How To Enable Automatic Updates In WordPress Only For Big Releases?
December 15th, 2016 | by Ravi Chahar || 10 Comments |
WordPress comes with many options and here you can set the automatic updates. One of our readers asked how to enable automatic updates in WordPress.
There are many things which should be learned before you decide to enable it. If you ever do any change in your website then it’s possible that an automatic update can break your website.
But if you’re sure about everything then go for it.
In this tutorial, you will learn the way to enable automatic updates in WordPress only for major releases. It means that the code will only work when WordPress release any major version.
Add The Code In the functions.php File of Your Theme.
Before going further, I must let you know that if you are using any third party plugin or any customized theme then after the automatic update, it’s possible that the plugins won’t work properly.
Before you update your WordPress version, you always check the working of all the plugins. Not every plugin keeps updated along with the WordPress version.
There are some benefits too. As you always read, you should never keep the old version of WordPress to your website.
So why can’t you enable the updates? Just go for it.
Add the code shown below in the functions.php file of your theme.
This code will enable all the core updates of WordPress. But the thing is that you don’t need to enable the development updates. So you have to disable those updates.
Just add another line in the file.
This code will disable the development updates.
Now you have successfully enabled the automatic updates in WordPress for the major releases.
Isn’t that Easy To Enable Automatic Updates In WordPress?
What do you think about automatic updates? Are you going to enable them?
Well, it’s the matter of personal choice because most of the people like to keep their website up to date and these automatic updates can help you.
To maintain the latest version even when you are not around, use the automatic updates.