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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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792 views

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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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 < ...
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Wp-Admin FTPS Connection Error unlike Filezilla

My wordpress website is just moved FTP to FTPS protocol. When I tried to make a connection with FileZilla, the connection is successful. There is nothing wrong with my FTPS connection. Status: ...
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Download images from media library to computer in BULK?

All I want is to download all images from the media library to my computer. I don't want to then use them in another site. I uploaded them from a camera card while traveling, and then it was stolen. ...
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Failed: Filesystem preventing downloads. ( ftpext)

I just move my server to Mac server before I use to be with GOdaddy was no problem updating framework of my theme now I'm getting this error Failed: Filesystem preventing downloads. ( ftpext) not ...
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What determines initial file permissions when a WP theme folder is uploaded manually with an FTP client? [closed]

Intro This is a question that has bugged me for a really long time and I realize this it isn't necessarily related to WordPress, however I wanted to start by asking the WordPress community. I've been ...
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1answer
504 views

WP Config for FTP credentials

Is there a config in WP that allows you to store your FTP credentials? I'm using the Linux webserver at work to develop and it's really annoying to have to but the credentials in every time I ...
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Standard permissions for wordpress; Plugin installation asks for FTP credentials

I'm on a server that does not have FTP installed and will not have FTP installed. I have another website that I've been able to install plugins in before, including the one I'm trying to install now ...
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Is there any way to ftp into wordpress if I paid for my own domain? I want to set up google analytics

I am quite confused. I have my own host for wordpress that I paid for, and I want to be able to ftp into my files to manually edit them. I know wordpress does not support or allow ftp, but I see a lot ...
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854 views

SFTP define in wp-config.php

just wondering if theres a way to define sftp info in wp-config.php the same way you can with ftp. makes plugin adding a lot easier! best,Dan.
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3answers
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Why does WordPress require a ftp server to be running on the webserver to transfer plugins?

I had asked a related question on Super User: A use case of a system "receiving" files over FTP would be, for example, the way WordPress plugins are installed via 1-click where WordPress ...
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1answer
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Wordpress FTP via admin panel slow

I am trying to delete some plugins via the Wordpress admin panel. Sometimes it deletes the plugin quite quickly, but other times it hangs. I have access to my server, is there anything I can do to ...
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How do the pros code up a WordPress theme? Locally? Through FTP?

Up until now, I've been building my WordPress sites by transferring files through FTP. This can sometimes get really slow (time it takes to upload the file, Firebug slows to a crawl, etc.) and I was ...
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689 views

Can I upgrade plugins via FTP?

I'm having some trouble upgrading my plguins through the Dashboard, If i upgrade plugins manually via FTP, will i lose any info from plugins like statpress and all in one seo?
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wordpress on localhost lamp doesn't let me install plugins

i've installed a LAMP server on my ubunutu 11.04. i've installed wordpress and hooked it right with the MySQL db. i've changed the permissions of the www-data group to read and write files. every ...
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1answer
237 views

Download PHP and CSS from the Wordpress admin page without FTP

Some of my clients don't have CPanel access to their WordPress, so I have to copy and paste from the built-in editor to pull out the PHP. Is there a way within that admin interface to grab all the ...
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2answers
940 views

FTP file manager AS wordpress site

Ok, maybe it a far fetch question, and a question about depersonalisation of something into something else, but let try. One on my client want a easy file bin for his client to go get the public HR ...
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Instant install of wordpress

I just think about that... maybe it exist...you will tell me... Wordpressis a beautifull software, and the thing i like the most, is the instant install of the theme and plugin... So i though, why ...
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How to save Admin FTP password

Every time I attempt to upload a plugin or theme, I am asked for the FTP password. Is there a way to save this within Wordpress, or do I have to enter it every time? Thanks.
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FTP Widget Location

I am trying to recover some code I had several months ago (I have backups of everything). It was part of a text widget in my WordPress sidebar. If I have the full backup, where can I find that code? ...
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Help with accessing wp-admin page and resolving error messages

I was recently advised to reinstall both wordpress and my wordpress theme due to (i think) a still unresolved error with a slide manager, but on doing so, apppear to have lost access to the admin-wp ...
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Plugin to edit htaccess file

Is there anyway I can edit my htaccess file without using ftp?
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WordPress php error after editing file with FileZilla

I use the free FTP software FileZilla. In most cases, whenever I open any PHP file from FTP using FileZilla, I get this error after editing then saving the file: Parse error: syntax error, unexpected ...
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How can I stop WordPress from prompting me to enter FTP information when doing updates?

How can I stop WordPress from prompting me to enter FTP information when doing updates?