How To Disable Automatic WordPress Updates

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Are you looking for a way to disable automatic WordPress updates? This one line snippet will disable automatic WordPress core updates so that you can update on your own schedule.


All you have to do is add this code the wp-config.php file in the root directory of your wordpress install.

define( 'WP_AUTO_UPDATE_CORE', false );

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