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How to debug background/auto update?

We have a very annoying problem with our Unyson plugin. For some users, all extensions are uninstalled automatically on random intervals (#1, #2) and we have no idea why this happens. The only clue is ...
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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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Wordpress 3.8.1 update error

Presently running Wordpress 3.8.1 French but Wordpress is asking me to update to a new version. When doing the update, I get the following error: Warning: ...
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Automatic Theme & Plugin Updater for Self-Hosted Themes/Plugins

I trying to update my theme with this plugin: https://github.com/jeremyclark13/automatic-theme-plugin-update In my style.css I have Version: 1.0. In update.php I set $api_url to ...
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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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Disable Database Update Required ? break my website

Im having an issue if i want to login to the dashboard, it needs a "Database Update Required" I'd like to disable it, because once it update the Database, if I go to any post of single-pages, it ...
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What is the best way to localizing plug-ins stylesheet

I need to localize some WP plug-ins and like to know if there was a method to make a rtl.css for plug-ins like the way WP handles RTL theme by reading rtl.css. What should I do to prevent my changes ...
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How can I bulk update all posts without making changes?

I'm setting up a site which uses a custom vehicle auction theme. Using the WP All Import plugin, an XML file loads vehicle details into the theme, these are a type of post. In order for vehicles to ...
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Blog not updating on my website

I wrote a piece on my blog; however, it did not update onto my website. To be clear, the piece (and images) are visible on my wordpress blog, but not on my website. Have had no problems up to now. Is ...
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Why does WordPress 4.2.2 require FTP to update?

I am trying to update to WordPress 4.2.2, but it requires FTP details. Considering that everything WordPress-related is assigned to apache, and the server runs as apache, shouldn’t WordPress be able ...
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Auto upload images from server directory to media library

I used the code below for auto upload the images, how to check if image exists don't upload it. function WPSE_1595_image_post() { // We need to use the default uploads dir $wp_upload_dir = ...
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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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Auto Update fail time my external folder deleted

We have use some code action using wordpress root on external folder with code files. Now wordpress auto update allow on backend now my update fails thats time my directory deleted. So how to access ...
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How to set the absolute path for automatic updates

I'm trying to set the absolute FTP paths as described in this article which I've pulled the settings below from so that an ftp user doesn't have to be typed in every time. Also it should mean that ...
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Schedule WordPress Auto-Updates to only run during business hours

We've turned on WordPress Auto-Updates (yey!), but, just in case this does break anything, we'd like to only run Auto-Updates during daylight hours (e.g. 09:00 - 17:30). We have the "on init" WP-Cron ...
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Can't update/install plugins or Wordpress

I just finished setting up Wordpress on my apache webserver, but now I'm having this problem which is pretty much preventing me from doing anything with my site. Whenever I try to install or update a ...
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How should I structure a WP website project using git and updating from WP dashboard?

For months I've been trying to plan out a good project structure for using git version control for WordPress website development that doesn't sacrifice the ability to update core and plugins through ...
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Custom fields and auto save

I have the issue of data in custom fields dissapearing after auto save, but no answer here helped me (Custom field being erased after autosave). I have this custom field: add_action('save_post', ...
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A function to fetch blog content via rss feed

I am trying to make a function which take an rss fedd URL and fetches the most recent 2 posts. I have tried to remake the snippet from here to a full function in funtions.php as following. I don't ...
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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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Stop WordPress from auto updating

I have a site that works in 4.1.3 which I have a backup of though when I reinstall the site it auto updates to 4.1.4 which then breaks parts of the site. I did add this to the wp-config file in the ...
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How to disable the “Your site has updated to WordPress x.y.z” admin email?

Using the automatic update of my self-hosted WordPress blogs, I configured automatic updates of both the WordPress core as well as WordPress plugins and themes (through this plugin). Whenever a core ...
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WP auto-updates - no more email notification [duplicate]

I would love to block sending the notification email about new automatic update of wordpress (but I need to keep other emails working). Any ideas how to do that? I'm webmaster for more than 40 pages ...
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Upgrading from 3.5.2 to 3.9.1

I am not too familiar with WP upgrades. How reliable is one-click auto update for upgrading from 3.5.2 to 3.9.1 or should I do a manual upgrade? I also need to upgrade all the plugins. I am planning ...
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Auto update locks in “installing the latest version”

I was running WP 3.7.1 and manually upgraded it directly to 4.1.1 skipping more than two upgrades (I know; I should have read EVERYTHING before working...). Now whenever I try to upgrade ANYTHING, ...
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How To/What triggers a Wordpress auto update?

