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

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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?