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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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Auto Update A WordPress Plugin from within another WordPress Manager Plugin

So I have a made a small manager plugin myself to modify some core elements from WordPress and I also hide it from my clients so they can't disable it as it also hides WPManage which is the management ...
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Cannot update WordPress to 5.2

I am using CentOS 7 (CentOS Linux release 7.6.1810 (Core)), NGINX 1.15.12, WordPress 5.1 Error Update WordPress Downloading update from https://downloads.wordpress.org/release/wordpress-5.2-no-...
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Update wordpress theme without customization loss

My client asked me to update his theme. I have listened that when theme updated all of custom code is overwritten. Now I want your clarification in following things: How can I check that weather the ...
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How to sync updated translation file with old custom one

I have customized the translations of Wordpress admin In 4.9 version. When I updated WP to 5.1, new strings are not translated with the old .po file. So I updated the tranlations after backing up ...
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WP core and plugin updates fail AWS

I'm trying to set up an AWS LAMP environment for WordPress. Everything on the AWS side is working. EC2, S3, EFS, RDS, Cloudflare, the whole package. The site loads and is blazingly fast... however ...
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Why do plugins need to be deactivated to update Wordpress?

In the Wordpress update instructions, it is strongly instructed to deactivate all plugins before manually updating Wordpress' core. Why is that necessary ? What are the potential consequences if I ...
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Can't add image to new post

Our website was recently updated to Wordpress 5.1.1. From this recent update we had some issues that writing posts. When we click "Add media", it shows the media modal with loading indicator and stays ...
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Widget update method seems to be not called or does not work

In my widget, when I try to update any value, that does not work. First of all, I don´t know know to see if this method is correctly called ; then, I don´t know how to fix this problem. Widget Class ...
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Error after installing the WordPress plugin updates

I have trouble after update WordPress plugin. "Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance. check back in a minute." and then "This page isn’t working ptmitajayamandiri.com is currently unable to ...
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Environment to do updates to legacy (4.7) version of WP while staying on php 5.6?

So, I think I know what needs to happen but I wanted to get the opinion of the community and hopefully some more experienced people. I have to do content and theme updates to a site still running php ...
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Some wp-admin folder file deleted when Wordpress upgrade

We upgrading Wordpress then some custom files deleted from wp-admin folder. but theme/template file not deleted.
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How to disable updates in WordPress theme

I am working on a WordPress website. Earlier before me, there was one another guy has worked on that website. Now he has done all his changes in parent theme without creating a child theme. Now, ...
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Is the root index.php file part of the Core?

The contents of the /index.php is as follows: /** * Tells WordPress to load the WordPress theme and output it. * * @var bool */ define('WP_USE_THEMES', true); /** Loads the WordPress Environment ...
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Problems updating & installing plugins even with correct directory permissions

I have been working on a LAMP server with many Wordpress sites where it looks like many permissions and file ownerships were changed and this WP itself couldnt update nor could plugins be updated or ...
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Gutenberg editor in WordPress 5.0.3 /wp-json/wp/v2/pages/4713/autosaves?_locale=user 500 (Internal Server Error)

I recently upgraded WordPress from 4.3 version to 5.0.3 version. Now I am trying to add following code in to a page of a WordPress site in the Gutenberg editor. <!--[if lte IE 8]> <script ...
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Question regarding plugin updates

When we update a certain plugin or our WordPress version through the admin UI some of my listed products disappear and instead of an image there is a placeholder error being displayed. So how can we ...
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Wordpress and Plugins can't be updated

I have a problem - when I click on "Wordpress update", I receive this message: Downloading update from https://downloads.wordpress.org/release/wordpress-5.1-new-bundled.zip… Unpacking the update… ...
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Two problems on my WordPress installation [closed]

First problem is I can't scroll on creation post page, same with disabled all plugins. Second problem is I have already an update notification in menu but no update on update page.
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How to update theme to specific version

Our current WordPress version is 3.8.28 and the theme Twenty Twelve Theme version is 1.3. Now we would like to update the theme to 2.8 version. Is it possible to update the only theme? if yes how ...
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cURL 28 error after switch from to brew php 7.2 on localhost

I've been running into trouble with all my localhost install of Wordpress reporting cURL error 28 (timeout) since (I believe!)I've switched my PHP version from 7.0 to 7.2 with brew on my local Mac OS ...
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How to update Wordpress and plugins at specific day and time in PHP?

We use automatic updates on our sites due to having many sites and so manual updates not being feasible in the low hosting costs. But due to Wordpress or mainly plugin updates having the possibility ...
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Posts Missing in Dashboard after update

I did many updates to a WordPress site including a WP update to 5.0.3 for a client. After the updates, many posts were missing from the home landing page and other pages. Although the categories ...
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Updating my free theme delete all my changes [closed]

I'm developing a blog. I'm using a free theme, and I've made a lot of changes, from style to scripts. I update my theme from version 1.02 to 1.03, and all my changes have been deleted. I didn't know ...
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Will there be security updates for WordPress 4.9.9

Since WordPress 5 is out im wondering if there are still security updates for WordPress 4.9.9 or do I need to update to WordPress 5 as soon as possible?
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Unable to locate WordPress content directory

I have a website where the home page is created in CodeIgniter (www.myweb.com) and the blogs are created in WordPress as a subdirectory (blog.myweb.com) and is hosted in AWS. I am trying to update the ...
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How to update WordPress plugins properly using git?

