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Wordpress with Git deployment issues

I'm new to wordpress, coming from the python/django world where there are pretty established standards for development workflows and site deployment, so I'm trying to find some guidance on how to ...
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theme continuous deployment from bitbucket to windows azure

I need to set up continuous deployment of a wordpress theme controlled via bitbucket to a Windows Azure hosted wordpress install. One of the sites I run has had a external agency develop a theme that ...
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How to upload/update theme from local - bitbucket - shared hosting?

I am having tough time to figure out the best most appropriate way to maintain and update my custom theme for wordpress. I have setup local server (wamp) with wordrpess where I mainly develop my ...
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Sync Local site and Distant site

I want to manage my WP site in local, then sync it to my git, and then automatically deploy it. In fact, I already have my site in production, and trying to make it work in local. The fact is I can ...
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Pushing to git from wordpress (not the other way around)

Is there any way to link the wordpress theme-editor to a git repository? So when a file is updated in the wordpress editor the change automatically gets pushed?
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Permissions in a Local Dev Environment (OS X)

I wanted to enable WordPress auto-updates to work without FTP, so I added: define('FS_METHOD', 'direct'); to my wp-config.php. So in order to grant write privileges to WordPress's auto-updater, I ran ...
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Git Workflow for Large, Live Site?

The Wordpress site I am working on has thousands of posts, is updated hourly, and has dozens of plugins and hacks to get it to work in the way it does. Can someone explain a git workflow that would ...
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How to get the SQL of the changes made to the database from an update or upgrade?

When I update/upgrade a plugin, theme, or even the core of WordPress, it has an impact in the database, it changes many things. How do I keep track of it? The problem is that I have a repository, all ...
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Revision History for Entire Wordpress Site

I am learning wordpress and am working on a wordpress site where I would like to have a revision history for every single change I make. I understand you can see the revision history for pages and ...
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WordPress on git - need help with configuration

I've got all my WordPress code on version control and automatically updated on the server every time I push something into an external git repo. This means that when I want to add pictures through the ...
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Initial wordpress deploy via git

Currently, I've got my local machine setup and pushing to staging via git. There are cases where I upload images locally to test admin page interaction. In my .gitignore file I'm ignoring ...
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How should I structure a WP website project using git and updating from WP dashboard?

For months I've been trying to plan out a good project structure for using git version control for WordPress website development that doesn't sacrifice the ability to update core and plugins through ...
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WordPress 3.8 keeps asking me to upgrade to 3.8

It began with version 3.7.1: You are using WordPress 3.7.1. Update to 3.7.1 I've installed and usually update WP with git from https://github.com/wordpress/wordpress: cd wordpress git fetch ...
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Is it possible to checkout a beta version of WordPress via github?

I know how to check out current versions of WordPress using via git fetch --tags but I only see current and past versions, not betas. Is it possible to get access to betas through github?
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Pull latest stable release via git [closed]

I'm currently working with a workflow that makes use of Wordpress as a submodule under git. My workflow involves adding a submodule to my project from the following URL: ...
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How to make a copy of a local wordpress build in MAMP?

I've been working on my site locally using MAMP and installing the wordpress folder in htdocs. However i wanted to make a copy of the site so that i can test another solution. I can't do a git init ...
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Theme/Plugin/Widget Data and Staging/Production Servers

I did some searching before asking and didn't quite come across an answer. Recently I started on a project where they were hosting the development version of WP on an internal multisite, and I was ...
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Wordpress Git Workflow Help

I'm looking for a strong streamlined workflow idea for working with Wordpress. Would like to have my git environment on my own server internally, not using Github to handle repos. Automatic creation ...
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Working local with one database

We are working with GIT while development but keep sending each other database exports. I would like to use one database on a development server (as suggested to be the easiest solution on Keeping WP ...
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Can anyone see a syntax error in this? [closed]

My hosting at wp-engine wont allow me to upload this file by git because of a syntax error. Can anybody see what the error is? <?php $aryWPMUConfig = ...
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Development workflow for Wordpress using git - issues with plugins and bloginfo('wpurl')

I'm going with this git workflow for my current wordpress project which I'm running locally using MAMP. It allows me to separate the WP core files from the theme and plugin folders using submodules, ...
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Version control with a team of non-developers

At work we have decided to redo our website from scratch since over the years it has been plagued with no version control or dev site, plugin inconsistencies, etc. The team who created the current ...
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Workflow for working with git and WordPress

As my site becomes more important to my business, I want to have better version control so I can look up past changes and backup my code. I keep seeing people talking about having their entire site in ...
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Have WP Theme update from Git Repository

I have a client's theme currently hosted on github. Instead of doing a git deploy or using a service like Beanstalk's deployments. I will be pushing the same theme across many sites (79 to be exact) ...
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How to get a localized version of WordPress from a repository?

I'm setting up my basic skeleton / boilerplate I want to use for all wordpress projects. I follow Mark Jaquiths approach and include WP as a submodule. He gets it from ...
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SymmetricDS in dev + prod workflow?

