WordPress to add auto-update feature for themes and plugins

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    WordPress to add auto-update feature for themes and plugins
    Auto-update feature is only available for the WordPress CMS core now. To be expanded for themes and plugins
    March 16, 2020

    https://www.zdnet.com/article/wordpress-to-add-auto-update-feature-for-themes-and-plugins/
     
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    WordPress 5.5 rolls out with auto-updates for plugins, themes
    Feature aimed at improving the security of the WordPress ecosystem has been a ‘long time coming’
    August 12, 2020

    https://portswigger.net/daily-swig/wordpress-5-5-rolls-out-with-auto-updates-for-plugins-themes
     
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    Over one million WordPress sites receive forced update to security plugin after severe vulnerability discovered
    October 22, 2020
    https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/featured/loginizer-wordpress-plugin-forced-update/
     
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    Patch takeover: App developers, like WordPress, left to weigh backlash of forced security updates
    October 29, 2020
    https://www.scmagazine.com/website-...st-weigh-backlash-of-forced-security-updates/
     
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