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subdirectory install breaking existing links

I've had this issue several times now. While building a site, including some content, I keep wordpress in a subdirectory (say, /wordpress/). When putting it live, I move/copy 3 files out of the dir ...
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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 ...
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Migrating from PDO using SQLite to clean new install using MySQL

I've been using PDO plugin for wordpress and SQLite database. It does not work as expected so I want to use MySQL database, but without PDO for Wordpress since I cannot trust that plugin anymore, It ...
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Moving from one WP site to a new WP site incrementally

I'm working on a site that will be changed incrementally (i.e. first the new Homepage will go live, then product pages, then contact, etc). It will not be a switch-flip, wholesale changeover between ...
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Version 3.04 or 3.5?

I am a first time user and about to build a website with wordpress and depending on guides for version 3.0. Should I install version 3.04 or 3.5?
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After being hacked Fatal error: Call to undefined function get_header() in 404.php on line 1

After having timthumb.php exploited. The site was upgraded to WP 3.5 It was compromised again, (wp-config included encrypted data as well as the functions.php in the wp-include directory. After ...
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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 ...
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Multisite configuration fails with css/js files

I have installed Wordpress using multisite + path (as opposed to subdomain). Seems to work, except JS/CSS files are not loaded. my conf: <Directory "/var/www/pages"> Options All ...
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How to Create a Custom WordPress Install Package?

I downloaded the latest version of WordPress (3.5) and created a custom theme. I plan to upload and install it for multiple clients. Is it possible to customize the default settings such as not have ...
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Error when installing theme - “failed to open stream: No such file or directory in…”

I'm trying to upload and install a custom theme, and have encountered an error I've not seen before. Warning: ...
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Populate content on install

I would like to know if there's a way to populate a WordPress site with some dummy content while installation process is going on. Let's say a few sample pages, a fews posts, taxonomy and that's it. ...
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Wordpress installation from live site to localhost

I just need to know if this is the only way to install wordpress from live to localhost. I downloaded the files and database from live, then push the files folder to my htdocs folder, and uploaded ...
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Wordpress not displaying themes in the wp-content/themes folder

I'll do my best to explain this but its weird to say the least. So the two default themes (twenty ten and twenty eleven) appear under the Appearance>Themes tab in the wp admin. However, if I add one ...
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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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Permalink Issues by Installing WordPress in Subdirectory / Subfolder

I installed WP in subfolder /cms and it runs live without subfolder. When I use /%postname%/ as permalink I get 404 error on my site. My Server supported mod_rewrite. My Code wp-config.php ...
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What is the most secure way to set up the MySQL user in WPMU?

I am setting up Subdomain based MU on my domain.Everything is hosted by me running on one CentOS/Webmin VPS. Will I be better off setting the MySQL user's domain as localhost, 127.0.0.1 or with a ...
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how to migrate wpmu from one host to the other?

this issus is different fromm How to migrate wordpress users from one blog to another since i am using WPMU, i have backup the database, and then import it to the other host, also i have changed the ...
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Is it ok to have one wordpress installation for server.com and www.server.com?

I am about to install Wordpress and I want to know if I have to redirect let's say url server.com to www.server.com if I want to have only one Wordpress installation. I want users to be able to use ...
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WordPress Skeleton installation

I'm trying to set up a local WordPress installation using WordPress Skeleton, so that I can eventually use WP Stack. I've created a local folder called vcip.com and the local hosts rules to resolve ...
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Installed successfully; home page still redirects to install.php

I've done WP installs in the past and haven't had issues, so I'm a little stumped here. I've correctly created wp-config.php. I ran the install script, and everything appeared to be successful. I ...
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How to use if condition to change $table_prefix in wp_config.php

I am testing a very big database (perhaps wp_posts contains hundreds of thousands of rows). As such, the query time, especially the searching query, is extremely long. I'm thinking if there is any ...
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Things to take care before installing wordpress Manual v/s Softaculous

I have cleared up the first step on moving to Self-hosted wordpress. Now I have a confusion if someone can answer: 1: My hosting provider's tutorial shows installing WP from cPanel using tool called ...
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Things to take care when moving from hosted wordpress to self-hosting

I have a hosted free wordpress blog. Now I am thinking to move that blog to self-hosting. What I already have /know/tried: 1: I have a domain name purchased from a companyA. 2: I have hosting ...
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Create database on installation

I'm working on a custom wordpress plugin, but I can't seem to figure out how to create the database when installing the plugin. (Or when updating) When searching around this is what I came up with, ...
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How to work locally on a copy of my wordpress?

