Why Update WordPress, Plugins and Themes?

Why Update WordPress, Plugins and Themes?

We build a lot of our websites inside of WordPress and one thing we always need to address is updates. Updates to the WordPress platform, the plugins installed and the themes applied. Most of the time we are always asked the same question, Is this necessary? I always respond “Yes!” Most content management systems, applications, or software always need to be updated. Think of your computer, and these updates are needed, and here are the main reasons: Increased Security...

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