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Automatically Update WordPress with Softaculous – cPanel

Learn How to Automatically Update WordPress with Softaculous in cPanel. Softaculous has the option to enable auto upgrade WordPress core to Minor versions or Major and Minor versions both as per your preference. Softaculous also allows you to enable auto upgrade WordPress plugins and themes.

Softaculous is an auto-installer that makes installing web apps easy. With Softaculous, you can install some of the most popular hosting software in the industry on your cPanel server. They offer automatic updates and add new software to their library regularly.

WordPress (WPWordPress.org) is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) written in PHP and paired with a database. WordPress was created as a blog-publishing system but has evolved to support other web content types. One of the most popular content management system solutions in use, WordPress is used by 42.8% of the top 10 million websites as of October 2021.


Video tutorial – Automatically Update WordPress with Softaculous – cPanel


Tutorial – Automatically Update WordPress with Softaculous – cPanel

  1. Softaculous Apps Installer

    Login to cPanel.
    Tutorial: login from the Client Area or the direct link.

    Find the Software section and click the Softaculous Apps Installer link.

    Extilum cPanel - Softaculous Apps Installer - update WordPress

  2. Softaculous dashboard

    Click the Installations purple button.
    or
    Click the third icon Installations in the topTask Bar.

    Extilum cPanel - Softaculous Apps Installer - update WordPress

  3. Script Installations

    Click the Edit Details Pen Icon next to the chosen WordPress installation.

    Extilum cPanel - Softaculous Apps Installer - update WordPress

  4. Edit Installation Details

    To enable auto upgrade for the installation:
    – Select the Auto Upgrade WordPress Plugins check box.
    – Select the Auto Upgrade WordPress Themes check box.

    Extilum cPanel - Softaculous Apps Installer - update WordPress

  5. After you have finished, click Save Installation Details.

    Extilum cPanel - Softaculous Apps Installer - update WordPress

  6. Wait for the Success Message.

    Extilum cPanel - Softaculous Apps Installer - update WordPress

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