Disables the theme, plugin and core update checking, the related cronjobs, plugin/theme update health checks and notification system.


This plugin completely disables the theme, plugin and core update checking system in WordPress. The plugin prevents WordPress from
checking for updates including cronjobs, and prevents any notifications from being displayed.
It’s very important that you keep your WordPress theme, core and plugins up to date! If you don’t, your blog or website could be susceptible to security vulnerabilities or performance issues.
If you use this plugin, make sure you keep yourself up to date with new releases of your active WordPress version, plugins and themes and update them as new versions are released (simply by deactivating this plugin for a short time).

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I do to be up to date with new releases of my WordPress version, plugins and themes?
Simply deactivate the plugin for a short time. In case new versions are available you see the WordPress notifications.


1. Download the plugin and unzip it.
2. Upload the folder disable-wordpress-updates/ to your /wp-content/plugins/ folder.
3. Activate the plugin from your WordPress admin panel.
4. Installation finished.
With activating the plugin all theme, core and plugin update checkings are disabled. If you want to have a quick look if new versions
are existing, simply deactive this plugin for a short time.