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Auto-Update Fails

I'm installing my first WP site for a client and I either pulled a recent, but not entirely up to date version or there was a very recent update. I'm being prompted to upgrade, which is fine, but it ...
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wp_signon gives error insufficient_permissions

This seems odd to me because if you're signing on a user you shouldn't already be signed in... therefore your permissions shouldn't matter. It may be a bit of an odd way of going about it, so that ...
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Changes to .htaccess not updating the file (old rules still take effect)

I was running a Wordpress site using pretty permalinks, and everything was dandy - the .htaccess file was behaving, and url rewriting was working. This weekend, I decided to convert the site into a ...
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How to configure apache to create files with correct group owner [closed]

I've got WP site on a self-hosted server. Any files I create are owned by me/me and any files created by WP are owned by apache/apache. I've created a group, wp, that both me and apache are members of ...
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Can't Install Standard Plugins on a Local MAMP installation

I've tried to install two standard plugsins (wp-touch was one). I have a local installation under OS 10.6 and MAMP which otherwise seems to work fine. I select the zip file but get the error ...
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Wp-Admin FTPS Connection Error unlike Filezilla

My wordpress website is just moved FTP to FTPS protocol. When I tried to make a connection with FileZilla, the connection is successful. There is nothing wrong with my FTPS connection. Status: ...
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Wordpress - Public side and Private side

I'm wanting to setup a Wordpress site which has posts for public view and some which are only seen by people that are logged in (authors etc). I dont want the public people to see "Restricted Content" ...
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Custom post type: check permissions and validate nonce

I have a custom post type with the following capabilities: $capabilities = array( 'read_post' => 'administrator', 'read_private_posts' => 'administrator', 'publish_posts' => ...
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add_menu_page permissions - what am I doing wrong?

I am running a fresh install of Wordpress 3.3.2 and the only plugin enabled is one I'm developing, but I can't seem to get past a permissions issue in add_menu_page. With the exception of using ...
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Prevent users in the backend from seeing WP/Plugin notifications and update annoucements?

Currently when logged into the backend, sometimes when a plugin has an update or Wordpress has an update a notification message appears at the top either telling the user to upgrade or if a plugin ...
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Remove Posts Quick Edit link for specific user role? WP 3.3

I am using Wordpress 3.3.2 with the following plugin: - http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/advanced-access-manager/ The plugin works perfectly but the author said there is currently no way to ...
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Problem with admin login after deployment

I made a site for a friend and everything worked so far on my development box that we can start final deployment and testing so I decided to put it on the hosting. So I done the standard procedure ...
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insufficient permissions; coding an action for plugin governed by custom capability

I'm working on a modification to WP Super Cache which adds two new capabilities to give more control of restriction to certain features. My goal is to a) allow Editors to see the Delete Cache button ...
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How to hide plugin options for editors via functions.php

I've read the entry Best Collection of Code for your functions.php file, it really help me a lot. I only got a question, is there a way to hide some plugins options (in their respective ...
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Network Admin “You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page.”

I have had trouble logging into WP-Admin with my admin account. I have reset my password, and I can now log-in to WP-Admin, but cannot reach Network Admin (/wp-admin/network), instead receiving "You ...
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Editing Wordpress Permissions in LAMP - Ubuntu 11.10

I'm hosting a local version of my wordpress theme on Ubuntu 11.10. However, LAMP is installed in a directory that requires sudo privileges. When I try to add images or any outside content to my ...
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Problem with permissions in wp-content/plugins

I have a WP installation on my local machine and trying to get my hands dirty with plugins. I wish to clone a project from github which has this plugin code. However, i dont have the permissions ...
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remove menus for a specific role?

I saw this snippet to remove menus: function remove_menus () { global $menu; $restricted = array(__('Dashboard'), __('Posts'), __('Media'), __('Links'), __('Pages'), __('Appearance'), ...
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Page only shows when user is logged in (even with visibility set to public)

I'm trying to troubleshoot an issue on a client's site. There is one specific page which appears as "not found" unless you log in and then visit the front end, in which case it appears normally. The ...
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Prevent or Disable creating new users or changing roles of existing users to Administrator

I am trying to give more permissions to the editor role by giving it access to create user accounts. See the code below. But I would like to prevent it from creating or editing existing users with the ...
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WordPress missing user roles on local dev machine. Live site works fine

I have a live WordPress installation and a local one for development purposes. I just exported the live database, replaced all occurences of the live siteurl with the local one, and imported on my dev ...
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wp-content Folder Permissions (777 OK?)

I seem to be having issues with folder (and maybe file) permissions getting changed possibly by an FTP client. The WordPress install is using https. It started primarily with permissions in the ...
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What permissions should I give directories if I want to make WordPress more secure?

A follow up to a previous question found here How can I lock down an old wordpress install I don't intend to update? Same info still stands. WordPress install will (probably) not be updated. ...
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Permission of 775 not enough

I have my theme files at permission of 775, but still the theme editor in the admin says there's no permission. only when i change the permission to 777 it lets me edit. Why is that? Thank you.
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On new server, site got hacked, permissions a bit strange? Please help

I moved to a new server recently, a week later a site got hacked, all they did was change the index.php file of the current enabled theme, no big deal. I did have a few security precautions in place, ...
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the_tags only showing when logged in?

