WordPress “Plugin upgrade Failed” Solution

One of the (many) things I like about WordPress is its ability to be able to automatically upgrade both the core installation and the plugins. This can also be one of the most frustrating part of WordPress too.

Those that have attempted to update their plugins using the automatic option may well be familiar with the following:

Unpacking the update

Deactivating the plugin

Removing the old version of the plugin

Could not remove the old plugin

Plugin upgrade Failed

Searching the forums reveals lots of frustrated users and very little in the way of solutions. I was one of these … Read the rest