Force Update Check for Plugins and Themes

Contributors aspengrovestudios
Type Free
Current Version 1.0.1
Last Updated 08 Sep, 2021
Released 28 Jan, 2021
Total Download 1,111
Active Install 100
Support 0 out of 0

Force Update Check for Plugins and Themes forces WordPress to run a theme and plugin update check whenever you visit the WordPress updates page (/wp-admin/update-core.php).

Force Update Check Features:

  • Automatic checks (no need to click the “check again” button)
  • No configurations or settings page
  • Eliminates action for developer or QA
  • Get new features and security patches faster

How it works

By default, WordPress checks for updates approximately every 12 hours. This plugin clears the theme/plugin updates cache and triggers a new update check each time the updates page is visited.

When activated on your site it runs automatically and has no configurations page or settings to worry about. Each time you visit the updates page WordPress will run a new check.

Force Update Check for Plugins and Themes is specifically a plugin and theme check and will not force a WordPress core update check.

Third-party plugins and themes that do not update from the WordPress.org repository may not be cleared by the Force Update Check for Plugins and Themes plugin. If the plugin or theme does not update via the WordPress.org repository, and forcing an update check with this plugin does not work, check with your plugin or theme developer for a force check option.

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