today i duplicated one wordpress instance of mine to be able to archive one of them and to further renew the other one: 1) i cloned the DB and changed the values accordingly in wp-config.php 2) i cloned the folder structure to a new place and created a subdomain for the new instance 3) i changed the site_url parameter in the DB to the new domain.
both instances are working fine for now, but right now i found out that both instances obviously use the same "plugin" folder. i found out, because i updated the plugins of one instance and the other instance suddenly was up to date, too. but that's not the behaviour i am aiming for.
so, i ask, where does Wordpress store the path to the plugins folder? after the cloning the path of both instances obviously still targets the same plugin-directory in the server's folder structure, even though i copied the whole folder structure of the wordpress-instance. i already did some digging in the DB, but did not come up with anything as of now.
UPDATE: oh i think that was my bad. i was confusing many browser tabs! everything works as it should.
EDIT: another example: i updated my old-wordpress to 3.5.1. it said "upgraded successfully" but my old-wp still had version 3.4.1 which was higly confusing. then i logged on to my new-wp and it suddenly had 3.5.1. even though i did not update it! so the update from the old-wp somehow was done in the folder structure of the new-wp. any help? the folder-structure somehow must be wrong