How to Stop Automatic Updates on WordPress

There are millions of website developed with WordPress open source free CMS in which you can make solid dynamic website, with WordPress you will get maximum number expert developers, those who can create new possible things for you to run your small and large scale business, we analyze that some enterprise developed their blog site with WordPress. The most useful thing of WordPress is, you can easily get the developer for that, and WordPress community timely provides updates.

WordPress is a combination of WordPress CMS, Themes, Widget, and Plugins, using the above-given combination you can make any kind of website within few days or hours, for that you have bit knowledge of CMS and servers, you can start your online business within budget.How to Disable Automatic Updates in WordPress

Now we provide details of how we can stop WordPress automatic version updates, so that it cannot update our older version, such as if you are using WordPress 4.2.2 and your theme and plugin not compatible for 4.2.3, in this situation you can hold your Website automatic updates by adding code to wp-admin file of WordPress.

Steps to Add code to stop Automatic Updates on WordPress

  • Open your website php files, from your hosting panel.
  • Under directory of website, you will get file Wp-Config.php, and add two important line on last of code.

* The base configurations of the WordPress.
* This file has the following configurations: MySQL settings, Table Prefix,
* Secret Keys, WordPress Language, and ABSPATH. You can find more information
* by visiting {@link Editing
* wp-config.php} Codex page. You can get the MySQL settings from your web host.
* This file is used by the wp-config.php creation script during the
* installation. You don’t have to use the web site, you can just copy this file
* to “wp-config.php” and fill in the values.
* @package WordPress

// ** MySQL settings – You can get this info from your web host ** //
/** The name of the database for WordPress */
define(‘WP_CACHE’, true); //Added by WP-Cache Manager
define( ‘WPCACHEHOME’, ‘/root-directory’ ); //Added by WP-Cache Manager
define(‘DB_NAME’, ‘dbname’);

/** MySQL database username */
define(‘DB_USER’, ‘dbusername’);

/** MySQL database password */
define(‘DB_PASSWORD’, ‘dbpassword’);

/** MySQL hostname */
define(‘DB_HOST’, ‘localhost’);

/** Database Charset to use in creating database tables. */
define(‘DB_CHARSET’, ‘utf8’);

/** The Database Collate type. Don’t change this if in doubt. */
define(‘DB_COLLATE’, ”);

* Authentication Unique Keys and Salts.
* Change these to different unique phrases!
* You can generate these using the {@link secret-key service}
* You can change these at any point in time to invalidate all existing cookies. This will force all users to have to log in again.
* @since 2.6.0
define(‘AUTH_KEY’, ‘5uRJhABB)_uurGDmcwq9h3xg0G*Ss*po9kL1:l3iWY*1<jhB*T8VdMklezD^w_>=t/|JEui\`(AL5w’);
define(‘SECURE_AUTH_KEY’, ”);
define(‘LOGGED_IN_KEY’, ‘/fA~!Whe<Jd0u(F$5GF=>9d?^xz?I$nkryYOSE//alb;^acmz_D*ABq/keX8rX=F/4qYkky’);
define(‘NONCE_KEY’, ‘aLC$J:De<D4#qD|//Nf>NgqP_uu/TuOmSNY/ajUMu|LBH5dfj>-y4Co1M(iOoi?zi)b1’);
define(‘AUTH_SALT’, ‘x!06\`H:NQ@@SVY*\`Qp;aLP2|SWq#8V9(C<a-\`/f);Nw1cZJULjg|D^#XE(SI~H>dyyoDBc5#)YnC|9ax6J/3e=Ly’);
define(‘SECURE_AUTH_SALT’, ‘O=Bt1300Ic@_RZrF6\`S=aN2<Kg((KMY2gmNmZ-wmCt^n??Ucq<OQ^/rK^@_?*OSAV9Dx’);
define(‘LOGGED_IN_SALT’, ‘?dP#2gLj9AvY$oikO0O9B0_;WTPw-EFw$y~\`5F?l*I3e8~$!$;77bN:K<F)~u?3(JiczzY:egt!CUjKm<gipxj’);
define(‘NONCE_SALT’, ‘NmRV7k5kWKwD?RhFT);DaO^\`k00^F>zNXl97D|!93TT*#H|*-ZIkQEo>YfGd32W6Xrxyu1B0cel:n3>D1r7c(TM’);


* WordPress Database Table prefix.
* You can have multiple installations in one database if you give each a unique
* prefix. Only numbers, letters, and underscores please!
$table_prefix = ‘wp_’;

* WordPress Localized Language, defaults to English.
* Change this to localize WordPress. A corresponding MO file for the chosen
* language must be installed to wp-content/languages. For example, install
* to wp-content/languages and set WPLANG to ‘de_DE’ to enable German
* language support.
define(‘WPLANG’, ”);

* For developers: WordPress debugging mode.
* Change this to true to enable the display of notices during development.
* It is strongly recommended that plugin and theme developers use WP_DEBUG
* in their development environments.
define(‘WP_DEBUG’, false);

/* That’s all, stop editing! Happy blogging. */

/** Absolute path to the WordPress directory. */
if ( !defined(‘ABSPATH’) )
define(‘ABSPATH’, dirname(__FILE__) . ‘/’);

/** Sets up WordPress vars and included files. */
require_once(ABSPATH . ‘wp-settings.php’);

define( ‘WP_AUTO_UPDATE_CORE’, false );


After adding two last line click save to make changes, your automatic update will stop, if you want to update wp-admin/update-core.php to view your latest version of WordPress, it will permanently stop your website version updates.

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