The Arlo web team will regularly release new versions and updates to the Arlo WordPress plugin. These updates will often include new features, enhancements and bug fixes. The Arlo web team recommend keeping your WordPress version and Arlo WordPress plugin up to date.
How do I know when an update is available?
Open your WordPress administration dashboard and on the left menu next to 'plugins' you will see the number of updates available. E.g. The screenshot below shows 1 plugin requiring an update.
Select 'Plugins' and you will be able to quickly identify the plugins that requires an update by looking for the orange banner with the update symbol.
Selecting 'Update Now' will update the plugin to the latest version.
Note: Before selecting 'Update Now' please follow the process below.
How do I update my Arlo WordPress plugin?
Before updating your Arlo for WordPress plugin, we recommend making sure your WordPress version is up to date and to follow the steps below:
1. Do a FULL backup (files/database)
2. Deactivate the plugin
3. Update the plugin
4. Activate the plugin
5. Synchronise the data with your platform
6. Check all Arlo related pages
Important: Event information may not be available whilst the upgrade is in progress, on completion it will restore all information as previous. Due to the nature of some plugin updates, if there is any interruptions with the database upgrade, the plugin will automatically remove and recreate the Arlo related tables in the database.
Where to find help with updating your Arlo WordPress plugin?