I would like to redesign my wordpress site. I thought I do that first locally to get a feeling for it. So I compressed my live wordpress directory and transfered it locally. And took a backup of the ...
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the_permalink() not working

I have WordPress installed in a subfolder called news, but links to comments, posts, categories, etc all link to domain.com/?p=99 instead of domain.com/news/?p=99. The only link that points to the ...
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Is there any way to allow a plugin to write over a previous version?

When installing a plugin, it will not install if the directory to which it is attempting to install already exists. This means that users of our plugin must first manually deactivate and delete the ...
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Steps to debug on a blank screened wordpress install

I've been given an old Wordpress installation to setup on a new server. After setting wp-config.php and the values for the URLs in the db, wp_options.siteurl and wp_options.home (the usual process I ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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Moving from subdirectory and subdomain -> root

Background: I've only done vanilla theme and direct installs until now. The site I'm working on has an existing (ancient) Mambo install in root directory. For the new Wordpress revision, client wanted ...
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Graphics and Formatting Not Loading in WordPress on IIS

We have IIS 7.5 and we've installed WordPress (v3.3.1) through the Microsoft Web Platform installer (http://www.microsoft.com/web/wordpress). All works fine when we load WP locally (e.g. ...
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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 ...
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Permissions for installing themes and files in general?

www.net2ftp.com shows my permissions to be rwxr-xr-x for the top level directory which I aptly named wordpress ( test site ). This would be for ( user | group | other ) and ( read | write | ...
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Multi-site vs seperate installs for just 3 blogs?

I'm new to Wordpress and in a few months will be attempting to set up three blogs. They most likely will be hosted on a Windows Server with IIS. (because the server is already there, and nobody else ...
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Wordpress Installation for multi-domains with nginx and php-fpm

I am new to Wordpress. I googled around but could not find precise steps to install Wordpress with nginx multi-site configuration. I want to install wordpress 3.3.1 on Ubuntu 11.10. I already ...
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Create a custom WP install with plugins, theme etc already installed?

Is it possible to create a Wordpress install that will automatically install with multiple pliugins, a particular theme and custom settings so when I setup multiple blogs I don't have install so much ...
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Whenever I try to publish a post in wordpress, I always get redirected to the installation page…why?

Whenever I try to publish I post, I get redirected to the /wp-admin/install.php page. The file install.php is on the server but do I have to delete it? I recently updated a handful of plugins and ...
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Installing WP twice in same Directory?

I have a website that has Wordpress installed in the root directory / I have another website, that's contents is within that root directory, /seperatesite/ that stores a separate, small, splash page ...
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Creating a sub folder inside a root installation?

Currently I have a root wordpress installation at www.mysite.com. I've added a new folder /store in the root and added in a blank html. However, I can't seem to access the folder by going to ...
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Moving to another server database connection error [closed]

I have some issues when I try to move it on other server. This are the steps: I go into my actual database through phpmyadmin, export the database. I copy the entire folder of my wordpress website ...
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Wordpress can't fetch the posts from the database after moving to new server [closed]

After moving wordpress to a new server , I used the same domain in the old server , it's display "Nothing Found" in the index page , and even can't get the posts in "The most comments" widget , and ...
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How do I install more than one WordPress blog on EC2?

I created an EC2 instance and installed WordPress inside /var/www/html/blog/. I'm running Amazon Linux with Apache. Assuming I want to create another blog. Do I create another directory and install ...
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Export all content from wordpress

Evening all. I've decided instead of upgrading the install of wordpress that I have, to just take the content (my writeups, comments, pages) and move them to the new site install. Is there an easy ...
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register_activation_hook and updating

I have used: register_activation_hook(__FILE__, 'CrayonWP::install'); In install() I would like to check the plugin version being installed, and if it is below a certain version, I would like to ...
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Why is WordPress' installer “phoning home” during the install script?

I noticed (using Little Snitch) that WordPress' installer calls a distant Web page when installing (api.wordpress.org), why is that?
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Two domains on one Wordpress Installation

I recently changed the base domain on my Wordpress website from http://www.fsdegrees.com to http://www.56degrees.co.uk. I would like to create various of 301 from old domain to new one, but for some ...
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One WordPress and database but multiple subdomains

I want to create a multiple subdomains, but using only one wordpress and database installation. The difference of those subdomain sites are the colors and the blogs, but in terms of functionalities, ...
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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 ...
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Moving Wordpress from live to local server

I have a wordpress install that I have been working on and now I want develop the install on my local server. I have downloaded all of the site files and added it to my local server directory. I also ...