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Is WooCommerce updates for WordPress necessary? [on hold]

Hi guys I have 2 notifications for WooCommerce currently! 1) - WooCommerce Data Update – We need to update your store's database to the latest version. 2) - WooCommerce plugin update to version ...
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Issues copying site into local machine

I am working on a Wordpress site that is stored on a goDaddy server. I want to migrate a copy (backup) of the site on my local machine so that I could edit the php files without changing with the ...
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Backup wordpress installation on shared hosting

I have a wordpress website on a shared hosting. For redundancy reasons, I want to have a copy of the site on another shared hosting, so that if the first one is down, the traffic can be redirected to ...
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Is it possible to create a Wordpress backup by simply copying it?

Is it possible to create a Wordpress backup by simply copying all its files somewhere else? Will everything then be the same if I copy them back? (Background: I have a Wordpress site which was hacked,...
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What to backup for multiple websites

I have ubuntu 15.10 with Wordpress My two sites are in /var/www/html and then local mysql database Currently i use webmin : backup feature 1. /var/www/html 2. All my mysql databases and i save ...
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Backing up Wordpress before an update, what's the easiest way to do this?

I'm about to update my Wordpress blog to the latest version. It was recommended that I backup my posts and database first. It seems like a plugin would be the easiest way for me to do this. What's the ...
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How to Add Back Buttons to Web Pages [closed]

I would like to add "back buttons" to every page in my Wordpress site..and I'd like it to appear at the top of each page. How do I code that and where is it placed on the page code? thank you, Lori
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What is the correct way to update both WP/plugins/themes without breaking the site?

We seem to get Wordpress core updates/plugin updates/theme updates thick and fast and usually every day. When managing a third party Wordpress, what is the best procedure to stay secure and have a ...
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Edit page's “Restore the backup” link does nothing

Every now and then WP logs me out and a pop-up requires me to log back in. After this happens and I am back in, I try to save some changes to a page I'm working on, but there is an error like "Are you ...
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Import SQL backup

So I accidentally deleted MySQL database of my wordpress, but my site is still running, I can access all the file in the filezilla but I just can't access the admin area of wordpress to make any ...
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Restoring the site from a backup

Got the white screen on my WordPress site out of the blue. The site may have been hacked. Saw the information at http://codex.wordpress.org/Common_WordPress_Errors#The_White_Screen_of_Death and could ...
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Restose content from revisions - sql query

How i can restore all posts to the closest revision to a particular date via sql query?
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Duplicated WordPress Site STILL Linked to Old Site

I have WordPress site 1 on domain1.com. I copied WordPress site 1 to WordPress site 2 on domain2.com (database and files). Both WordPress sites have their independent database names/usernames/...
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How do I passively back-up my Wordpress websites on a frequent basis? [closed]

I once had a Wordpress that completely went broke after just updating Wordpress itself. The theme wasn't compatible yet. Glad I had a back-up, with a loss of 2 weeks of development.. Ever since I'm ...
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Backup the Database and Restore from the Backup?

I am using WordPress 3 and would like to backup the database to my computer (a Mac). My webhost is using PHP safe mode, so that sometimes limits what plugins I can use. What is a good way to do a ...
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get backup file from wordpress database in x days

I have a wordpress website with so many posts and custom fields located in meta table. What I have to do is to make backup from each 30 days (for posts and postsmeta table) and append it to my last ...
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What happens if I overwrite the current wp_options table with a backup from a week ago?

I have a rather silly situation. I tried this query UPDATE wp_options SET option_value = 'a:0:{}' WHERE option_name = 'active_plugins'; which disabled all my plugins. I was testing some issues on ...
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How to change Parent Themes in Child Theme CSS

I am confused as to how I'm supposed to switch parent themes in my child theme css. Right now my website protovest.com is using responsive theme but I want to change it to a theme called tesseract. ...
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Plugin for automatic database backup? [closed]

Is there a reliable plugin that I could use to automatically backup the WP database? It's really important that it's just the database and not the files. I'd like it to automatically download a copy ...
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What's the simplest way to backup my WordPress database?

I have WordPress installed on my server for my blog. I back up all the files from the server on a schedule. But this is just the files--not the database. Ideally, I'd like to automatically save a ...
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Managing Backups: Space Issues [closed]

I recently reached 95% full storage on my GMail. Approximately 60% of this was, in fact, email backups from Wordpress' "WP-DB-Backup" plugin on 10+ sites that I manage. (I get a scheduled daily backup ...
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Date wise (daily) wordpress Post XML backup

How to backup Export Daily XML backup, I've tried tools -> export -> Post But Problem is that is only monthly backup, not date wise suppose i want to backup only 5th july 2015. How it is possible?...
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Inactive Plugin Files

One of my plugins have some files that are inactive. I did some googling and found out that this is caused by editing files while the plugin is still active. OOPS, guilty. I then deactivated and ...
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WordPress and automated MySQL backups to a different host

I'm having the following setup. A development computer in my local network and a production server with a real internet domain. Developing the PHP/CSS files on my dev computer for my theme is handled ...
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Backing up an old version of WP before upgrading

I just took over a site running 3.3.1 and I'd like to back up the site and move it to local host so I can test the upgrade process locally to make sure nothing breaks. I've looked at BackWPup but it ...
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Best method to upgrade WordPress and Plugins

I'm wondering what is the best method to upgrade WordPress, is it the "One Click" method or "Manual" update. I've used both methods, part of my process is to first test upgrades on my local machine ...
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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 replace a wordpress installation in root directory with another in a subdirectory?

