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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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Auto generate meta data value in post

I have a website with more than 50,000 posts. For SEO we use 'All in one SEO'. Unfortunately I have never written the META Title, META Description or META keywords for any of the posts. Now writing ...
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Prevent/Disable Automatic Update Check

WordPress automatically checks for updates to itself and all installed themes and plugins. This adds an annoyingly long delay to loading (any) WordPress pages. In only happens once per day and ...
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Auto post with filling templates from external data and update periodical

Hi I want to achieve the following szenario and asking for advice to start off Szenario We have an external mysql-database filled with product informations. This database is delivering data for a ...
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Have WP Theme update from Git Repository

I have a client's theme currently hosted on github. Instead of doing a git deploy or using a service like Beanstalk's deployments. I will be pushing the same theme across many sites (79 to be exact) ...
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Why my plugins are updating automatically?

I have a wordpress site with a few plugins. I had to make some custom changes on a plugin (not a best practice), and of course I don't want to update that plugin. But for some reason all my plugins ...
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Can't Auto-Update, but permissions are good?

Normally wordpress will auto-update fine without a fuss, but now throws the old ftp credentials form up in my grill. I haven't changed any permissions in between updates, even running chmod and chown ...
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Custom Field data only shows after manual post update

I have a custom field [address] that converts a street address and displays it on a google map on the front end post. Upon manual post update, the latitude and longitude address co-ordinates ...
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Update a WordPress website FROM Twitter or Facebook

I'm looking for a way to update a wordpress website when I post something to a specific twitter or facebook account. Is it possible? Is there any plugin that do this? I find only plugins that do the ...
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cannot update wordpress from 3.4.2 to 3.5

I am trying to update wordpress from 3.4.2 to 3.5 . However, when I update, I get my old version 3.4.2 back. What could be causing this? When I click on update it shows all the steps but in the final ...
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WordPress auto update for core but use local package

I have several local WordPress dev environments but, for the moment, a very very slow internet connection. The WordPress auto updater for core is very convenient, but would it possible for it to use ...
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Hook into WordPress update?

I'd like to know if there's any way to hook into WordPress update process and send $_POST variable to update server? I'm delivering plugin/theme updates from private server and I hook into this: ...
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Show warning if plugin is missing

Sorry if this question is a bit to trivial, but I'm writing a theme that depends on a plugin to be installed. It's a multilingual theme, so I absolutely need the user to have Polylang installed. I ...
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How to update Wordpress installed on IIS?

I have WordPress installs in my IIS localhost server on Win7 desktop done manually and with WebPI install.Both installs are under IIS default website. Either asks for FTP credentials when I try to ...
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How to implement WordPress plugin update that modifies the database?

I develop a WordPress plugin, which has several database tables of its own. The plugin creates these tables when activated, and removes them when deleted/uninstalled. I have to implement an update ...
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Upgrading problem

I am using a CentOs server that managed with Plesk panel. All domains have different users. I have 2 different installation of WordPress. One is installed from FTP and the other one is installed from ...
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Automatic Theme Upgrade hooks?

If you do a radical update of a theme, can you prevent people from unintentionally upgrading until they have read and approved a warning telling them the changes might break their child themes? Or, ...
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can't access backend while frontend works perfect

Before 2 days there was a automatic update for wordpress, which I for my website. When the update was over, I tried to access backend but I always get this message: Fatal error: Call to undefined ...
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Update Wordpress automatically on its own

Is it possible to update Wordpress automatically so that when there's a new version of Wordpress, my installation will update itself automatically without me having to login to admin > update ?
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Restored Wordpress on new Server - Can't auto-update plugins

I have installed a new Ubuntu server and have set everything up for Wordpress. I have also extracted mySite directory in the /var/www/ and did a mysql -u mysqlusername -p databasename < ...
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Automating the Backup Process (30+ websites)

I run an increasing number of WordPress sites, as well as several for clients - and logging in to perform upgrades is becoming tiresome. I'm looking for a means of automating the process, preferably ...
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Did upgrading from 3.3 to 3.3.1 introduce breaking changes in the menu navigation?

