[wp-hackers] Disabling the core update system
johnbillion+wp at gmail.com
Mon Sep 17 16:47:50 GMT 2007
Hi Stephen, thanks for your input. What would the 'Update' button do
On 9/17/07, Stephen Rider <wp-hackers at striderweb.com> wrote:
> Add a manual "Update" button in the admin screen that only shows up
> for Admin user -- invisible to any other users.
> In fact, that button should be pretty prominent -- maybe at the top
> corner of each page if you're the admin (you can probably crib off
> the "Hello Dolly" plugin for how to do that. :).
> Good idea -- it will be helpful for admins of both tech-phobic and
> don't-bother-me-with-this-stuff users :)
> Stephen Rider
> On Sep 16, 2007, at 8:23 PM, John Blackbourn wrote:
> > I maintain a multitude of WP installations for clients and friends and
> > I'm planning on upgrading all these installations to 2.3 when it's
> > released.
> > As I keep these installations up to date, and update them as soon as
> > possible after new releases are made, there's no need for the core
> > update system to check for updates, so I wrote a simple plugin which
> > disables the core update checking, and therefore disables any
> > notifications which might be displayed to users.
> > I thought it might be handy for other admins of multiple
> > installations, so you can get the plugin here:
> > http://lud.icro.us/disable-wordpress-core-update/
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