Updating WordPress

Automatic updates for WordPress

  • Go to Dashboard at the upper left of the screen and go to updates
  • Toggle Enable automatic updates for all new versions of WordPress

Automatic updates for plugins

  • Navigate to Plugins in the left sidebar and select Installed plugins
  • In the dropdown menu select Enable Auto-updates.
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  • Check the boxes next to the plugins you want to update automatically
  • Press Apply next to the previously mentioned dropdown menu

Automatic updates for themes

  • Navigate to Appearance in the left sidebar and select Themes
  • Click on the theme thumbnail and select Enable auto-updates, this must be done for every theme separately
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