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Streamline Website Maintenance with Dollie's Update Manager

Keeping your WordPress websites up to date is essential for security, performance, and functionality. However, managing updates for multiple websites can be time-consuming and challenging. Dollie's Control HQ features an Update Manager designed to simplify the update process, saving you time and effort. In this article, we'll explore how to use Dollie's Update Manager to efficiently keep your websites current.

Understanding Dollie's Update Manager

Dollie's Update Manager is a powerful tool that centralizes and streamlines the update process for WordPress websites. Whether you manage a single website or a portfolio of sites, this feature offers a range of capabilities that make maintaining your websites a breeze.

Key Features of Dollie's Update Manager:

Batch Updates: Dollie allows you to update plugins, themes, and even the WordPress core across multiple websites simultaneously. Say goodbye to the tedious task of updating each site individually.

Auto-Updates: You can set specific plugins to auto-update, ensuring critical components are always up to date without manual intervention.

Bulk Actions: Switching from one plugin or theme to another? Dollie's Update Manager lets you bulk delete one plugin or theme and bulk install and activate the replacement, simplifying transitions.

Ignore List: For problematic updates, you can add plugins or themes to the ignore list. This prevents accidental updates that might disrupt your website's functionality.

Multiple Sources: Dollie supports various sources for updates, including the WordPress repository, Dropbox, local files (with a 15MB upload limit), and URLs. You have flexibility in how you source and apply updates.

Using Dollie's Update Manager

Follow these steps to leverage Dollie's Update Manager effectively:

Step 1: Access Dollie Control HQ

Log in to your Dollie Control HQ account using your credentials.

Step 2: Navigate to the Update Manager

In your Control HQ dashboard, locate and click on the "Update Manager" or "Updates" section to access this feature.

Step 3: Review Available Updates

Dollie's Update Manager will display a list of available updates for plugins, themes, and the WordPress core across your websites.

Step 4: Choose Your Updates

Select the updates you want to apply. You can update items individually or use the batch update feature to update multiple websites at once.

Step 5: Configure Auto-Updates (Optional)

If desired, configure auto-updates for specific plugins to ensure they stay current without manual intervention.

Step 6: Utilize Bulk Actions

When switching between plugins or themes, take advantage of bulk actions to streamline the transition.

Step 7: Maintain Your Ignore List

Keep your ignore list up to date with any problematic updates that should be avoided.


Dollie's Update Manager simplifies the often complex task of keeping your WordPress websites up to date. With features like batch updates, auto-updates, and bulk actions, you can efficiently maintain your websites with minimal effort.

Say goodbye to the time-consuming process of manual updates and hello to a streamlined approach that ensures your websites are secure, perform optimally, and stay up to date with the latest plugins and themes.

If you have any questions or need assistance while using the Update Manager, our support team is here to help. Dollie is committed to providing you with the tools and features you need to manage your websites effectively and efficiently.

With Dollie's Update Manager, you can focus on growing your online presence and leave the hassle of updates behind.

Updated on: 27/02/2024

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