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2answers
32 views

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. So can u please explain what is the use of this plugin?
0
votes
1answer
23 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

Moving to Wordpress Premium versus a hosting provider

My blog is now over a year old, and I've been considering moving my blog from Wordpress.com for a while. My main reason for this is that I now how enough visitors that I believe I'd rather take the ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Upacking the package… stalls, but installs plugin

I have been searching high and low for the correct solution to my problem. I have found many searches relating to this, but can not find a solution... Here is the Updated Video to see what happens ? ...
1
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0answers
40 views

Can't connect SFTP, for use with installing a plugin

When trying to install a plugin, I can upload the .zip just fine. But then I'm required to use my SFTP details for WordPress to add it as a plugin. The details are definitely correct, but I get an ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

Why this function not working for install database on plugin activation

I followed codex instructions from wordpress site but for some reason it's not working for me and i can't understand why is there any debug settings or options to activate to explain me where i go ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

How to add plugin activity in the menus?

I have Installed CM answer plugin, but how can I add that as a menu at the top? Note: I can install plugin but the problem is that I don't know the way to add the plugin into the menu or a page.
1
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2answers
2k views

WordPress plugin installation error

I have installed WordPress 3.8 and now I am trying to install WooCommerce - excelling eCommerce 2.0.20 plugin but every time I am getting this error: Note: I am trying to install plugin in local ...
2
votes
1answer
63 views

Distributing and packaging plugins

I have a project where I'll be using WP as a customer portal to an external application. The application is accessed via web services (soap/xml) calls. The application has quite a few forms and for ...
0
votes
1answer
133 views

plugin generated 751 characters of unexpected output during activation

I made a custom plugin for my wordpress admin for view user detail. This plugin is working fine after showing this error but the main issue is by this plugin , when i try to open some link the page ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Are there any good ways to know the plugin I developed for WordPress is used by which websites? [duplicate]

Normally, contributors make a plugin for people to download. People download and install to use. That's it. If I can learn the types of websites that download and use my plugin, I would have a ...
-1
votes
3answers
59 views

Plugin to install a plugin

I'm wondering if there is a way for a plugin to install other plugins directly. That means, I provide an interface for the user to click multiple plugins and download and install them directly to ...
0
votes
0answers
98 views

What possible reasons can cause my plugin not to be listed in the plugin search in the back-end of wordpress installs?

our plugin is listed on wordpress.org but it can't be found if you go in the backend of a WP install and search for it under Plugins -> Add New. Our plugin was delisted some time ago from ...
0
votes
0answers
305 views

Import sql data from a large file when installing plugin

I'm making my first plugin and I need to import about 31,000 records from a sql file into the wpdb when the plugin first gets installed by the user, but it is only importing about half of them only, ...
2
votes
0answers
149 views

Can't use the built-in wordpress install/upgrade plugin feature [closed]

When I try to upgrade or install a plugin I get a successful message: Downloading install package from http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/jquery-lightbox-gallery.zip… Unpacking the package… ...
-1
votes
1answer
43 views

Can I install plugins manually on WP.com? [closed]

If I have a paid blog at wordpress.com, can I install plugins manually on it? Or must I have my own wordpress installation? Thanks!
0
votes
2answers
68 views

No feedback when installing plugins or updating

I've had this problem for a while now; I hoped that it would go away when I moved to my new host but it hasn't. Whenever I try to install or update a plugin or theme, or even update Wordpress, the ...
0
votes
2answers
264 views

Error uploading plugin zip file

I have a question here and hope you guys can help me with that. Couldn't find the exact answer from search and I am not a coder myself. I was given the instruction (to change plugin name) by my ...
0
votes
1answer
104 views

Wordpress Plugins Don't Automatically Update

I have several installations of wordpress on my vps and I have a couple that add/update plugins with no problems. When adding a new plugin I get the following progress messages: Downloading ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Can plugin2 uninstall plugin1 at the very beginning of plugin2's installation?

