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Why Do My WordPress Plug-Ins Keep Changing?

Why Do My WordPress Plug Ins Keep Changing

Posted By Olivia Justice
June 18, 2019 Category: WordPress

WordPress is a publishing platform for managing your digital presence and establishing your brand. Even if there are no built-in options, themes, or features that you want or need, there are thousands of third-party plugins and web apps that can be integrated seamlessly. According to W3techs, WordPress has 58.8% of the CMS marketshare. However, what most site admins discover as they develop and expand their WordPress powered site, every plugin you install requires a steady stream of updates to keep all features working properly. Essentially, the maintenance is a nightmare.  Developers update, upgrade, add-on and change plugins on what feels like a daily basis. If you don't have the technical knowledge to read through the plugin updates or version notes, you may be upgrading to a plugin that is not compatible with the version of WordPress you're running. And even if you have the technical knowledge, you may find that an update to one plugin has completely messed up the functionality of another plugin. Some updates can really cause a trickle-down effect into the other plugins your website uses. When developers update their plugins, they're not always conscious of how their updates will work with other plugins — and how do you expect them to? Each plugin has it's own team of developers behind them. DEVELOPERS ARE NO LONGER PROVIDING SUPPORT FOR PLUGINS In other cases, a plugin that was perfect for your site that was working fine has