Easily Disable WordPress 3.7+ Automatic Updater Without Any Plugin

WordPress 3.7 release is set to update its installation automatically without any user input. Soon after its release, many new plugins came in the free market and we have already discussed about them earlier:

  1. How To Extend WordPress Automatic Background Updates For Major Releases?
  2. Automatically Test Your WordPress Site Compatibility For New Updates
  3. How To Stop WordPress From Running Updates Automatically?

How to disable WordPress automatic updater?

This article explains you how you can turn-off WordPress automatic updater without using any plugin.

All what you have to do is open your website’s wp-config.php file and add the following code:


How to edit wp-config.php file?

wp-config.php file is located in your WordPress site’s root directory. This file cannot be accessed or edited from the admin area dashboard. For editing wp-config.php file you will need to visit your site’s file manager via cPanel or FTP.

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