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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.


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!
February 15, 2022
I was going to give 5 stars, I ll give them anyway for try, but it did not helped. Just giving feedback there are more related issues with Update in progress problem.
July 29, 2021
Had an update to 5.8 version get interrupted. This plugin did the trick
May 7, 2021
Had an update get interrupted and needed the lock removed. This did the trick. 5 stars! And now I'm removing the plugin because it did its job.
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Contributors & Developers

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