How to disable automatic updates in WordPress

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Starting in WordPress 3.7, it is able to automatically update your wordpress without you doing anything.  Although it is only triggered when there is a minor update and if there is a visit to the site by any user.

However, some web masters may not want WordPress to auto-update.  They would rather manually update it themselves.

According to WordPress Codex, add …



define( 'WP_AUTO_UPDATE_CORE', false );

to the bottom of wp-config.php

If you want auto-updates for minor and major version, use …

define( 'WP_AUTO_UPDATE_CORE', true);

If you want auto-updates only for minor version, use …

define( 'WP_AUTO_UPDATE_CORE', 'minor');