Tim Nash explains and evaluates several strategies for updating WordPress core, plugins, and themes. He also talks about error monitoring, acceptance testing, and visual regression testing.
It’s a good reminder of how updates aren’t automatic for some sites, but for many, they nearly can be. Of course, depending on the host, that still leaves the rest of the stack to be updated as well.
Tim also explains how to turn on automatic core updates for major releases, which is more often than not a good idea for the vast majority of sites. 🤖