Disable Theme and Plugin Auto-Update Emails

Description

Disables the default notification email sent by a site after an automatic theme and/or plugin update. Simply activate the plugin to disable these email notifications.

Check things out on GitHub at https://github.com/KZeni/Disable-WordPress-Theme-and-Plugin-Auto-Update-Emails

Looking for WordPress core version update email notifications instead/as well? Try out Disable WordPress Core Update Email (or similar) as that tackles that separate group of emails in this same lightweight fashion (use official WordPress filters to simply disable the email[s] as described.) These two plugins can work together to remove all these notifications (hence why this doesn’t also remove core update notifications). Meanwhile, one can use one or the other if a specific set of emails is desired to be blocked (ex. I personally like the core update notifications since they’re not too frequent while potentially being substantial so I keep those enabled while I then just use this plugin to disable the more frequent & typically less impactful plugin and theme update notifications.)

FAQ

What else needs to be done? Is there a settings screen to enable/configure it?

No. This is a simple & lightweight plugin that simply uses the official filters made available as of WordPress 5.5 to disable these email notifications upon activation. Deactivating the plugin then has it resume default behavior. There’s literally nothing else to it. A simple implementation that’s quick & easy to utilize. Consider enabling/disabling the plugin the setting for whether or not these email notifications are disabled or not.

Reviews

November 30, 2020
Amazing WP doesn't have this option as standard. This plugin provides a fantastic solution to those annoying email notifications that often confuse and worry clients.
November 12, 2020
Too many emails come everyday in our inbox. We don't need them. So thanks for helping us filtering them !
August 22, 2020
Install, then activate and you are done. No other settings needed. Works a treat on all my client websites.
August 17, 2020
Simple, not add an extra line. Just the code to deactivate the notificactions. You can edit and paste the lines or install this light plugin. Thanks
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Contributors & Developers

“Disable Theme and Plugin Auto-Update Emails” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

1.0.2

Released November 23rd, 2020

  • Confirmed WordPress 5.6 compliance.

1.0.1

Released August 14th, 2020

  • Implemented all necessary assets and pushed to WP.org plugin repository.

1.0

Released August 12th, 2020

  • Initial release.