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Force Plugin Updates Check


This is an extremely simple plugin that just adds a link to the toolbar that allows site admins to force WordPress to run a check for plugin updates.


  1. Activate the plugin
  2. A “Check for Plugin Updates” link will be added as a submenu to the updates menu link
  3. Click this link anytime you need to force an update check to run


September 3, 2016 1 reply
I tried but it didn’t help me to fix this problem:
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Contributors & Developers

“Force Plugin Updates Check” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Confirmed compatibility with WordPress 4.9


  • Redirect to updates page instead of index.php


  • Initial release!