There are 2 types of updates available for Visual Composer Website Builder:

  • Plugin core update
  • Extension update from Visual Composer Cloud

Plugin core update

Plugin core update is a regular way of how plugin update works in WordPress. Update notification will appear in your WordPress admin dashboard under Plugins section and will allow updating automatically.

WordPress plugin update notification in WordPress admin dashboard

Note: after core update, it may be required to update extensions from Visual Composer Cloud. This process will run automatically after core update.

Extension update

Extension update is the most common way on how Visual Composer Website Builder will receive updates. Extension update will contain updates for elements, templates and any other functionality available in the plugin (ex. inline editor). Extension updates will run automatically and will also update elements within layout if necessary.

Note: Do not close update screen or use Visual Composer Website Builder while an update is in the process.