Has anyone leveraged SymmetricDS in their development and production efforts so as to keep the environments synchronized? We have a number of WordPress sites that need to be kept in synch. In our ...
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Why do the Roots theme CSS files not load (404)?

I've set up my new shiny 3.5.1 WordPress using Git, following these instructions: http://clintberry.com/2011/speed-up-your-wordpress-development-cycle-with-git/ (stopping after step 2; I've not ...
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WordPress and Git Workflow

I know this question has been asked a thousand times, but I'm really trying to work out how to get the best out of Git when working with WordPress. I've scoured the web and read dozens of articles, ...
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Is Git/GitHub a good WordPress deployment solution?

I'm currently developing my WordPress locally, committing my code to GitHub with Git and then SSHing into my server and doing a "git pull" to update my code. Is this a good option for code deployment ...
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how can I create a WP offline environment before releasing the websites? [closed]

GIT? SVN? WAMP? XAMP? MERCURIAL? BITNAMI? There are so many options that I am getting a bit cunfused. I just want to work without publishing and a need of an internet connection, and when all is ...
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Post via git repository

I want to be able to post via a git repo. For example I have a repo named "blog" which contains these files: first_post.md second_post.md another_post.md I want all these files to appear in my blog ...
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Do i need the git directory?

I have installed a wordpress site and for some reason I can see these 2 directories: .git .qidb Do I need them? Can I remove them? Will it hurt me in any way?
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WordPress and Git: How does Git interact with your IDE? [closed]

Everyone has been telling me I should use Git. What I don't understand is how git interacts with your IDE. Say i'm developing on Dreamweaver, and I switch branches, my IDE isn't going to reflect that ...
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Keeping WP database synced across multiple developers using git

I'm working on improving my git workflow as it applies to my WordPress development projects. Often, when developing a content management system, I'll create a development server (like ...
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Create entire wordpress as a github repositery?

In my IDE (Flash Builder for PHP), I can't find a way to create sub project inside Wordpress project as I did with NetBeans. Seems I need to make entire WordPress as a github local repo in order to ...
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storing database in version control

I am using a version control system to manage my wordpress code (git). What is the betst way to store the database information into version control? I want to go to my staging machine, run git pull ...
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How to use one git (github) repository for version control for multiple themes

I have built and maintain many themes for various clients. I'd like to be able to put them all in github for lovely version control. However github gets a bit expensive when you have over 20 private ...
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Deploying Updated or New Plugins That Modify the wp_options Table

I have a WordPress site under local version control with Git. I deploy it to the production server using Capistrano. For the initial deployment, I manually import the SQL database to the production ...
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Is there a faster way to git-svn clone a wordpress plugin from the subversion repository?

When cloning a SVN repo with git-svn it searches laboriously through every revision for changes that are relevant (at least as I understand it). Is there anyway to make this process quicker? I ...
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Painless way to track remote Git repo for Wordpress updates

I'm looking for a way to keep development instances of Wordpress up to date and under version control with Git. Has anyone managed to the following? set up git to track a repo containing the ...
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How can I update a wordpress plugin from a Git repository (github)

is there any way to easily update a plugin installed on multiple sites from a github repo. I know I can do it from the command line of each server using git pull. but is there a way to do it from the ...
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How to: Update live sites theme from version control repo via plugin or library? [closed]

Maybe someone knows how i could update my live sites theme from a version control*) project repository. Point is that it's really time consuming if you got your theme hosted with version control (as ...
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Migrating data between local and development server

I've been working away at a medium-size WordPress site. So far I've just been hosting the site on my local machine and showing it to internal consultants over our local network. Things are working ...
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How to look at code in WordPress repositories without downloading?

A lot of questions are about plugins and themes, that you don't necessarily have installed. Downloading zip archive, unpacking and opening in editor seems like a too much hassle. If only there was a ...
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Git beginner: Keeping track of on-server changes

So I'm starting to get to grips with Git (never used any VCS before). Some Git users tell me to only push to production server and never pull from it to my local dev server. That leaves me with this ...
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Is it better to create a Git repository at the root level or in the WordPress theme directory?

I've currently been creating my Git repositories at the root level for each of my WordPress installations. Git of course then notices any core updates, plugins, and uploads. I'm considering just ...
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Should I use SVN or Git?

I've never used version control before, but I'm starting to work more collaboratively on WordPress plugins and themes and I think it would be a good idea to have a record of versions and updates. ...
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Why Does Automattic use SVN for WordPress Instead of Git?

I use Git on my development and I find it to be reliable so I wonder what is the reason Automattic choose to use SVN for WordPress?
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Getting Started with Subversion, Git, or similar Version Control System to keep a History of my Files? [closed]

I realize this may be a broad question on the surface, but I'm looking for specific examples of setups/workflows that people use to keep a version history of edited files on a WordPress site. For ...