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Character encoding issue after changing servers

I recently moved my WordPress-based site from DreamHost VPS to a Linode VPS running Debian + LEMP. After getting the site up again, I noticed many erroneous characters in posts; characters like " and -...
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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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Can you host WordPress using Amazon Web Services such as EC2, RDS, EBS etc?

I've been looking into the feasibility of using something like Amazon Web Services for hosting WordPress sites. I was wondering if it is possible and if so what people's experiences are of having done ...
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Configure .htaccess to access at two WP installation

I have a server where I have this situation: root folder -> installation files of WP and relative .htaccess -- home folder -> another WP installation ad relative files and .htaccess Below the ...
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add_rewrite_rule to fix fastcgi issue with basic AUTH

The issue is that $_SERVER['PHP_AUTH_USER'] and $_SERVER['PHP_AUTH_PW'] are not populated if PHP is running CGI/FastCGI as the server API. I've read there is a possible fix with this through htaccess ...
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Can you have multiple wordpress sites under the same domain?

Any issues with having multiple wordpress sites under the same domain. Example: domain.com/programs domain.com/sales domain.com/learning Each would have its own templates, functionality, menus ...
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Using Custom Javascript and pHp to send email to myself when a user clicks on an input button but only works on Chrome, IE, and Micorosft Edge

So I am using jQuery and pHp together to send an email to myself whenever a user clicks on the update button of their Ultimate Member form. However, the email only sends when a user is using Chrome, ...
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HTTP Error on media upload, only httpd restart helps

We're running multiple WP installations on a VPS running Centos 7. A week ago all image uploads on all installations stopped, all we got was the HTTP Error during upload. I googled my way through a ...
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What are the best settings/software for a Wordpress dedicated server

I'm planing to install a dedicated Linux(Centos) server where i will host only WordPress websites. I'm trying to build a "to do" list with things to install/setup that will improve the server&...
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Temporary Test WordPress Multisite Instances

What I need is a solution to setup a way for clients to test a plugin, in the backend, on a demo wordpress installation. Something like a temporary testing instance (wordpress multisite subdomain). ...
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Menu Item Post variable count way too high, can't save menus

I'm having trouble saving WP menu items and I've done all the usual things as documented here: http://sevenspark.com/wordpress/menu-item-limit and here: Menu Items Disappearing And I know that the ...
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Can you have a blog in a subdirectory hosted on a different server?

I am interested in having a blog on my site which will be in a subdirectory of the main wordpress homepage e.g. website.com/blog however, I am interested to know if there is a way to host the blog ...
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Is it safe to give wordpress directories ownership to www-data?

I am not server or security expert so please excuse if my question sounds odd. I am running wordpress site on ubuntu 14.04 with nginx server. I had a problem while installing new plugin, So I have ...
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ModSecurity && Admin Ajax: Server locking up

My server is throwing this error: ModSecurity: Error reading request body: Software caused connection abort [uri "/wp/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php"] Followed by this error until the server gets rebooted....
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How to make custom page link to root automatically?

I've put / in my Home custom page link, and locally my server is localhost:3000 and it works fine, but on my server the url is www.mysite.com/theproject, but / there does not lead to www.mysite.com/...
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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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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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Picture 404 error for all absolute images when moving off localhost?

I recently moved to a server for the first time away from localhost and after changing all of the localhost references in the database and wordpress project none of the pictures uploaded work that ...
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Is it safe to use $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI']?

I've looked at other answers and I see that $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'] is usually recommended and is the accepted answer for getting the current page URI along with $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST']. I looked at ...
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Error on moving Wordpress site to Host from Local installation

For this Wordpress site http://mattmansell.ca/New2016RHB/ Error I got is "Warning: call_user_func_array() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, function 'vantage_chid_widgets_init' not found or ...
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Heavy Server Load on Wordpress site with Decent traffic

I have a viral website with decent amount of traffic. The core is up to date and themes and plugins are also up to date. We are not using tonnes of plugins. only 4-5 good plugins. Thing is , I ...
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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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Two live WP websites - how to sync?

