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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 ...
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Setting up wordpress on a hosting server for the first time

I'm moving a wordpress CMS installation from one host to another. Pretty straightforward I think. I have moved applications running on a Tomcat server but not wordpress. Is the following correct - ...
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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 ...
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Repeatable configuration package

It's normal that a developer or a shop will spend several hours on each project running the same configuration options (for permalinks, SEO options, user roles, plugins that you always use etc.). I'm ...
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Should I go for Multisite or separate WP Installation?

I'm developing an article site where an user can register and post the articles and the URL would be like http://domain.com/articles/category-name/article-name The site will also be having a blog ...
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Local Installation: install.php offered to download instead of running

I am running ubuntu 10.04 desktop, php5.3, and wordpress 3.2.1. I copied the wordpress directory to /var/www/sitename/blog. I have set up mysql, and edited wp-config.php appropriately. But when I ...
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Installing wp3.2.1 on IIS; getting empty sessions

i have to install wordpress 3.2.1 on IIS 5.0 (yeah, i know...) here. Brand new default wordpress installation, no plugins ore previous versions installed. So, i downloaded the 3.2.1.zip and the ...
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Installing plugins on IIS-hosted site [closed]

I've got a Windows 2008r2 server with IIS which is hosting a wordpress site. However, I can't get installations of plugins to work with FTP. This is what I've done: I've set up a FTP site in IIS ...
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Wordpress manually installed on a remote server

I followed all these steps but I can access my web site only as an administrator. The pages that I create inside the wordpress web app are not being shown from a browser or I can't find their exact ...
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Any way to check the integrity of a Wordpress site?

is there any way to check if the installation has gone well or if there is something wrong with the backend of WP? I've gone into a few errors and I've tried to reinstall Wordpress within the ...
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Error with /wp-admin/install.php [closed]

I have installed Wordpress many times and never encountered an issue. However I just installed it on a folder (public_html) and after setting up the config.php file it doesn't work. Alledgedly all my ...
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Moving WordPress Site from MAMP to cPanel - How?

I am looking at moving my WordPress site from localhost on my mac (MAMP – htdocs directory) to online hosting that is using cPanel. When I log into my cPanel online, I am presented with my home ...
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Where can I find admin-header.php file online?

I am using Wordpress for my website. I was working on CPANEL yesterday and was browsing public-html/wp-admin folder under the File manager. There were many files and I accidentally deleted the ...
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Powering only a subfolder with WordPress on a LAMP stack with an nginx reverse proxy

[I just posted this on the WP Forums, too, before anyone starts Googling and saying that this is posted somewhere else] I'm hoping this isn't a duplicate, but I've been searching here and Googling ...
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A way to automatically install pages on theme install?

I'm trying to build a theme which would require specific pages to be included. Is there a way to automatically create pages and assign them to their page templates when a theme is installed?
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Site blocked by WebSense on fresh WP Install

Just put up a new WP 3.2.1 install running twenty eleven, with one post "coming soon". I haven't yet begun developing the site. At my place of business, it is currently blocked by WebSense as ...
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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. ...
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Plugins to clone wordpress site and move to another url

Are there any possible plugins that could clone an entire Wordpress site and install it in another location? I build sites on one url, then to show the client and move it to another url to show it. ...
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Basic installation questions

I've downloaded WordPress and I want to ensure I'm uploading it to my server correctly: I see there's a .zip file and a .tar.gz file -- which should I use? It's an Apache server. This is the place ...
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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' ...
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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 ...
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Install widget on plugin activation

Anyone know any resources to help me install my widget when my plugin is activated?
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google xml sitemap won't work on directory install

I have installed wordpress in directory above the root called "wp". I'm having issues with the google xml sitemap generator. I cannot rebuild the xml code and write it the sitemap.xml file. I have ...