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Wordpress can't see symlinked theme in Ubuntu

I know there are security issues with symlinks but this is for development purposes on my local machine only. I am trying to set up my wordpress development server. My workflow results in a 'build' ...
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Use subdomain for certain urls

I have the following rules in my .htaccess file on a WordPress (single installation): # REWRITE FORUMS DOMAIN TO FOLDER RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^forums\.example\.com$ RewriteRule !^forums/? forums%{...
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Evaluations of two wordpress security plans against php code injection attack

Senario: I've posted one wordpress php code injection senario on SO before, url:http://stackoverflow.com/questions/26826082/what-is-the-highly-efficient-way-to-remove-a-block-of-string-pattern-in-php-...
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HTTP requests start hanging after I try activating all plugins, and only stop when I manually disable the plugins via DB

Basically, I've got a new dedicated server, and I'm testing the migration over to that server. The site (WordPress-based) seems to work fine, but I noticed that sometimes, I can put the server in a ...
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Error 500 ONLY in dashboard main page. How to fix it?

I receive a 500 server error ONLY in the main dashboard of a WordPress based website. All the front-end is working properly as well as any other page in the admin area. It's just the main WordPress ...
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Localhost WordPress Uploading of Images Issue

I'm a bit stuck here. My Mac (running Mavericks) died on me last week, and I spent the weekend getting a new computer and restoring the backup of my old (thank God for backups people. If you haven't ...
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Wordpress permalinks confusion

I have just realised something that I never knew and I wanted to get confirmation that it is expected behaviour or whether the website I am working was behaving incorrectly. I creating a page - lets ...
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Internal Server Error apache

I work with wordpress, and I wanted to change my permalink from "default" to "post name". After I changed it, I got a 404 error from Apache. Then I searched and got this: WordPress permalink structure ...
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What to do when WordPress posts on a new server return an error 404

While I was configuring a Ubuntu 14.04 LAMP server yesterday I ran into a rather mysterious problem. After copying the site's files and MySQL database, verifying proper apache2 configuration (apache2....
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Why would changing ports from 80 to 8080 cause wordpress to act unexpectedly?

I am trying to setup Varnish, which requires Apache to listen on another port that's not 80, so I chose 8080. However, Wordpress is working very unexpectedly. The index page shows, but it's broken, ...
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Not logged in when using http

I'm moving my WordPress multisite from one server to another, and have decided to use a WAMP (Uniserver Zero) for the new setup. I'm having one issue that doesn't occur on the old setup, only the new ...
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How can I set up WordPress/PHP to upload images as myself?

I just noticed that my VPS has been uploading images as www-data for the past 6 months, ever since I moved my WordPress install over to my new system. I've been told time and time again that my ...
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Serve WordPress in root path of Apache

I am new to WordPress, I want that when I go to localhost I get my WordPress site, and I don't have to go to localhost/wordpress. This is because I am working with BuddyPress which does not work with ...
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Why is group ownership with rwx permissions not enough?

Running PHP 5.4 and Apache2 on Debian 7, with apache configured to use user www-data. I'm trying to figure out why Wordpress cannot modify files in its directory when it has group ownership with ...
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solved - wp-admin/index.php gives a "500 Internal Server Error [closed]

experts, UPDATE: hello dear experts UPDATE. many many thanks for the great ideas and tipps. overwhelming - really your are overwhelming!!! i have done as adviced and this method made it clear. i ...
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W3 Total Cache Can't Really Detect Things

I'm running Apache + Cpanel with PHP installed as an apache module. I've been trying to setup W3 Total Cache to see the php and apache extensions, and I've been having trouble. It detects curl and ...
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Permissions in a Local Dev Environment (OS X)

I wanted to enable WordPress auto-updates to work without FTP, so I added: define('FS_METHOD', 'direct'); to my wp-config.php. So in order to grant write privileges to WordPress's auto-updater, I ran ...
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WordPress (3.9.1) MultiSite Permissions. Is chown the answer?

The situation: I'm working on a WordPress MultiSite for a charity. They have a Dedicated Apache Server running multiple Domain Names (Accounts). I preparation for Development & Production, which ...
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Webdav with permalink in Wordpress v3.3.1

I've deployed wordpress and I'm using it with postgreSQL, I've configured permalinks successfully, but my webdav folder stoped to work. When I try to access my webdav folder it prompt to use my login ...
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Aliasing a subdomain on a wordpress network

I have a subdomain network install with the primary at http://test.domain.com. One of the sub-sites exists at http://sub.test.domain.com. I'd like to be able to access that sub at http://honky....
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Admin-area broken through weird issues

Sorry for my bad English - it is not my mother language. Just installed wordpress 3.9. The admin area looks a bit broken all though I have fixed some things with switching the magic quotes to off ...
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Apache Fallback instead of add_rewrite_rule

My requirement is to do SEO Friendly URL for an existing site in Wordpress. For example, Current URL: http://test.com/test/?pid=19971 that is the page "test" is rendering the data from some custom ...
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apache cpu over 70% on localhost

i'm running a number of WP sites on my localhost WAMP on w8. I started to work on a new site, using Sass and Zurb Foundation using this template: http://jointswp.com/. the problem: During my work, ...
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Does WP suppresses .htaccess if permalinks are disabled?

I would like to use a .htaccess file, but still use the default link structure of WP. I didn't turn on permalinks, but did create my own .htaccess file. To my surprise, the file is being completely ...
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Detect CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER programatically?

