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Universal problem: first request after ~25 second inactivity always slower (~1 second) than subsequent requests (~1/10sec)

It's something I noticed ever since I started working with WordPress. It's a universal issue, in the sense that it doesn't matter if the WP installation is on my shared hosting account (haven't tried ...
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Can I redirect the http request towards an old folder to the homepage using .htaccess file? [closed]

I am in the following situation: I had an old blog that was made using Joomla (this blog was indexed well enough by search engines). Due to some problems I deleted it and moved the site over to ...
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Doubts about how to migrate WordPress from local to online server using Search and Replace Tool script

I am trying to migrate my blog from my local web server to an online web server and I have a doubt about this procedure. I have uploaded all my local file in the root of my web server. I have also ...
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WordPress not working locally

I am attempting to get a local version of a live WP site working. I have pulled down the entire file structure. I have a copy of the DB. After setting up locally, I get a few random issues such as: ...
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Error establishing a database connection After Copy localhost wordpress site (with site url directly to hosting server's url before copy)

I have a localhost site that I heard I can migrate the site by just copy and paste the whole site from local to host if I changed WordPress Address (URL) and Site Address (URL) to my current hosted ...
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No Thumbnails Generated

I setup WordPress on my own server and it's up and running...one thing that I have noticed is that WordPress doesn't generate any images I upload. Usually when I upload an image through WordPress it ...
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Force Cron to run only on one server

Given a site running on server A and server B with a load balancer, shared database/etc, and a regular wp-cron task, how would I make sure that wp-cron only runs on server A, never on server B?
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WP & Server Speed [Teacher Question]

I'm a teacher and have used multisite WP for two years now as a resource for completing assignments. This spring semester, I have the most students that I've had on my site (30). Prior to this ...
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Second page (and next) of search results redirects me to the home page

WP 3.5, nginx (latest) and PHP5-FPM (latest). If you visit http://bombacarta.com/?s=coma the page is properly loaded. When you click on the link to go to the next page, you are redirected to the home ...
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Wordpress plugin search does not work and updates are not shown, VPS install

I have configured a VPS running CentOS 6.3 and Plesk 11. The install of a blank version of Wordpress works well. However, I have problems with updating Wordpress and searching for plugins. The two ...
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Does WP read itself?

I was looking at my server logs and I saw something strange. Every day, sometimes multiple times a day, I see a sequence of hits like this: 67.210.126.90 - - [17/Dec/2012:04:36:09 -0800] "GET ...
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how to move another machine or server without dealing with IP

Wordpress website for a small company. i am able to install wordpress in IIS server. my doubt is when installing , i am giving the ip address as "192.168.0.101:87".Everything works fine.I created ...
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Upload images to remote server

I am using Wordpress media uploader to upload images and I was wondering if there is a way to make it upload to my remote server instead of my local server? Example: My wordpress blog is hosted on ...
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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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how to add new .webm mime types

i tried google but no success yet. I am trying to upload .webm and .ogg video types in wordpress ( for html5 video ofcourse) I am getting error like Baki fula.webm” has failed to upload due to an ...
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Moving local wordpress page to a real server subdomain broke my permalinks?

I developed a site locally with /%postname%/ permalink structure. I did some sample posts locally and wanted to move this entire local setup to a temporary subdomain like http://review.clientsite.com. ...
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Wordpress installation site folder move to the final site destination

My client have a site : business.com All the files of the old fashion site is there, images, video, html, css. i just made a folder called business.com/cms and installed wordpress here. FOr 2 month ...
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PHP Code stuck in Cache [Memcached] [closed]

Been having a bit of a problem with my site regarding our caching method and my php code not refreshing or flushing. To start, my site is on a dedicated Nginx webserver. I used W3 Total Cache for ...
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Can't access WP site over WiFi network

I'm making a mobile site and I'm using the main computers IP adress to connect to it from the iphone 10.0.0.1/wp With normal sites it works fine, but the WP site I get is stripped from CSS, JS, and ...
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Permalinks break every day

I have critical problem! My Wordpress Blog has the permalink structure /%category%/%postname%/. The problem is that very often the permalinks break so I get a lot of 404-Errors. I can fix it ...
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How to reduce Apache connections caused by plugins?

I've been having an increasing lack of performance in my server (slowness, stalling on page loads, largely backend issues where I spend most of my time) over the past month or two on what is primarily ...
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Wordpress backup(on another server)leading to old server addy and WP

So long story short, someone told me about BACKUPBUDDY and how good it is, etc, and it is...now long story short, one of my clients, wants to move their site from FATCOW to HOSTGATOR. I went in, ...
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APC fragmention woes on Apache AWS EC2 Small instance with WordPress and W3TC [closed]

Asked this question at serverfault, and got confirmation that W3TC is most likely causing the issue, but several of my more W3TC/Wordpress specific issues weren't able to be answered. Reposting ...
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How to change server name on Wordpress Installation?

I am not sure if the title of the question is acurate enough but here it goes. I have set up an Ubuntu server inside a VirtualBox VM, I have enabled port forwarding so when I type on the host ...
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White screen on front page only

I've got the famous white screen, but only on my home page. Deeper pages load just fine. I moved my themes directory to themes-old and made a new themes directory that only has twentyten in it. I ...
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How to point a public URL to internal (hidden) server with all links following.

