Core automatic upgrade feature was introduced in WordPress Version 2.7. While doing automatic upgrade WordPress places a file named .maintenance in your website’s root directory.
The file is shown during automatic and manual updates made from WordPress admin section. But sometimes when WordPress fail in completing the update process (especially when your PHP memory is hitting its resources or during some communication error etc), it keeps showing, “Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance. Check back in a minute.” message on every page of your website.
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oEmbed is a format to enable embedded presentation of any URL on third party websites. It enables the website to display embedded content like photos and videos etc simply by pasting a link to that resource, without having to parse the resource directly.
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New WordPress core updates automatically re-installs some unnecessary files like wp-config-sample.php, read me files, and license files, both default and localized versions, whenever WordPress is updated. Continue reading Cleaning Up WordPress Installation After Core Updates
With new WP Updates Settings you can easily configure WordPress updates settings through UI (User Interface). The plugin provides you various useful options and lets you set your WordPress installation updates including automatic background updates through its settings panel.
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From WordPress 3.7 updates are more reliable and secure with many different checks and safeguards. It comes with fine-grained update controls for developers and systems admins. Now WordPress runs updates automatically in background while and at the same time you can perform other tasks but as said by the developers you will be needing to update from 3.7 to 3.8. This tutorial is on new WordPress plugin called Background Updates for Major Releases. The plugin extends WordPress automatic updates to major releases and you can keep them running automatically in background like other light updates.
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Since WordPress 3.7 updates, most of the WordPress installations are able to run and apply all new updates in background. Background Update Tester is the new WordPress plugin that tests your WordPress site for compatibility issues and explains if problems are found.
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As we have already discussed about the new features of WordPress 3.7. This new update is loaded with new cool features but at the same time it will create some problems for some webmasters and site owners. Likewise now in WordPress 3.7 there is no need to lift a finger for making maintenance and other security updates as it automatically updates itself, similar to Chrome. This feature is good for most of the bloggers running their personal blogs. But at the same time it might cause big problems for webmasters who edited WP core or theme or working on some php code of their website as they might loose some important edits without prior any notification etc. So first of all a plugin should be created for disabling these automatic updates, as that would be very useful for probloggers and webmasters working on their client websites etc.
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New Jetpack by WordPress.com Update to 2.4 Version provides you a new powerful feature to set visibility of individual widgets using visual ‘IF’ conditions. With this new feature you can easily control on which pages your widgets appears by using the new ‘Visibility’ added left to ‘Save’ button. Click the button and it shows you the control options for widget’s visibility and from there you can select a set of visibility options.
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You can easily publish RSS or Atom Feeds on your Facebook Page, Profile or Group. You can do this automatically, all you need is follow few simple steps given here.
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Never Have To Click Update Button Again! Now WordPress itself can get automatically updated with all your themes and plugins.
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