This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

WP Update Message


Add a short note about the latest changes in the current post or page.

WP Update message adds a metabox in admin post or page section. If you updated a post or page with important information you can write a note about it here.

There are a few optional settings, but the plugin works fine even without changing anything.


You can choose a style theme and more.

  • Published date format (if published date should be included)
  • Updated date format (if updated date should be included)
  • Position
  • HTML
  • New row replacement
  • Style theme


  • Settings -> Update Message
  • Update Message metabox in post / page
  • A preview of the themes included.


  1. Upload the folder wp-update-message to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to Settings -> Update Message to change the settings (optional).


Can I change the updated message with own HTML and CSS?

Yes, you can!

Does this create a lot of database space?

No, it will only add a row in the database if you save the settings. You can delete the settings by clicking “Delete settings”.


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  • Upgraded the build in themes


  • Fixed bug with delete problem in update message metabox


  • Initial release