wp_update_plugins ( $extra_stats = array() )

  • (array) extra_stats Extra statistics to report to the WordPress.org API.
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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.

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wp_update_plugin, wp_update_link, wp_ajax_update_plugin, wp_paused_plugins, _maybe_update_plugins

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