This adds some options to your Settings > General page that let you tweak auto-updates.
This is a solution I'd recommend to the non-coder. I'd still like WordPress to consider adding these settings for users to disable since they did add it to core.
IF that never happens, well, at least this plugin exists. :)
Thanks for this! Works great and saves me from getting extra emails.
With this plugin I never have to click the update button anymore!
Automatic Updates Automatic Updates Enabled? Automatic Core Update Level? Permit Automatic Plugin Updates? Permit Automatic Theme Updates? Permit Automatic Translation Updates? Advanced Settings Disable VCS Check? Update Emails Enabled? Send Emails for Successful Updates? Send Emails for Failed Updates? Send Emails for Critically Failed Updates? Send Update Debug Emails?
Allows auto-updates for major versions, and has more options than I ever needed. Great work!
Great plugin and many thanks for integrating email sending into it!
One thing I would like to recommend is to add its own settings page instead of adding it to the general settings. And even if that is not an option than at least make it clear to the user where to find the settings, for example with a link to the settings on the main plugins page.
I can't recommend plugin this high enough! If you manage a lot of WordPress sites then you will need this.
Personally, I think this should have a been a core feature of WordPress as by switching the auto up date off you can manage/back up your database/theme/files etc... then do the one click update as you normally would.
As I run a lot WordPress, it gives me piece of mind as I would not want an auto updated problem to bork a site over the hoiday period or the weekend.
Instead of coding in the wp-config.php after spending time with the documentation of the several auto-update options this plugin offers nice time-saving settings including notifications via email.