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Login Via FTP or your hosting control panel’s file manager, delete the file “.maintenance” in the root of your site.

or login Cpanel’s file manager, delete the file “.maintenance” in the root of your site.

Actually just going to update a plug-in on one of my sites and if failed and I went and in fixed dates and then try to reinstall the plug-in but what ended up happening is I have this really annoying message in my WordPress dashboard this is an automated update it start an automated WordPress update has failed to complete nothing.

I can do to get rid of this I fix the plug-in problem that I was having but the message is still there so I figured out how to delete it.

This is definitely a perfect the BP crafter video because it is a little on the technical side on how you get rid of it and I’m sure you can use a little help with that soaked and lasers the message right here and no matter what you do it will not go away.

So this what you need to do there is a file a hidden file on your Web server that you need to delete and it’s not so simple because it’s a hidden file now if your WordPress is on cPanel there is a limit go to my cPanel here there is a nice little option here called a file manager and this is what you need to do you need to click on file manager in any breezy to this pop up.

Now normally I don’t look at the options of the pop up I just let go and I go to worry need to go but there’s little checkbox your cube never checked on it it will be unchecked to so you need to check on it and says show hidden files and then click on go his can of pop up in a new window and now you need to navigate to your WordPress install folder.

So for me it is a right here and this is the file we need to delete is called.maintenance and this will also put in your WordPress install and maintenance mode you know so if you try to do an update and it failed and you go to the website it says there is a brief maintenance.

That’s the file that gets created when you update certain themes and plug-ins in WordPress and if there’s a failure and is created that violate doesn’t get to the point of actually removing the file I created you need to go in and manually remove it natural simply just highlight on it click the delete button and then not confirm.

Go back into my WordPress installation right here if you refresh I haven’t tried this crossing my fingers that it goes away yesterday went away.

Another step:

I think is that it is a .file (or hidden file) much like the .htaccess file. If you are browsing your files, there is an option to show hidden files. Once that option is chosen, you will most likely also see the .maintenance file