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Extract WordPress using ZipArchive skip root wordpress directory

I am using ZipArchive to extract the WP installation files.. which is working fine.. but when the zip is extracted it outputs it with the parent "wordpress" directory looking like this: ...
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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. ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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Cannot install wordpress, /wp-admin/install.php, inproper redirection

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 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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Theme/Plugin installation through url on button click

I have a specific page on my website with several plugins and themes for download. Free plugins and themes. I offer a link to download them but I am trying to give my users this content in a more ...
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Forbidden localhost error and error establishing database

Hi new to Wordpress development and i'm on a mac. I'm just downloaded MAMP and is using the MAMP Pro trial to run the servers, I've not changed anything, just installed the software and running the ...
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Wordpress Redirects on Install

I'm having problems when trying to install wordpress on subdomain. I've downloaded the arhive from wordpress.org, unzip it on root folder and when trying to install it says I found and tryed ...
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installing WP but 404 not found error

I am trying to install wordPress on my host and this is my website http://trevelle.com.au/test but it says The requested document was not found on this server. I tried several times on different ...
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How to update WP-CLI on Windows via Composer?

I installed wp-cli back in April on my Windows box using composer. I believe with the following command: composer create-project wp-cli/wp-cli --no-dev as outlined in the alternate install methods on ...
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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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Install with docker - can't access port

I put this question on the wordpress.org forum a few hours ago, but have just discovered this stackexchange sub and expect I'll get a better response from you fine folk. I'm attempting to install ...
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Script to auto create wordpress environment on a cloud server

I made a script to perform the Wordpress installation does not iterative, as follows: https://github.com/tiagorol/cloudify-wordpress/blob/master/scripts/mysql/install-mysql.sh ...
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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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Installation directory for Wordpress and child theme

I'm very new to WordPress. I've read a common problem beginners make is installing in the wrong directory. Could someone verify mine is installed correctly? I'd like to use Storefront theme with ...
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wp theme.. Could not create directory

Could anyone help me with this please? I am trying to install my wp theme Recital (it came out quite recently), but when I upload the zip and press install, it says Could not create directory... What ...
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Can you manage multiple domain names from a single WordPress multisite network?

My Main Purposes To centralise all of my WordPress sites (different domains - different clients) in one place controlled by the main dashboard. Be able to choose which site is in need of a theme, ...
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Configure new installed WordPress in live server

i've just installed wordpress from my cpanel with hostgator. so this is the scenario: my static html site was hosted here : www.mydomain.com and i installed wordpress in on same path now i am able to ...
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Errors when trying to change the directory of blog install

I have a WordPress Network site installed at "www.example.com/incorrect/" but I need to change the name. When I change the directory name to "/correct/" it gives me an error message when I visit that ...
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Can't install WordPress

I have problems installing WordPress. After clicking the "Run the install" button, I see these errors: Firefox - "This page isn't redirecting properly" Google Chrome - ...
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No plugin and theme installation possible

I just installed the most recent Wordpress on a server. Installation went fine, I can login the dashboard. However, I cannot download any plugins or themes. First, I thought it was a permissions ...
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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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What are the pros & cons of a new wordpress installation vs fixing one that already exists?

I am in a dilemma whether Ι should "fix" an installation of WordPress (has the latest core) and redesign (new theme) or start a new one from scratch. The website has about 15 pages and no posts. What ...
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Wordpress installation self deleted in server restart. SQL Tables gone too!

I have or had in this case, two wordpress sites running on a Ubuntu 12.04 server edition which were installed over the weekend. After installation both sites were performing as expected, no problems. ...
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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 ...