Update Theme & Plugins


There are two methods to update theme as below:

Manual Update: (RECOMMENDED)

You can also update new version in the traditional way:

Via WordPress:

  • Step 1:  Deactivate current theme by going to Appearance > Themes and activate any another theme such as the default WordPress theme.
  • Step 2:  Delete older version by clicking on Delete link. Confirm to delete.
  • Step 3: Upload and install the new version.

Via FTP:

  • Step 1: Unzip the “installable theme” file to get the new theme folder
  • Step 2: Use your FTP software to browse to “wp-content/themes” folder
  • Step 3: Upload the new theme folder to override the current theme folder

All posts and settings will be saved. There are data-safe methods.

Auto Update:

Please follow this guide Automatic updates theme via Envato Market plugin


Via WordPress: (AUTOMATIC)

From version 2.1, Videopro can check plugin versions to ensure theme compatibility. After activating a new version of the theme, there is a notification to remind updating plugin like below, then you just to choose “Begin Updating plugins” button and select the plugins to update automatically.

NOTEVisual Composer plugin needs to manually update, please find the installable file of the plugin in Theme Package/Installation Files/Plugins or themes/videopro/inc/plugins/plugins to manually update it. In case, you are activating the new VideoPro Child theme, you can update this plugin automatically as other plugins.



Via FTP:

  • Unzip the .zip files of the plugins you want to update.
  • Login to your FTP account and navigate to your WordPress Installation directory
  • Navigate to the folder /wp-content/plugins
  • Override the folders of these plugins


  • After Updating: you should clear your Site & Browser Cache