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Update Plugins for WordPress Standard Mode Installation

For Linux hosting packages

Learn how to keep your WordPress plugins updated, which will protect your WordPress site from security threats and provide you with the latest new features.

Managed Mode installations of Click & Build applications (like WordPress) are exempt from these steps as Managed Mode installations are secured and routinely updated by 1&1.

Step 1
Log in to your WordPress site using your administrator username and password. Your login page can typically be accessed by amending /wp-login.php to the end of the domain used with your WordPress site (e.g. http://1and1help.com/wp-login.php).
WordPress login window
WordPress login window
Step 2
After your login, you should be brought to the Wordpress Dashboard. From the menu on the left-hand side, click the Updates link.

Check the Select All checkbox within the Plugins section. Then click the Update Plugins button to update all Plugins to the most recent version. WordPress dashboard
WordPress dashboard
Step 3
Wait for the updates to download an install.
Please note:
Do not navigate away from the page or close the browser until your receive the message that All updates have been completed.
Update plugins overview page
Update plugins overview page
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