An automated WordPress update has failed to complete error

Problem:  Had an out of date WordPress install so I upgraded it to the new version.  After the upgrade process completed, the WordPress dashboard said I was on the latest version.  However, I was still getting the error, “An automated WordPress update has failed to complete.”  I had no way of knowing what was causing […]
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WordPress 3.x: Stuck in maintenance mode

Problem:  Used the upgrade utility within the WordPress dashboard to upgrade to the latest version.  Once I upgraded I couldn’t access my site.  It would come up to a page that said the following: Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance. Check back in a minute Solution:  I had to delete the .maintenance file in the root […]
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