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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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Blocked out of admin panel and ftp cant connect to server [closed]

I have been blocked out on the admin panel of my blog as I had a syntax error in my functions.php. Hence I am unable to login to edit the code now. I figured that ftp to access the files on the web ...
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Migrating Wordpress

I need assistance in migrating Wordpress from one directory to another directory and/or domain. I need it to be an EXACT copy (with files, media, theme css, etc.) and be able to do it simply and in a ...
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What's wrong with wp_filesystem delete()?

I noticed something odd recently, the wp_filesystem delete() doesn't work in many cases, and surprisingly, wp_delete_attachment actually doesn't even use wp_filesystem, but uses unlink. What is the ...
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How can I find WordPress files on the remote side in Filezilla FTP?

Currently I am doing the WP Development track on TreeHouse (beginner) where I am trying to make a child folder. The child folder is meant to be able to save the WP theme while any other updates are ...
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Where does wordpress store the FTP credentials?

When wordpress asks for FTP information to upgrade, you type it in and then it seems to store it for future use (for future upgrades, and maybe also for media uploads?) Where does it store these ...
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Upgrading Wordpress 4.0 asks for FTP password

I was able to upgrade Wordpress 4.0 on my local machine, and I also just updated some plugins on the production machine, but when I try to update Wordpress 4.0 on the production machine, it is asking ...
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Changing themes on locally hosted webpages

I recently turned my Raspberry Pi into a web server, and now I installed Wordpress on it. Everything is going excellently, but when I went to change the theme from default, I found I need my hostname, ...
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Second completely independent and disposable Wordpress installation in subdirectory?

I know this may have been asked before, but I didn't find an exact answer, so yeah ... I have a wordpress installation in the main directory of my Webspace (hosted @ Strato) and I want to install a ...
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Why does WordPress still not support SFTP?

It has been many years now with WordPress 2, WordPress 3 and now even WordPress 4 which is expected to be released shortly that WordPress Publishing Platform does not support SFTP as the option to ...
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Plugins upload to wordpress in wampserver via filezilla

I am new to Wordpress. I just downloaded a plugin. I am trying to upload plugins the normal way but they are unable. So my quiz is, can you upload plugins in Wordpress to wampserver via filezilla? If ...
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Do we have to use ftp to recover from a bad functions.php edit?

Just tried to make an edit to the functions.php on my site. As is often the case, wp didn't like it and threw a fit, locking me out of making any further changes. So now I have to use ftp to edit out ...
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Wordpress asking FTP Details

When i attempt to upload my plugin, WordPress asks for my FTP Credentials. After entering them, WordPress returns the error: Failed to connect to FTP Server ftp.domain.com:21 but my FTP ...
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Uploading a external squeeze page within WP

I'm not a developer but I'm trying to find my own way around and learning as I go along. I have a prebuild squeeze page and trying to FTP it to my site but I have learned that I don't have access to ...
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FTPS Uploads - wp-content cannot be found

i've arranged my new Server and i use proFTPD with TLS Support. Now, WordPress can't upgrade or install plugins anymore. I get the following message: The directory "wp-content" cannot be found This ...
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Why would WordPress request FTP information when it can write to the file server?

I don't think this is a duplicate, although I've seen similar questions on here. I have added my primary SSH/FTP user and the user nobody to a group called webserver, then I ran a chown -R .webserver ...
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How to upload a media file via FTP and then create an attachment post with it?

I need to upload a very large video. I can not upload it via the built-in uploader since my upload_max_filesize is set to just 2M and I'm unable to override it (I've set the upload size to 50M and ...
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Prevent Wordpress installing plugins and themes via Admin

When I initially set up WP, I had entered my FTP details in the Admin so that I could add plugins and themes directly from Admin. However, I believe this compromises the website as I have found ...
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FTP Username and password wrong while installing theme

I followed Failed to connect to FTP Server 127.0.0.1/:21 And was able to solve that problem. But now when I try to upload the theme then I get username and password failure. I have added following ...
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Storing FTP details in wp-config.php

I'd like to hear about the security concerns for storing FTP details in wp-config.php on a shared server. It doesn't 'feel' safe to me. I'm using ManageWP to control sites on a shared server and have ...
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Problems with installing and deleting plugins

When I want to install a plugin from the web interface, I receive the error The plugin does not have a valid header. or Destination folder already exists. after it has been downloaded and ...
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558 views

Editing page content through FTP?

I currently work with a graphic designer and code primarily HTML/CSS for clients looking to develop a web presence. I don't know much about WordPress. I have a client who wants some minimal changes ...
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Why does One Click Update fail on localhost using FTP with 777 permissions on site files?

I can successfully upload/remove media, add/remove plugins and edit theme files within admin CP. The one thing I can not do in admin CP is a normal one click update from WordPress 3.7.1 to 3.8. Ideas? ...
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Updating plugins results in deleting them

1: Update a manually installed plugin Wordpress it's auto updating doesn't work right, but it sometimes does! Anyway when it doesn't work right it shows the most viewed error of the wordpress system. ...
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397 views

How to set path with WP_Filesystem and ftp base / chroot

In my theme i will use the WP_Filesystem to write a file to for example: $file = get_template_directory().'/library/assets/css/wpless2css.css'; Which outputs something like ...
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Plugin (smart archives reloaded) crashed site / no access on admin panel

During a clean up of my plugins inside of WordPress i deactivated the: smart archives reloaded plugin. Next up: a fatal error when i refreshed the page. Fatal error: Class 'SAR_Generator' not found ...
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WordPress keeps asking for connection information in localhost

I tried to find and answer but even though the problem is common I haven't been able to fix it, WP keeps asking me for the FTP info on my local LAMP environment when trying to install, delete or ...
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Unable to access wordpress login.php [closed]

I has been completed a theme for a client. I Used to access the live wp-admin page using http://name.myname.com/wp-login.php But that page shows just a blank(white) page. How to get fix that? ...
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file compressed the content on single line after upload in wordpress

I don't have any idea what going wrong with my wordpress file, When i tried to open a file after downloading, the downloaded file got compressed in single like like: <?php/** * The Header for our ...
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603 views

Unable to locate WordPress Plugin directory. ftp_base not working?

I have Wordpress 3.6 running on ubuntu 12.04 LTS with apache2. Wordpress is running out of the root directory on apache, ie. /var/www I have an FTP server setup (VSFTPD). I have it set to chroot to ...
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191 views

Site migration from Localhost to Server - 404 errors

I'm migrating another site from localhost to remote web server and am experiencing an issue. Here are the steps I took: 1.) Downloaded Wordpress locally, and began editing the twentytwelve theme. 2.) ...
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How to use Download Manager with FTP

I need to have the email before download plugin so am using Download manager in conjunction, however as some files will need updating quite regularly, I am keen to use FTP so that I can just replace ...
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Do I need FTP set up to upload files to wordpress server

Does FTP need to be set up on a server hosting my wordpress site. I am unable to upload files and there are still many things to check, but I need a straight answer to this before I waste too much ...
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Fast Tranfering my Wordpress site to another server

I am transferring my WordPress site. I need to transfer all the content to my new server from old one. I don't have that enough bandwidth that i can first FTP to my local PC and than again FTP to the ...
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Import Wordpress xml file larger than 8mb

I'm trying to import a xml file (from a previous wordpress theme) into a new wordpress theme. The problem is that the xml file is 46mb much bigger than the wordpress 8mb limit. Anyone have any ...
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Unable to locate WordPress Root directory

I'm trying to upgrade WordPress version of a blog and it fails. I input FTP info (host, user, pass and type) then I get the message: Unable to locate WordPress Root directory. Installation ...
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Files empty after moving with FTP

I have a strange bug within my Wordpress theme. After I copy normal files from my local machine (whatever file, functions.php, styles.css or any other) the file gets empty on the server, with no ...
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what could cause the htaccess file to be modified?

One of the wordpress sites that I created recently went down with a 500 internal server error. After hours of mind boggling and checking error logs, I found out that the htaccess files present in the ...
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WordPress CSS doesn't update

I've got a new WordPress website that I'm testing that hasn't been updating properly when CSS styles are updated over FTP. I haven't got a cache plugin and I have cleared my browser cache and have ...
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753 views

Install and Update plugins on a VPS Wordpress installation

I have installed Wordpress. Everything works smooth except one thing: I cannot ftp through Wordpress - meaning I cannot update or install plugins. Using my vps root user and password doesn't work ...
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How to throw the “We need ftp info” at a user

I recently asked a question about an error I was getting for doing theme updates where the user did not have permission. I would like to write a credential check, much like how wordpress does theirs. ...
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Images not showing and plugins not installing on wordpress server move

I have recently moved my wordpress site from localhost to an apache server with plesk. Upon doing this my images are not appearing on the website despite still being in the media folder (however I ...
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wordpress css file

i made a website by wordpress and i uploaded it to ftp file public html my problem is that i made a css file that include all the other css files but when i tested the website i found that the ...
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Using dashboard uploader instead of FTP

Recently, I change my host server. that causing a problem. When I want upload a new theme or plugin instead of using dashboard uploader want me to enter FTP host and username and password, What I can ...
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Valid Connection Information is Getting Denied

I'm getting prompted to enter my FTP information (in this case, SFTP) for installing plugins/themes in Wordpress. Problem is, I keep getting denied with valid SFTP credentials. I have root access ...
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Must I download entire WP directory for each separate instance/website that uses WP?

I'm no noob when it comes to website design or development. And am quite savvy with JQuery, XHTML and PHP. However, I admit I am quite noob-ish when it comes to WP... I already have the WP directory ...
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Failed to connect to FTP Server 127.0.0.1/:21

Tried to install a wordpress plugin on my local machine: To perform the requested action, WordPress needs to access your web server. Please enter your FTP credentials to proceed. If you do not ...
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FTP credentials on localhost [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: wordpress on localhost lamp doesn't let me install plugins I just started working locally with Wordpress. Trying to update theme/plugins I get asked for my FTP ...
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How to cause the Wordpress web interface to update via FTP

On some installations of Wordpress, all updates performed through the administrative web interface require the FTP username and password to be entered before they take place. Others update and install ...
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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 < ...