Disable Lock on Updates

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The eum_force_updates_disable_lock may help if you’re having auto-update issues.

Just place this code in an mu-plugin.

Creating the mu-plugins directory

In your wp-content folder, create a folder called mu-plugins

Navigate to mu-plugins and create a new file called eum.php

Place this gist into that file.

What this does

WordPress has an update lock when auto-updating. Sometimes this lock is permanent and can be overridden by this filter. Run Force Updates and see if you can update successfully.