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MySQL Database User: Which Privileges are needed?

The short installation instruction for WordPress ("5 Minutes") state that: Create a database for WordPress on your web server, as well as a MySQL user who has all privileges for accessing and ...
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How do I transition multiple installations to a single Multisite installation?

I have a client who runs 8 different blogs, currently on 8 separate installations of WordPress. I'm trying to encourage them to move to a single MS installation instead to make it easier (mostly on ...
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Automatically enable custom theme, plugins and default content on installation?

I'm using wordpress for a large non-profit with many sites. I'd like to decrease the amount of installation steps for the people setting up their sites. Is it possible to make a WP install that ...
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How To Provide Sub-Blogs Their Own Domain Names?

I ran a search that did not yield that many results. Is it possible, and how can each sub-blog of a multi-site installation be given its own domain name?
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On Install, which code sets the 'home' option?

I'm just doing some wordpress development and wondered for a brand new install, which code within core is generating the first value that get's filled into the home option? I'm looking for the code ...
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Subdomain and subdirectories together in one installation

I'm currently want to develop my design company website and choosing wordpress as my CMS. How do I should install the wordpress when I want the domain structure like this: Blog = blog.example.com ...
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Structure for projects and clients

I have a client who has requested a WP based portfolio where they will present their projects and clients, filtered by categories and tags. They also wish to filter all projects done for a particular ...
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What's the best action to use when you want to do something only once per theme setup?

I'm writing a theme which has it's own set of database tables. I'm wondering what is the best action for me to use when I want my install function to be invoked only once when the theme is activated ...
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Add additional Network constants to wp-config.php dynamically

When starting with a fresh Network install, the first step is a single site install that has one additional line in the wp-config.php file: define( 'WP_ALLOW_MULTISITE', true ); After that we have ...
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Putting main WordPress blog under a different folder name

I want to use WordPress primarily as a static page CMS for a small business site. I want to use the "pages" feature for most of the pages on the site, except for a news blog, for which I want to use ...
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Putting my site live

Can anyone help? I've been building a wordpress site in a sub directory of an umbrella 'development domain' if you will, and am ready to go live with the site. It's a single install of wordpress. ...
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How to edit pages after installing WP

I'm really new to Wordpress. I just installed it following the instructions here http://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress_Locally_on_Your_Mac_With_MAMP and I'm wondering what to do next. I ...
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Multiple WordPress outside wordPress installation?

I have a main page where i want to show up the latest post content of two or more blogs.. for now I have this code : <?php // Include WordPress Blog 1 define('WP_USE_THEMES', false); ...
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Programatically Creating Initial Wordpress Site

(I have found some links to customising an initial install like this one and this one, but unless I'm missing something - which is quite possible, they don't answer my question) I'm wanting to set up ...
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How to move theme directory but not plugins/uploads out of WordPress root directory?

I am trying to set up a few local multisite installs that will share the same themes folder, but have separate upload and plugin folders that will be in the usual places in wp-content. UPDATED: ...
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How to set up Wordpress in the intranet?

I have been looking for an answer for long time now and have tried on a few alternatives too, but still I am unable to do it. What? : I want to set up Wordpress on the intranet in my workplace most ...
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Create a custom WP install with plugins, theme etc already installed?

Is it possible to create a Wordpress install that will automatically install with multiple pliugins, a particular theme and custom settings so when I setup multiple blogs I don't have install so much ...
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“WordPress installations is currently out of date” problem with difficult situation [closed]

[NOTE] I had asked this question in wordpress.org's support forum one month ago. But I didn't get any feedback there. And I am not sure whether or not this is right place to ask this question. But I ...
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Using setup_postdata() with multi-dimensional array

I feel like this is going to be one of those slap yourself on the head questions, but here it goes anyway: I have a multi-dimensional array of data: Array ( [0] => Array ( ...
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Approach to creating a site with this structure

I'm tasked with making a site that has 'families'. Each family has a gallery, a 'region', and a 'name', both of which are searchable upon. My initial thoughts about this were to create a template for ...
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Enable plugin installs without FTP with user from same group as Nginx/PHP-fpm

I just setup a VPS and I installed everything I needed and it runs well. Problem is that I want it to be able to update automatically and allow me to install plugins without ftp. This is my setup: I ...
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Proper after_setup_theme and wp_head cleanup

Im trying to clean up code in my theme a little bit, remove some of the code that is not used and basically do things the right way, to decrease load time etc. Currently I have this code: ...
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Network setup tab is not shown under Tools

Im trying to create a multisite so I did the necessary steps .i.e 1) created a wildcard subdomain 2) backed up of course files wp-config.php and .htaccess 3) edited the config file with adding line ...
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WordPress 3.6 generating empty database

I wanted to migrate my local WordPress i use for theme development to 3.6, but the generated tables in the database are empty. WordPress creates all tables, but only wp_options is being filled, but ...
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Wordpress blog not loading articles

I have set up a static website with basic information pages such that all of the static pages fall into one level and in that directory there is directory "blog" which contains a Wordpress 3.5.1 ...
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Moving from one WP site to a new WP site incrementally

I'm working on a site that will be changed incrementally (i.e. first the new Homepage will go live, then product pages, then contact, etc). It will not be a switch-flip, wholesale changeover between ...
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how to server over http and https with one installation

is there an easy way to set up a single wordpress intallation to serve its pages both over http and https? I have an http based website, and I have some pages that I would like to make accessible as ...
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The issue of redirecting my site to a new domain

I have encountered some problems after I have redirected my site, which is in a sub directory in my server, to a new domain. I have kept the same server. The origin URL of my wp site ...