WordPress 3.5 problem with plugin install/update (wont complete) (2 posts)

  1. henrymcdo
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hi all,

    i recently noticed problem with my wordpress site.
    When i try to download new plugin it wont complete,
    Downloading install package from http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/...
    This message stays forever.

    but after checking installed plugins, plugin is installed and just needs to be activated.

    Largest problem is when i try to update some of my outdated plugins.

    The update process is starting. This process may take awhile on some hosts, so please be patient.
    Enabling Maintenance modeā€¦
    Updating Plugin PLUGIN NAME (1/1)

    Also loads forever, but after I tried to enter my plugins I got maintence message, I successfuly deleted .maintence file, and when i was checked my plugin it was still old version.

    Can somebody help please?

    Things i done:
    - Changed CHMOD on plugins folder to 777
    - Reseted plugins (as explained on wordpress.com site)
    - tried some .htaccess editing but nothing worked
    (Sorry for my bad english)

  2. saintandrews
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I have had the same experience you are describing for some time. I couldn't say exactly after which upgrade of WordPress it began.

    My response has just been to accept it and live with it, to just wait a few seconds until I can access Installed Plugins, manually activate the plugin, and then get back to my life.

    WordPress is enormously complex, and there is no future for those who work on it by leaving well enough alone or making it less so, so this is simply one of the minor prices to be paid for ever-changing software code.

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