Bulk update plugins by plugin name - Glow
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Bulk update plugins by plugin name

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Step 1

Login to your Glow account.

Step 2

Once logged in, click on Tasks from the main left hand menu.

Step 3

The Tasks screen will load the WordPress tab from the inner menu automatically. Click on the Plugins tab from the inner menu.

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Step 4

Across the top of the Plugins screen, you will notice that the page has loaded on the By plugin tab by default.

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Step 5

Each plugin that requires an update will be represented in its own information bar, with the number of websites that that plugin needs to be updated on, showing to the right.

Click on any of the plugin names to expand the panel.

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Step 6

You will notice that the header of the panel has now changed colour, denoting that it’s open.

To begin the Update process, click on the checkbox to the left of each of the clients that you would like to update the plugin for.

Step 7

Having clicked on the checkboxes you will notice that the Wait and Update buttons in the bottom right corner of the panel are now clickable.

Click on the Update button.

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Step 8

A few things will now happen:

  • The clients you selected will disappear
  • The number of updates showing in the header of the panel will have reduced by the number you set to update
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Step 9

Once the updates are complete, you will see a confirmation in the Timeline for each client.

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