How do I update a WordPress theme or plugin?

This article will detail how you can update any out-of-date themes or plugins you have.

You should always update any themes or plugins you have installed on your WordPress account to the latest version. By continuously using old versions of them, it might affect the speed and security of your site. Here’s how to update them:

Step 1 of 2

Start by accessing your Managed WordPress dashboard. For details on how to do this, please read our Support article: How do I access my Managed WordPress dashboard?

From there, select Updates.

Select Updates


Step 2 of 2

Here you will see a list of your plugins and themes that require updating.

You can either update each one individually or you can select them all and update them at once by using the tickboxes provided. Simply click the respective Update button to start the process.

Update Plugins or Themes