wp_update_plugins ( $extra_stats = array() )
- (array) extra_stats Extra statistics to report to the WordPress.org API.
- Introduced in WordPress: 2.3.0
- Deprecated in WordPress: —
Checks for available updates to plugins based on the latest versions hosted on WordPress.org.Despite its name this function does not actually perform any updates, it only checks for available updates.
A list of all plugins installed is sent to WP, along with the site locale.
Checks against the WordPress server at api.wordpress.org. Will only check
if WordPress isn't installing.