I just updated some plugins (woocommerce, polylang) of a local copy of a running wordpress website. As I'm using git I wanted to commit the changes and sync with the live-host. But the problem is, ...
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Can I replace the “Upgrade Network” with SQL query?

I have a WordPress Multisite network. When the WordPress version has been updated, I have to click on "Upgrade Network" for do same thing on all subsites. How can I replace this function with one SQL ...
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2 pages falied to update after installing Gutenberg

I have been updating a ton of client's Wordpress sites to the newest version and all has been going smoothly except for this one. There are 11 pages on this site and all but 2 updated with no issues. ...
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Where can I see all changes for a new WordPress version?

Could someone tell me where I could find detailed information about what has beend changed/improved in a new WordPress major/minor version? Maybe some kind of changelog or something?
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Looking to create an “update theme” functionality for a custom front-end dashboard

I've created a theme that includes a custom dashboard outside of wp-admin. I would like a user who doesn't have access to the wp-admin (but does have access to my custom dashboard) to be able to ...
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Updating my website to a new design

I'm trying to update my website by adding a new design for each page. I was wondering if there is a way that I upload the new design to the old website without touching any plugins. My only concern is ...
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How to test 'upgrader_process_complete' hook in plugin development?

I maintain and develop several plugins in the WP repo and have been wanting to deploy some update that display notices/setups new settings for installations that are upgrading to the new version of ...
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How to force an update of WordPress core to a newer minor version, using the Dashboard?

It would save substantial time to have an efficient method of forcing a WordPress core update to the latest minor version, using the Dashboard so that cPanel or an equivalent isn't needed. Minor ...
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How do I get the user ID of the user that was updated in WordPress?

I want to run a custom function in my plugin that notifies me of the user that's email has been updated in wordpress backend. But i am not sure how do I get the user ID of that user, since this action ...
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“You have the latest version of WordPress. Future security updates will be applied automatically.”

Today I've manually updated my website Wordpress version from 5.0.0 to 5.0.2. Since these updates are not automatic, I'm puzzled by the meaning of this message that appears now at the top of my ...
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WP 5 upgrade and ALTER TABLE wp_post … post_password

I manage the server for a site with 30k+ posts. I've tried to update the site from WP 4.9.9 to current WP 5.0.2. The update seems to work correctly, but then the backend becomes very slow, while the ...
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Customize plugin update “new version is available” text

I'm looking to customize the "There is a new version of XYZ available." text on the Plugins list page. I know the code is in wp-admin/includes/update.php, however I'm not certain how to call this out ...
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Website content not displayed anymore after updates

The last update was 5.0 and everything was normal, but it was mistakenly updated to 5.0.1 as well as the plugins (which were not deactivated prior to core update and were subsequently updated). The ...
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Wordpress Version 5 - Another update is currently in progress

I know that a similar question has been asked before, but this is NOT a duplicate because this is specific to Wordpress 5+ and the answers to the similar question have all been tried to no avail. ...
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Custom plugin which downloads updates from custom endpoint, extracts new version zip into a new name

I've built my own plugin, hooking into a combination of site_transient_update_plugins transient_update_plugins plugins_api to automatically query, along with passing the current plugin version to ...
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Possible to stay on Version 4?

The recent security Update to WP 5.0.1 also brough an update with Version 4 to 4.9.9. I got a clients project which where build on swamp land ages ago. Every Update is Hoping nothing will happen. ...
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Getting 400 Bad request Error when trying to open posts after updating to wordpress 5.0

I have some Wordpress blogs and after updating to Wordpress 5.0, I am getting same error behavior on them. Now When I open the URL of some of the posts, I am getting 400 Bad request error and on some ...
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Text lost under image after WordPress 5.0 upgrade

Right beneath the testimonial is the text <p>Tony (Property Manager)</p>, but it's overlapped by the WordPress 5.0 gallery that follows it. I don't think it's a float problem. Here: http:/...
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Plugin Updates work but no success message shown

Can you help me determine and debug this problem? When there are updates: I go to "Updates" in the dashboard, then check all plugins that have updates then click on update The update screen starts ...
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What happend if I update my website?

I want to update my website (www.kerstlichtjestocht-loosdrecht.nl). But what happend if I do that? I want to use some plugins but they don't do it with my version of Wordpress. Can you see or give me ...
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Update WordPress - Another update is currently in progress

Update WordPress Another update is currently in progress. This message is displayed for a month already I don't have any .maintenance files at my www's fodlers, subfolders I don't have any ...
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Wordpress Not updating - No Cache Plugins, Admin sees updates

I have no cache plugins active, I have put CloudFlare in development mode and also tried pausing it. None of these work. Somehow there is something cached on Wordpress side and it does not show the ...
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How to update mu-plugin

I'm managing a wordpress site that was developed by another party, and they put a bunch of plugins in the mu-plugins folder. These plugins can't be updated via the default interface of WordPress, and ...
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Website does not reflect changes on live after uploading files via FTP

I have a Wordpress site that is already published on a domain. As I wanted to update the content of some pages, I edited the local version of my website on localhost and then uploaded the files using ...
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How to roll back a wordpress plugin update via PHP function

I'm wordpress developer and want to add roll back to previous version or some other subversion inside one of my plugins. I tra to Google this but neverfind workable solution. Do anyone have idea how ...