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How can I disable update tips from wp-admin page? My WordPress wp-admin page showing this warning:

An automated WordPress update has failed to complete - please attempt the update again now.

But "Update" section of "Dashboard" shows that my WordPress, theme and plugins are up to date. How can I remove this warning? Also help me to completely disable this type of tips from my wp-admin page.

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This message is generated from a file called .maintenance in the root of your WordPress installation. To remove the message you simply need to delete the file.

source: http://www.wpmods.com/forums/topic/an-automated-wordpress-update-has-failed-to-complete

Edit: To remove all udpate tips from now on, paste the following code in your functions.php file:

if ( !current_user_can( 'edit_users' ) ) { add_action( 'init', create_function( '$a', "remove_action( 'init', 'wp_version_check' );" ), 2 ); add_filter( 'pre_option_update_core', create_function( '$a', "return null;" ) ); }

This code will remove all update notifications for all the wordpress users with rights to edit other users (usually administrators)

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But how to completely disable this type of messages? – chanchal1987 Aug 17 '10 at 9:25
I'm sorry, I had forgotten about that. I've updated the answer to include the solution to this issue too. – mvime Aug 17 '10 at 9:54
Code is taken from: wpcookies.com/remove-wordpress-update-notice-from-admin-panel . But this is not working for me. – chanchal1987 Aug 17 '10 at 12:23
Mmm.. I can't test it myself because my two wordpress installations are already updated, but it seems that there are some plugins for that: wordpress.org/extend/plugins/disable-wordpress-core-update and wordpress.org/extend/plugins/disable-wordpress-updates would be two examples. – mvime Aug 17 '10 at 16:30
Thanks... – chanchal1987 Aug 18 '10 at 6:50

This filter is sufficient for Wordpress 3.0:

add_filter( 'pre_site_transient_update_core', create_function( '$a', "return null;" ) );

For 2.8 to 3.0 use this:

remove_action( 'wp_version_check', 'wp_version_check' );
remove_action( 'admin_init', '_maybe_update_core' );
add_filter( 'pre_transient_update_core', create_function( '$a', "return null;" ) );
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