I have a WP 3.3.0 site running in production. (version.php says $wp_version = '3.3';) I have a main menu using WP's built-in functionality. I use wp_nav_menu(array( 'container_class' => ...
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Can you refresh ONLY the wordpress adminbar and not the whole page?

Here is my challenge: I have included an electronic wallet in the admin bar of my wordpress site and what I need to do is to refresh ONLY the admin bar so that, upon a purchase, the electronic wallet ...
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Wordpress 3.3 auto update not working

I am at my wit's end! Trying to auto upgrade to Wordpress 3.3 and its not working. I have tried every trick I found on the net The entire wordpress directory and all its sub directories has been ...
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automated import from blogger

I am looking for a way to make the Blogger importer tool run automatically to update a blog content category automatically. I appreciate that Google does not like duplicate content, but the site I am ...
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Plugins won't auto-update on IIS

Using IIS 6 on XP Server '03, using WP 3.2.1, when I attempt to use the auto-update for my plugins, I receive this message: The update process is starting. This process may take a while on some ...
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Determining Whether Automatic Upgrade will Fail?

I've been traumatized by the automatic upgrade in the past, and am fearful to ever try it again. It seems that there's no transaction logic, and when it fails, it leaves everything broken. Is there ...
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Automate post update for all posts?

I have managed to fill custom fields with certain predefined values of all my post, but the changes don't take effect until I manually update the posts. Example: // Predefined variable and value ...
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Update plugin from personal API

I'm developing a wordpress plugin at the moment which I do not want in the Wordpress plugin repository. However I still want to be able to push updates to my costumers from my own API repository. ...
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How to update WordPress from the latest trunk

I read somewhere that I can set a constant in the wp-config.php to update WordPress from the latest trunk version and not the stable version. Stupid as I am, I can't find the site anymore where it was ...
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Wordpress update totally broke the install. Main page now displays empty rss feed

Hey guys- A friend of mine just did an auto-update for the most recent wordpress upgrade. Upon completion, her site began to display her rss feed on the front page instead of well, her front page. the ...
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Auto-Update Plugin Creating .tmp directory, not overwriting old version

I'm using this library to auto-update my plugin, but it's only extracting the new plugin files into a .tmp directory, while the old plugin files stay where they are. Can anybody help me fix this to ...
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Wordpress 3.1 not autoupdating

Hay All, when i run the auto-update for WordPress 3.1 it doesn't do anything. It says Downloading update from http://wordpress.org/wordpress-3.1.zip… Unpacking the update… But then the browser ...
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Recommended File Permissions

Hey guys, I have been spending the longest time trying to figure out this issue. I would like to know what the file permissions should look like in WordPress in order to use the autoupdate feature. As ...
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Automatic Updates For Private And Commercial Themes?

Is there any way to get wordpress to check for, download private theme updates? I found this plugin for private plugin updates.... ...
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Missing Update Link to 3.02/3.03 on Dashboard

Since upgrading to WP 3.0.1, a couple of my sites no longer display the update link to 3.02/3.03 on the Dashboard or on the Updates page. On one site, I tried re-applying permissions, but this didn't ...
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What is a good wordpress 3.0+ plugin that supports automatic publishing to Twitter/Facebook? [closed]

I've tried Socialite and a couple others but they all appear to be reported as broken. When I tried them out, they were in fact broken. Can anyone suggest something that automatically publishes to ...
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Real automated and unattended wordpress upgrade including plugins

I'm looking for a truly automated way to upgrade wordpress and its plugins, something that i could put in the crontab and configure it to run daily. I have several wordpress plugins (>20) and a ...
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WordPress 3.0.1 Auto Update Problem

My WordPress now is at version 2.7. I want to upgrade it to 3.0.1 using Auto update function. I'm using FTPS connection type. The upgrade should be straight forward, however, I keep on encountering ...
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How and where can we request new WordPress hooks to be added?

I use the great Changelogger plugin, which adds plugin version history to the plugins page when there is an update. Although I would like it to, it doesn't work from the updates page where you can ...