New plugin: Background Update Tester

New pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party: Background Update Tester, from @dd32 and me. It does what it says… Most sites are able to apply updates in the background. This plugin checks your site for compatibility and explains any problems.

After activating this plugin, visit the Dashboard → Update Tester screen. (If you are using multisitemultisite Used to describe a WordPress installation with a network of multiple blogs, grouped by sites. This installation type has shared users tables, and creates separate database tables for each blog (wp_posts becomes wp_0_posts). See also network, blog, site, visit Updates → Update Tester in the networknetwork (versus site, blog) adminadmin (and super admin).)

Feedback and enhancementenhancement Enhancements are simple improvements to WordPress, such as the addition of a hook, a new feature, or an improvement to an existing feature. requests welcome. (I think we should add the ability to send a test email to see that your install can email you.) This is an early rough cut.

#3-7, #dev-notes