How to Update the OptinMonster WordPress Plugin

Keeping your OptinMonster plugin updated to the most current version ensures you have the latest features, fewest bugs, and smoothest experience. This guide will show you how to update the OptinMonster plugin.

If you want you can follow our video or check out our walkthrough documentation below the video.

How to Update the OptinMonster WordPress Plugin

  1. BACKUP: We always suggest making a complete back-up of your website’s files and database. This is considered a best practice before updating any plugins on your site.
  2. UPDATE: Once your site has been backed-up, navigate to the Dashboard > Updates page. You can choose to update the plugin from this screen. You can also view the OptinMonster plugin changelog for details on each release.

    If you require a step-by-step guide for updating a plugin on WordPress, you can follow WPBeginner’s Guide on Updating WordPress Plugins.

Did you know?: With OptinMonster’s Plugin, you can use our Advanced Targeting Rules to target WordPress Categories, Tags, and more. Learn how our WordPress Plugin and Display Rules work together.
NOTE: If your update is not showing but you know there is an update, refresh your page a couple times to flush out the cache.

If any problems arise please contact our support team and we would be happy to assist in quickly resolving the problem!


FAQs

Q: Do I need to use both the WordPress Plugin and the Display Rules?

A: Learn how our WordPress Plugin and Display Rules work together.