June 03, 2015

How To Offer Automatic Plugin Updates [WordPress Developers]

DO you like to get updates of plugin on time? Actually everyone does. Have you ever planned to release any WordPress plugin to sell? When it comes to sell any wordpress plugin, The very major thing you should care about is to offer automatic updates.

How To Offer Automatic Plugin Updates [WordPress Developers] : eAskme
How To Offer Automatic Plugin Updates [WordPress Developers] : eAskme
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It is really easy to provide automatic updates when you are giving free plugin via official WordPress plugin repository. But things are totally different when it comes to sell premium WordPress theme or plugin. You also never like to email every single user the update of your wordpress plugin. SO today I am here to help by sharing tools that offer automatic updates for any WordPress plugin. If you are launching any WordPress plugin in coming days then this will be very helpful for you.

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WordPress Plugin updates for Developers:

WP Updates:

Wp updates is the best to offer premium plugin updates without any hessel. This is good for those who are distributing it independently and also for both type of developers, who have launched premium or free. WP Updates is best to offer automatic updates with easy to use the dashboard. The best thing is they offer 1 product for free.

Software licensing by EDD:

If you want to start your own digital store then Easy Digital Downloads is the best choice for you. Their call Software licensing extension adds an automatic upgrade to your product. The best thing is that it allow you to roll out updates only for license users. This will help you revoke access to users with invalid license.

This is a paid solution and cost you $82 for single site license. This is a well justified price for creating a seriously paid product.

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For now, these are the two easy to integrate solution for offering automatic WordPress updates. You can use the above system for plugin or themes. I will keep updating this post with new solutions in future.

Do let me know what method are you using to offer automatic updates for your digital product? I would love to hear your thoughts and opinion in the comment section below.