As of WordPress 5.5, email notifications will be sent after each attempt to auto-update a plugin or theme regardless of outcome (success or failure).

If you are managing many sites, these plugin and theme auto-updates email notifications might be annoying to you than useful.

The following snippet can be used to disable email notifications for themes and/or plugins auto-update:

 add_filter( 'auto_plugin_update_send_email', '__return_false' );
 add_filter( 'auto_theme_update_send_email', '__return_false' );

In case it helps, here’s how to add custom codes to your site.


The Easy Way


If you do not want to use code snippet, you can install the Disable auto-update Email Notifications plugin. Just install and activate the plugin. Absolutely, no configuration is required.


That’s it. Thank you!

Disable the plugin and theme auto-updates email notifications!
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Sanjeev Aryal

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