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Cannot upload anything via wordpress

I've just recently installed a local installation of Wordpress 3.5.2 on my laptop, running ubuntu 12.10. I installed following the guide from here. So far, everything else is working, except I cannot ...
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Why does deactivating a plugin cause error: “You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page”?

We recently deactivated the bbPress plugin because we don't use it anymore. Immediately following that, no admin users can get into the dashboard without hitting the infamous: "You do not have ...
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User Roles: How to hide a plugin from showing in WP-Admin?

I would like to be able to hide a few plugins from showing in the WP-Admin for users who do not have a specific user role as I do not want those users to be able to edit the settings. Do I have to do ...
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The uploaded file exceeds the upload_max_filesize directive in php.ini

I'm trying to upload a XML file through Wordpress Importer It shows this error, no matter what the size of the file is. Even 10kb file throws up this error. My php.ini settings were set to 100MB, ...
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Remove wordpress author's capability to moderate comments on their own posts

WordPress authors have permission to edit others comments on their own post. How to disable this and still allow the authors to edit their published posts?
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Use mulitple usernames?

Can I configure wordpress to use two database usernames, one to read (which has read-only permissions in the database) and one to post (who is hidden in a protected wp-admin directory) for security ...
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Export data as CSV in back end with proper HTTP headers

I wrote a plugin that displays all products in a woocommerce store in admin settings option, now I want to add a link to download the products as CSV file. The problem is, when I click the link I get ...
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Restrict access to specific content

I need to create several users in WP and to restrict their permissions to specific contents. For example: I create a custom content type called "Cook Profile" with several text fields and the ...
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Disable Media Uploads to non Admin Users

I am working on a clients site, one of the features they want is for his Editors or Authors to only be able to select existing images to insert into Posts from the Media Library. So looking at the ...
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Can't use the built-in wordpress install/upgrade plugin feature [closed]

When I try to upgrade or install a plugin I get a successful message: Downloading install package from http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/jquery-lightbox-gallery.zip… Unpacking the package… ...
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Custom Role does not have access to dashboard

I was just adding a custom role by using the add_role() function. Here is the code below: add_role('user', 'User', array('read')); I figured this would give the same level of access as the ...
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Permission denied in template-loader .php

Oh man. I tried to create a custom page template for a page on my site page-cumberland-principles.php When I go to view that page, the page showed up completely blank. I used wp_debug, and found ...
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Custom WP plugin installation permission problem

I've developed a custom plugin for WP. When I install it manually on my server, using FTP transfer, all is perfectly working. I tried to make a zip file and uploading it through WP admin panel. All ...
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Connection Information when Installing Plugins

I'm getting the Connection Information error when trying to install a plugin. Steps I have already done: sudo usermod -a -G www-data shutter sudo chgrp -R www-data /var/www sudo chmod -R g+w ...
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Does WordPress have fine-grained view permissions?

I am considering using WordPress for a number of users in overlapping groups, e.g. a user may be in group A and group B, or only group A. Is it possible to use WordPress to limit access to particular ...
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How can I have different groups of editors only allowed to edit certain parent+subpages?

I've tried a bunch of different plugins, including Role Scoper, Advanced Access Manager, User Account Manager and more, to accomplish this but can't seem to get it working right. Basically, the ...
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Is it possible to block subscriber users to changing its password?

I want to disable changing password option for all my subscriber users. Is it possible by doing any code tweak or something using any plugin? If someone has any idea or plugin knowledge to do this ...
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Multi site and media uploader

There seems to be a strange issue with my multisite on my live blog. Maybe its because I have one site set to "deleted" - so I can edit it, but the public can't see it? My current upload is set up as ...
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How to let a role handle media without post permissions

I have a CPT to replace my "post"-post-type, but I still need to be able to use attachments. The problem is, that attachments have the post-capabilities. I don’t want to give post capabilities to my ...
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How to prevent a post from being deleted?

For auditing issue, I only want a post can be trashed, but not deleted - for all users. So I have a plugin like add_action('before_delete_post', function($id) { wp_die(0); }); But ...
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Advanced Custom Fields - Disable Users to Edit Custom Fields

I don't really know how to explain this, so this will most probably not make much sense. Basically, I made a custom field (drop-down selection) for the Add/Edit User page, and I want to be the only ...
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Troubleshoot “You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page.”

I recently changed the database table prefix from wp_ to something else, for security reasons. Since then, I am unable to reach /wp-admin, instead receiving You do not have sufficient permissions ...
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Authors can edit all posts, except when an owner is specified?

I'm trying to do as follows: All users can edit all posts from other authors (sort of wiki) Some posts have an "owner". When owner is specified only this user can edit the post. Do you have any ...
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How to upload prc file type?

