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WordPress Version Check


WordPress Version Check provides you with an easy way of checking that you are running the most up-to-date WordPress version. The plugin checks an XML-RPC webservice every 15 minutes for update information and displays a message in the admin pages.

Note this plugin is no longer useful or supported so don’t bother installing it

See this blog post for more info:


  1. Upload to your plugins folder, usually wp-content/plugins/
  2. Activate the plugin on the plugin screen
  3. Checking will begin immediately.
  4. If you are running wp-dash you will find a new dashboard widget which displays the update message.


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“WordPress Version Check” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.