How to configure Automatic Updates in WordPress

How to configure Automatic Updates using wp-config.php file

WordPress is one of the most popular CMS with over 35% of internet website are build on WordPress CMS at this time of writing this post. There other CMS like Squarespace, Joomla and Drupal etc but use by only fewer sites. WordPress is far ahead as compared to its competitor. 

As WordPress is more popular CMS, therefore, it is the main target for a hacker. As per Sucuri WordPress accounted for 90 percent of all hacked CMS sites in 2018. WordPress is very secure by default itself most of the security breach occurs due to the use of theme and plugin from unauthorized sources. 

WordPress Automatic updates is an awesome feature but in some cases, if your some of plugin or theme not compatible with the current version of WordPress, in that case, WordPress Automatic updates not recommended. In this case, you keep WordPress security updates Automatic and rest of updates manual so that your website gets all essential updates I will cover this in my next blog post. In this post, I will explain to you how to disable WordPress automatic updates.

 

How to configure Automatic Updates using wp-config.php file-:

WordPress Automatic Updated keep your website safe and secure. In WordPress, there are four types of automatic background updates: Which are  1. Core updates 2.Plugin updates 3.Theme updates 4.Translation file updates To Disable all automatic updates add following line of code to your wp-config file.

define( 'AUTOMATIC_UPDATER_DISABLED', true );

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