When I try to upload a *.prc file type, I get this error: Sorry, this file type is not permitted for security reasons. How can I fix this?
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Create Read Only Admin

Is there an easy way to create an admin user that has read only permissions? That is, they can login and see everything an admin can, but they cannot change anything at all.
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Problem uploading files, after changing domain name

I just changed my WordPress website domain name (on the same server). Everything works fine, and the paths are correct. I can install plugins and updates without any problem. However, I can only ...
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Destination directory for file streaming does not exist or is not writable

I am trying to upgrade my version of Wordpress but I get this error: Destination directory for file streaming does not exist or is not writable.
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Roles for Custom Post Types

I created some custom post types, but I would like to hide them in the dashboard from Subscribers, Authors, and Editors (essentially, just allow administrators to access them). Can I do this without ...
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Restrict users on multisite WordPress install

I have a series of sites that I maintain as part of a WordPress multisite install. I'd like to be able to create users accounts that are restricted to viewing only a single one of these sites. Is ...
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Are these wp-content permissions safe?

I have just started out with a VPS running centos 6.3 to host my blog and play around. After Installing WordPress 3.5.1, when I tried to install some plugins from the admin console, it complained of ...
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What capability is required to view posts, scheduled in the future, by someone else?

So, I'm trying to create a number of custom roles within my theme to meet with the custom requirements of the site. The first, and most simple, being 'external viewer' who I want to simply be able to ...
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Default installation permissions for wp-config.php

Recently I've noticed that many of the wordpress installations we have on our servers where being attacked and ifected by this thing ...
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Plugin/Folder permission issues with Azure

Has anyone come across plugin issues when using Wordpress with Azure? I recently spun up a free wordpress install on azurewebsites.net, using PHP 5.4 and Wordpress 3.5. Once plugin in particualr, ...
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Reapproval for edits and deletion after post is published

I regularly have guest authors who post one or more articles on a non specific schedule. So I provide them with permanent contributor accounts to avoid the hassle of making them accounts and deleting ...
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File and directory permissions

I installed latest WordPress 3.5 in my CentOS server. When I tried accessing http://example.com/wp-includes/, I received a listing of the directory: (Index of wp-includes). I added the following code ...
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Plugins will only be installed with 777 on folder. Solution?

I'm 100% not the first asking this question, yet I want to have this question be answered to my situation.. I got Wordpress installed on my server (I host it at Versio.nl) and configured whole ...
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plugin install wants ftp (chown and 755 not enough)

I have root access in ssh to my install (and other wp install working) so im not sure what i missed... installing plugins through the wp-admin interface, it wants me to input ftp. i remember this ...
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Moved Wordpress site to new server, directory permissions not working correctly

I built a Wordpress on my hosting space and then transferred it my clients server - followed all the instructions and pretty much everything works fine. The ONLY problem I have is that the directory ...
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Apply permissions per post

We have a WordPress site where we have external authors for whom we have created usernames at the Editor level. We want these editors to be able to create new posts and modify their own posts, but ...
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how to allow unregistred users to view normal posts [closed]

If an unregistered user/stranger try to view a post it says "You must be registered or logged in to view the post". http://testandverification.com/events/dvclub-august-2012-on-sv-uvm/ We have ...
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Upgrading problem

I am using a CentOs server that managed with Plesk panel. All domains have different users. I have 2 different installation of WordPress. One is installed from FTP and the other one is installed from ...
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Allow User to Edit Page Based on their Email

Quick Info I am using the Posts 2 Posts plugin in order to create a relation between Teachers and the Classes they teach. The teacher's page is a custom post type of faculty in which teachers are ...
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Admins can't edit each other's posts

After I imported content from another wordpress site using the WXR export/import tools, my admins can't edit each other's posts. This is really aggravating because I can't figure out how to change ...
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iis6 multisite and permissions

For testing mobile themes and other reasons, I am trying to use an existing server with wordpress setup as multisite. The root site is not in inetpub/wwwroot but rather on another partition and that ...
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How to add only a (sub) capacity to an user role?

I know I can add capabilities to the any role using the role object and add_cap via functions.php <?php // get the the role object $editor = get_role('editor'); // add $cap capability to ...
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can't change footer

I've looked at all the help for changing footers but I still have the same problem - I go to appearance, editor, footer.php, change the telephone number that had been previously entered, hit update, ...
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can i run wp as root permissions

Im not sure if this question is about server, git or wordpress. i have wordpress set up on ubuntu VPS in /home/user its working now when all chown and group is "user". however, when i git pull (as ...
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How to let authors revise other authors drafts, but keep them from publishing?

I want to give all authors permission to edit other authors drafts, but not publish them. It seems like the only way to give authors access to drafts by other authors is to grant them ...
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Advanced Custom Fields/User Role Editor - how to hide ACF for certain users?

I am using User Role Editor to specify customized user roles. I am also using Advanced Custom Fields plugin. I would like to be able to hide Advanced Custom Fields from showing up for certain users; ...
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Basic File/Post restriction plugin

I am looking for a plugin that allows me to restrict access for a individual post/page to a specific role or individual. It also needs to restrict files attached to that post. I have tried several ...