Feature Plugin: Rollback Update Failure

Feature Plugin: Rollback Update Failure

Author: WordPress.org

Date: February 19, 2021 

Category: Make WordPress Core

This feature pluginFeature Plugin A plugin that was created with the intention of eventually being proposed for inclusion in WordPress Core. See Features as Plugins. is an offshoot of Matt’s 9 Projects for 2019. Specifically it’s a follow-up to auto-updates for plugins and themes. Our goal is to provide a safety mechanism of sorts should an update, including auto-updates, fail potentially leaving the user’s site in an unstable state.

This is a feature plugin based on the PR for #51857. We are working towards inclusion in WordPress 5.8. The general overview is to provide a mechanism whereby a failed pluginPlugin

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