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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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Populate content on install

I would like to know if there's a way to populate a WordPress site with some dummy content while installation process is going on. Let's say a few sample pages, a fews posts, taxonomy and that's it. ...
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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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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 x.com/programs/...
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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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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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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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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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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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Should I remove install.php and install-helper.php?

Is keeping wp-admin/install.php and wp-admin/install-helper.php a security leak on the newer versions of wordpress? By default file permission on those files are 644. If there is any leak, what kind ...
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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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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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Permalink Issues by Installing WordPress in Subdirectory / Subfolder

I installed WP in subfolder /cms and it runs live without subfolder. When I use /%postname%/ as permalink I get 404 error on my site. My Server supported mod_rewrite. My Code wp-config.php define('...
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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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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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Sub-domain or 2nd, temporary different domain?

I'm developing a Wordpress site for a website that already exists (that's not currently using Wordpress). The current website cannot be taken down until the new Wordpress site is ready to replace it. ...
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Is it possible to install WordPress within WordPress installation?

I have a website that is powered by WordPress, e.g. example.com. I would like to install a separate WordPress installation with a separate database, themes, etc in a subdirectory on my website though, ...
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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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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 ...