An update is a source code that is applied on top of the existing software or program with an aim to fix security vulnerabilities, bugs and improve usability.

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Keep getting update notifcations despite there is nothing to update

Seems like this issue persists no matter how many times I update. As I enter my dashboard almost 100% of the times I get a notification on a WordPress update. It also shows at the bottom of the page. ...
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Plugin child folder?

If I make changes to a plugin's PHP file, e.g. located in wp-content/plugins/plugin-name/, how do I prevent my PHP edits from getting erased once an update for the plugin rolls out? Is there such a ...
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check server config prior to plugin install

Say I wanted to make it so that a plugin couldn't be installed or activated if the server didn't have a requisite PHP extension installed (eg. libpdf or whatever). How might I do this? Is it ...
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How to stop - Database Update Required - from happening again?

So I have had the issue several times now where whenever I update WordPress it gives me the "DataBase update required" and then will not login in to the site. This happens every time I upgrade to the ...
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Wordpress Update Get error message

I update latest version of wordpress get error message The file 'wp-config.php' already exists. If you need to reset any of the configuration items in this file, please delete it first. You may try ...
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Updating WP 3.9.5 without destroying my website

I have a WP website version 3.9.5 that I want to update to the new version. It was installed in 2014 so I have the folder themes: twentytwelve, twentythirteen, twentyfourteen, and the folder of the ...
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Can't update/install plugins or Wordpress

I just finished setting up Wordpress on my apache webserver, but now I'm having this problem which is pretty much preventing me from doing anything with my site. Whenever I try to install or update a ...
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Updated from 3.8 to 4.2 and all post types changed to “post”

My client updated his website from WordPress 3.8.x to 4.2.1 in order to make a plugin verify as working correctly. We were holding off originally to do it and some other plugins all at once so we ...
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Wordpress shows admin's avatar after editing a comment

Recently I updated my wordpress to 4.2.1 and now I have a problem with editing people's comments. After editing them, the avatar picture of who edited the comment is shown instead of the avatar of the ...
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Subpages 404 after every update to wordpress

There seems to be a delay but every time after updating wordpress whether manual or automatic updates, sub pages break and the only way to fix it is by resaving the permalinks. This is annoying and ...
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Alter plugin without losing changes after update [duplicate]

I have got a photo gallery plugin that is displaying different albums. It is displayed by album thumbnail and title, however only the thumbnail is clickable so I have changed a view php file to get an ...
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Block updates by Server

I've a server and I want to block all the Wordpress Sites Updates Notification (more than 150). I know there is a option in wp-config.php but I want to block all the updates. I put in hosts ...
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is it possible to get update link of a theme or plug-in?

I have a custom theme that I developed. I would like to show a admin notice to user who can manage wp. via function cyn_admin_notice(){ $info['last_update'] = ...
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How can I update Wordpress directly from the admin using ssh?

I have some difficulties on EC2 Amazon instance. I'm not able to update to the latest release of Wordpress directly from the dashboard admin, this caused security restriction. In the past, for ...
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Seeing “error” as text on white when accessing admin

Honestly, all I did was click "update" on a few plugins and it kicked me out of the admin area. I see "error" as text on a white page. If I view source on the page, I see: error<!-- wp-login.php ...
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Permissions to wp-content folder in Windows Server 2012

I've made some tests to solve this problem: trying to update some plugins via Wordpress backend I always receive a "Unable to create folder" error. So I've initially added IIS_IUSRS with ...
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How do I update a custom theme

I have a custom theme that I use for many client sites. I regularly update the theme and need a way to have the sites notified when there is an update to the theme. I tried using ...
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Check if username doesn't exists

I have a script that imports users via an .csv file. The script checks if a user exists and if so updates it's metadata. If the user does exists but the "status" field contains the word 'archived' it ...
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Which directories does WordPress attempt to create when updating core and installing plugins?

Which directories does WordPress 4 attempt to create when updating core and installing or upgrading plugins? The purpose of the question is to gain understanding of the update process and spread that ...
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Migrate database between 2 different wordpress version

I have been trying to import a sql dump from a production site, which is several wp version behind the development site (4.1), is there any compatibility issue? Every time I try to login after the db ...
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Disable requests to api.wordpress.org

I need to suppress outbound requests to api.wordpress.org somehow. They are taking like 1 seconds each and take so many time to load a page when I'm logged as admin. I've searched for some solutions ...
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What's the most secure way to grant a user permission to update in a multisite?

I've created a multisite for a local charitable organization that contains five sub-clinics inside it. I have various plugins running (security, SEO, etc.) in the multisite activated "across the ...
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How to automatically update all pages in Wordpress?

On some pages I have inserted different types of custom forms. I'm finding that when I make edits to the form structure (via a custom form editor) that I also have to update the page that the form is ...
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Does the event 'wp_version_check' even exist? What is it doing?

In version 4.1 of /wp-includes/update.php around line 674, there's this line: add_action('wp_version_check', 'wp_version_check'); I searched through all the wordpress core files for a ...
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How to keep edited plugins updated?

