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Updating WordPress Plugins

Problem:

How do I update WordPress plugins?

Solution:

Why should I update my plugins?

Updating your WordPress plugins is not complicated and is recommended that you update them frequently. updating the plugins oftens adds new features, that the will work with the latest editions of WordPress and more importantly ensures that they are secure.

How do I update my WordPress plugins?

  1. Login to your WordPress Dashboard.
  2. Click the Plugins tab on the left-hand column.

  3. WordPress Dashboard

  4. Check the plugins check box to choose all of the plugins.

  5. Check Plugins
  6. From the Bulk Actions drop-down menu choose Update.

  7. Update from Bulk Action

  8. Click Apply
WordPress will now update all of the plugins that you have installed.
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