WordPress Security How To

How to enable automatic updates for WP Cerber


Starting WP Cerber 9.2 you can enable automatic plugin updates in a few clicks. If you still use an older version of WP Cerber, follow those simple steps to update it: https://wpcerber.com/installation/

To enable automatic updates for WP Cerber, you need to enable two settings. More detailed information is on the page below.

  1. Enable “Use WP Cerber’s plugin repository” on the “Main Settings” tab and save the settings.
  2. Go to the “Plugins” admin page and click the “Enable auto-updates” link located in the WP Cerber row next to the plugin description.

Step 1. Enable using WP Cerber plugin repository

Click “WP Cerber” in the admin menu of your WordPress dashboard. Go to the “Main Settings” tab. Scroll down to the “Site-specific settings” section. Enable “Use WP Cerber’s plugin repository” and save the settings. Now, if a newer version of WP Cerber is available to install, you see a prompt announcing this version on the “Plugins” admin page. You can click the “update now” link to update the plugin. It’s important to note that if a new version is available to install from the wordpress.org plugin repository, it is installed from it. It means the plugin version from the wordpress.org plugin repository has priority over the version from the WP Cerber repository.

Enable WP Cerber plugin repository

Step 2. Enable automatic updates for WP Cerber

Once you have enabled using WP Cerber’s plugin repository, you can enable automatic updates for WP Cerber on the “Plugins” admin page. To enable them, click “Enable auto-updates” in the WP Cerber row next to the plugin description.

Enabling automatic updates for the WP Cerber WordPress plugin

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I'm a software engineer and team lead at Cerber Tech. I started coding in 1993 on IBM System/370 and today software engineering at Cerber Tech is how I make my living.

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