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Optimize apache for WP use

Greetings, I have a WP site with over than 150k pageviews /day. It's running on a Intel Core i5 CPU 760 @ 2.80GHz, with Centos and 4 GB of RAM. The problem is WP consumes too much RAM and after a ...
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How does one suppress a 404 status code in a WordPress page?

I've got a WordPress site that includes pages pulled from a different database. The problem is that these other pages return a 404 status code. (The WordPress posts/pages are fine.) The 404'ed pages ...
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Multisite htaccess on localhost with WP as an SVN external?

I've mimicked Otto's setup here: http://ottopress.com/2011/creating-a-wordpress-site-using-svn/ and my brief example is below. That tutorial is specific to a single site install, and specifies a ...
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How do I get the right permissions for WordPress running Apache on Debian

I'm trying to set up a WordPress site on a LAMP stack on Debian 6.0. From the WordPress documentation (and my experience on shared hosts) the correct permissions should be as follows All files ...
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How can I improve site/page performance of WordPress websites?

To improve site/page performance, I added the following code to accept headers: <php flush(); ?> It works, but perhaps not as well as it could. Any advice? I also tried to leverage browser ...
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Apache/Linux configuration changes to make automatic upgrade more straightforward

I've been reading some posts that seem to touch on this (or possibly address it, but it's going over my head). Unix is not my strong suit by a long shot. I have inherited a Fedora server that is a ...
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404 error on homepage when using Nginx proxying to Apache

I generally use Nginx to serve static content on my server, with Apache handling PHP content using PHP-FPM. However, I'm not able to get a Wordpress blog homepage to display and I've tried all the ...
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Wordpress multisite causing Error 101 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_RESET): Unknown error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: WordPress upgrade now receiving Error 101 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_RESET): Unknown error We have just installed WordPress 3.0.1 and everything worked fine. However, as soon ...
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What are some good Apache settings to use with wordpress?

My server has 756m of RAM. Every few days I get [error] server reached MaxClients setting, consider raising the MaxClients setting
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463 views

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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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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Should I enable FastCGI on WordPress?

I am looking at my server settings and these are as follows: WebDav : active FastCGI : inactive SSL support : active Perl as Apache module : CGI-Programm PHP module : ...
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Is it possible to move wordpress out of webroot?

Is there a way to put the wordpress out of webroot dir, and just leave a entry index.php to the webroot?
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WordPress upgrade now receiving Error 101 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_RESET): Unknown error

We have just updated to WordPress 3.1.3 by following the WP manual install tutorial. Note: This is a Network-enabled (multi-site) install. After uploading the new files, we now get the following error ...
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1answer
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Alias domain to Multi-site installation in Apache

This is regarding to set an Alias domain to Multi-site installation. We want to create a short domain as alias to my main website(Multi-Site enabled).I have tried it using a most common options ...
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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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1answer
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Wordpress Subdomain MultiSite on localhost XAMPP on :8080 with IIS taking port 80

I currently have Windows 7 , 64 bit on which I am running an IIS on localhost:80 and I installed XAMPP on localhost:8080. I have 15 individual wordpress sites but now i need a subdomain multisite ...
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Using separate Apache log files for multisite

A while back I left Blogger and downloaded my blogs to my system. I hosted them there with each individual blog as a VirtualHost for a while. Later, I imported them into WordPress and am hosting them ...
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How can I find the cause of theme crashing Apache in Xampplite?

I'm testing a version of my theme in WordPress 3.0 and it crashes Apache each time I try to preview it. Where can I look to trace the cause of the crash? WP_DEBUG is of no use in this case, since it ...
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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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1answer
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Universal problem: first request after ~25 second inactivity always slower (~1 second) than subsequent requests (~1/10sec)

It's something I noticed ever since I started working with WordPress. It's a universal issue, in the sense that it doesn't matter if the WP installation is on my shared hosting account (haven't tried ...
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Memory errors with media upload, Wordpress can't use more than 96M (while there's 512 available!)

I'm aware that this is a known problem but I was unable to address it using information found in WPAnswers and Wordpress support forums. In my Worpdress single site installation the media uploader is ...
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Does WP Have a Function To Generate .htaccess RewriteCond?

