When you login to your WordPress dashboard, if your WordPress website needs updating you will be asked to 'Please update now' as can be seen from the graphic below. It is advisable that you backup your website before carrying out any WordPress update. For additional information please visit our Website Maintenance & Security Program page
A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that your website uses. It is important that all website plugins are constantly kept up to date on a regular basis. The screenshot below shows how this is done. *Tip*: Always update plugins one at a time For additional information please visit our page Website Maintenance Programme
The version of WordPress is located at the bottom right hand corner of your WordPress dashboard For additional information please visit our Website Maintenance and Security Program page , What version of WordPress does my site use?