Download failed.: SSL certificate problem, verify that the CA cert is OK

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Downloading update from http://downloads.wordpress.org/release/wordpress-4.8.1-new-bundled.zip

Download failed.: SSL certificate problem, verify that the CA cert is OK. Details: error:14090086:SSL routines:SSL3_GET_SERVER_CERTIFICATE:certificate verify failed

Installation Failed

WHen the updating failed. You can adding some code in functions.php by file manager.

add_action('http_request_args', 'jkudish_http_request_args', 10, 2);
function jkudish_http_request_args($args, $url) {
$args['sslverify'] = false;
return $args;
}

The position should be at the end of the functions.php

After adding above code into your functions.php, go to back to your admin area and click update again. You will get

WordPress update successfully. Update your theme, you will find the code you just added disappear.

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