Easy Theme and Plugin Upgrades

Descrizione

WordPress has a built-in feature to install themes and plugins by supplying a zip file. Unfortunately, you cannot upgrade a theme or plugin using the same process. Instead, WordPress will say “destination already exists” when trying to upgrade using a zip file and will fail to upgrade the theme or plugin.

Easy Theme and Plugin Upgrades fixes this limitation in WordPress by automatically upgrading the theme or plugin if it already exists.

While upgrading, a backup copy of the old theme or plugin is first created. This allows you to install the old version in case of problems with the new version.

Attention: Version 2.0.0 changed the functionality of the plugin. You are no longer required to select “Yes” from a drop down before the theme or plugin can be upgraded. The need for an upgrade is now detected automatically. So, if you are used to the old functionality of the plugin, do not be concerned about the absence of upgrade details on the theme and plugin upload pages. Simply upload the theme or plugin as if you were installing it, and the plugin will automatically handle upgrading as needed.

Installazione

  1. Scarica ed estrai il file zip dell’ultima versione
  2. Upload the entire easy-theme-and-plugin-upgrades directory to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

FAQ

Perché il plugin non mostra più la tendina per selezionare “Sì”? Il plugin è danneggiato?

Starting with version 2.0.0, this plugin no longer requires that a drop down is used to indicate that an upgrade is to be performed. The plugin now can determine if an upgrade is required automatically. This change not only streamlines the process for many users, it also fixed compatibility issues that some users experienced with older versions.

Come faccio ad aggiornare un tema?
  1. Download the latest zip file for your theme.
  2. Log into your WordPress site.
  3. Go to Appearance > Themes.
  4. Click the “Add New” button at the top of the page.
  5. Click the “Upload Theme” button at the top of the page.
  6. Select the zip file with the new theme version to install.
  7. Fai clic sul pulsante “Installa ora”.
Come faccio ad aggiornare un plugin?
  1. Scarica l’ultima versione zip del tuo plugin.
  2. Log into your WordPress site.
  3. Vai in Plugin > Aggiungi nuovo.
  4. Fai clic sul pulsante “Aggiorna il plugin” sulla parte superiore della pagina.
  5. Select the zip file with the new plugin version to install.
  6. Fai clic sul pulsante “Installa ora”.
Come faccio ad accedere al backup di un vecchio tema o plugin?
  1. Log into your WordPress site.
  2. Vai in Media > Libreria.
  3. Scrivi “backup” nel campo di ricerca e premi il tasto “invio”.
  4. Cerca il backup desiderato nella risultante lista.
  5. Fai clic sul titolo del backup desiderato.
  6. L’URL del file di backup è elencato sulla destra della pagine sotto la voce “URL del file”. Per scaricarlo puoi copiare e incollare il link nella barra del tuo browser.

Recensioni

SUPERB

Great idea and a great plugin. A life saver for me! I usually use a plugin for 6 months before I rate it, but I was so excited and rated this 5 stars only after using it once. Thank you @chrisjean

Works as advertised — and easy to use

Using WordPress 4.9.8 -- while the message said not tested with the WordPress version, everything worked beautifully and I was able to download the updated zip file for the Plug In without the need to first delete it which would have gotten me nervous if I had a problem. I was very happy!

Surprisingly working

Even not updated for ages, this plugin still works and does the job for me. So sad we can't update plugins or themes like this directly in WP.
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Changelog (registro delle modifiche)

2.0.1

  • Compatibility Update: Updated to indicate compatibility with WordPress 4.9.8.

2.0.0

  • Enhancement: Removed the requirement for the user to select “Yes” from the drop down in order to initiate an update. This new version does not change the appearance of the upload form. Instead, it automatically creates a backup and performs an upgrade if the supplied plugin or theme already exists.
  • Enhancement: If a zip backup file cannot be created, the old directory is renamed to a new name in order to still keep a backup.
  • Enhancement: Updated the code to use a better way of integrating the upgrade logic. This approach should greatly reduce the potential for conflicts with other code or site configurations.
  • Enhancement: The backup details now are found in the same format as the rest of the upgrade messages.

1.0.6

  • Bug Fix: Fixed updates not working with some formats of zip files. Thanks to the team at Kaira for helping solve this issue.

1.0.5

  • Compatibility Fix: Added support for PHP 7.

1.0.4

  • Enhancement: Updated instructions on how to upgrade themes.

1.0.3

  • Compatibility Fix: Added compatibility for theme upgrades in WordPress 3.9.

1.0.2

  • Bug Fix: Removed a stray <i> tag in the Install Plugins screen that caused problems with installing plugins on WPEngine sites.

1.0.1

  • Bug Fix: Fixed an issue with the “The site is being updated and will be back in a few minutes” message showing on the frontend of the site for a few minutes after an upgrade. This only happened on multisite networks.

1.0.0

  • Initial release version