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When Should I Update Plugins?

You should always keep your WordPress plugins up to date to ensure that those changes are applied on your site immediately. This improves WordPress security and performance of your website.

Before You Update, Read this!

Before you update the plugin, it’s important that you click on the View version details link to see what changes the plugin author has made.

This will keep you informed as to what changes were made should anything not work properly.

Unless the version details specifically say security update, we usually wait one full week before updating the plugin. In this time, all errors usually get caught, reported, and fixed.

If you have a heavy traffic site that is generating a lot of leads, then we recommend you to do the same.

Having said that, let’s see how to update WordPress plugins.

Read WPBeginner.com blog article, How to Properly Update WordPress Plugins