I installed Wordpress 4.0.1 and added this to my wp-config.php (via this link) define( 'WP_AUTO_UPDATE_CORE', true ); I then visited my site (I read somewhere before that the site has to be visited ...
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Automatic updates in plugin - not hosted on wordpress repository

I'm coding a plugin which probably will have updates in the future, and I want to take advantage of the automatic update mechanism in wordpress. I followed this tutorial: Everything seemed quite ...
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Private Plugin Updates - Localhost

I'm trying to get a automatic plugin updater work on localhost, I had it working at one point on a live server but for some reason mid update it gives me an error of: An error occurred while ...
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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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What is a “forced plugin update”, how can I avoid it and use it for my plugins

Following a twitter discussion it seems like wordpress.org have the ability to push security updates for plugins even to sites which didn't opt-in into receiving automatic plugin update. Can anyone ...
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Alter how often WordPress Auto-Updates Plugins

From my understanding of how WordPress updates core and plugins is that every 12 hours it goes out and looks for updates. When does that time get set? 12 hours from initial installation? I ask this ...
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Why are maintenance releases now auto-update? [duplicate]

When the recent 4.1.1 was released, I thought it must be an important security update, as it's going out to all sites automatically. Reading through the changelog, I found it actually doesn't mention ...
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Enable plugin installs without FTP with user from same group as Nginx/PHP-fpm

I just setup a VPS and I installed everything I needed and it runs well. Problem is that I want it to be able to update automatically and allow me to install plugins without ftp. This is my setup: I ...
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Why does Wordpress 4.1 have an auto-update entry in wp_options?

Why exactly does Wordpress 4.0.1 want to upgrade to 4.1 automatically? To be specific, I see in wp_options table, in option with name _site_transient_update_core, a serialized array with an update, ...
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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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WordPress Auto-Updater Library Adding .tmp to end of folder name after update

I am using this library version 1.4 and I have everything working correct. The current plugin gets removed and the new version is adding properly. WordPress states that the plugin was installed ...
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How do I exclude plugins from getting automatically updated?

There is an opt-in filter that allows all plugins on my site to receive automatic updates: add_filter( 'auto_update_plugin', '__return_true' ); I like this feature, but I don't want all my plugins ...
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Translation update successful but apparently not

I was updating my multi site installation just minutes ago to WordPress 4.0. The dashboard keeps notifying me, of an available translation update. I updated it as well and it gave me a success ...
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How to auto update specific plugins in wordpress?

Hows it going. In a project of mine I am developing a plugin and on top of that I want Wordpress to auto update it from a remote source. I am using classes provided from here: ...
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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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Enable automatic plugin update for certain plugins [duplicate]

It seems there's only a global option where users can enable it. Is there a way to bypass this for only a certain plugin? So I can move this to either to my plugin options or enable it by default ...
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Is it possible to pass a date from one Advance Custom Fields options page to another?

I have been trying for a week now to figure this out. I have a site that has numerous ACF options pages. On one options page (Trade Show Details) the start and end dates for a trade show are entered. ...
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Change email for update notification

I've recently got the email with the update notification. [Example.com] Your site has updated to WordPress 3.8.1 Howdy! Your site at http://www.example.com has been updated automatically to ...
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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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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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Could auto-update delete core WordPress files and cause a white screen of death?

I had a newly launched client site suddenly fail with the white screen of death a few days ago, neither the site of the Admin backend were accessible but just showed the WSOD. After trouble shooting ...
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How could a .htaccess with authentication suddenly appear or change?

When trying to mark a comment as spam, I was presented with a basic-htaccess login. I couldn't login and then I remembered I do not have a basic login: the only thing my .htaccess in the wp-admin ...
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How to make my plugin able to be updated from admin panel?

Most of the Wordpress Plugins are able to be updated from admin panel. You go to Admin Panel > Plugins > Installed Plugins > and if you have an outdated(old plugin) that has a new version, ...
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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 ...