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Update a plugin in your WordPress dashboard

Update your plugins to their latest version to ensure compatibility with new WordPress releases and to make your site more secure.

Warning: You should always back up your site before updating.
  1. Sign in to WordPress.
  2. In the left-side menu, select Dashboard > Updates.
  3. Scroll down to the Plugins section.
  4. Select the checkbox for the plugins you want to update and then select Update Plugins.

Note: If you have a premium or custom plugin that can't be updated from the WordPress dashboard, try updating your plugin with FTP.

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