How To Update WordPress Plugin (Easy and Best Guide)

how to upgrade plugin without deleting old version

In this article I will tell you how to update WordPress plugins without deleting old version of plugin.

Whenever you buy any GPL plugin for your website. One question always comes in to the mind is how to update plugin.

Normally what some people do?

They delete old version of plugin from website and then upload updated file of plugin and install that latest version of plugin on their website.

But, this is not a good way to update plugin because it takes too much time and also it’s not good for your website whenever you try to update plugin it may change your website look or it may shows some error on your website when users visit your website.

So, In this article I will tell you how to update plugin without deleting old version.

Let’s see,

How To Update WordPress Plugin Without Deleting Old Version

We are going to do in 3 simple steps to update plugin.

Step 1: Install a free plugin that help to do it

Step 2: Download updated file of plugin

Step 3: Upload and Activate latest version of plugin

Install Plugin A Free Plugin

  • Login to you WordPress Dashboard to login to your WordPress dash board go to (yourdomain/wp-admin) and enter login details.
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  • Go to plugin section and click on add new button.
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how to update plugin without deleting old version

Download updated file of plugin

  • To download update file login to your account on GPL Factory and go to download section.
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  • Here click on the download link to download update file of your plugin.
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Upload and Activate latest version of plugin

  • Go to plugin section and click on add new button.
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  • Here click on upload button and choose the file that you download and than click on install now.
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  • That is it you successfully updated plugin without deleting old version of that plugin.

Final words on how to update plugin with deleting old version

In this article a complete and simple tutorial to update any plugin on your WordPress website. If you still have any question related to it let me know in the comment section.

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