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Updating failed. You are probably offline

Updating failed. You are probably offline (Solution)

If you want to create a new website, WordPress is just the thing! But what if the anticipation is curbed by an error? We have experienced the error “Updating failed. You are probably offline” on our own body with a new project and are almost desperate. Therefore, we have searched for a solution for you, so that you can quickly get to grips with the problem. If the update failed, often a wrong setting in WordPress is to blame. With the right knowledge, the problem can be solved easily and within a few seconds.

Update failed – an alternative solution:

In addition to the quick and easy solution, we have also often found the hint that it may be due to a missing SSL certificate. Therefore, if you happen to have a free certificate included in your hosting provider’s package, it might be worth assigning it to your domain. This way you can exclude one source of error in any case.

Step-by-step instructions:

  • Log in to WordPress on your website
  • Click on Settings -> General
  • Compare the two items “WordPress address (URL)” and “Website address (URL)” and make sure they are exactly the same
    • Note: Often the WordPress URL is different, which causes the error
  • Done!

If your update in WordPress failed, we hope that this tutorial helped you and you can now work diligently on your new project. Also, keep us posted so we can see what projects have been created with our help. And from here on, good luck!


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