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This package was approved as a trusted package on 7/22/2019.


  • A control panel for all your WordPress sites
  • Focus on your content
  • Speed is a feature
  • Not one size fits all

To install Desktop, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install wordpress-com-for-desktop --version 4.2.0

To upgrade Desktop, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade wordpress-com-for-desktop --version 4.2.0


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = 'wordpress-com-for-desktop'
      installerType  = 'exe'
      url            = ''
      checksum       = '1b11a8ef583d4b25c31efa8a87f0f539ec270696df94c82b6a11428dce4de0c2'
      checksumType   = 'sha256'
      silentArgs     = '/S'
      validExitCodes = @(0)
      softwareName   = ' Desktop*'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Automattic Inc.


© Automattic Inc.


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status Desktop 4.2.0 88 Friday, June 21, 2019 approved Desktop 4.1.0 66 Wednesday, June 5, 2019 approved Desktop 4.0.0 81 Friday, April 26, 2019 approved Desktop 3.9.0 91 Sunday, March 10, 2019 approved Desktop 3.7.0 148 Monday, November 12, 2018 approved Desktop 3.3.0 156 Wednesday, July 11, 2018 approved Desktop 3.2.0 207 Tuesday, March 6, 2018 approved Desktop 3.1.0 192 Saturday, December 9, 2017 approved Desktop 3.0.0 187 Wednesday, November 8, 2017 approved
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