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Plugin Protector

Protects against inadvertant update and deletion of select plugins.

Alert: Plugin Protector may not protect your plugins, is no longer supported, and is due for retirement. For a suitable replacement, check out Lock Your Updates.

A light-weight admin tool adding a layer of protection when updating and deleting plugins. If you've ever added custom code to a plugin and want to protect against accidentally updating and overwriting the customizations, this plugin will allow you to mark individual plugins as 'Protected'. When protected, update or deletion requests for a plugin will trigger an admin notice confirming your action.

Plugin protection is available on both single-site installs and the network admin of multisite installs.

Documentation is also outlined here.

Requires: 3.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.2.8
Last Updated: 1 month ago
Active Installs: 100+


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