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After move to new host, site works but login fails

I moved a wordpress installation I "inherited" to a new host without too much issue. The folder structure remained identical, and once I changed the db connection information, the website displays ...
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check server config prior to plugin install

Say I wanted to make it so that a plugin couldn't be installed or activated if the server didn't have a requisite PHP extension installed (eg. libpdf or whatever). How might I do this? Is it ...
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How to install another script with a multisite installation?

I'm running a WP multisite install that uses subdomains and domain mapping for networked sites. I need to install another script in the same cPanel (Blesta, for billing purposes). The only subdomain ...
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Disable redirect to install.php

For example, i include 'wp-load.php' from external file. but if WP is not installed, then while i access that file, it redirects to '/wp-admin/install.php'. How to disable redirection, even if WP not ...
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Theme Issues after FTP Installation

I just installed WordPress on a Domain followed by a paid theme (in wp-contents->Themes folder) as soon i installed it. The FTP shows exclamation marks with their folders also some previous themes are ...
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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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Multiple independent wordpress installs - 1 dedicated server - individual dedicated domain for each install. What is the best way to achieve this?

Basically, what I need to achieve is multiple installs of wordpress on the same server but all each with their own independent domain/sql db/etc. I already have the domains, I just need to figure out ...
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Is it good security advice to install wordpress in subdirectory but link to root?

Is it good to install wordpress in a subdirectory (with a random name), but set "Homepage" address to domain root? (based on Giving WordPress Its Own Directory) Since the wp-content is in the ...
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Hook (or other way) to find out when another plugin is activated / installed

Is there some way to run a function when another plugin is being installed and/or activated? Basically I need something like register_activation_hook only for other plugins. The use case: I want to ...
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wordpress login loop after install

I spun up a AWS instance to run a LAMP stack + the latest Wordpress (4.1.1). I am doing everything from the command line as root and do not use Cpanel or phpMyAdmin After creating the user + DB and ...
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Wordpress installed in root, need second in subdirectory with different domain

God, this little problem drives me crazy and I really hope that you'll help me how to figure it out. I searched over all previous threads and in the codex of wordpress, I find some close situations ...
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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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2 website 1 database… Local to online

I've two wordpress websites : - One online in FTP folder "www", for this website everything's ok ! - The second website is on localhost for the moment. I would like to put the second website on the ...
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Wordpress 4.1 update broke theme

How do I roll back WP install? Sometime in the last 20 minutes, my website updated to 4.1, which swapped to the 2015 theme and refuses to let me use my template because: The following themes are ...
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Prompted for FTP details even with FS_DIRECT set to true

I am running WordPress 4.1 Multisite on CentOS with NGINX. I have set define(’FS_METHOD’,’direct’); in wp-config.php but am still getting prompted for FTP credentials when trying to install a plugin. ...
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CMB2 installation - cannot get it to work

I have followed the documentation on this page: https://github.com/WebDevStudios/CMB2/wiki/Basic-Usage but cannot get it to work. I have gone through other posts with the same issue and tried all of ...
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Installed in root, want second in subdirectory

Current situation I am trying to plan ahead and avoid any grievous pitfalls and/or headaches in adding a second domain/site for a client. WP is currently installed in root The client wants a second ...
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How can I remove subdirectory folder from wp-admin urls?

I have the following root file structure: |-- composer.json |-- composer.lock |-- index.html |-- index.php |-- vendor | |-- autoload.php | |-- composer | `-- fancyguy |-- wp | |-- index.php | ...
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Subdirectory install error

I'm seeing the error the theme directory "twentyfifteen" does not exist for the twentyfifteen theme after trying a WordPress subdirectory install for the first time. I can access the admin ...
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Fully mask *all* traces of WordPress installation subdirectory?

As can be seen in this dem0site.net (which has been installed to its own subdirectory (public_html/wp-org-01/), I have successfully followed the Codex instructions for "giving WordPress its own ...
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Wordpress On subfolder

We are running WordPress and CodeIgniter in the same domain, separated by subfolders. We know it's not the best practice, but CodeIgniter will be a temporary thing until we fully move to WordPress. I ...
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db.php, is it a legit file

On one of a WP installation i troubleshoot (because site is down, too much DB connection) for, there is a ADDED file at the root (with wp-config.php and other) this file is called : db.php It's 280 ...
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CPU spikes to 100% site doesn't load, VPS crashes after moving site

I moved my site to a virtual private server(VPS) because my sharing web hosting account doesn't support the growing number of visitors, but when i install it, CPU spikes to 100%, site doesn't load and ...
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Have non-wordpress page as root (and blog elsewhere)

I'd like to have a custom, non-Wordpress page (totally separate HTML/CSS/etc. files) at www.mywebpage.ca, and then my Wordpress blog only at www.mywebpage.ca/news. Is this possible? (The reason for ...
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Install WordPress on new server or just copy old files?

