Gets the version of a reference site and update the wordpress site, if the reference site has a higher version.
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WordPress Remote Updater

Gets the version of a reference site and update the wordpress site, if the reference site has a higher version.

It downloads the latest wordpress version and upload it via ftp. After login, it clicks on the "Update WordPress Database" link.

Procedure

  • Checks if the reference site has a higher version.
  • Download the new wp version.
  • Unzip the wordpress zip file.
  • Upload the new files.
  • Login to update the database.
  • Update the wordpress database.

General Information

License: GNU General Public License

Author: Christoph Daniel Miksche (m5e.de)

Installation

  1. Use the following command to install all dependencies.
pip install BeautifulSoup4 lxml mechanize

Alternatively if your using Debian:

apt install python-beautifulsoup python-mechanize python-lxml
  1. Then clone the git repository.

  2. After that, please change the variables in the settings.py file.

  3. Enter the command python updater.py in your commandline.

  4. If you want to schedule your updates, edit your /etc/crontab file.