Alert: This function’s access is marked private. This means it is not intended for use by plugin or theme developers, only in other core functions. It is listed here for completeness.

_maybe_update_plugins()

Check the last time plugins were run before checking plugin versions.


Description Description

This might have been backported to WordPress 2.6.1 for performance reasons. This is used for the wp-admin to check only so often instead of every page load.


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Source Source

File: wp-includes/update.php

function _maybe_update_plugins() {
	$current = get_site_transient( 'update_plugins' );
	if ( isset( $current->last_checked ) && 12 * HOUR_IN_SECONDS > ( time() - $current->last_checked ) ) {
		return;
	}
	wp_update_plugins();
}


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Version Description
2.7.0 Introduced.

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