WP Theme Update


This plugin makes the themes upgrade easy to the user. Using the admin upgrade messages and system.


(This plugin hopes that you host a zip file and a list of the theme’s versions to be downloaded)

  1. Upload wp-theme-update.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. You need to create a update.php file inside your theme and add a filter to ‘custom_theme_updater_parse_request’ in this file to parse the list of versions, at least
  4. You can also add ‘custom_theme_updater_request_url’ and ‘custom_theme_updater_download_url’ filters to change the URLs

Contributors & Developers

“WP Theme Update” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



  • Added option to insert ‘header’ to the requests


  • Fixed strange bug with other plugins updates


  • Fixed wrong folder name inside the zip of update theme


  • First version