How to downgrade a WordPress Plugin (Easy Tutorial for 2021) – In this article I am going to show you an easy step-by-step on how to downgrade a WordPress plugin to an older version.
You will learn how to downgrade a WordPress plugin to a previous version manually and by using a plugin.
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Downgrading a plugin means reverting to an earlier and older release.
There might be a number of reasons why you might want to temporarily downgrade a WordPress plugin to a previous version:
Similarly to downgrading to an older WordPress core update, downgrading a plugin should be seen as temporary.
With each new version of a plugin, the developers often fix vulnerabilities within the plugin code.
Switching back to an older release might mean exposing your website to known vulnerabilities, which might potentially result in your site being hacked.
For this reason, it’s always recommended that you keep your WordPress website up to date and switch back to older version of core, theme or plugins only temporarily.
To downgrade a WordPress plugin manually:
To downgrade a WordPress plugin with WP Rollback: