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What is wp-admin/meta for?

I noticed that I have a directory meta/ as a sub-directory of the wp-admin folder, but there is nothing in it. What goes in here? Should I keep it?
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google xml sitemap won't work on directory install

I have installed wordpress in directory above the root called "wp". I'm having issues with the google xml sitemap generator. I cannot rebuild the xml code and write it the sitemap.xml file. I have ...
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get_template_directory() returns wrong address on VPS

I'm having the following problem with a Wordpress installation on a VPS server. I'm trying to read from a JSON file but the returned address from get_template_directory() is wrong: $url = ...
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How do I include a partial from a directory below a wordpress theme directory?

I have 3 themes set up right now and I need them all to inherit partials from the same source in order to update all three themes at the exact same time when I change any of those partials. I'm ...
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Let users edit their role from the frontend

Most site ask users to choose their role at registration (for example it can be "are you an athlete/student/worker/designer" and each of these would be a user role which would appear in a different ...
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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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Permissions to wp-content folder in Windows Server 2012

I've made some tests to solve this problem: trying to update some plugins via Wordpress backend I always receive a "Unable to create folder" error. So I've initially added IIS_IUSRS with ...
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Does WordPress refer to any files outside of the main install folder (and database)?

Meaning, if I install WordPress in the /wp folder... would any files in the main root of the domain folder "/" be accessed, or any other folder outside of the /wp folder for that matter? Meaning, are ...
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Wordpress File Structure

I need some help understanding Wordpress's file structure or the URL structure. Not the Template Hierarchy, I understand that. What i mean is how a websites files are set up according to it's URL. ...
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After setting up multisite on localhost, requests to localhost redirect to production domain

After setting up multisite on http://localhost, requests to http://localhost redirect to http://production-domain.com (Including "Log In"). Where is the production domain information even being ...
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Should meta boxes for specific pages be save in their own plugins?

I realize this is a subjective question, but I need some opinions on where to put functionality like meta boxes that belong to specific pages. Let's say I have a template called Gallery Page. On that ...
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Will placing custom templates in sub directory break any native WordPress functionality

I have, on an existing project, created a folder named templates in the theme root directory where I have put all my custom template files, all the files that have the Template Name: BlahBlahBlah in ...
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Getting Internal server in sub folder pages

I have just created sub folder called "blog", so access link is example.com/blog. I have installed WordPress in blog folder, configure database and all but when access above link then I am getting ...
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Impossible to index an upload folder with 10k files

I have a WP installation which has a very large uploads folder with a bit more than 10k files. At the time we unset year/month folder organization and now we have huge problems to download or backup ...
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redirect index.html inside folder to wordpress page of same name

i have a wp page called mysite.com/stuff/ i have a subdirectory on my ftp called mysite.com/stuff/index.html with a bunch of files and other subdirectories inside. when i go to ...
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Copy and delete a directory with WordPress functions

I have successfully used copy_dir() to copy a directory to a new location. How can I delete a directory using WordPress functions?
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Where should I store disabled plugins?

I have several plugins that I occasionally use for maintenance/import tasks etc. but I don't need them available in the plugins admin most of the time. As my site has quite a large number of plugins, ...
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Can I use the same Folder name as a Multisite Blog?

I have a Wordpress Network site 3.8+ where one of my sites is domain.com/media/. On the root of domain.com, I am wanting to create a folder named "media" to store all uploads. Currently I have this ...
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If has_term, load other theme

This is what I want to accomplish. I've created a taxonomy called categorie with the terms app, web and branding. When a project has the term app, I want to load another theme / blog. When a project ...
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wp theme.. Could not create directory

Could anyone help me with this please? I am trying to install my wp theme Recital (it came out quite recently), but when I upload the zip and press install, it says Could not create directory... What ...
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Conditional config WP_HOME/WP_SITEURL does not update bloginfo('template_url')?

The scenario: This question relates to Wordpress theme development on a local environment via MAMP. In order to enable mobile device testing via xip.io, I have modified my local Wordpress ...
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Installing local to live WP into subdirectory

I am having a bit of trouble moving a local WP site live and into a subdirectory. I want a static homepage for now (index.html in the root folder) while I work on the live site (would be found in ...
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Filepath to Chosen for “Home Page” option - Which function?

Someone using my plugin/theme surprised me by making their site address different than their install address with the "Enter the address here if you want your site homepage to be different from the ...
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Moving wordpress from /dir to main folder

I have a simple question. I want to move my wordpress installation from www.xclo.co.uk/dir to www.xclo.co.uk Please can someone tell me how to do this.
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index.php file in wp-content/themes/ folder

I was manually uploading a theme im working on to my wordpress install tonight when I noticed a index.php file in my themes folder. I opened the file and it contained only the following three lines of ...
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Multisite for main in subdirectory, subdomain and subfolders (EN/ES)

I have a domain <http://my-site.com> and I want to restructure it, used to have a Drupal for the portal and numerous installations of WordPress in different subdomains. The hosting I have only ...
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How to point my domain to a Wordpress install in a sub-directory?

I have recently been re-designed a client's website (whose website is - for example purposes - mywebsite.co.uk)/ I have developed the new website (a heavily modified wordpress install) in a ...
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Infamous admin login redirect

I have a multisite installed with the domain mapping plugin. All the domains work fine, except... One of the sites is on a subdirectory (the main site running Magento). I added a symlink to the ...
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Get WP Install Directory

I have a theme which - I was quite proud of myself! - I designed to be installed in wp sites where wp is on root level. Then half my users installed the theme on a mysite.com*/wordpress/* ! ...and ...
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How to execute WordPress as though it is in the root folder while it is installed in a subdirectory?

I have a folder and file structure already in place for a site to which I am inserting WordPress. My goal is to execute WP at the root level (/) when a visitor just visits the domain without a path, ...
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Plugin could not be deleted due to an error: Unable to locate WordPress Plugin directory

I have moved my Wordpress site to a new host, because of performance problems on the old host. I have updated wp-config.php with the new host's values, but when I try to delete a plugin from ...
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Building a Data Intensive Website with Wordpress

I am an intemediate website builder and have been working with wordpress for a few years. I am attempting to build a website (for myself) that is data intensive. All I've built to date are sites ...
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Giving WordPress Its Own Directory together with index.html

I want to power my website from http://www.example.com and not from http://www.example.com/foldername I've completed this task and this is working but before people actually get to the WordPress ...
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Upload an image at frontend > Create direction and/or rename filename possible?

I have a form for a non-profit-club, that publish posts + up to 20 images. The image-path will be writen in a custom-field. Images are uploaded. Ok, now i want to rename the pictures or (much better) ...
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How to restrict access to wp-content, wp-includes and all sub-folders

after searching I didn't find an answer still confused of how do I hide the -> wp-content --> uploads --> themes --> plugins -> wp-includes in browser. What I want is when viewer browse some like ...
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wordpress sub-directory sites on a sub-domain?

I have a large site at www.example.com this is a .net site I want to use WP multisite installed at word.example.com this would point to the WP root install directory but on a different server than ...
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navigation doesn't work in custom header.php

I've made a custom header-blog.php(for blog page/home.php) in addition to header.php, both of which use the exact same <nav> code. On the pages that use header.php, the navigation works ...
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Trying to setup a dev subdomain, but url loads as /dev/ instead

I created a subdomain (dev.mysite.com) and I duplicated my live site into this subdomain. However, when I go to dev.mysite.com, it loads mysite.com/dev instead. I changed siteurl and home in ...
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Custom folder for wordpress page templates

How I can change a folder for wordpress page templates? By default all page templates located in theme's root folder. I want to make a folder with name "templates" in theme's root directory and keep ...
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Page not found when trying to link to files in child theme directory

I'm trying to create a child theme based on Toolbox 1.4 by Automattic. I have my scripts file saved as child_theme/js/scripts.js on my server and I enqueue it by using wp_enqueue_script( 'scripts', ...
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Moving from subdirectory and subdomain -> root

Background: I've only done vanilla theme and direct installs until now. The site I'm working on has an existing (ancient) Mambo install in root directory. For the new Wordpress revision, client wanted ...
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WP Codex answer incomplete? Put WP in subdirectory. .htaccess change required

I have installed Wordpress in a subdirectory '/medical' and want the address to show up as www.mysite.com/page not www.mysite.com/medical/page The Wordpress Codex here : ...
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Want to change my site root

Hello I have a wordpress site that has a url at some ip address. Now what I want to do change the url. Instead of http://"My IP Address", I want it http://"My IP Address"/wordpress. instead.Is there a ...
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Will permalinks work if blog is transferred to subdirectory?

How should I transfer my WordPress blog from the root of my domain to a sub-directory? If everything including root in an installment of WP 3.2.1 were moved to a sub-directory, would the default ...
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Yelp-style geographic directory plugin?

The project I'm working on discusses local farming/agriculture/etc. initiatives and I'm ultimately wanting to create a directory with the following features: Separation between: Urban farms ...
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How to write to the plugin's directory?

My plugin needs to create some directories for its use when it's executed. On many hosts (those using suPHP for example) there is no problem and everything works fine. But on other hosts, PHP does ...
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Best way to transfer Wordpress install to root of directory when I'm ready to launch?

I'm currently designing a site for a client and I don't want anyone to be able to navigate to the homepage and see it. So currently the site is located in a subfolder of the main domain. Like so: ...
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Page URL not working due to physical directory

I have a page named http://www.mysite.com/whitepapers/ and it worked fine. I have now added a physical "whitepapers" directory and has since broken my permalink for the page. I realize that it has ...
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Powering only a subfolder with WordPress on a LAMP stack with an nginx reverse proxy

[I just posted this on the WP Forums, too, before anyone starts Googling and saying that this is posted somewhere else] I'm hoping this isn't a duplicate, but I've been searching here and Googling ...
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Is there a way to hide WordPress behind a web visible directory?

Is there a way to hide WordPress behind a web visible directory for extra security using a symlink?