Easy Updates Manager

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Easy Updates Manager is a light yet powerful plugin that allows you to manage all kinds of update- both on your single site install, or in WordPress Multisite. With a huge number of settings for endless configuration, Easy Updates Manager is an obvious choice for anyone wanting to take control of their website updates.

Free Features Include

  • Disable all updates with one click
  • Enable automatic updates with one click
  • Deeply customize your automatic update settings
  • Use logs to determine what and when something is updated
  • Hide plugin and theme updates (if custom developed)
  • Select which plugins and themes can be automatically updated
  • Disable core, plugin, theme, and translation updates
  • Force Updates to check that automatic updates are working
  • Integrate with UpdraftPlus
  • Configure email notification settings
  • And much moreā€¦

Go Premium

Visit easyupdatesmanager.com to upgrade to our premium features.

Premium features include:

  • Safe mode: ensures updates are compatible with your WordPress version and your server’s PHP version
  • Schedule for automatic updates: runs the updates when you want them to avoid any downtime
  • External logging – Get alerts when new updates have been logged
  • Anonymization – Control what is sent to the WordPress API
  • Delayed updates – Delay automatic updates in the case of hotfixes and frequent releases
  • Auto backups: integrates with UpdraftPlus and take a backup before your site is updated
  • UpdraftCentral: fully integrates with UpdraftCentral
  • Log clearing schedule: keeps your logs table under control and deletes entries according to your own schedule
  • Import/Export settings: exports your settings from one site to another for quick configuration
  • Email notification of updates: gives you weekly or monthly reports of pending updates
  • White label: disables notices and customizes what the client sees
  • Check plugins: runs a check of plugins that have been removed from the WordPress Plugin Directory
  • Webhook: integrates with third-party services to run automatic updates via cron or even Zapier
  • Export logs: exports logs for printing, or downloads a CSV or JSON file for a date range

For more information on Easy Updates Manager Premium, check out our website at easyupdatesmanager.com.

Translations

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Schermafdrukken

  • Single site install settings page location
  • Multisite install settings page location
  • General Tab with main options
  • Plugins tab with individual options allowed
  • Themes tab with individual options allowed
  • Logs feature
  • Premium logs feature
  • Advanced tab
  • Premium advanced tab

Installatie

Installing Easy Updates Manager in your WordPress Dashboard (recommended)

  1. You can download Easy Updates Manager by going into your ‘Plugins’ section and selecting add a new plugin
  2. Search for the plugin by typing ‘Easy Updates Manager’ into the search bar
  3. Install and activate the plugin by pushing the ‘Install’ button and then the ‘activate plugin’ link
  4. Configure the plugin by going to the ‘Updates Options’ section in your admin area under the Dashboard

Installing Easy Updates Manager through FTP

  1. Upload the Easy Updates Manager folder to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory (make sure it is unzipped)
  2. Activate the Easy Updates Manager plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Configure the plugin by going to the ‘Update Options’ section in your admin area under the Dashboard

Activate the plugin after installation. If you are on Multisite, the plugin must be network-activated.

For additional information for Easy Updates Manager check out our website at easyupdatesmanager.com.

FAQ

Do you support older WordPress versions?

Version 6.x.x should support WP versions 4.0 and up. Version 4.7.0 should support WP versions 2.3 – 4.0.

Since WordPress is constantly changing, this plugin will always strive to support the latest version of WordPress. As there are many security vulnerabilities reported, please always keep WordPress as up-to-date as possible.

Unfortunately, we do not support older versions of WordPress or the non-current release of this plugin.

How do I change the WordPress update notification e-mail?

Go to the General tab in our settings. You can enter a single email address, or multiple if you comma-separate them.

Automatic Updates

Check out our video on how the automatic updating works in WordPress.

How Do I Enable Logging?

Check out our video on how logs work.

Does Easy Updates Manager work with third-party plugins and themes?

Since third-party providers use custom update mechanisms, we cannot always guarantee that they will work with Easy Updates Manager. Most will, but there are a number of common mistakes that plugin authors can make.

Additional Information and FAQ

For additional information and FAQs for Easy Updates Manager check out our website.

