Install Updates from the Frontend in WordPress

If you’re creating an app for your users to be able to manage their site completely from the frontend, then you probably need to give them the option of installing updates without having to open the updates section in the backend.

No matter if you’re a programmer or an entrepreneur who wants to create a WP site in which you want to be able to manage it completely from the frontend, we have the solution. You can get good money or save it; also, you’ll save lots of time.

We want to show you how to install WordPress updates from the frontend using the WP Frontend Admin plugin. It allows you to view and edit any wp-admin page from the frontend.

You can get the plugin here:

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You can try the premium plugin on your website for free for 7 days.


1- Open the Updates page in wp-admin

Once you install and activate the plugin, open the WordPress Updates section by going to WP Admin > Updates to open the updates section of your website.

2- View it on the frontend

For this you need to click on View on the frontend in order to see the WordPress Updates section on the frontend and install the updates if you have to. You don’t have to program anything, just click on this button and the plugin will program a frontend page in just some seconds.

3- Configure and publish the page

Now you need to configure the page. You can select the page’s title, URL slug, template, and menu.

Also, you can hide all unnecessary elements so that your  on Hide element and then click on the element you want to hide.

Elements you can hide:

  • WordPress Updates text
  • Screen Options
  • Help

Once you finish configuring the page, you just need to click on Save to publish the page.

4- Install the updates from the frontend

After publishing the page, you can see how your new page looks. Your users will need to log in in order to see and use the page.

Now your users will be allowed to install WP updates from the frontend.

It is really simple!

Isn’t it great being able to install updates from the frontend just by clicking on a simple button?

We think it is. That’s why we made this plugin.

You can get it here:

Try plugin for free

You can try the premium plugin on your website for free for 7 days.


important questions

1- Can I use other plugins to create web apps?

Yes. You can display any admin page on the frontend, and it works with all WordPress plugins.

2- Is the plugin compatible with page builders?

Yes. You can use it with other page builders such as Elementor, Visual Composer, Gutenberg, Divi, Beaver Builder, WP Page Builder, Page Builder by SiteOrigin, Oxygen, Live Composer, Brizy, and many others to create great sites.

3- What if I cannot see this page on the frontend after login?

If you can not view the page after log in, you need to use one of these roles:

  • administrator
  • author

In case you don’t want to assign one of these roles, you can create a new user role with the User Role Editor plugin. This new user role needs the update_core capability.

4- How many elements can I hide?

You can hide all elements you want. It all depends on what you need.

Just be careful not to hide elements you might need in the future.

5- What if I want to revert the elements I’ve hidden?

You can revert that. Just click on Revert below the Hide element button.