Someone with a wordpress site in lets say www.thess.com asked me to change the theme, so i thought it would be safer to first create a second wordpress installation in lets say www.thess.com/welcome ...
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The safest way to automate WordPress backups

I'm running over 20+ sites on a Linux shared cloud environment. At present, my hosting company performs daily, offsite backups. However, these are only kept for 30 days. This works great, but what ...
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version control for wordpress? (wordpress folder and database at same time)

I am familiar with version control to some extent. I have been using git and github for school purposes. Now when I use wordpress it makes sense that I can use git when developing on my local ...
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How to perform WordPress backups using wp-cli?

I am relatively new to working with WordPress, but I am very comfortable with, and prefer to use the command line. I need to backup WordPress before performing a version upgrade. I came across wp-cli ...
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Backup localhost (wamp) database (phpmyadmin) from harddrive files on windows? For WordPress?

Is it possible to backup files from a old hard drive without having access to phpmyadmin? Could someone point me in the right direction?
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SQL error on restoring database

I am running a database backup -- a 7 MB SQL -- using the phpMyAdmin Import function -- and getting an error, whose text doesn't really show where the problem is. MySQL said: Documentation #1064 - ...
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How does the WXR file differ from the WPDB?

I'm looking to make it so an administrator can do a complete backup of a WordPress website with the click of a button in the administration pages. In doing so, I figure the code would need to backup /...
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Is It Possible to Restore Accidentally Deleted Widgets?

I accidentally deleted the widgets without dragging it to the inactive widgets section. I have a backup of all the files and the database but i have changed many things on the site other than the ...
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Why isn't my imported database showing up? install.php pops up and adds new tables to the database

I imported my live sites sql backup into xampp. I have named the new DB 'wordpress' and configured wp-config with db-name 'wordpress', user 'root', pw ''. Then I went to localhost/wordpress and it ...
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Why are no posts showing despite my apparently correct DB restoration?

I restored a backup to MySQL using the phpMyAdmin Import feature. When I browse the DB in phpMyAdmin, I see that my posts are there. But in Wordpress, I only see the default out-of-the-box welcome ...
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Backing up Wordpress database and files

I've tried a few third party plugins for backing up my site, with some working well and others not so much, so I'm trying out backing up the site manually. Is there anything I'm missing here or is ...
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What is the best method to export local WordPress installation and import to live server?

I've been building a website using Wordpress for the couple of weeks on my localhost. My plan was to export it when I'm done and then import it onto the live server. Today I found out a couple of ...
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Losing all my text and entries on ColorWay Theme

I have hosted my website on a ec2. So when the ec2 goes down and I reboot it, I need to change the dns from the old to the new dns (micro instance). Until now I was taking a manual backup of my ...
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How to backup/move only the admin configuration?

I would like to move all the admin configuration from one Wordpress to another. Is it possible? I have two environments: Development and Homologation. The client is feeding the system with content ...
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Backed up site on localhost affecting live site

I used BackupBuddy to make a copy of a website I'm working on and then used MAMP (Windows) to recreate the site on my localhost so I could work on it. I must have done something wonky because now the ...
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Store partial database to an archive database time to time

As the community knows me that I'm not a PHP Developer by core, but trying to be one. With the company I'm working, I developed many WordPress powered News Portals, where- They publish at least 30 - ...
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Copy site from one multisite to another

I have a live multisite and a development version of the live multisite. The top level sites are different, but all the other sites are (or more accurately, will be) the same. I need to export one of ...
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what to backup (for partial restore)??

My site has hacked three times, and as forced by host provider, now there is no option in front of me, except restoring a healthy backup for around 3 weeks ago. (Hacker had created a backdoor in my ...
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Backup blog posts only

I have a Wordpress site with a lot of pages and blog posts. I want to create a new site but keep all blog posts, just blog posts and no pages. How can I achieve this? When I backup the database from ...
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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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Post restoration

I backed up a version of my wordpress site which contains several posts. Lets call this website website A. I have a different website which also contains several posts. Lets call this one website B. ...
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Using database in new instalation

I have a Wordpress instance in my production environment. I have created a new raw instalation in my development machine, and I have imported the database from production. I have changed the ...
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Upgrading from 3.4.2 [duplicate]

I recently took on a new client who runs a fairly active news site powered by WordPress. Part of what he wishes me to do is upgrade his WordPress version, something he's neglected to do since 3.4.2, ...