Check wordpress-version


This plugin lets you track if a WordPress update is available. To check for updates, this plugin uses the Git Repo at To compare against the current/installed version of WordPress, the check has to run on the WordPress server itself and needs access to the WordPress installation directory.

Fact Sheet

Check Plugin Download

Check Interval Recommendation

Once a day

Can be called without parameters


Available for

Python 2, Python 3



Uses SQLite DBs



usage: wordpress-version2 [-h] [-V] [--always-ok]
                          [--cache-expire CACHE_EXPIRE] [--path PATH]

This plugin lets you track if server updates are available.

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -V, --version         show program's version number and exit
  --always-ok           Always returns OK.
  --cache-expire CACHE_EXPIRE
                        The amount of time after which the update check cache
                        expires, in hours. Default: 24
  --path PATH           Local path to your WordPress installation. Default:

Usage Examples

./wordpress-version --path /var/www/html/wordpress


WordPress v5.7.2 is up to date


  • If wanted, always returns OK,

  • else returns WARN if update is available.

Perfdata / Metrics

There is no perfdata.

Credits, License