OPTASY: Automatic Updates in Drupal Core? Top Benefits and Main Concerns With Drupal Updating Itself

Automatic Updates in Drupal Core? Top Benefits and Main Concerns With Drupal Updating Itself

Automatic Updates in Drupal Core? Top Benefits & Main Concerns With Drupal Updating Itself

radu.simileanu
Fri, 09/28/2018 – 15:21

Just imagine… automatic updates in Drupal core.

Such a feature would put an end to all those never-ending debates and ongoing discussions taking place in the Drupal community about the expectations and concerns with implementing such an auto-update system.

Moreover, it would be a much-awaited upgrade for all those users who’ve been looking for (not to say “longing for) ways to automate Drupal core and modules for… years now. Who’ve been legitimately asking themselves:

“Why doesn’t Drupal offer an auto-update feature like WordPress?”

And how did we get this far? From idea to a steady-growing initiative?