How To Updates [WordPress Plugins or Themes]

After you start your blog and install plugins, its extremely important for security reasons that you keep the plugins updated. In this step by step guide, we will show you how to properly update WordPress plugins, and how to manage plugin updates more efficiently.

Method#1. Updates Using ‘Easy Theme and Plugin Upgrades’ plugin

As the name suggests, manually updating with the Easy Theme and Plugin Upgrades plugin is, well, easy.

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To use it, first install and activate the plugin. Once activated, you can update any theme/plugin by simply uploading a zip file.

How do I upgrade a Theme?

  1. Download the latest zip file for your plugin or theme from our website’s download page.
  2. Log into your WordPress site.
  3. Go to Appearance > Themes.
  4. Click the “Add New” button at the top of the page.
  5. Click the “Upload Theme” button at the top of the page.
  6. Select the zip file with the new theme version to install.
  7. Click the “Install Now” button.

How do I upgrade a Plugin?

  1. Download the latest zip file for your plugin.
  2. Log into your WordPress site.
  3. Go to Plugins > Add New.
  4. Click the “Upload Plugin” button at the top of the page.
  5. Select the zip file with the new plugin version to install.
  6. Click the “Install Now” button.

Method#2. Updates via FTP

Here is the guide – How to update WordPress plugins manually