updating WordPress core won't make your WordPress fully secure.
Updating a plugin installation is equivalently important as updating the
WordPress core. The Vulnerability in one of these plugins can be end up
in hacked websites.One Click plugin update
WordPress core, WordPress plugins can also be upgraded in one click
method through WordPress dashboard. You just need login to WordPress
dashboard, Go to Updates section
. If there are plugins to be updated, they will appear here. To update your plugins, select them and click on the ‘Update Plugins
’ button.Automatic Updates
If you wish you can also set WordPress
to automatically update plugins and themes. Automatic updates for
plugins is disabled by default. To enable automatic plugin update, you
will have to add filter into the functions.php file of your theme or in a plugin.
// Enable automatic updates for plugins
WordPress plugin update through FTP
Go to wordpress.org website and download the latest
version of plugin on your computer in .zip format. Unzip the plugin
package. Login to your Web Host server through FTP login details.
Navigate to /wp-content/plugins
directory of WordPress website.
Here, you will find all your installed plugins-packages by their names. Select
the plugin directory which you want to update. Rename or delete that
outdated version plugin directory. Now, select and upload the latest
version of the plugin package to /wp-content/plugins/
directory. Now, login to WordPress dashboard, visit the installed plugins page and refresh the browser window. Activate newly updated plugin if Activate button is displayed instead of Deactivate button. Your plugin is now up-to-date and should be working correctly.