Easy Updates Manager 8.0.1 Released

Easy Updates Manager 8.0.1 has been released and includes a ton of fixes and enhancements.

It now also includes a premium version, which you can buy for a low-low price of $89 a year.

Check out the premium video below:

New general screen

The general screen has been updated to be more user-friendly and given a CSS overhaul. You’ll find all the same options in past versions, but it works more seamless.

Easy Updates Manager General Screen

Easy Updates Manager general screen


Logs have been refactored to increase reliability. You’ll find more options are available in logs now and that automatic and manual updates are shown more reliably.

You’ll also find a new “Clear Logs” button that will help keep your database lean. In Premium, you can schedule log clearance and log events to external channels and even have the option of exporting logs.

Easy Updates Manager Logs

Easy Updates Manager Logs

Theme and plugin tabs

Both themes and plugin tabs now work with Ajax, so there is no need to scroll down for the “Save” button.

We also show you which plugins are active on your site (or sub-sites if on multi site).

Easy Updates Manager Themes/Plugins Tab

Easy Updates Manager themes/plugins tab

Re-worked advanced tab

Advanced options can be confusing, so we re-worked how they display and show more useful messages.

Easy Updates Manager Advanced Tab

Easy Updates Manager advanced tab

On premium, you’ll see a plethora of new options.

Easy Updates Manager Advanced Tab Premium

Easy Updates Manager advanced tab premium

Numerous tweaks and bug fixes

Here’s the full change-log for the free version:

  • TWEAK: Changes in user capability checks
  • TWEAK: Mark as supporting WordPress 5.0
  • FIX: Removing filters in 7.0.3 allowed updates for plugins and themes to be shown
  • TWEAK: Option to take backup before force updates
  • REFACTOR: Advanced tab settings page refactoring
  • TWEAK: Dashboard notice. Welcome notice now shows our other plugins
  • TWEAK: Allow a filter to disable the updates lock option for more reliability in testing
  • FIX: Admin notices show up twice in the options page
  • TWEAK: Easy Updates Manager now displays in the multi-site dashboard menu
  • TWEAK: Easy Updates Manager now displays in the admin bar
  • TWEAK: Force Updates displays more contextual errors if automatic updates are somehow modified or disabled
  • TWEAK: Enabling or disabling logs no longer requires a refresh
  • TWEAK: Select general tab if tab is invalid
  • TWEAK: Advanced settings adhere to browser history
  • TWEAK: Reset options forces browser to reload for better UX in the advanced tab
  • FIX: Clicking more details on plugins tab properly shows a modal
  • FIX: Force updates removes a space in the updates panel if there are still updates after it runs
  • TWEAK: Force updates has a better description of what it does
  • TWEAK: Clearing logs now clears the logs data upon success
  • FIX: Clicking any type of filter in logs shows an error message
  • FIX: Add a JS polyfill to provide support for IE11
  • TWEAK: Logs can now be filtered in ascending or descending order
  • FEATURE: Shows active versions if a plugin or theme is active
  • FEATURE: (Multi-site) Checks to see if any sites in the network have a plugin or theme installed
  • TWEAK: Translations now show or hide properly if plugins, WordPress Core, or theme updates are disabled
  • TWEAK: Help tab updated
  • TWEAK: Email status message shows successful if they are valid emails
  • TWEAK: Plugin and theme options save via Ajax immediately with no save button necessary
  • TWEAK: Adding loading animation to general tab to prevent multiple states from occurring at once
  • FIX: Plugin/Themes/Log tab were causing an undefined hook suffix error upon save

Full change-log for the premium version:

  • FEATURE: (Premium) Scheduled log clearance
  • FEATURE: (Premium) Automatic backup before auto update
  • FEATURE: (Premium) Automatic update scheduling
  • FEATURE: (Premium) Send anonymous update request or request with random data to protect privacy
  • FEATURE: (Premium) Import and export settings
  • FEATURE: (Premium) Introduce safe mode for PHP compatibility checks and WordPress version checks
  • FEATURE: (Premium) Logs of automatic update events can be sent to external channels such as slack, email, php error log and syslog
  • FEATURE: (PREMIUM) Send weekly or monthly emails of update notifications
  • FEATURE: (PREMIUM) Webhook to integrate with third-party services
  • FEATURE: (PREMIUM) Show plugins that have been removed from the WordPress plugin directory
  • FEATURE: (PREMIUM) Ability to white-list the plugin
  • FEATURE: (PREMIUM) Ability to search the logs by user or asset name
  • FEATURE: (PREMIUM) Ability to export logs for a date range and print them, download a CSV, or download a JSON format
  • FEATURE: (PREMIUM) Check for PHP parse errors during automatic updates and de-activate problem problems automatically
  • FEATURE: (PREMIUM) Check for plugins de-activated during auto-update and attempt to re-activate them automatically


Both the free and premium versions have been in the works over the past four months, with lots of working going into the release. Please check out which version is right for you. Prices for premium start at $29 USD a year for two licenses and a low-low price of $89 USD a year for unlimited sites.

Easy Updates Manager announce new Premium release

As those of you who manage multiple WordPress sites know, managing them all and dealing with each individual site’s plugins, themes, core and translations can be a time consuming and difficult task.

But now, we are thrilled to announce the launch of a service that will take all the hassle and work out of managing your sites.

It’s called Easy Updates Manager Premium – It has been specially designed and created for those that want to make quick and easy work of checking for updates and making changes across multiple websites; and we are sure you are going to love it.

With Easy Updates Manager Premium there is no need to login to each individual site and check for updates or make each individual change manually. This plugin takes care of that and does all the time consuming and difficult work for you. Simply add your site and plugin details and “set and forget” to receive automatic updates. You can also personally customise your updates on each individual aspect of WordPress core with multiple settings option; making managing your WordPress update settings quick and easy.

With all these options available for configuration, Easy Updates Manager Premium gives you complete control of how, when and what and what not to update.

We have all been in a situation where you download an update, only to instantly regret it. If you feel that an update or change caused unexpected errors or other issues, you can access the Easy Updates Manager Premium update log and check the version that caused the problem and rollback the update or change, restoring your site to an earlier version.

Easy Updates Manager Premium also allows you to have full control over safe updates, schedule updates, external logging, email notification of updates and access to premium support as well as many other features.

Premium will help you take all the work out of keeping your site’s plugins, themes, core and translations up to date. We have no doubt that once you have used our new service, you’ll appreciate just how much help it really is.

Easy Updates Manager is available for download here here.  

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Easy Updates Manager Premium release imminent

UpdraftPlus will soon be releasing a new and exciting development that we want to share with you.

In order to offer a better and more user-friendly service, we are launching a new Premium version of Easy Updates Manager to give a more comprehensive user experience.

Easy Updates Manager is a powerful WordPress service that is currently helping more than 200,000 users automatically keep their site up to date and bug free. The plugin allows you to fully manage updates for all your sites plugins, themes, core and translations and offers highly customizable options and endless possibilities for configuration, giving the user the option to pick and choose what to update and what not to update.

Checking for updates can be a time-consuming and complicated process, but it can become quick and easy once you have installed Easy Updates Manager as it removes the need to login to each individual site and manually check for updates.

The all new Easy Updates Manager Premium will give you even more control over your WordPress sites. Be sure to keep an eye out for further updates and information.

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