Fwp-admin%2F ...
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Multisite: cloning, but also updating too

My requirements are: 1 main website and 100 subsites All subsites will have same themes, plugins, pages, menus, sidebars - everything Only posts in each subsite will be different. How do I manage ...
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Updating Existed RocketTheme Theme on Wordpress

I have a legal RocketTheme theme for Wordpress. I installed it while it on version 1.5. Now, version 1.6 released. How can I update theme without corrupt my theme customizations ? Thanks.
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Update Failed: There has been a critical error on your website

While updating Jetpack WordPress plugin in Rise2Life site shows error without updating the plugin. The error is: Update Failed: There has been a critical error on your website. Please check your ...
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Prevent update check for specific theme

I'm working on a custom theme that lives in /var/www/html/wp-content/themes/custom/. It's for internal use, so it doesn't matter if there's a theme with the same name on the wordpress site. But ...
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Block plugin update possibilities (but not by hiding notifications)

Is it possible to block specific plugins from updating, manually too? I don't want to block this by hiding the notification, changing the plugin version or anything like this. I'd like the ...
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Wordpress plugins always deactivates by itself after “Database is required” loop

After updating the latest update in wordpress, this "Database is required" loop keeps going and it deactivates the plugins. I already tried the solution that the other sites/forums gave which is to ...
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Still Another update is currently in progress by updating WordPress 5.3

I tried to find with this select statement. SELECT * FROM `wp_options` WHERE 'option_name' LIKE '%core_update%' Zero lines result. What can I do beside update by hand. I only want to use the update ...
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Disabling forced FTP credentials for any updates

I have a wordpress site that we were versioning controlling. Any plugin/Wordpress base update would have to go through a merge request and then deployed. Well our deploy process is broken and I'm ...
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Reset plugins version cache | pre_set_site_transient_update_plugins

In my plugin, I use those filters for auto-update and check the license. add_filter( 'pre_set_site_transient_update_plugins', array( &$this, 'check_for_update' ) ); add_filter( 'plugins_api', ...
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Unable to update plugins or log out

The server my site was hosted on recently went down and someone else was able to fix it for me. I am unclear on what exactly the issues with the server were, but since the site came back up, my cron ...
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Copy a file after Wordpress update

I'd like to automatically copy a file after a Wordpress update. I tried with the upgrader_post_install hook, but it does not seem to work. Here is what I have inside the functions.php of my theme ...
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What is a rock solid development and deployment workflow? [closed]

I am looking for a modern, reliable, solid rock development workflow for Wordpress, but most articles only explain individual parts. Some talk about very specific aspects like the way of deployment, ...
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Parent Theme update was not showing on the update page

I'm a novice user and looking for some help with a wordpress site that I am maintaining. I have a parent and a child theme set up and both had a recent update available. However the parent theme ...
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Download failed cURL error 7: . Can't update anything

Please, help. I want to update WordPress(or plugins), but always the same error: 'Download failed: cURL error 7: .' OS: Linux Fedora 30. Server: nginx. DB: MySQL 8.0. PHP 7.3 I have installed all ...
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Update a previous version of plugin when the new plugin is built from the scratch

I'm seeking help and suggestion from all of you. I've built a plugin from the scratch and now instructed to update the previous version of that plugin. But the new version that I've created is totally ...
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WordPress PHP version

My server has last PHP versión but WordPress still But my site keeps asking for the latest version, how do I update this? Thank you
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Page description copied to all advance field description

I have updated my wordpress version from 4.9 to 5.2.After updating all the data in page description field copied to page sub section advance custom field description.I tried to remove that data from ...
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custom fields update to 5.8.3. removes all custom field data

There is an update for the custom fields. I have version 4.4.12 and want to update to version 5.8.3. It says the compatability is supposed to be 100%. However, when I do the update, the data for the ...
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How to preserve changes in templates and other files

I've downloaded a theme and then changed some css styles, and also php templates etc. Then I've realized, that when I will have to update the theme I'll probably lose all my changes. Is this kind of ...
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How can I ping update-core.php with a script?

I have the paid Divi theme on many websites on a cPanel powered server. I use WP-CLI in a bash script to update all the plugins and themes. But Divi will never update because it only reveals an ...
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I am having “Another update is currently in progress.”, also no 'core_update.lock' found

I am trying to update my WordPress site from 4.9.5 to 5.2.2. But I am getting "Another update is currently in progress." every time. I have checked for 'core_update.lock' in wp_options table, there ...
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If I build a custom theme, will it update?

This might be a pretty dumb question, but I couldn't find a straightforward answer on the forums. If I build a custom WP theme using the two Lyra guides at https://www.lyrathemes.com/bootstrap-...
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Updates Hidden on Dashboard

I have taken over a website and it seems the plugin and core updates have been hidden. I have checked the wp-config: define( 'WP_AUTO_UPDATE_CORE', false ); and functions.php (for anything along ...
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Custom theme update wants to revert to previous version

This theme did not have this problem before 1.1.18. The 1.1.19 version was inadvertently uploaded with the styles.css set to 1.1.18. This theme version was installed and it asked to be updated to 1.1....
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How to include a custom thumbnail with my WordPress plugin?

I am developing a WordPress plugin and I would like to show a custom logo/thumbnail on the "WordPress Updates" screen like other plugins do. What do I need to do to get this to happen? Right now it ...
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Admin keeps showing pending translation update

WP shows that I have a pending update In /wp-admin/update-core.php, I see it's a translation update I press the update translation button The update warning disappears ... and after a few moments of ...

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