Beoordelingen

11 oktober 2019
I installed this on the current WP version and it is impossible to customize the updates. Everything is on always-update mode, buttons to change that show but don't work. Is this compatible with WP Rollback plugin ? thanks.
17 september 2019
You really need this if you don't want updates to mess up your website. Disable automatic updates, backup website, update website. If something goes wrong restore website.
23 juli 2019
Works very well managing updates and also stops annoying messages from plugins wanting you to upgrade to their pro versions.
11 juli 2019
Apparently, support for this plugin has ceased. I've used it for several years and never had a day of trouble with it. Then in just the last two days, it has stopped working on any of my 6 sites spread over 3 servers and two web hosting companies. ALL sites now have plugins that have gone without updates for more than 2 days. Also, looking around at the developer's github, the last major activity seems to have been from 2 years ago. It also hasn't been updated in the last 2 months, when I think it used to be updated more often than that. Sad, but understandable. I really wish these app developers could charge us all like $2 a year. That would be great money for them (they have over 200,000 downloads) and it would make it so they could do this as a sustainable business. Looks like it's time to find a new one.
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Changelog

8.1.0 – 2019-10-08

  • FEATURE: Notes section added to log to show why an automatic update failed.
  • FEATURE: (Premium) Adding version control protection so that version controlled plugins or themes will not be updated.
  • FIX: Fixed saving error when toggling auto-update on individual themes
  • FIX: Don’t wipe settings when removing the free version, if premium is installed. Or vice versa.
  • FIX: Enabling/disabling admin bar was resetting General options.
  • FIX: Disabling Core updates will no longer block other automatic updates.
  • FIX: Translation updates are run after automatic updates have completed.
  • FIX: Translation updates now show the correct label.
  • FIX: (Premium) Slack logging now shows the site name from where the event came from.
  • TWEAK: UI Fix: Prevent notices about EUM-Premium from appearing in the premium version of the plugin
  • TWEAK: Do not allow null values to be passed to an INSERT on the version_from field in the log table
  • TWEAK: Add some missing translation domains
  • TWEAK: Code-styling tweak to avoid use of extract()
  • TWEAK: Adding dashboard notice if automatic updates are disabled through constants.
  • TWEAK: Prevent unnecessary PHP notice when controlling via UpdraftCentral
  • TWEAK: Database logging is now always turned on, to aid troubleshooting. (The storage overhead is tiny, since updates are infrequent events compared with other things going on in a WP database).
  • TWEAK: Update updater class to latest series (1.8)
  • TWEAK: Automatic update emails are only sent once every twenty four hours.

8.0.5 – 2019-03-28

  • SECURITY: Correct an erroneous nonce (intent) check. The impact of this is that a logged-in user with access to the WP dashboard was able to change some (but not all, as some were protected by further checks) options (e.g. disable unattended theme updates).
  • TWEAK: Add site URL in slack message
  • TWEAK: Preview the premium features in the advanced tab
  • TWEAK: Lengthen the dismiss time on the “Thank you for installing” notice
  • TWEAK: Change filter priorities to minimise the chance that something else over-rides EUM’s settings when WP inquires about running an auto-update

8.0.4 – 2019-01-18

  • FIX: Prevent a conflict between EUM Premium and UpdraftPlus Premium when backing up WordPress core
  • TWEAK: No longer use WP_DEBUG constant to indicate rapid refresh of updates when in admin area; instead, use EASY_UPDATES_MANAGER_DEBUG

8.0.3 – 2018-12-04

  • TWEAK: Added seasonal notices
  • FEATURE: Logs are on by default
  • FEATURE: Logs are now displayed by default in UpdraftCentral
  • FEATURE: (Premium) White label settings can now be exported and imported

8.0.2 – 2018-11-02

  • FEATURE: Can disable the admin bar in Advanced settings
  • FIX: Resolving i18n issues
  • FIX: Unknown command error occasionally shows up when clicking on a General option
  • FIX: Plugins in rollback functionality showing re-activated when they are not
  • FIX: Reset options would fail because of missing $wpdb variable
  • TWEAK: Removing error logs for developers with debug on
  • TWEAK: General options are grayed out if you disable updates
  • TWEAK: Updating screenshots

