This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Custom WP Update Message


This plugin allows you to customize the WordPress update message shown when a new version of WordPress is available. This plugin is targeted toward web developers who want to provide support to their clients when updates are available, and prevent clients from accidentally breaking the site via updates. Developers can enter their contact information, and a personalized message to be shown when the update is available. Finally, developers can also determine which types of users see the upgrade message and which do not.


  • The message as displayed on the plugin admin panel.


  1. Upload the ‘custom-wp-update-message’ folder to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


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Contributors & Developers

“Custom WP Update Message” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Fixed php warnings regarding empty arrays passed to foreach loops


  • Fixed strict error messages regarding static functions
  • Checked for WP 4.3 compatibility


  • Add textdomain for translations
  • Checked for WP 4.1 compatibility


  • Change to the way options are saved.
  • Settings link fix


Initial release.