Hey I move my WordPress Homepage to another server. Now my question is, should I just copy all the files from the old server to the new server? Or should I install WordPress on the new server and then ...
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Wordpress install enters an infinite loop

I am really struggling with this one - hopefully someone here can help... I am installing a brand new, fresh version of Wordpress v4.0 (A task I've performed easily 100+ times before without ...
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Pushing out updates to multiple installs?

I'm planning on having many installations of wordpress on my server on different domains is there a way i can push updates out to all of them simultaneously?
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Install will not load: PHP does not have MYSQL installed

I'm having trouble installing Wordpress on my Windows 2008 R2 server. I'm getting the message: Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by WordPress. To ...
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Should I use individual Wordpress installs or Wordpress-Mutisite install?

I wish to install many different websites, on one domain: Some will be Wordpress sites, others not. So I was thinking of putting each site into its own individual folder, so their paths would be: ...
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Error on update translation

I installed a fresh version of WordPress in my current language (pt_BR) on localhost (WAMP). After log in, WordPress told me that exist an translation update. I clicked to update and the following ...
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Issue converting single site to multi-site - blogs.dir folder not created

I have an existing WP install that I'm attempting to convert into a multi-site, in order to set up a development version in a subdirectory (required for testing an SSL on the same domain). I've been ...
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I can install my plugin in localhost but not in my server

Well, I finished my first plugin in WordPress but I have a little problem. My plugin have the next code add_action('my-plugin/my-plugin.php','rating_install'); ...
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Why is wordpress trying to re-install itself?

I ran out of space on my MySQL server so I got a bigger disk and moved the files to the new disk, restarted MySQL and things were fine. But I went to my sites and now wordpress is acting like its ...
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WordPress living together with a static site

I already have a static website that runs some php scripts to allow for a private member's area. I want to add a blog to the site, so I consider installing wp. The blog should be accessed either by ...
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How to make auto installer Plugin?

I made my first Wordpress plugin and I would get that crease a datatable in worpress databases. I tried the next code buy I get nothing: register_activation_hook(__FILE__, 'rating_install'); ...
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Need Advice on Subdomain Multi-Blog

I want to create two series of blogs on two subdomains (on two unique websites). Alternative, I could create ONE blog on each subdomain, with each block having separate sections or channels that ...
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Page not found error shown while installing wordpress on IIS server

I am installing a wordpress folder on a windows server, but it shows page not found. I am unable to even see the first page of installation. This is the site address ...
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Moving site made easier

I have a HUGE pet peeve with Wordpress that honestly drives me crazy. Everytime you move the website, you have to go into the database in the new environment, and change in the table wp_options the ...
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All links in WP blog redirect to main non-WP site

I worked on a Drupal site for a client, but he wanted to keep his blog on WP, so I manually created a 'blog' folder on the root of the Drupal site and moved all the WP content there. I uploaded the ...
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Backup blog posts only

I have a Wordpress site with a lot of pages and blog posts. I want to create a new site but keep all blog posts, just blog posts and no pages. How can I achieve this? When I backup the database from ...
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Unable to install plugins

I downloaded a wiziapp plugin. Then I tried to install it on WordPress. It shows "file size exceed maximum in php.ini" How to install this plugin anyone help me
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Beginning with Multi-Site LOCAL Installation

I'm not sure if this question is appropriate for this forum or not. If not, perhaps someone can point me to a better forum. I have several affiliated websites running on a CMS I put together myself ...
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wordpress multisite not installing

When trying to install multisite on my wordpress blog, I get a blank page on the 2nd step where I should get the options to choose from subdomain or sub directory. I've tried installing on several ...
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How can I hide the dashboard widgets using install.php

I have created my own install.php file in the wp-content folder and I am using it as a drop in to customise my install of Wordpress. Currently I am using the following to hide (NOT) remove the ...
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New WP installation due to language issues

My current WP installation is in English, I dowloaded the theme (So cute by YIT) My objective is to set up a store in swedish. I've been struggeling to translate strings etc, I've tried the WPML ...
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What is the purpose of the “Hello Dolly” plugin?

Why was this plugin packaged by default? I know Akismet prevents SPAM but Hello Dolly does nothing. Can someone please explain what the use is of the `Hello Dolly plugin?
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Is there going to an issue running different features of WP site in different subdomains?

I have a main site running in mydomain.com. I want to install an e-commerce plugin and want to run it in a subdomain shop.mydomain.com. In the future I may want to install an LMS plugin and run it in ...
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Installing WordPress in a subdirectory

I am trying to install wordpress into a subdirectory of a website. I simply want to build the client's new site in this subdirectory, so a separate and new WP install in this subdirectory, and then ...
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A fresh installation show no css

I just had a fresh installation of Wordpress 3.9.1, but all pages have no styling (not the site nor the admin). It is showing just perfect in firefox while chrome messing it up. When I inspect ...
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WP Installer Redirects to /wp-admin/core/install.php

I am trying to install WP for the first time on Ubuntu 12.04 in a clean /var/www directory. I downloaded the latest version. I untarred it in my home directory and then moved it to /var/www. I ...