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Tips & Tricks
Sebastian Moran

How to Easily Find When the Last Time a Plugin was Updated

It can be a pain to find out when the last time any of the installed plugins on your child site were last updated, but you may find yourself needing to. You would normally need to go to the plugin’s page on, then check the last updated section to see when the last time the plugin was updated on Another way to search your installed plugins is to click on the developer tab of the plugin page on, to find previous updates and view the changelog. To assist, there is now a lightweight and easy-to-use plugin called

WordPress 5.0
MainWP How To's
Sebastian Moran

How to make sure your child sites are ready for WordPress 5.0

With the WordPress 5.0 release less than two weeks away from being shipped, the release is going to be pushed back to be later than November 27, 2018. You need to make sure that your child sites have been updated to deal with the new version of WordPress. The major changes being the new default Gutenberg block editor. WordPress 5.0 release data has been pushed back due to certain issues, with issues found in the beta, and release candidate being delayed till 22nd November, to warrant more time for beta testing a major WordPress update. The Gutenberg default block editor

Two New Member Area Features: Your Dashboards and Cron Jobs

We have just added 2 new features to your MainWP Members area, Your Dashboards and Cron Jobs. The “Your Dashboards” feature allows you to disable a MainWP Dashboard from your account without needing to contact support. This is especially helpful to users who want to change where there Dashboard is installed. The “Cron Jobs” feature was created to send a web request via the Members area to your MainWP Dashboard. Some of the features such as backups and updates are triggered via the built in WP-Cron function. The issue that arose is that we suggest you setup MainWP on a

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