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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Can't update WordPress with Admin Users

I can't update WordPress. I'm logged in as User Admin and see the message 'WordPress 5.5.1 is available! Please notify the site administrator.' but I am already logged in as administrator. This ...
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Plugin updated pushed with git break site

I'm having some trouble updating the plugins on a wordpress website. It's all my fault for waiting too long to update them, and now pushing the updates with git breaks the site (the development site ...
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Update prices for woocommere products via CSV

Every day, my site copies the file to the theme folder: prices.csv, so i added button to wp-admin: function admin_bar_theme_editor_amount() { global $wp_admin_bar; if ( !is_super_admin() || !...
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WordPress on Windows Server 2016 gives 403 Access Denied error when installing or updating anything

I have a WordPress site installed on a Windows 2016 server. The website is running OK but whenever I am going to install or update anything from wp-admin, I am getting a 403 Access Denied error. The ...
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Commercial WordPress Theme Updates

I am building a commercial WP theme and looking at the updates function. I found this post: Making update notification functionality for my themes which directed me to this tutorial: https://w-shadow....
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When updating a plugin should database updates be done earlier version first?

I have a wordpress plugin. Along the development path there have been incremental updates to the database. In my install.php file the plugin checks the installed version and if it is less than the ...
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Update wordpress fail - There has been a critical error on your website

During Updates. The website halted. And when refresh. "There's critical error on website" shown. Please help on how to fix it. Thanks. I believe many do face this problem. Deprecated: ...
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Bash script to check available updates

These are my very first steps with bash scripts and I have an issue. I want to list all plugins and themes in the directory of the website, which have available updates: 1 #!/bin/bash 2 3 #check ...
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Wordpress controlpanel does not offer the 5.5 update in my language?

The Wordpress control panel will usually offer me a new WP version in my language (Danish), as this was my choice when WP was initially installed. But this time (version 5.5) I am only offered the ...
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Update wordpress causes white space on admin

I've updated wordpress to the 5.5 version, how can I remove this? I've an empty div which has a margin-top: 2rem, which causes the white space on top, but can't explain for the footer <div id="...
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Updated Wordpress, now getting errors on site

I just recently updated my Wordpress, theme, and plugins, and am now getting these two errors on top of the homepage and pages page. Deprecated: wp_make_content_images_responsive is deprecated since ...
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Prevent changing the length of post_name column on WordPress Update

We've some Arabic websites running on WordPress, and use Arabic slugs in the posts' URLs. You know that post slug is stored in the post_name column in wp_posts table, and the default length of this ...
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How to allow WordPress updates to only one specific administrator?

I found a code to prevent WordPress update for certain user role: add_action( 'init', function () { if ( ! current_user_can( 'administrator' ) ) { add_filter( '...
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WordPress fresh installation did not update default plugin and themes to latest version

im new here i have a couple question regarding wordpress. First of all i tried install wordpress latest version which is 5.4.2 and after finish installing and login to admin panel and found out that ...
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Replace or Alter the wp_version_check() Function

As you might know, the discussion about wp_version_check() and update.php has been a hot topic for give or take a decade. My question is this; Can we, by using the child theme / custom parent theme, &...
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Worpdress update another update is currently in progress

I use plugin "Fix Another Update In Progress" and i see database wp_options table and it doesn't have core_updater_lock. This two metode doesnt work for me.. Please help [21-Jun-2020 19:26:...
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If I place custom files in Wordpress root, will they be deleted?

So, I added a custom.css file in my wordpress root, now I'm wondering if it will be deleted on the next core update. Is it safe to just leave it there? Can I also create custom folders and files ...
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I updated my plugin and added a new tag (1.0.3). Readme in trunk & tag has “Stable tag: 1.0.3”. It's been weeks & my plugin hasn't updated

Any idea what this could be? I've definitely pushed the changes, as the README has updated to reflect in the changelog, but embarrassingly the WP page still says version: 1.0.2 and the plugin hasn't ...
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cli > why wp core update says it can't connect to db, while wp db can do it?

I've got a strange problem. The site is running properly, both back and frontend. I just want to update it via wp cli. wp core update It keeps saying Error: No such file or directory and that ...
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Plugin updates from a specific location

Is it possible in wordpress to specify where to update plugins instead of the repository, for example, from a specific folder in google drive?
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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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