I have setup a somewhat intricate MailChimp plugin using their latest PHP class wrapper. One of the settings towards the top of the class wrapper is : /** * CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER setting ...
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Apache and Networks

On a test server, I've installed a new multisite instance. It lives in /var/www/html/m (m=multisite). I've attempted to set up the first site and have given it a path of http://server/m/a. However, ...
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https and wordpress breaks posts

I have a wordpress http site which still works just fine. I added https and the first page works but none of the post pages do. server: Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS (lucid) running Apache 2.2.14 SSL through ...
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Wordpress Theme's 404.php not found, server defaults to Apache's own 404 page

if I just type something to provoke a 404 Error on my Wordpress installation, Wordpress doesn't load its own 404.php file, but the Apache server's own 404 error message gets displayed. What is wrong ...
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Media sizes aren't being created - server config?

I have 3 sites with WordPress on a RedHat Centos server. Everything were fine until days ago, when I needed to recompile Apache to use mb_string, so I did it using WHM "Easy Apache". But from then, ...
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WordPress site front page fails to load in IE

Disclaimer: I'm a front-end guy dabbling in back-end work. I have WordPress serving up a company Intranet site on a CentOS VM in a multiple vhost setup (LAMP). It resides at http://intranet.domain....
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Wordpress redirecting connections on port 8080 to 80

I have a wordpress blog which is served by apache2(on port 80) and nginx(on port 8080) on Ubuntu 12.04. Now whenever a client connects via port 80 all is hunky dory, but when a client connects to 8080 ...
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“Database Connection Error” upon install in Apache VirtualHost document root.. Why did this happen?

I have apache virtualhosts up and confirmed working. I want to install wordpress for one of the vhosts, so I unpacked all the wordpress files in the document root for that vhost. I proceeded to follow ...
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Wordpress MAMP Installation Issue

I have MAMP configured in my machine and I've been using it to run multiple Wordpress installs with no issue until this new site where the Wordpress install is in a subdirectory. The site is ...
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Accidentally messed up URLs

So I installed WordPress on my Apache server and I changed the URL in the WordPress Admin Control Panel to http://website.com/ from http://website.com/wordpress and now it's taking me to my old index....
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Transferring WordPress Instances

I'm new to WordPress and have a question regarding taking a production instance of WordPress and creating a local instance. I'm helping a friend out who has a WordPress site live on the web and I ...
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All scripts and style links return 404 on a local virtualhost

I am setting up a local development environment for a WordPress site on a Ubuntu desktop. When I go to run the installer at nimble-demo.local/wp-admin/install.php, the page loads but every script and ...
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Blog only showing code

I would like to have some help. I host a wordpress blog in my raspberry pi running apache2, but when I browse the blog it only shows the code as you can see here http://lifeonpi.sytes.net/raspgrammer/ ...
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Apache extensions for WordPress' working without troubles

I have a new web server at the Hetzner EX60. With this new site I have many problems. First of all I need to say that I have problems with default theme and without any plugins. I tried to resolve ...
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How do I direct my domain name straight to my WordPress page?

I've sifted through a lot of similar questions on Google but haven't found anything that works. I changed my Document Root section in the apache2 sites-enabled 000-default file to /var/www/wordpress ...
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Security: How to disallow viewing/browsing by author? [duplicate]

I've already inserted htaccess code to disallow searching for users by numeric id. However, one can still manually input a user name to view/browse by author, e.g. http://mywpsite.com/author/peter/ ...
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Wordpress in sub directory wp-admin problem

I have WordPress 3.3.1 installed in a sub directory on my site just to use as a staging test site. It seems the root sites .htaccess is creating problems for Wordpress wp-admin page. I've set the ...
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Permission of uploads folder [duplicate]

My Wordpress site was hacked today. When I investigated, I noticed that there were some malicious files under wp-content/uploads/ folder. I had set the permission of uploads folder to 777 for ...
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How can I prevent wordpress from sending emails

I would like to stop all email functionality in my wordpress installation. Is this possible with a global flag? or maybe by forbidding this installation to use the php mail function at all in ...
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W3 Total Cache - Converting Apache rewrites to Nginx [closed]

I'm trying to convert the following Apache rewrites to Nginx : <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteCond %{REQUEST_METHOD} !=POST RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} ="" ...
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Show wordpress locally in xammp and in iPhone via ip

My wordpress site works fine on my mac via localhost, using Xammp. I want to view the site on my iPhone. So I type in 192.168.0.2 and voila, it brings up my localhost directory. I then click on the ...
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How can I set up a completely separate (not multisite) Wordpress installation as a subdirectory of an existing Wordpress blog?

I currently have a Wordpress multisite network running at http://www.mysite.com and rooted in /var/www/html. I need to set up a completely separate, single-site Wordpress installation accessible via ...
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Why won't Wordpress on localhost find updates?

I've got Wordpress running on WAMP. For some reason, when I check for updates to the core and to my plugins, it tells me that everything is up to date, even though I know that I am one version behind ...
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IE 301 Redirect Issue - WordPress [closed]

Hoping someone might be able to help... I don't think this is a WordPress issue, hence posting here instead... I run the latest ISPConfig version, with Apache and MySQL, and have an odd issue with a ...
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What happens when wp_cron is deactivated in Wordpress?

In a Wordpress 3.5.1 the apache log generates the following error related to wp-cron.php: [18/Jun/2013:10:53:21 +0200] "POST /wp-cron.php?doing_wp_cron=1371545601.7393701076507568359375 HTTP/1.0" ...
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How to server wordpress from SSL and non-SSL URLs

I have a standard wordpress installation with no plugins residing in /var/www/blog on my root server. It uses an Apache2, mod_rewrite, mod_ssl and that is configured just fine and works perfectly for ...