Can I Update WordPress Plugins through FTP?

Do you know you can use FTP to update WordPress plugins manually? Sometimes, one-click update fails and breaks the website. The only way out is updating the plugin manually. In this post, we will show how to update plugins manually via FTP.

WHY TO DO SO?

WordPress has a built-in system to manage theme, core and plugin updates. You just have to click on update link and your plugins will be updated.

These updates may fail because of incorrect version number, file permissions, or any server configuration errors.

If update is interrupted on the way, your site may be broken. You may come across syntax error, scheduled maintenance error, or internal server error.

So, it is vital to manually update the plugin via FTP. It will fix such errors and you can keep using the latest plugin version.

HOW TO MANUALLY UPDATE WORDPRESS PLUGINS?

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