8.0.1 – 2018-10-30

  • FEATURE: Shows active versions if a plugin or theme is active
  • FEATURE: (Multisite) Checks to see if any sites in the network have a plugin or theme installed
  • FEATURE: Plugin can now be fully controlled by UpdraftCentral plugin
  • FEATURE: (Premium) Scheduled log clearance
  • FEATURE: (Premium) Automatic backup before auto update
  • FEATURE: (Premium) Automatic update scheduling
  • FEATURE: (Premium) Send Anonymous update request or request with random data to protect privacy
  • FEATURE: (Premium) Import and Export settings
  • FEATURE: (Premium) Introduce Safe Mode for PHP compatibility checks and WordPress version checks
  • FEATURE: (Premium) Logs of automatic update events can be send to external channels such as slack, email, php error log and syslog
  • FEATURE: (Premium) Send weekly or monthly emails of update notifications
  • FEATURE: (Premium) Webhook to integrate with third-party services
  • FEATURE: (Premium) Show plugins that have been removed from the WordPress Plugin Directory
  • FEATURE: (Premium) Ability to whitelist the plugin
  • FEATURE: (Premium) Ability to search the logs by user or asset name
  • FEATURE: (Premium) Ability to export logs for a date range and print them, download a CSV, or download a JSON format
  • FEATURE: (Premium) Check for PHP parse errors during automatic updates and de-activate problem problems automatically
  • FEATURE: (Premium) Check for plugins de-activated during auto-update and attempt to re-activate them automatically
  • FIX: Clicking more details on plugins tab properly shows a modal
  • FIX: Force Updates removes a space in the updates panel if there are still updates after it runs
  • FIX: Clicking any type of filter in logs shows an error message
  • FIX: Add a JS polyfill to provide support for IE11
  • FIX: Admin notices show up twice in the options page
  • FIX: Plugin/Themes/Log tab were causing an undefined hook suffix error upon save
  • FIX: Removing filters in 7.0.3 allowed updates for plugins and themes to be shown
  • REFACTOR: Advanced tab settings page refactoring
  • TWEAK: Tidy up UI
  • TWEAK: Changes in user capability checks
  • TWEAK: Mark as supporting WordPress 5.0
  • TWEAK: Option to take backup before force updates
  • TWEAK: Dashboard notice. Welcome notice now shows our other plugins
  • TWEAK: Allow a filter to disable the updates lock option for more reliability in testing
  • TWEAK: Easy Updates Manager now displays in the multisite dashboard menu
  • TWEAK: Easy Updates Manager now displays in the admin bar
  • TWEAK: Force Updates displays more contextual errors if automatic updates are somehow modified or disabled
  • TWEAK: Enabling or disabling logs no longer requires a refresh
  • TWEAK: Select General Tab if tab is invalid
  • TWEAK: Advanced settings adhere to browser history
  • TWEAK: Reset Options forces browser to reload for better UX in the Advanced tab
  • TWEAK: Force Updates has a better description of what it does
  • TWEAK: Clearing logs now clears the logs data upon success
  • TWEAK: Logs can now be filtered in ascending or descending order
  • TWEAK: Translations now show or hide properly if plugins, WordPress Core, or theme updates are disabled
  • TWEAK: Help tab updated
  • TWEAK: Email status message shows successful if they are valid emails
  • TWEAK: Plugin and Theme options save via Ajax immediately with no save button necessary
  • TWEAK: Adding loading animation to General tab to prevent multiple states from occurring at once

7.0.3 – 2018-06-26

  • TWEAK: Disabling themes and plugins no longer disables translations.
  • TWEAK: Dashboard notices about other plugins of potential interest now only show on the Easy Updates Manager pages

7.0.2 – 2018-06-18

  • FIX: Removed multiple log entries and version numbers caching issue
  • FIX: Fix for headers already sent warning
  • TWEAK: Make all settings tabs work via ajax calls
  • TWEAK: Show and hide logs tab upon enable and disable
  • TWEAK: Add admin notices for insufficient php and wp versions
  • TWEAK: Remove flexbox mixin
  • TWEAK: Adding survey notice
  • TWEAK: Auto refresh page after force updates
  • TWEAK: Prevent users from excluding themselves

7.0.1 – 2018-03-05

  • FIX: Enabling Log from Advanced tab does not use default options
  • FIX: Plugin settings page is not accessible for excluded users
  • TWEAK: Changed settings page to use admin-ajax.php instead of REST API
  • TWEAK: Reduced database queries for saving settings options
  • TWEAK: Removed the usage tracking code (which was always explicit opt-in)
  • TWEAK: Add Welcome dashboard and notices

7.0.0 – 2018-01-28

  • Admin UI overhaul based on past data. It is now very obvious which settings are enabled. Thanks for all the feedback.

For past changelogs, please visit our blog.