I know that you all will be mad with a simple question like this, but I was unable to find a clear answer, therefore I risk to bother :) Yes, I have read Changing_The_Site_URL, but could not find what ...
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Handling the response sent from a ruby on rails application in wordpress

I am using my rails application to send data to a wordpress site. Basically if a user has wrong password, I am going to end the reverse proxy and redirect the user back to the wordpress site but I ...
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What are PHP extensions and libraries WP needs and/or uses?

Codex loosely only mentions PHP version in server requirements, however PHP can be configured in pretty wide range of excluding/including different parts. What are extensions/libraries that: are ...
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Wordpress switch servers

So I switched servers from localhost:8080 to a domain, now I followed the instructions by updating the config, and updating the permalinks and everything. Even updated the database. I can go into my ...
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Apache/Linux configuration changes to make automatic upgrade more straightforward

I've been reading some posts that seem to touch on this (or possibly address it, but it's going over my head). Unix is not my strong suit by a long shot. I have inherited a Fedora server that is a ...
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How to change settings so I can upload images in Wordpress posts?

When I try to upload an image in a post on this WordPress site: http://richardclunan.com/ ...I get the message "Unable to create directory __. Is its parent directory writable by the server?" How do ...
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moving server can not login

I design my site in win7 system, and today before a server rent, I moving my blog from win7 to my another computer witch is installed CentOS 5.5 for a last test, I have reference the article ...
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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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Moved to a new server, backup was a day old and missing 3 posts, anyway to recover them from old host?

I made a backup for my clients site the other night, apparently after I made the backup they made a few posts. I then moved the site to another host and resetup wordpress and imported the database and ...
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Moving wordpress to an unknown outlet

I have some wordpress websites on one server that I want to download. The problem is I don't know what url or what server I am moving it to. The problem is I do want the original to work. Suggestions ...
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How to properly secure my Wordpress installation?

I'm currently on my own server (fredericpilon.com) with my own website. Wordpress being kind of a big shot of CMS, it may be targeted by hacks. Any tips and tricks on how to properly secure my ...
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update user information

this is my code /* Update user information. */ if ( !empty( $_POST['url'] ) ){ update_user_meta( $current_user->id, 'user_url', esc_url( $_POST['url'] ) ); else{ ...
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Log Author Actions

Is there a place where actions like post creation/deletion, page creation/deletion, modification, etc. is saved? Is this stored in the Apache logs? If this is not saved, is there a way (plugin?) to ...
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WordPress local development environment

Everything on WordPress is primed for a production server, and hardly mentions info on development stuff. I want to setup a WordPress blog locally so that its good and ready before it goes live. Are ...
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Can you run Wordpress on a MarketLive/Java EE server?

I am using MarketLive. I want to install Wordpress into a subfolder, but the person I'm speaking with says they can't do it because my site is built in Java. I want to install wordpress on my domain ...
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Test for IP in Array Always Fails on First IP

I'm working on a IP restriction plugin but having a strange problem. I have a textarea in the settings page where each of the IP addresses that should be allowed are entered, one per line. I'm then ...
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Would Amazon AWS Services be a good alternative to my current hosting provider?

My WP sites keep crashing my server because I have huge amounts of load in a short amount of time. The server has to be rebooted every few minutes. We have tried everything but nothing seems to ...
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Editing Theme and Moving Servers

Ok, So I have a wordpress installed on a test server. I just edited the default theme to get my desired result. My question is could I just install a new version of wordpress on another server and ...
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Can WordPress be made to support websockets?

Websockets are a cool, cutting-edge technology wrapped into HTML5. Basically, you can open a websocket to enable persistent, 2-way communication with a web server. The client (user interface) can ...
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Wordpress Hacks/Defacing [closed]

Im trying to figure out how Wordpress sites become defaced/hacked. I know development very well. I know how to secure code, etc. But I am finding recently, that tons of Wordpress sites are becoming ...
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Plug-in (Slickr Flickr) works on local machine, but not server

I am running Wordpress (3.1.4) with Slickr Flickr (1.3.2). I built a theme on top of thematic (0.9.7.7). Everything seems to work fine on my local machine and I can render Slickr Flickr galleries in ...
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How do I access cPanel features within Wordpress?

Is there a plugin that can access cPanel features from within Wordpress? In particular I'd like to be able to: View bandwidth, quota and other server info from the WP Dashboard Access my webmail ...
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What is a reasonable memory limit for Wordpress

Although the accounts on my server generally have a lower memory limit, I've configured my Wordpress user accounts with a memory limit of 32Mb using the php.ini file and memory_limit = 32M ...
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Moving my current wordpress blog to a subdomain

I currently have a blog set up on my domain (eg domain.com), but I would like to move it and all of its contents to a subdomain (eg sub.domain.com). Is there anything I need to watch out for or ...
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Making a parent directory writable by the server

Uploading an image to add to a page, I got a message saying: Unable to create directory... Is its parent directory writable by the server? Assuming the issue is that the parent directory needs to be ...