• WordPress plugins – How to check for updates and install them

    How to check the WordPress plugins version?

    Plugins are tools to extend the functionality of WordPress. The core of WordPress is designed to be lean, to maximize flexibility and minimize code bloat. Plugins offer custom functions and features so that each user can tailor their site to their specific needs.

    To check the version of WordPress you’re currently running, open your WordPress dashboard home (WordPress.org Dashboard) at yourdomain.com/wp-admin/.  On the left hand side click on the plugins button. It will show all the installed plugins. You can see each plugin’s version at the below of that plugin’s description.

    How to upgrade the plugins?

    Mark the checkboxes besides the plugins you want to upgrade from the all installed plugins list. Click on the drop down menu button “Bulk Action”. Select “Update” and click on the “Apply” button. It will updtae the selected plugins. And you’re set.

    Don’t forget to check for updates of your plugins regularly.