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Selectively restoring original posts from a compromised site to a freshly installed WordPress database

My site has recently been compromised. If I restore the full database, google says there is hacked content on my site. The hacker has created many new garbage posts in my site - which already got ...
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“Database Connection Error” upon install in Apache VirtualHost document root.. Why did this happen?

I have apache virtualhosts up and confirmed working. I want to install wordpress for one of the vhosts, so I unpacked all the wordpress files in the document root for that vhost. I proceeded to follow ...
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Invalid email after upgrade to 4.5.3 when installing new instance

I have two instances of wordpress running under two different domains on a single host. Both are running in the domain root. Shared database, different prefixes. I upgraded both to 4.5.3. I ...
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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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“Deprecated: mysql_connect()” error when installing Roots Bedrock

I'm trying to install Roots Bedrock on my local Windows 7 workstation, and I fail miserably. This is the procedure I've been doing: Cloned the Bedrock project Copied its content in my (empty) "c:/...
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WordPress in a Subdirectory

I am trying to install WordPress in a subdirectory. This is a new fresh install. Here is what I did: Assuming my site is example.com, and I wanted to install wordpress in example.com/wordpress A) I ...
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Does Wordpress Support Using Named Pipes on the Windows Operating System?

Okay, suppose I wish to disable networking completely on a development machine running MariaDB 10.1.14, and instead use Windows' Named Pipes/Sockets. I'm using a local copy of Apache (2.4.23 x64 VC14),...
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How to enable Admins to Install Plugins [duplicate]

I am running a multisite network on the latest version of WP. I am the Super Admin. I setup a user as "Administrator" on a site in the network. The Admin User can see plugins but cannot install them (...
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Are two installations of WordPress on the same domain (no subdomains) ok?

Can I install one WordPress at http://example.com and another WordPress at http://example.com/demo with no problems? I've already done this using Softaculous, and it seems to be working, but will I ...
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Install and activate plugin programmatically

Can I install and activate WordPress plugins programmatically in PHP, using the administrator username and password and WordPress host. I want to enable users to manage their plugins in WP using my ...
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Install and configure WordPress while old site is still active

I have a simple php+mysql webhosting account where currently a simple static site is serverd. Now I want to switch to WordPress, install, setup, configure and test everything and once everything is ...
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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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Install Wordpress on my VPS (Virtual Private Server)

Initial Research I have done: I know I need to have a database running with a section for WordPress. I found something called WebPI that I believe will make installation relatively simple, but I'm ...
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Does plugin uninstall always put WordPress back into original state?

What is a plugin lifetime within a deployed instance of WordPress? Namely: do plugins modify existing files or do they only use defined extension points within WordPress? are plugins allowed to ...
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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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Configure .htaccess to access at two WP installation

I have a server where I have this situation: root folder -> installation files of WP and relative .htaccess -- home folder -> another WP installation ad relative files and .htaccess Below the ...
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Use a single WP installation instead of three

I have an already running website, say www.example.com and I want to add a few extra sections to it, they'll be News, Career and Case Studies whose links need to be www.example.com/news/ www.example....
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Cannot install wordpress, /wp-admin/install.php, inproper redirection [closed]

I cannot complete wordpress instalation. I enter all the database parameters and successfully proceed but then it get stucked at /wp-admin/install.php It says: The page isn't redirecting properly ...
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Wordpress within a subdirectory of another Wordpress environment doesn't work

Here's a summary of my scenario: I'm running Wordpress on a linux environment The root directory contains and index.php file that references the subdirectory where my main site's files are (codex ...
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Why do I get this “peer's certificate issuer not recognised” error when trying to install a theme?

I'm trying to install a theme and some plugins on my WordPress install but every time I try to install a theme or a plugin it gives me this error: Download failed. Peer's Certificate issuer is not ...
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Sharing one WordPress installation between several “sites”?

I'm running a VPS with Ubuntu. I've installed the LAMP-stack, and would now like to make a couple of blogs/sites using WordPress. I'm thinking about creating new users for each blog and making a ...
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Upload a website on WAMP and modify it

I have a website, all precompiled (modules, plugins, template etc), well zipped in a folder. I want to upload it on WordPress, using WAMP (maybe) so that I can modify it properly. May you please ...
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Pulling Wordpress Blog Name from various testing environments

currently we have 15 proofs sites set up all on the same server. We're trying to think of an easy way to dynamically populate what is currently on each of our proofs by pulling the blog title from ...
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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. 'http://downloads.wordpress.org/...
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Use new domain name on previously installed files of wordpress

I have a question on wordpress. I had a wordpress site installed using other domain name previously, now that domain name no longer using and i am not going to renew, and the domain name i have ...
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Trying to increase WP Memory Limit

