WordPress 5.5 will allow themes and plugins to be updated using a zip file finally

WordPress 5.5 which is on track to be released 11th August will finally plugins and themes to be updated using a zip file.



The feature is hidden behind the Add New > Upload button screens from plugins in wp-admin.


Cool and handy feature!

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Updating plugins by zip file is much easier when using MainWP.

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But at least it fixes an 11 year old bug and closes a 11 year ticket in core lol.

Same delete with update theme from zip file.

Finally! It was about time… but @sebastian-moran, thank you for the reminder! I completely forgot about the “Install by Upload zip file”.

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