Visual Composer( WPBakery Page Builder ) plugin automatically displays an update notification when they release new version, which is very common for everyone.
Already you know that, Visual Composer plugin comes with theme as a bundle and It’s ask for purchase code to complete automatic update process. That is why, you can not run automatic update process. However, we always keep our theme up to date and release an update of our themes along with the latest version of Visual Composer. So that, you can easily install and use updated version.
Now, there are two procedures available to update Visual Composer plugin and both of them are quite straight forward to apply. Here goes the detail-
Update Via FTP:
Step 01: Download latest version of purchased theme from the following link.
Step 02: Unzip downloaded theme file. Inside the plugins folder, you will get a js_composer.zip file, which is our latest page builder plugin.
Step 03: Next, unzip ‘js_composer.zip‘ file. Using FTP, replace all the files in ‘wp-content/plugins/js_composer’ directory.
Update Via TGMPA Plugin:
Step 01: Please download the latest version of the theme.
Step 02: Unzip the theme zip file, and using FTP replace all the old theme files.
Step 03: Next, login to the site admin panel.
Step 04: Navigate to plugins>> Installed Plugins. Now, Deactivate & Delete the WPBakery Page Builder plugin.
Step 05: Next, Navigate to Appearance >> Install Plugin & click Install link.
Step 05: Finally, click on the Activate link to start the WP Bakery Page Builder plugin.
Step 06: Now, if you navigate to plugins>> Installed Plugins page the you will get notification text has been successfully removed.
Hope that helps.