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Opened 4 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

#49475 closed enhancement (duplicate)

Add WordPress version number to dashboard even if wordpress is outdated

Reported by: dpacks's profile dpacks Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Upgrade/Install Keywords:
Focuses: ui, administration Cc:


When WordPress detects there is a new update, the current version number displayed in dashboard is replaced with a link prompting a WordPress update. The current version information is important especially in this context as very old unmaintained installs have a greater potential of being broken by an update so it's important to know just how out of date the WordPress instance is.

Suggestion: add the update link in addition to showing current version information instead of replacing current version information.

Up-to-date wordpress instance shows version information:
Out-of-Date wordpress instance doesn't show current version information:
Suggested display for out-of-date version information:

Change History (1)

#1 @ocean90
4 years ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Type changed from feature request to enhancement

Hello @dpacks, thanks for the ticket.

This request is already being tracked in #15101. See also #35554 and #47848.

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