I know that I can edit .htaccess manually and add a RewriteCond statement inside, but I need to build a plugin that does this the proper way by using WP rewrites which then get pushed into .htaccess ...
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Wordpress on Ubuntu 12.10: permalinks problem

I am running a backup of my website on Ubuntu 12.10 (apache+mysql). I can see properly admin and home page, but permalinks are not working (so urls like this are failing: localhost/page/.../). What ...
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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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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 ...
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How to change server name on Wordpress Installation?

I am not sure if the title of the question is acurate enough but here it goes. I have set up an Ubuntu server inside a VirtualBox VM, I have enabled port forwarding so when I type on the host ...
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1answer
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How to redirect http://mydomain/blog/blahblah/ to http://mydomain/blahblah/ in wordpress htaccess?

I would like the htaccess rewrite rule to compare to IIS rewrite rule I tried which doesn't seem to work: <rule name="rewrite /blog/"> <match url="^blog/([_0-9a-zA-Z\-]+)/$" /> ...
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Redirect from home page to post list page?

There is a site at http://theprimarkonlineshop.com that I want to be redirected to http://theprimarkonlineshop.com/category/blog when a user enters the site. I've tried some stuff like ...
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1answer
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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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modrewrite not working on my Apache setup

Not sure if this is webmaster or a WordPress question, it's a bit half and half, sorry if I'm posting in the wrong place. Without using Multi-Site or installing new WordPress CMS' in second-level ...
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2answers
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How to configure apache to create files with correct group owner [closed]

I've got WP site on a self-hosted server. Any files I create are owned by me/me and any files created by WP are owned by apache/apache. I've created a group, wp, that both me and apache are members of ...
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.htaccess in subdir gets ignored by Wordpress' own .htaccess in /

I have a Wordpress installation on the root of an apache (I.E. on /) and WP wrote this custom .htaccess: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L] ...
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How can we take into account post types when constructing permalinks?

When I'm working with Wordpress's permalink system, I can create plenty of options for creating permalinks, like so: /blog/%year%/%monthnum%/%day%/%postname%/ But if I add introduce a new kind of ...
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1answer
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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PHP Fatal error: Out of memory / Unknown Error On Line 0 [closed]

I know this has been posted a number of times but I'm getting really stuck so thought I would see if anyone can help. My error logs keep getting these errors [24-Apr-2013 01:25:44] PHP Fatal error: ...
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Set up Network Locally on a Flash Drive

I've previously used WAMP for developing WordPress themes locally using a WordPress Network using sub domains. Having to set it all up again every time I want to develop on a new computer is a pain, ...
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mod_rewrite loop, redirecting http to https on certain section of wordpress blog

I'm trying to rewrite 3 sections of a wordpress site to https if they are accessed over http: /cart/ /my-account/ /checkout/ As well as these rewrite's worpress has added a rewrite to remove ...
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Wordpress wp_unregister_GLOBALS causing 100% Apache CPU Usage [closed]

I've been testing the Wordpress (by making about 5 requests/s) CMS, but the problem is that Apache is constantly using 100% of the CPU. Lately I've had enough of that and I've traced down a problem to ...
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1answer
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Migrating WPMS from apache to IIS7 causes Database Error

// Be sure to read the updates at the bottom I have a large multisite installation hosted on XAMPP on an XP 2003 server and am trying to move it from XAMPP/Apache to a new Windows 2008 server with ...
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How to redirect a link to a new link?

I am about to change the slug for my page's permalink. Since I dont want to loose the traffic, i would like to redirect the visitors to the new more SEo friendly link. Can I achieve this with the ...
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How to configure self hosted wordpress so that everything can be upgraded/installed from dashboard

I have a blog on shiplu.mokadd.im. After installing wordpress I see upgrade notice time to time. Sometimes its core upgrade and sometimes its plugin or theme upgrade. Each time I try to upgade any of ...
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Recommendation for server config for Wordpress Staging servers [closed]

I've won a sweet managed VPS hosting package with Anchor (VPS D), and I'm looking for recommendations on how to set up the server. Anchor will setup apache or nginx for me - but which should I ...
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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 ...
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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 to configure site for automatic upgrades

I have a WP site running on Ubuntu 11.04. I set the apache www-data user to have write permissions on the entire wordpress directory recursively. This made it possible to update the plugins ...