As per the title. I have a new version of a plugin. It installs fine on a clean WordPress. When a user tries to install it when they have a previous version installed, the plugin does not function. ...
0
votes
1answer
370 views

Plugin Add New Installer failing

I recently transferred my Wordpress Site to a new host. I have almost everything working, except for the plugin auto installer. If I search for a plugin and install it, it works just fine. If I try ...
2
votes
4answers
117 views

How to properly secure my Wordpress installation?

I'm currently on my own server (fredericpilon.com) with my own website. Wordpress being kind of a big shot of CMS, it may be targeted by hacks. Any tips and tricks on how to properly secure my ...
1
vote
2answers
81 views

How to customize WordPress Plugin installation?

I have a WordPress plugin which I've built. This plugin contains a Pro version. When user sign-up for the Pro version, he is getting a unique key.php file which he required to replace in the plugin ...
0
votes
1answer
354 views

Get plugin download URL from slug

Is there a way to take a plugin slug (e.g. 'akismet') of a plugin that is NOT currently installed and somehow retrieve the download URL of the current version (e.g. ...
3
votes
1answer
60 views

Make plugin uninstalable on older versions of WordPress

So, if a plugin should not ever be installed on an older version of WordPress, whats the best way to go about it? What I normally do is something like this: if ( ! function_exists( 'get_post_format' ...
0
votes
2answers
356 views

What are the correct permissions so WP doesn't ask for FTP credentials if installing plugin?

My nginx user is www-data. If I do su www-data I can create both file and directory. But when installing plugin I am asked for FTP credentials. I tried to give the public_html directory 777 ...
-1
votes
1answer
394 views

Wordpress - connection information

I am entering valid details, though wordpress keep prompting same as follows. What would be the wrong thing ? Edit : Even after modifying the permissions as follows, I am getting same errors.
0
votes
1answer
91 views

Installing a Plugin ( Which is already manually uploaded )

I need to install wordpress plugin for placing source codes to my blogs. See, the following snapshot describes that I have already uploaded plugin to proper place. I didn't make even a single change ...
4
votes
5answers
4k views

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 ...
9
votes
6answers
312 views

What plugins do you commonly install on a fresh WordPress install?

I'm looking at finding out what plugins others install most of the time on a fresh WordPress install; the plugins that add value to pretty much any website that is running WordPress. My list of ...
1
vote
1answer
424 views

What causes an Unexpected HTTP Error within install plugins?

Within "install plugins" I'm receiving an error stating "An Unexpected HTTP Error occurred during the API request." When I do a plugin search it throws me back to my site's 404 page. Any idea what ...
7
votes
3answers
2k views

How can I create a bash install script for my Wordpress sites setup (WP+plugins+theme)?

I build a lot of websites with Wordpress, and my initial setup is basically always the same : Latest version of WP Latest versions of about 5 plugins My naked development theme Instead of ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

Combine multiple plugins into one?

I've collected a few plugins that each have specific functionality I need for what would otherwise be a single large plugin. Is it possible to bundle these into a single installable zip?
4
votes
8answers
2k views

How to automatically install default Wordpress plugins?

I setup a decent number of Wordpress installations clients/friends. There are a number of plugins that I use on every instance. Is there a good way to automatically have these plugins installed on ...
0
votes
1answer
490 views

All new plugins generating 311 chars of unexpected output?

At some point, I started getting a message about 311 characters of unexpected output at every plugin activation. The number is always the same, and it happens for every plugin activation, including ...
0
votes
1answer
919 views

Problem installing plugin: unexpected T_STRING, expecting T_FUNCTION

i am trying to install plugin tumblrize and got the error Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_STRING, expecting T_FUNCTION in ...
3
votes
4answers
297 views

Does plugin uninstall always put WordPress back into original state?

What is a plugin lifetime within a deployed instance of WordPress? Namely: do the plugins modify existing files or do they only use defined extension points within WordPress? are plugins allowed to ...