How to fix WordPress when upgrading and you get error another update is currently in progress? This could be very simple as wait for 15 minutes and it will clear the error message automatically or you may need to look at the log file to see what’s causing the hang
You might have to change the PHP.ini file to increase the maximum execution time default is 30 seconds. You might see a message like Fatal error: Maximum execution time of 30 seconds exceeded, then change it in your PHP.ini in around line 380 30 to whatever
Your error of URL might be: /wp-admin/update-core.php?action=do-core-upgrade WordPress update is currently in progress Another update is currently in progress. If waiting for 15 minutes does not fix it, then you might need to go into the database and: delete the core_updater.lock option from your WordPress database
Also, make sure to clear your cache and restart the web service to get the updated setting for your PHP.ini, that should be it. If you still have error check logs and maybe plugin you used may not be supporting newer version of WordPress.
Many websites and company Intranet runs on WordPress around the world. Keeping the WordPress software is very important to keep your data safe. The process can be very simple or it could involve a lot of planning and carefully testing a newer version, before upgrading the live system. If you have set up your WordPress correctly with the right permission and documented all the customization then it should be easy to upgrade. Your template/plugin is the key to your WordPress function. The template should be customized to void the system upgrade issues and tested.
Preparation for upgrade
Backup database and installation files, make sure your backup is good
Check your current Plugin and Template comparability
Have your customization documentation handy, review it make sure they are up to date
Make sure you have access to the server directly, in case you lose remote session
Plan out and communicate with your users
Upgrade options 1
Login to your WordPress admin pannel, make sure you have full permission
1. Click on Update>Update Now
If everything goes well you should see: latest version installed 5.0.2
Then you need to upgrade the Templates Themes
2. Click on Update> you will see the message: “The following themes have new versions available. Check the ones you want to update and then click “Update Themes”.”
click on each or select all and update
3. If there are any Plugin updates you will see message: “The following plugins have new versions available. Check the ones you want to update and then click “Update Plugins”. “
Upgrade options 2
The manual process, assumed you have already done the backup in case anything goes wrong you can restore it. Download WordPress and extract the WordPress you just downloaded
1. Delete the old wp-includes and wp-admin directories from server, so it should look something like this
2. Then upload the wp-includes and wp-admin to server 3. Upload wp-content folder to your server and overwrite existing files 4. upload all of the root directory files and overwite on server
Then go to your WordPress URL, you should see Database update Required, click Update WordPress Database
If everything goes well you should see Update Complete
In case you want to check your WordPress is up to date you can type in URL /wp-admin/upgrade.php
Then you need to upgrade the Templates Themes/Plugin Click on Update> you should see message for Themes/Plugin update, click on each one an update it.
The following plugins have new versions available. Check the ones you want to update and then click “Update Plugins”.
The following themes have new versions available. Check the ones you want to update and then click “Update Themes”.
That’s it, of course to test your website, menu, links, etc…