X
X
X
X
X
Owner:
Authorized users:
X
Owner:
Authorized users:
X
Owner:
Authorized users:
Always an up to date Technology (WordPress Plugin/Theme/Software) – Lil Assistance

Always an up to date Technology (WordPress Plugin/Theme/Software)

by | Sep 17, 2022

🎯 What’s the goal?
Run your website with an always up to date technology.
⚠️ Why does it matter?
Keeping an up to date tech is crucial for your website’s security.
🏁 What’s the result?
WordPress Software, Plug-In and Theme always run the latest version.
⌚ When do you do this?
Ideally as soon you put your website online. Then you should regularly check if there is any update available.
βœ… Any special requirements?
Administrator access to your WordPress website.
πŸ™‹β€β™‚οΈWho should do it?
The person in charge of managing your website.

πŸ‘‰ Where this is done: In WordPress Admin Panel and also using ManageWP website.

⏳ How long will this take? about 15 minutes

 Let’s get your tech stack always to date!

Environment setup:

  • We recommend that you use Google Chrome browser to navigate the web.
  • Access to your WordPress admin panel.

Installing the ManageWP Worker Plugin

  • Log in to your WordPress Admin Panel.
  • Click on β€œPlugins” on the left side menu.
  • Choose β€œAdd New”.
  • Type β€œmanagewp” in the search box at the upper right corner.
  • You should find β€œManageWP Worker” Plugin in the search results. Click β€œInstall Now” to install it.
  • Wait for the plugin to install.
  • After that click on β€œActivate”.

Updating your technology using ManageWP

Creating a ManageWP account

  • Start with filling in with your email address and press on β€œSign up” (remember to check the box next to the β€œTerms of Service” and β€œPrivacy Policy”).
  • Type in your name and press on β€œNext”.
  • Enter your last name, then press on β€œNext”.
  • Then enter your website URL and click on β€œAdd website”.
  • Now you have to confirm that you own your website. You can fill in with your website credentials or click on β€œUse connection key instead”.
  • If you choose to use a connection key, you should enter it in the box.

Getting your connection key

  • Go back to your WordPress Admin Panel.
  • Choose β€œInstalled Plugins” under the β€œPlugins” section.
  • Find your β€œManageWP Worker” Plugin and click on β€œConnection Management”.
  • There you will find your β€œConnection key”. Copy it by clicking on β€œCopy” and go back to ManageWP website.
  • Paste your β€œConnection key” and click on β€œAdd website”.
  • Wait a couple of seconds until a connection is established.
  • After that click on β€œGo to website dashboard”.
  • In the Dashboard you will see a list of all of your themes, plugins and extensions installed on your website. Click β€œUpdate all”.

You can choose to update only selected items by choosing them with boxes next to them but we highly recommend you to keep all up to date. 

  • No matter if you choose to β€œUpdate all” or just chosen ones you will be presented with the β€œConfirm Update” window. Here you will see a summary of what will be updated. Click on β€œUpdate”.
  • The updating process can take some time.
  • When all will be up to date, you will be presented with the β€œEverything is up to date” message.

You can confirm your ManageWP account while waiting for the update to end. It is important to confirm your account so you will be able to log in to your account in the future.

Confirming your ManageWP account.

  • Go to your email account.
  • You will find a new email from ManageWP.
  • Open it and click on β€œConfirm signup”.
  • You will be redirected to the β€œReset Password” window. Enter your email address and press on β€œReset”.
  • You will receive another email from ManageWP. Open it.
  • Click on β€œReset password”.
  • Come up with a password and click on β€œChange password”.

This is it! Now you know how to keep all of your technology up to date. Remember that you should regularly check if there is a new update to perform.

Always an up to date Technology (WordPress Plugin/Theme/Software)

🎯 What’s the goal?Run your website with an always up to date technology. ⚠️ Why does it matter?Keeping an up to date tech is crucial for your website’s security. 🏁 What’s the result?WordPress Software, Plug-In and Theme always run the latest version. ⌚ When do you do this?Ideally as soon you put your website online. […]
You May also Like: