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Outdated plugins can allow hackers to gain access to your website besides brute force hacks of your login. Even deactivated plugins can leave your system vulnerable. In this article, we will guide you how to keep your installed plugins up to date.

  1. Log in to your WordPress Dashboard. You will see your main menu on the left. Click on "Plugins>Installed Plugins" as shown below.
  2. Figure One

  3. This will take you to the Plugin page of your website. Here, you will see all the plugins that have been currently installed in your application. To update a plugin click on the "Update Now" link below appearing below a plugin as shown below.
  4. Figure Two

  5. Wordpress will automatically download the most recent version of the plugin and install it as shown below.
  6. Figure Three

You can repeat this process if you need to update more plugins.

Updated on Oct 27, 2016

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