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Companion Auto Update

Manage all updates on your WordPress site. Stay in the know with several optional e-mail notifications and logs. For free.
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Companion Auto Update is a powerful and completely free plugin that allows you to manage all the updates on your WordPress site. Our aim is to give you the best control over these updates and stay in the know at all times.

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Great plugin

By bhtvdmeer on May 29, 2023

Great plugin. You need to check your site from time to time because automatic updating can go wrong if a host is not very stable. But that is not the fault of this plugin.

Wonderful plugin albeit a past hiccup

By TekGirlyMama on February 7, 2023

Just wanted to thank the plugin author, Papin, for all his time and great work o this free plugin. I hope he goes on maintaining it. It was not updated since wp6.0.3 but it works PERFECTLY well, so I assume no need for Papin to unnecessarily waste his time.

WP now has auto updates, but sans all the features and fine-tuning this plugin enables.

Looks like it's no longer maintained

By Jon York on June 22, 2022

I've used this plugin for several years on many, many websites and it has worked absolutely flawlessly. Never a day of trouble from it. And it has saved me unbelievable amounts of trouble. So I really hate that it has come to this - but while it's still working on my WP 6.0 sites, it has not been updated and tested for use with 6.0. I haven't had any trouble with it except I'm getting bombarded with notices each day from all my websites saying I have an "outdated" plugin. It turned out it was this one. This one hasn't been updated in the last 3 months and 6.0 has been out for a month now. That's scaring me that it's no longer being supported so I'm going to be trying something else for now.

Super easy for my staging enviremont

By Dave Loodts (davelo) on June 14, 2022

We use this amazing plugin on all our staging sites. Handy to have a log of which plugins have updates in the last week.

Muito bom

By lucaslima28 on June 25, 2022

Recomendo muito para deixar seu wordpress devidamente atualizado

Doesn't work

By Wendihihihi on January 29, 2022

Stopped working long time ago. Asked for a solution on the forum, but no reply. Going to look for alternatives.

Very good and free

By ideaWeb (ideaweb) on January 24, 2022

Very good plugin and free

Excellent plugin!

By ads (ecomturbo) on January 11, 2022

So far an excellent plugin! Well done Pappin. I just wish you were replying to all reviews especially the one saying that this plugin is slowing down sites.

I don't trust this plugin

By markzoi on March 12, 2021

After installing this plugin in about 20 websites I find out that I was blocking the autoupdate from WPML plugins (perfectly register with my license key) all other plugins and theme updates where working ... So I had several issue by passing from a old version of WPML to last versions in some websites!

Excellent plugin, amazing work and support, thank you!

By guilamu on December 22, 2020

Excellent plugin, amazing work and support, thank you!

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