Update Plugins

Before running updates, it is highly recommended to Synchronize your Child Sites so you can be sure that there are no cached data and all available updates are listed.

MainWP > Updates page is just one place where you can perform updates from. The same feature is provided in the Update Overview widget on the MainWP Global and Individual Overview page.

Update All Plugins on All Your Child Sites

  1. Login into your MainWP Dashboard
  2. Go to the MainWP > Updates page
  3. In the Updates option boxUpdate All Plugins
    1. Locate the Plugin Updates row (It will show a number of available updates followed by Plugin updates available)
    2. On the far right side of the row, locate the Update All button
    3. Press the button

Verification popup will appear and ask if you are sure you want to update everything. If you are sure, confirm, and the MainWP plugin will handle all updates.

Update a Single Plugin on All Your Child Sites

  1. Login into your MainWP Dashboard
  2. Go to the MainWP > Updates page
  3. In the Updates option boxUpdate a Plugin on All Sites
    1. Locate the View updates per option and select “Plugin/Theme”
    2. Locate the Plugin Updates row (It will show a number of available updates followed by Plugin updates available)
    3. Click the “Plugin updates available” to display a list of plugins that are waiting for update
    4. Locate the plugin that you want to update on all your child sites
    5. Click the Update All button that is placed in the corresponding row

Verification popup will appear and ask if you are sure you want to update everything. If you are sure, confirm, and the MainWP plugin will handle all updates.

Update All Plugins on a Single Child Site

  1. Login into your MainWP Dashboard
  2. Go to the MainWP > Updates page
  3. In the Updates option boxUpdate All Plugins on a Single Site
    1. Locate the View updates per option and select “Site”
    2. Locate the Plugin Updates row (It will show a number of available updates followed by Plugin updates available)
    3. Click the “Plugin updates available” to display a list of Child Sites with available updates
    4. Locate the Child Site that you want to update
    5. Click the Update All button that is placed in the corresponding row

Verification popup will appear and ask if you are sure you want to update everything. If you are sure, confirm, and the MainWP plugin will handle all updates.

Update a Single Plugin on a Single Child Site

  1. Login into your MainWP Dashboard
  2. Go to the MainWP > Updates page
  3. In the Updates option boxUpdate a Single Plugin on a Single Site
    1. Locate the View updates per option and select “Site”
    2. Locate the Plugin Updates row (It will show a number of available updates followed by Plugin updates available)
    3. Click the “Plugin updates available” to display a list of Child Sites with available updates
    4. Locate the Child Site where you need to update a Plugin
    5. In the middle column, you will see a number of available updates for the Child Site
    6. Click it to see all plugins with an available update
    7. Locate the Plugin that you want to update
    8. Click the Update button that is placed in the corresponding row

Verification popup will appear and ask if you are sure you want to update everything. If you are sure, confirm, and the MainWP plugin will handle all updates.