Update PowerShell with the Update-Help cmdlet. Here’s How.

Updating PowerShell cmdlets of a module usually does not update the corresponding help files. The Update-Help cmdlet allows you to download and install the latest PowerShell help files.

Traditionally, documentation goes stale. Developers develop the product and either deem documentation and help content a low priority or have no way of distributing new documentation to customers. Lack of documentation leads to frustrated users and angry tweets and emails ranting about little to no documentation.

PowerShell can’t force scripters and developers to write more documentation, but it can provide a mechanism that allows distribution of new help content to all customers by simply uploading help content to a single web source. PowerShell’s updateable help feature is how this can happen.

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