Enable Auto Updates using WordPress Toolkit

This guide will explain how to enable auto updates in cPanels WordPress Toolkit, this will apply any major or minor WordPress updates to a site. It is advisable to check a site on a regular basis with this feature enabled as updates can break sites

TL;DR Auto updates can be enabled via cPanel > WordPress Toolkit > Auto Update Settings > Enable Auto Updates > OK


To complete this will require having a cPanel account with a WordPress site installed and the site has been added into WordPress Toolkit, to do this here is a guide for How To Scan & Add a Site into cPanel’s WordPress Toolkit

How to enable auto updates using cPanels WordPress Toolkit

Step-by-Step Guide

1/ Search for WordPress Toolkit

In cPanel search for ‘WordPress Toolkit’ in the top right search bar and click on WordPress Toolkit from the search results

2/ Click Auto Update Settings

Inside the WordPress Toolkit interface in the Dashboard tab, click on Auto Update Settings

3/ Enable Updates

Select the option to all major and minor updates and click OK

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Auto updates for all minor and major WordPress updates to help maintain security. It is advisable to check the site on a regular basis as updates can break sites