[Solved] Can’t Login After WordPress Update

WordPress LogoAfter WordPress3.7  it introduced the automatic updates feature. However i found it that sometime automatic updates gets messed-up and it won’t allow anybody to login, So in this post i am going to tell you how to fix it and Also i am going to provide a way to disable automatic updates so it won’t happen again.

FIX Can’t Login After WordPress Update

  1.  Do you have any idea, which version you were using before ? if the answer is yes, then its going to be very easy for you. Otherwise you have to update your website to the most stable version i.e. major version like. 4.0 . This may cause some of thing to not work but you can always revert back to older version, by using the same process.
  2. Download the WordPress Zip from the  WordPress Release archives.
  3. Extract the archive on local system.
  4. Login to FTP or File-manager of your website.
  5. Upload the WP-Admin and WP-Includes directory to your server.
  6. Once Uploaded, visit your website. it will ask for database upgrade. click on upgrade.
  7. Now you will be able to login.

Disable The Automatic Update Feature

Although it is not recommended but sometimes automatic update can cause a major downtime on your website which is surely, bad for business. So lets see how we can disable the automatic updates.

Disable the WordPress-Core updates

This can be done very easily by setting a parameter in Wp-Config.php

define( 'WP_AUTO_UPDATE_CORE', false );

Note: if you haven’t done this before, you can always hire a professional using websites like upwork.com or hire me by sending a message using contact-us page.


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