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(Beginner) Need help installing Wordpress on my VPS (Virtual Private Server)

Introduction: (I will remove this later of course) Hi. I think it would be smart for me to ask the professionals how I can best install WordPress on my VPS so that I don't run into problems with my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Add additional Network constants to wp-config.php dynamically

When starting with a fresh Network install, the first step is a single site install that has one additional line in the wp-config.php file: define( 'WP_ALLOW_MULTISITE', true ); After that we have ...
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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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Importing wordpress. xml file on new installation

I am trying to move a wordpress installation to a new server. I usualy create a new database using phpmyadmin on the new server, import the sql file from the old server, then install wordpress but ...
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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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Redirect loop error on wordpress landing page on localhost

I am trying to run a local version of a live Wordpress site, however, after setting up the local environment and attempting to access: http://localhost/wordpress/ I receive the following ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Wordpress Installation

First of all, I am not a techie so be nice to me please. I am trying to install Wordpress. I have followed the installation instructions for Wordpress as best as I could. However when I try to open ...
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Is it possible to have more than 1 sql databases in my wordpress blog?

I m watching video on installing wordpress manually. on first launch wordpress prompts you to input your sql database name, sql password etc. then i can start working from dashboard. is it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why did installing wordpress in url root jack up underlying WP sites?

I have a server (w2008 with iis7.5) and domain with a lot of different WP installs. All of the following represent WP installations. x.com/stuff x.com/programs/recent ...
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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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Create QuickStart Package for Wordpress just like in Joomla

I need a simple help that I am unable find a good documentation for creating a quickstart package for Wordpress, same like we already have in Joomla. I have very much noob to wordpress dev. I recently ...
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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 ...