I'm trying to figure out why the_tags(); when used in the loop are only showing when I'm logged in to the site. I've never come across an issue like this before when developing themes. my code is ...
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Allow an editor to change the author

I am using wordpress multi user and have a set of users set up as Editors who wish to ghost write for another user who is an author. How can they change who the author of the posts is without the ...
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Plugins won't auto-update on IIS

Using IIS 6 on XP Server '03, using WP 3.2.1, when I attempt to use the auto-update for my plugins, I receive this message: The update process is starting. This process may take a while on some ...
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Fix permission error for deleting custom post from front-end?

I need both Admin and Editor role users to be able to delete a custom post type from the front-end. I found the code to create a post delete link, but whenever either role tries to delete there is an ...
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Configuring WordPress permissions for easy updates

I've been tasked with configuring a LAMP stack on a dedicated server to run multiple WordPress sites. Each site is attached to it's own SSH account. I'm having trouble setting permissions that'll ...
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How to filter the role selector?

I know that roles in WordPress are not hierarchical, but I'm wondering if there is any type of capability to "assign users to roles". All I can see if being able to add users or not. The real kicker ...
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Cannot upload themes. Error: “The uploaded file could not be moved to /var/www/wp-uploads/localhost/2011/10.”

The uploaded file could not be moved to /var/www/wp-uploads/localhost/2011/10. That's the error message I get when I try to upload a wordpress theme. This is my current permission status of my ...
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Moved my Wordpress site and now it can't read the theme

I moved my Wordpress website on Friday (so DNS propagation should be long finished) and now the site has no theme. I spent time yesterday re-installing the theme and Wordpress but to no avail. It ...
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Standard permissions for wordpress; Plugin installation asks for FTP credentials

I'm on a server that does not have FTP installed and will not have FTP installed. I have another website that I've been able to install plugins in before, including the one I'm trying to install now ...
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How to write to the plugin's directory?

My plugin needs to create some directories for its use when it's executed. On many hosts (those using suPHP for example) there is no problem and everything works fine. But on other hosts, PHP does ...
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Failed to Open Stream: Permission Denied While Writing to an XML File in a WordPress Plugin

I'm trying to write to an XML file in a WordPress Plugin. I'm on my local machine, a Mac running MAMP. I have PHP 5.2.13 My code is: $file_handle = fopen('markers.xml', 'w'); $stringdata = "Test ...
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Update post counts (published, draft, unattached) in admin interface

I am working on a multi-user WordPress setup and have made it so a particular type of user can only see and interact with posts, images, pages etc that they have authored. The code to make this happen ...
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Making plugin to use different table prefix cause permission problem

I have multiple wordpress websites that uses the same files and database but with different table prefixes, I use a plugin "Shortcode Exec PHP" and I would like to use the same shortcodes on all the ...
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Permalinks and page store

I posted this on stackoverflow and they said i can try here - I have wordpress installed on my website. On that site, under a subfolder i have oscommerce system installed as online commerce store. ...
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You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page

After long time am here,I have one question. I Installed my wordpress in localhost and i moved to live,while i forgot the admin password,so i reset it by phpmyadmin(using md5).now i try to login by ...
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How do I get the right permissions for WordPress running Apache on Debian

I'm trying to set up a WordPress site on a LAMP stack on Debian 6.0. From the WordPress documentation (and my experience on shared hosts) the correct permissions should be as follows All files ...
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Allow Author role to publish one post type and not another

I have two custom post types. One of them, I would like the author role to be able to publish. The other one, I would like for them to "Submit for Review". Any suggestions?
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How do I apply a class to custom menu items based on user roles

I have a members section on my site and they see specific custom menu items. I'm seeking a way to simply apply a star to the <li> based on it's permission level and what the user's role is. ...
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WordPress folder ownership issues

Hi I set up wordpress on a VPS and I'm running into two problems: Either WordPress asks for ftp details in order to update plugins or delete them or Through FTP I cannot delete files as I get a ...
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What are the correct permissions so WP doesn't ask for FTP credentials if installing plugin?

My nginx user is www-data. If I do su www-data I can create both file and directory. But when installing plugin I am asked for FTP credentials. I tried to give the public_html directory 777 ...
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Hiding custom theme functionality using capabilities

have spent half an hour hunting around on Google to solve this so any ideas greatly appreciated! I'm using a bought theme running wp3.2 and the theme includes a few extra features Testimonials, ...
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permissions access error

I'm getting this when saving a post after editing: Forbidden You don't have permission to access /wp-admin/post.php on this server. Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while trying ...
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Wordpress stripping html and script tags from some admin users on save

When I add content to a page as the original admin user, I can past in the following code and it saves fine (old google search set up by another user): <form action="http://www.google.com/cse" ...
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Warning : tempnam() [<a href='function.tempnam'>function.tempnam</a>]: SAFE MODE Restriction in effect

When generating PDF with dompdf I am having this problem in pdf file when viewing file in notepad Warning : tempnam() [function.tempnam]: SAFE MODE Restriction in effect. The script whose ...
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Expanding the allowed HTML tags in comments?

I have no problem doing this in a comment, as an administrator: <b>bold test</b> <i>italics test</i> <u>underline test</u> <font color="#ff9900"> color ...