How To Disable WordPress Plugin Updates

How To Disable WordPress Plugin Updates

You most likely realize that WordPress Plugin has lots of updates quite often. Sometimes, developer make customization in WordPress plugins so when update occurs, someitmes it could break your website functioning. Your website may not functional proplery.

In such case, WordPress provide provision to disable the plugin updates so it will not show any kind of notification for Plugin Updates in WordPress admin.

You can disable WordPress Plugin updates by two different ways which I have described below in brief.

Note: You need to keep your WordPress Plugins Updated so if you fail for the same then it will might compromise security of your site.

Method 1: By Use of WordPress Plugin

There are hundreds of plugin available for free for this but I would prefer to use Disable WP Plugin Updates Advance plugin because its lightweight and easy to use.

When you use this plugin, you only need to install and active it, and you all done!

For installation instruction, you will find at here or you can email the author too. You can also install this plugin using FileZilla.

While using this plugin, it will disable upates for all installed plugins.

Method 2: Without Using any Plugin

Another method to disable this plugin updates by use of WordPress default hooks & filters.

This method usually hugely accepted by the developer now a days because they can easily do this without knowing to any other person.

Disable WordPress Plugin Updates

Simply copy below code and it to your current theme function.php file.


So you may use this code and have to place the same in your theme function.php file to disable respective updates.

You can also Disable All WordPress Updates by using plugin as well as by coding so click here to read more.