Fix Another Update In Progress


Sometimes though there is no update in progress, you might unable to update your WordPress site to the newest version of WordPress because you got a message like “Another update is currently in progress”. It is an automatic lock state to prevent WordPress from simultaneous core updates. So if you want to get rid of that message and upgrade your WordPress site without waiting that long, then follow the steps below.Read more..


  1. Upload the fix-another-update-in-progress folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the Fix Another Update In Progress plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Navigate to Settings – Fix Another Update In Progress on the menu.


November 16, 2023
I have this problem in version 6.3.x and this plugin solve perfectly this problem. Thanks
May 6, 2023
I can confirm the plugin works for the path 5.78 to 6.2. Thank you so much for making my life easy!
September 14, 2022
Fixed the issue so quickly and easily, I am so grateful as my site would have been down much longer without it!
Read all 44 reviews

Contributors & Developers

“Fix Another Update In Progress” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




Tested up to wordpress 6.2