I need to have two websites in different servers, because of really slow page load times from China. So we are planning to take server from China and clone/sync website. I'm not familiar of syncing ...
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How Restrict access to admin dashboard by specific static ip?

i'm trying to restrict access to admin dashboard (wp-admin.php) by specific static ip so tried to add .htaccess to the wp-admin and set <FilesMatch "admin\.php$"> Order deny,allow Deny from ...
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Wordpress Site access from other machines on same network

I developed a Wordpress website on my local computer using 'Wamp' server. I'm now trying to put it on a local server at our work so that others can look at it / access it from their work stations. We ...
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Live website is not showing the changes I've made [closed]

I used to have my website hosted through Godaddy and 4 months ago something weird started happening. Every time that I would make changes to my site, it wouldn't show up on the live website. The only ...
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PressPi (Wordpress) Broken Layout

We have a Raspberry Pi running PressPi which is a wordpress server. Our goal is to setup a Captive Portal using dnsmasq where users who connect to the Pi using a USB WiFi adapter see the PressPi home ...
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Migrating WordPress from Windows Server 2008 R2 (IIS v7.5) to CentOS

The agency I work for have purchased a new server, bringing our total up to 4. The 3 servers we had previously are all running Windows Server 2008 R2, whereas this new one is running CentOS, ...
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Ajax call URL 404'ing when pushed to staging server

I have AJAX form submission working fine locally. But when pushed to my staging server the process page is 404'ing. I cannot access it directly neither as it 404's but checking on the server and its ...
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Plugins & backup not working correctly on new Digital Ocean server

So I just fired up a new Digital Ocean droplet running Ubuntu 15.10x64 and I'm setting up a Wordpress environment. I am setting it up from scratch without a Wordpress image. I followed a lot of the ...
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Error 402: Unable to create order. Please try again

I'am facing this error after site transferring from one domain to another. site link is http://hybridsfromhell.net/checkout Error.log file error: [29-Jun-2015 19:00:23 UTC] WordPress database ...
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changed front-page template gives 500 error

I need immediate help regarding WordPress website. i had to make some changes to the home page so i just download front-page template and what i did is made some changes just moved some blocks up and ...
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Allow users to download media files directly from Amazon S3 (AWS plugin)

A site I'm working on hosts an image library we encourage users to download files from. We're using the AWS plugin by Delicious Brains to host our static content on a separate server from the main ...
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Error establishing a database connection in godaddy.com

I have a problem Error establishing a database connection in godaddy.com.I have worked my buyer website on localhost. Now I want to upload on my buyer server on godady.com . I have tried lot of ...
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Custom wordpress Theme and Plugin repository

I am looking for a guide/guidance to create a proper custom wordpress repository for themes and plugins hosted on a website hosting account. I do not want to host it on github.com or anywhere else. I ...
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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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Multi-server environment is causing problems in WordPress

I recently handed off a WordPress site I developed to an IT team that is in charge of my client's web environment. They aren't WordPress people and I don't have any access to the environment. There ...
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.htaccess file changes disappear

This is what happens in a Wordpress (Woocommerce) site I've been asked to investigate. 1) I make a modification to .htaccess and save it. Here's output of the ls -command % ls -l ll -r--r--r-- 1 ...
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Site not displaying correctly when re-directing from root to sub-directory

I've created a WordPress version of our site in a subdirectory on our server and wish to re-direct from the root to the subdirectory, like: mydomain.net to mydomain.net/wordpress For some reason, ...
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wp_footer problem

I have a problem with a newly installed theme called QA Engine. When I use that theme, I see my server providers webpage inserted after my page's footer. I don't know what happened, and why is that, ...
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Wordpress Site front End and Back End Loading Slowly

I have my personal portfolio site which takes long time to load. After login to wp-admin, it takes longer time to open all the contents of site. I am surprised why this problem came to my site. Also ...
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Is it possible to use nonce server side?

I would like to create a security hash and pass it to an url as a parameter: http://example.com/somefolder/dostuff.php?nonce=hash In dostuff.php, validate the nonce hash. I can do this for logged ...
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Can't Login to Wordpress, No Data Received Error

I can't login to my Wordpress dashboard. When I go to example.com/wp-admin and enter my info, it returns a page that says "No Data Received: Unable to load this page because the server sent no data." ...
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Expired Post with More Recent Time Stamp?

Im having issues with custom posts not showing in worpdress. I see in my posts table theres two enters for each custom post X - Has a date Jan14th- 2:06pm - post_status: expired Y - Has a date ...
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Published custom posts missing

On my wordpress dashboard I noticed a large number of past posts were missing. All (708) | Published (386) | Drafts (17) | Pending (8) | Private (1) | Trash (3) - Total 412 Our items are custom ...
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Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by WordPress

After I upload my website on server, I got that message .. I searched on Internet and I found on Wordpress community this link , I followed the installation steps, the error message gone, but I got ...
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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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Error message on blog posts only on my local environment [closed]

I copied all my WP files from the server to my local WAMP as a dev-environment. Everything works smoothly except when viewing a blog post. I get a good output of all the titles/categories/post-...
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Formatting wordpress debug messages

On my local PC (win 8 & IIS) when I get a wordpress debug message I get a nicely formatted table at the top of the page with a full stack trace. When I enable debugging on my linux hosting I just ...