The tag has no wiki summary.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

6
votes
7answers
2k views

Individual Widgets per Page

In my (page-only, no posts) Wordpress site I have a number of static blobs in need to put in a sidebar. We could call/tream thoses 'blobs' as widgets. At least they'll have a fixed html content, like ...
6
votes
1answer
249 views

How do I transition multiple installations to a single Multisite installation?

I have a client who runs 8 different blogs, currently on 8 separate installations of WordPress. I'm trying to encourage them to move to a single MS installation instead to make it easier (mostly on ...
5
votes
1answer
336 views

Getting trackback spam, even with trackbacks disabled

I'm having a heck of a time having trackbacks being disabled period on my self-hosted blog. I've disabled the "Allow link notifications from other blogs (pingbacks and trackbacks)" option, and have ...
3
votes
4answers
2k views

What are best practices for configuring a server for Wordpress sites?

I hired a sysadmin to set up a VPS server for me and, unfortunately, it looks like things were not set up correctly. When trying to install and update plugins, I run into permissions errors all the ...
3
votes
3answers
115 views

References to other site everywhere in Wordpress site

I am relatively new to Wordpress, have been handed a site developed by someone else on one server, and have to deploy it to another. This site has bbpress installed, plus a load of other stuff. ...
3
votes
1answer
119 views

How to intercept already localized scripts

If a plugin uses some script (prominent example: jQuery UI Datepicker), but you're not happy with how the script renders the output, then there're two possibilities: 1. Unregister the script > Add ...
3
votes
1answer
332 views

Wordpress PHP error handling and reporting in production environment

I'm trying to find a solution on how to handle the displaying and logging of errors in a PHP (Wordpress) production environment. Is it possible to do the following (alternative suggestions welcome): ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Hosting multiple Wordpress sites on single server - best practices?

I rent some webserver space (Linux, MySql, PHP, Apache) and host several Wordpress websites (for different clients, with different needs) What would be the best way to Host multiple wordpress sites on ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Multisite behind Varnish

I'm trying to use varnish with a wp 3.0.5 site with Network (Multisite), when I access the varnish URL, I get this message: Multisite only works without the port number in the URL. Do I need a ...
2
votes
2answers
190 views

Set wp-content folder to Dropbox folder

Ideally I would like to do this with both my PC and Mac OSX boxes, but for now I would be thrilled with just the Mac OSX. I am trying to keep my WP Themes & Plugin Local Development synced using ...
2
votes
1answer
211 views

Subdomain and subdirectories together in one installation

I'm currently want to develop my design company website and choosing wordpress as my CMS. How do I should install the wordpress when I want the domain structure like this: Blog = blog.example.com ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

Using wp-uploads instead of wp-content/uploads

What is the difference between the wp-uploads directory and the wp-content/uploads directory? I am running Ubuntu Server 12.04 and recently installed WordPress using apt-get, but there have been a ...
2
votes
1answer
490 views

Generate Wordpress salt

I am in need of a function that automatically generates and returns salts for Wordpress wp-config.php (Don't link me to their API, I'm looking for offline solution). Does Wordpress core has this ...
2
votes
1answer
53 views

WordPress salts set in config and database

I have come across the following code in a new clients existing website in wp-config.php define('AUTH_KEY', 'put your unique phrase here'); define('SECURE_AUTH_KEY', 'put your unique phrase ...
2
votes
2answers
92 views

Declaratively Configuring Wordpress in XML or JSON or YAML

Couldn't find this on Google... Is there any handy way of fully (or partially) configuring a Wordpress site (plugins and all) using XML/JSON/YAML/etc? In general, I'm looking for a highly-readable, ...
2
votes
1answer
684 views

No configuration file found and no installation code available. Exiting

I am getting the following error when I try to access my Wordpress website. It was working quite fine previously. Could anyone help me on this. No configuration file found and no installation code ...
2
votes
1answer
88 views

Making a configurable field translatable

I'm working on a theme right now that gives the admin the possibility to set different texts that are used within the theme, by configuring them in the admin panel (e.g. the text that is displayed, ...
2
votes
1answer
70 views

What is the best way to provide plugin users with a way to customized the styles

I'm working on a plugin to be release to the public, it is a very simple plugin that includes a single html element in the page html. I can do many things to allow users customize its appearance: 1. ...
2
votes
1answer
971 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
60 views

WordPress Multisite with multiple domains using Nginx

I'm growing grey hair here. I've tried so many things and yet I can't get a grasp on how to set this up. Found tons of guides but no one goes through all aspects, which are: A single WP Multisite ...
1
vote
3answers
263 views

Putting main WordPress blog under a different folder name

I want to use WordPress primarily as a static page CMS for a small business site. I want to use the "pages" feature for most of the pages on the site, except for a news blog, for which I want to use ...
1
vote
3answers
51 views

Per site configuration

I'm building a custom theme that I will reuse on more than one site and would like to be able to configure some things from the admin. For example setting the Twitter and Facebook pages links without ...
1
vote
1answer
806 views

Control verbosity level of WP DEBUG?

I've been at a loss so far and so I thought I'd pose the question: Is there a way to modify the verbosity level of the WP debug.log via wp-config.php or elsewhere? Just an fyi, here is what I have in ...
1
vote
1answer
260 views

Can somebody tell me how I am supposed to be using blogs.dir for network / MU sites?

