WordPress Update Timeout Process – Solution

In case you are trying to upgrade to WordPress 3.8, but you get the above message…

All you have to do is find file.php under /wp-admin/includes/ folder, go around line 465 and change the

function download_url( $url, $timeout = 300 ) {


function download_url( $url, $timeout = 500 ) {

and you’re done!

Happy upgrading!

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    2 years ago

    Saved my life!

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      2 years ago

      Glad I could help Simen! ūüôā

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