[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #54631: Auto updates should be able to be switched off

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Wed Dec 15 12:45:37 UTC 2021

#54631: Auto updates should be able to be switched off
 Reporter:  sunflower99      |       Owner:  (none)
     Type:  enhancement      |      Status:  new
 Priority:  normal           |   Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  Upgrade/Install  |     Version:  trunk
 Severity:  normal           |  Resolution:
 Keywords:                   |     Focuses:
Changes (by SergeyBiryukov):

 * component:  General => Upgrade/Install


 Hi there, welcome to WordPress Trac! Thanks for the ticket.

 In my testing, setting the `WP_AUTO_UPDATE_CORE` constant does affect the
 WordPress Updates screen. For example, if I set it to `false`, this
 message is displayed:
 > `This site will not receive automatic updates for new versions of

 Note that by design, the constant only controls
 updates/ automatic background updates], it does not affect manual updates.
 For the latter, you may want to look into other options, e.g. overriding
 the `update_core` user capability or the transient of the same name using
 the `pre_site_transient_update_core` filter, as suggested in
 [https://jasonjalbuena.com/disable-wordpress-update-notifications/ some

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/54631#comment:2>
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