I think blogs.dir is supposed to be used to separate content for the different blogs on a network install of Wordpress (MU or 3.0+ with networks enabled), however, I've not been able to find a clear ...
1
vote
3answers
309 views

Cannot get pages or posts to display

I am trying to set up Wordpress for a client who uses XO Communications as a host. However, getting Wordpress set up is driving me nuts. I keep getting this error message (wrapping message for ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Steps to debug on a blank screened wordpress install

I've been given an old Wordpress installation to setup on a new server. After setting wp-config.php and the values for the URLs in the db, wp_options.siteurl and wp_options.home (the usual process I ...
1
vote
1answer
238 views

Where should I add the necessary code to add an extra attribute to the kses allowed tags array?

In trying to post an article on one of the new SE blogs, I came across the following problem. I'm listed as an author which means that my abilities are somewhat restricted. In particular, I'm not ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Broken image multisite

I've two wp sites (multisite) with the following config: 1# (Main site) Home: http:// www.mysite.com Upload Path: wp-content/uploads Fileupload Url: http:// ...
1
vote
0answers
206 views

Wordpress with Lan and Wan Access?

Can someone suggest tutorials on how to properly set up a wordpress multisite installation that I can access from both the LAN and WAN side? I've been looking for a bit and am unable to find what i'm ...
1
vote
0answers
52 views

How can I make wordpress suppress mysql errors?

Wordpress has two functions related to SQL queries and their errors as mentioned in What Is The Difference Between suppress_errors() And hide_errors() in $wpdb? From what I've read setting WP_DEBUG ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Add robots.txt to root

I have a new Wordpress 3.5.1 install (hosted on Dreamhost FWIW) that I do not want to be indexed by search engines. I would like to serve a simple robots.txt with Disallow: / for all user agents. I ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

Does WordPress MultiSite use separate MySql databases?

I ask because I cannot find the options from a plug-in I created on my second blog. Adding this plug-in to the main site and the options show up. I am confused because there is a column in ...
0
votes
3answers
649 views

Override Current Theme Setting in wp_config.php

I am looking for a way to override the currently selected theme, preferably from within the wp_config.php file. I know you can override some wp_options settings in the config like define('WP_HOME', ...
0
votes
1answer
89 views

“WordPress installations is currently out of date” problem with difficult situation [closed]

[NOTE] I had asked this question in wordpress.org's support forum one month ago. But I didn't get any feedback there. And I am not sure whether or not this is right place to ask this question. But I ...
0
votes
2answers
184 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
332 views

Permalinks not working

I know, asked and answered a million times. For the life of me I can't find my error. Trying to set up Permalinks to use post name, /%postname%/ Trying to visit anywhere else other than the homepage ...
0
votes
3answers
271 views

Repeatable configuration package

It's normal that a developer or a shop will spend several hours on each project running the same configuration options (for permalinks, SEO options, user roles, plugins that you always use etc.). I'm ...
0
votes
1answer
436 views

get_pages and number - no output; no errors;

I am attempting to get 3 pages from the parent page (id is 2035). I am using wordpress 3.2.1. Here's my relevant code: <div id="videos" class="contentLeft"> <?php // get the three most ...
0
votes
1answer
451 views

How do I make Wordpress “Page” link in the top nav bar go to an external URL?

I would like the Wordpress page link as shown here go to an external URL instead of going to page. What is the best way to set this up? I'm running Wordpress 3.1.3. Thank you.
0
votes
3answers
586 views

Default plugin config to override wp_options?

I have a few plugins that I always set the configuration for exactly the same way. Every time I create a new site, the same plugins go in, and the same amount of time is needed to set them up. Would ...
0
votes
1answer
69 views

Users - remove 'send password' checkbox

Is there a recommended method for removing the 'Send password' checkbox when managing users in WordPress admin? Or alternatively a way of alterting users to changes that doesn't involve mailing the ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

While Using Static Pages, How Can I Get /blog into the URL of Each Post?

I have Wordpress installed on the root of my website. It is using a static homepage and posts page. As it stands, each post will look like this example.com/blogpostname. I don't want to use category ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

How to backup and restore configurations

I am in the process of transferring my WordPress blog to a new host. I've copied the blog files, used XML import/export to copy the contents, and the blog is now up and running. The missing piece is ...
0
votes
1answer
218 views

Second page (and next) of search results redirects me to the home page

WP 3.5, nginx (latest) and PHP5-FPM (latest). If you visit http://bombacarta.com/?s=coma the page is properly loaded. When you click on the link to go to the next page, you are redirected to the home ...
0
votes
2answers
67 views

How do you set the default page in WordPress?

Assuming I have a page with the URL http://papermepress.com?page_id=2 that I want to set as the default, what do I need to do so that when a user types in just http://papermepress.com they see that ...
0
votes
1answer
166 views

the_permalink() not working

I have WordPress installed in a subfolder called news, but links to comments, posts, categories, etc all link to domain.com/?p=99 instead of domain.com/news/?p=99. The only link that points to the ...
0
votes
4answers
574 views

can't upgrade wordpress or install plugins, it seems to “think” it's still on a local installation

I'm pretty new to Wordpress, so sorry if this is an obvious mistake :) I've just moved a site from local installation on my computer to a live server. When I'm trying to install plugins or upgrade ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Where are a theme's options stored and can I export them to be imported into freshly installed themes?

Imagine that a person has a few premium themes that they use for clients. In those premium themes are many different options that can be set. Is it possible to set the theme's options to the most ...
0
votes
1answer
443 views

Getting WordPress to work inside a rails 3 application

I am migrating an existing WordPress blog into a subdirectory of a new rails 3 app (deployed on Apache2 / Ubuntu 10). I have PHP/MySQL installed, and I have a standard rails app folder structure in ...
0
votes
1answer
219 views

Scripts external to WordPress cause 404 errors

I installed WordPress in the root of my web site. Everything went well. But now, other scripts and files, totally unrelated to WordPress, in other folders, cause WordPress 404 errors. For instance, I ...