How to update plugins and themes using wpCentral

Upgrade themes and plugins in wpcentral

A large number of attacks on the WP website occur due to the outdated themes or plugins. Another major drawback of not updating your theme/plug-in is the lack of the latest features that directly affect the performance.

Thanks to wpCentral you can now easily update your themes and plugins without any complications.

In this step by step guide you will learn how you can update your themes or plugins:

Updating plugins and theme with wpCentral

·         Visit wpCentral panel and sign in with registered credentials

·          Click the checkbox near your desired website name in the list of your WordPress websites

·         Go to the bottom right corner of the page and open “To Do” dropdown menu. From the options list select Themes and then click go

·         The Themes management page will open displaying the theme that is installed on the selected WP website.

·         Select the theme that you want to update by clicking the checkbox and look for the dropdown menu at the bottom right click on and select the option Themes from the drop-down menu. For the plug-in updates, you need to select the option plug-in.

·         If you wish to know the details of the selected theme you can do so by clicking the double arrows in front of the theme/plug-in

·         It will open the page containing details of the selected theme as well as the websites that are using it. Each website has a checkbox option in its front. You can choose either one or multiple websites where you wish to apply the updates.

·         Now click the update button at the extreme bottom right

·         The theme automatically be updated for the selected websites

Tip The name of the outdated website is also displayed in the main dashboard that can make the things easier and faster

How to backup multiple WordPress on Google Drive (using WPCentral)

Multiple WordPress websites Backup in Google Drive

wpCentral offers you an easy way to manage multiple WordPress sites with greater efficiency as most of the lengthy and tedious processes are compressed into 1-click steps. Besides, you would not have to switch between different accounts or go through multiple login processes as you can manage every website through a single dashboard. The quick guides on managing different aspects empower you to independently manage different aspects of your site and resolve any occasional issues on your own by following the right steps.

Today we will learn how you can back up multiple WP sites on your Google Drive with the help of wpCentral.

Backing up your WP sites on Google drive allows you to access your backup anytime anywhere and through any device. That’s why wpCentral provides its users an easy and quick way to store their WP site’s backups on their registered Google Drive account with the help of below-mentioned steps

Creating Backup Locations

•    Sign in to wpCentral with your registered login credentials

•    In wpCentral panel go to the top right pane and click Edit Settings (Hand Tool Icon).

•    Now, Click on Add backup Location and in the protocol select “Google Drive”.

•    Leave Backup location empty if you want wpCentral to automatically create a default storage directory in your Google Drive Account. Alternatively, you can enter a specific name to create a folder in the default Softaculous Auto Installer Directory and store backups in that folder.

•    After completing the form, submit it by clicking Add Backup Location

•    Once you submit the form you will be asked to authorize wpCentral for accessing your Google Drive Account. Enter Login credentials of your Google Drive Account.

•    A dialog box will appear confirming you to allow Softaculous for accessing your Google Account. Click Allow

•    You are all done. The Google Back up location is now successfully added and you will be automatically taken back to the wpCentral panel with the updated backup location.

Accessing the Backups from Google

·         Sign in to your wpcentral panel and select the desired website by hovering over its name

·         Click Backups icon to open the backups page associated with the selected website

·         Click create backup button and in the create new backup page fill up the form with the required details

·         In the backup locations menu Select the option wpcentral Google Drive location

·         Finally click backup website button to create the backup. That’s all.

·         Repeat above steps for backing up multiple sites by hovering over the desired sites.

How to backup WordPress Websites on Dropbox (using wpCentral)

Step by Step guide to Backup your WP site in Dropbox

Managing multiple WP websites has now become easier with the help of wpCentral. The best thing about wpCentral is the easy 1-click steps for automating entire processes instead of going through multiple steps.  With simple and quick guides you can learn managing different aspects of your WordPress sites on wpCentral.

Today we will learn to back up WordPress sites on Drop box using wpCentral

One of the prime features of Dropbox is that it allows you to securely save files in the cloud storage and share them with others. That is why many people now prefer to use Dropbox for storing their site backups.

To facilitate the things for such users, wpCentral offers an easy provision to backup multiple sites on Dropbox with simple steps as mentioned below

This guide is divided into 2 parts

  1. Authorizing wpCentral to access your dropbox account for backup
  2. Backing up WordPress Website on Dropbox (using wpCentral)

Part 1: Authorizing wpCentral to access your dropbox account for backup ·        

Open wpCentral panel and login with your credentials

·         Click Edit Settings->Add Back Up Location

·         Open dropdown box called Protocol

·        Select Dropbox from the list and Authorize registered Dropbox account with wpCentral by clicking Authorize Button

Dropbox Authorization



·         Provide your registered dropdown credentials and click sign in

A dialog box will open seeking your permission to access Softaculous Auto Installer App in your registered Dropbox account. Click on allow

·         You will get the Authroization code. Copy and paste it in the field Auth Code of wpCentral Add Backup Location Form

BackUp Location

·         Leave the Backup Location field empty to store the backups in Softaculous App Directory.

·         Alternatively, you can also designate another directory like /WordPress by entering the same in the Backup Location text box and clicking Add Backup Location button. Your backups will be stored in /Softaculous App/WordPress directory.

Part 2: Backing up WordPress Website on Dropbox (using wpCentral)

·         Enter your wpCentral panel using registered login credentials.

·         The entire list of WordPress sites that you have added in your wpCentral account will open.

·         Select your desired website by hovering over its name.

·         Click on Backups Icon

·         You will see the Backups Page associated with that website displaying the entire list of Backups created for the selected website.

·         Click Create backup button and you will be redirected to create new backup page prompting you the required details in the provided fields

·         Go to backup locations Dropdown menu and choose the option wpCentral dropbox location that you added previously

·         Create backup by clicking on Backup Website Button