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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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How to run WordPress from other location on the same domain

Hi I have a domain running in WordPress, the path to WordPress installation is /subdomain/mywordpress/ and I can access these in mywordpress.mysite.com, Now I wish to load the index page on my main ...
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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 ...
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How to Check the Directory Where WordPress is Installed?

I have a client who has a live WordPress site. I logged into their FTP and it's hard to tell what directory it is actually installed. How can I verify through WordPress interface in what directory ...
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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 ...
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One WordPress install serving multiple virtual hosts

I have a number of WordPress-enabled sites setup as virtual hosts under XAMPP on a Windows 7 development server. An example virtual host is as follows: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Novice WordPress Installation issues

I am trying to install WordPress on www.000webhost.com I have uploaded the most recent version of WordPress to the server and created a MySQL database. However, When I visit my site, I select the ...
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Fantastico pros and cons

I am working with someone that has a host (internetplanners.com) that uses fantastico to install WordPress. Basically, my question is has anyone had bad experiences with fantastico or webhost ...
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Multisite installation on an existing single installation

How to create a blog in a sibling directory of an already installed WordPress directory? The domain is example.com and there is an existing installation in blog directory and the root directory at ...
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Reinstalling WordPress

I have WordPress installed on my server. now I was using it almost as a testing install but i put up many posts on it. I added and removed many plugins and themes and tweaked with all the settings. So ...
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muliple wordpress multisite installs on the same sever

I want a separate production and test/dev instance. Is it possible to have two installs of wordpress multi on the same server, using different databases or do I need 2 servers, one for test and one ...
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Cannot access WordPress install on subdirectory of drupal site

I want to convert my site from Drupal to WordPress. I installed WordPress in a subdirectory so I can tweak it until I'm ready to delete drupal and move it to the root folder. After installing I cannot ...
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Instant install of wordpress

I just think about that... maybe it exist...you will tell me... Wordpressis a beautifull software, and the thing i like the most, is the instant install of the theme and plugin... So i though, why ...
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On Install, which code sets the 'home' option?

I'm just doing some wordpress development and wondered for a brand new install, which code within core is generating the first value that get's filled into the home option? I'm looking for the code ...
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Change multi-site installation from sub-domains to sub-directories

I've searched everywhere but I don't seem to find a solution for this. I have a WP installation that is using sub-domains and doesn't have yet any other sites besides the main site. What I want to ...
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WordPress 3.1 Install Error

I'm trying to run a fresh install on my server with WP 3.1. Problem is I'm getting errors after setting up the config. (attached image) I've installed the previous versions of WP before and have had ...
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Disable creation of default content during installation

How can I disable or at least modify the default content inserted on a fresh wordpress install? For example to change the category from Uncategorised to News.
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Custom WordPress Installation

I am wondering whether there is an updated version of the methods described in the post below for customising the WordPress install. ...
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Transferring from “Populate” CMS to WordPress

Okay, apologies up front for being such a coding novice. I am transferring a web site (not a blog) from a CMS called Populate over to WordPress, from one hosting to a different hosting. I don't have ...
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WP already installed is asking to install

Hey guys, i did a mistake on a wp site, i uploaded a wrong wp-config.php file on the server during a 3.1 update, saw the mistake, recreated a good one with the good infos, uploaded the file and didnt ...
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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?
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Installing wordpress on Parallels plesk 9.5.3

I would like to know if it is possible to install WP on Parallels Plesk 9.5.3, and if so, I do I do that? Thanks, Erez A.
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Can WordPress be installed at the root level, if a homepage called index.php already exists?

Can WordPress be installed at the root level, if a homepage called index.php already exists?
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How to import WP XML file automatically on installation?

I'd like the user to install WP and have the default content loaded automatically but i don't want to have to write in in PHP in the wp_install_defaults(); I'd much rather export an xml file each time ...
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Automatically enable custom theme, plugins and default content on installation?

I'm using wordpress for a large non-profit with many sites. I'd like to decrease the amount of installation steps for the people setting up their sites. Is it possible to make a WP install that ...
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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 ...
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Any post install tips after installing Wordpress 3.0.1?

Any post install tips after installing Wordpress 3.0.1? which would be useful for any wordpress installation , where we will use wordpress as a CMS for a website. and blog page will not as a home ...
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WordPress package configuration in Ubuntu Server?

So I wanted to play with some Linux-only PHP performance tools and installed Ubuntu Server 10.10 in VirtualBox (for the record I have little clue about Linux, never used it extensively). Turned out ...
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Cannot get pages or posts to display

I am trying to set up Wordpress for a client who uses XO Communications as a host. However, getting Wordpress set up is driving me nuts. I keep getting this error message (wrapping message for ...
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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 ...
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Moving to directory creates path problems.. how to solve?

I've moved my installation from example.com/beta to example.com and I've noticed that there are a few broken images. Looking at the source, it appears that they are still looking in looking in the ...
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Initialization Script for “Standard” Aspects of a WordPress Website?

I am about to have to write a script to take a fresh install of WordPress 3.0.1 and add-in all the initial features for a website. This is for a company that installs lots of similar websites and they ...
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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 ...
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What specific database privileges does WordPress need?

I want to create a new database user for my WordPress installation. Usually on localhost, i can just use root, but it is good practice to use a user with as little rights as possible. What are those ...
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How do I install two versions of WordPress on 1 server?

I am installing on a local machine using localhost. I have a "learning" version of WordPress @ http://localhost/wordpress and I want to create another version of WordPress (@ ...
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Quickest Way Besides FTP to Upload WordPress Files to a Web Server?

Assume I have SSH from a shared/managed-VPS hosting, and FTP access, but no fantastico. Thanks.
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When WordPress Does Not Provide an .htaccess File for New Multisite Sites because of CPanel Fantastico Auto-Installer?

I have installed WordPress via an auto-installer and later configured it as multisite. But whenever I create the WordPress site using auto-installer it doesn't give me the .htaccess file by default. ...
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Are there any downsides to installing WordPress on Windows versus Linux?

We're planning on installing WordPress on Windows Server 2008 to be consistent with the rest of our servers and leverage administrative expertise. The server will not be running anything else. Are ...