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Disable WordPress accessing to check for updates

My ISP having trouble accessing through SSL connection, thus I am facing performance issues. How Can I entirely block WordPress admin trying to access to check for latest updates and other things ( By other things I mean any reason that WordPress wants to connect to through SSL ). Thanks. How to add a plugin for certain countries?

I wrote my plugin, which I would like to share with the WP community. I would like to post it on the site of for this. But my plugin is intended only for certain countries, since only for users in these countries this plugin may be interesting. Questions: Is there a way to add […]

Remove swfobject.js in wp_head()

I have gotten rid of the wlwmanifest_link and jquery, since I load it from a compressed version and at the footer, but I can’t find a way to get rid of the swfobject.js. This is the code I used to get rid of the other two in my functions.php file: remove_action(‘wp_head’, ‘wlwmanifest_link’); if ( !is_admin() […]

Readme.txt not getting updated

My readme.txt file is not getting updated on the plugin directory. Please guide me. Thanks. === Sharpen Images === Contributors: FahadUddinPK Donate link: Please send donations to (PayPal) Tags: images, image quality, improve image quality, sharpen images, sharpen jpegs Requires at least: 3.0.1 Tested up to: 4.4.1 Stable tag: 4.3 License: GPLv2 or later […]

How to make the first commit on

I’ve created a plugin and I’ve uploaded it to, but I see the message “This plugin is approved and awaiting data upload but not visible to the public yet. Once you make your first commit, the plugin will become public.” Here is the plugin link. How can I get rid of this message?

What is the difference between WordPress Business plan vs self hosted WordPress (WordPress developer perspective)?

Short version of question : : I am not asking the difference between vs…. I am asking difference between Business plan vs Long version of question : According to, WordPress business plan allow to install third-party themes and plugins. So what is the difference between WordPress Business plan vs self […]

WordPress sites got auto upgraded

This question already has an answer here: How exactly do automatic updates work? 3 answers

REQUIRED: Could not find wp_link_pages. See: wp_link_pages by Theme Checker

I have run my theme through WordPress theme checker to see if it can be submitted to I encountered this error: REQUIRED: Could not find wp_link_pages. See: wp_link_pages But this is not true. I am using a custom function wp_my_own_link_pages() which is a replacement for wp_link_pages(). It generates pagination with a compatible HTML structure […]

Where can I always find the price of a plugin

I’m surprised that this question hasn’t already been addressed, but I’ve noticed that all to often, when I view a plugin’s page, and they have a free vs. “PRO” version, the price is not displayed anywhere. I go through all the tabs (which is time-consuming enough), I check the FAQ, Support, etc., but nowhere is […]

How To Get The File Extension Of Images Having Different Extensions In A Directory?

I am posting this in WordPress because I am working to get the featured images of all the plugins in the wordpress repository. contains the images I want. BUT, the extension for some files are .png and of some are .jpg So, I want to show those images in my wordpress plugin using img […]