I am trying to increase WP Memory Limit: so that I can use Fusion Builder, and other things, with WordPress but the status for the plugin is still saying I only have the limit set to 40M, even with ...
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Multi-site Installation in Wordpress | Security & Future Migrations

I think from just one dashboard we can install WordPress on multiple domains. Suppose I have a website say samplesite.com and a subdomain blog.samplesite.com or - samplesite.com/blog/ 1. samplesite....
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Can't Install/Upgrade Plugins Through WordPress

I'm trying to download a plugin in wordpress, but keep geting the error "Unpacking the package… Could not create directory.". I'm using mac
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Installation with sql server express edition

I have developed a web portal in wordpress using xampp server. i have my database in my sql. Now i need to deploy this wordpress portal on other system with sql server express edition. So how can i ...
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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 error:...
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Same users for different installations

Actually I am building a project with Multiple installations. Each installation wants to signup separately. My structure is like thatabc.com , abc.com/1 , abc.com/2 , abc.com/3. These aren't on ...
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Login/Logout Session Sharing - Multiple Wordpress Installations

I am on Wordpress 4.4.2, I have multiple wordpress installations (Not Multisite) 1st Installation :- www.example.com 2nd installation :- www.example.com/blog/ I have pasted this in my Wp-Config ...
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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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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 plugins, a particular theme and custom settings so when I setup multiple blogs I don't have install so much ...
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No option to update WP in client's backend

I want to upload a new theme to my client's site, but in her backend it says she's on the latest version of WP, but it's 3.5.1. Like the last developer set it so it doesn't update. Is there a way to ...
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Website keeps redirecting to Wordpress install page (install.php)

I hope someone here can help me as the problem I have is driving me insane. For the last few months I have been putting together a Wordpress portfolio and had almost finished it. Recently, out of ...
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Installing WordPress on a long temporary URL from host

I'm designing and developing a WordPress site to replace a 2005 HTML/CSS site. My client's hosting company said they were switching systems and his is one of the last to move, so they set me up on a ...
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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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Wordpress Multisiite install on a non resolving domain (via IP address)

How do you install WordPress multisite on a domain that isnt resolving to my server yet. Typically on a normal install I just add the following to wp-config.php: define('WP_HOME','http://192.11.11....
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How can I customize the white menu bar on the “Themes” page of the WordPress dashboard?

How can I customize the white menu bar on the "Themes" page (the "theme-install.php" page where a user can choose a free theme to install) of the WordPress dashboard? Currently, the menu links are "...
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How would you detect if WordPress is installed in a subdirectory (not root)?

I want to check if a WordPress installation is working from a subdirectory. Common methods to achieve this are listed here: https://codex.wordpress.org/Giving_WordPress_Its_Own_Directory these ...
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From 403 error to 500 internal server error

I'm trying to install wordpress on a shared hosting (1and1), it's been 3 days i'm struggling and i give up, i've installed wordpress many times on other servers with no problem, first time on (1and1) ...
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403 error with no reason

I'm recently trying to install wordpress ( which i did many many times with no problem ) on shared hosting. I have changed the wp_config.php file with the required info and uploaded wordpress into a ...
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Updating Widget options in custom install.php

I am using a custom install.php in /wp-content/ to over-ride some defaults when creating sites in a multi-site install. For the most part, this is easy and working really well. I am having difficulty ...
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Using one-click plugin upgrade feature securely on suexec server

I've been searching for a definitive answer to this question for a couple of hours but can't find anything. I'm running multiple sites on a server using suexec. The owner and group of all files and ...
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Wordpress installation: Error establishing a database connection

I've successfully installed Wordpress on my local system and used it to create a demo site. Now I'm struggling to get an empty wordpress installation to work on my webspace. Running the install.php in ...
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WordPress installation does not get completed in WAMP server

I have installed WAMP server on Windows 8 and am trying to install WordPress on it, but while installing it, I could not complete it. It's showing me the error like http://localhost/wordpress/wp-...
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How to install wordpress on university server?

Recently my supervisor asked me to install wordpress on the server. Indeed, I have no access to root. I just have a ssh access to the server and the operating system on the server is Linux. What steps ...
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Installing plug ins on a wordpress hosted site

I'm looking to use my wordpress site as a form to collect information from customers (no need for e-commerce). I have found a great free plug in (Form Maker) but it doesn't give me an install opion. ...
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Can't Install WordPress (local) Failed to open file wp-includes/wp-db.php

Title kinda says it all. Trying to install WP locally and I get the following error when trying to use the wp-config.php generator UI: Warning: mysqli_real_connect(): (HY000/2002): No such file or ...