I find myself editing a lot of plugins because they never satisfy my needs, but of course I have to keep them updated. I was thinking about register activation hook into some function that loads the ...
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Necessary user, group and permissions for core updates

What user, group and permissions of files and folders I need for core updates? Test setups I tried everything the manual recommended me to. Here are some test setups I used, the setup was ...
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Error appears on System Update

I have updated a system from Wordpress 3.5 to 4.1 and now on the control panel of Wordpress I get this message: Warning: curl_setopt_array() [function.curl-setopt-array]: CURLOPT_FOLLOWLOCATION ...
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How Can I setup WP CLI on Windows development machine running AMPPS?

I want to setup WP CLI. On the home page it says that it needs a UNIX like operating system. I am running windows 7 for development but I could probably setup a virtual Ubuntu box or something. Would ...
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Wordpress with composer, how to handle updates?

I'm trying to step up my workflow a bit and I'm now trying out Composer to handle Wordpress & Wordpress plugins. I have never used Composer before and I'm getting quite confused as to how I'm ...
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wp_get_update_data() function running on every admin request

In one specific instance of a WordPress build the admin is incredibly slow, after checking the issue out with the Query Monitor plugin I notice that WordPress is running a handfull (~15) HTTP requests ...
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Post Query not working after updating to 4.1

After updating to Wordpress 4.1 I've noticed one of my more complex post queries has stopped working. It's querying from an events post type and returning posts with a standard timestamp of after ...
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MobilePress plugin and WordPress 4.1 update

A client website is currently running on WordPress 4.0.1 and he asked for an update to 4.1. The website uses the MobilePress plugin, which had problems with WordPress updates in the past, but ...
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Constant for 'barebones' update of Wordpress

I feel slightly stupid asking this, but I could have sworn I stumbled across a constant that could be added to wp-config.php so that, when you update your Wordpress installation, it only updates ...
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Cannot Update wp DB - Get 500 Error

I have this site on godaddy Failpeep.com , It started giving me this problem yesterday , When I tried to login to admin area , It 1st kept loading if I entered the correct password and took me to a ...
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Execute upgrade-theme with coding

I'm executing some functions remotely from xmlprc with wordpress. I would like to run upgrade-theme remotely for theme that I develop. Assume that wp knows there is new version of theme. ...
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Self-hosted Plugins & Themes store with auto-updates? [closed]

I'm looking for a way to self-host a WordPress Plugins/Themes store (ideally at no cost — I am but a poor developer!) with the following features: Sell Plugin/Theme downloads Auto-updates for sold ...
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Pushing out updates to multiple installs?

I'm planning on having many installations of wordpress on my server on different domains is there a way i can push updates out to all of them simultaneously?
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How to speed up installing plugins and upgrading WordPress

I currently run on a VPS that is running the latest version of Ubuntu, PHP 5.5.9, and WP 4.0, and have been running my plugin upgrades through libssh2 via a configuration in wp-config.php ever since I ...
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What could have changed all of the &#039; characters in my content to &#039 strings?

So, I've recently updated a WordPress site to 4.0 (I try to stay on top of updates as much as I can) and noticed that something funny had happened to the ascii html characters that I had in multiple ...
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wordpress update will overwrite files changes?

I edit function.php and page.php files for my custom use, everything is fine, but i have query that if wordpress will update then it will overwrite all the files and changes made ??
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Error on update translation

I installed a fresh version of WordPress in my current language (pt_BR) on localhost (WAMP). After log in, WordPress told me that exist an translation update. I clicked to update and the following ...
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Show List of Terms (not posts) that have been Recently Updated?

Is it possible to prepare a list of terms that have been recently updated? For example: I have custom fields attached to my terms and I would like to show a list of terms that have been updated say ...
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Reliability of Wordpress 4 one click update

I need to update a clients WordPress site to WP 4, however I'm a little nervous (it is a big, expensive site). How likely is it that something will go catastrophically wrong?
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Unable to connect to wordpress api

My friend have installed a 3.6 wordpress on a CentOS server. It cannot detect a newer version of wordpress that ask you to upgrade. So does the plugins and themes. Also, the oembed of YouTube failed. ...
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Wordpress Admin Panel Completely Distorted, no css at all

Hi I have a wordpress installation on AWS and I was facing an issue that authors are not able to submit content like media in one go and an error occurs (time out). By refreshing 5-6 times authors ...
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Not able to Update wordpress to 4.0

I have a Wordpress 3.7 installation on AWS and I am not able to upgrade it to 4.0. As soon as I try to auto update it, the redirect link goes to http://domain.com/wordpress/update-core.php But it ...
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Google map disappeared after updating to WP version 4

Few days back, I updated my wordpress website to the latest version Benny. But after that update, everything went haywire. One premium plugin went missing. Google map disappeared into thin air. ...
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Upgrading Wordpress 4.0 asks for FTP password

I was able to upgrade Wordpress 4.0 on my local machine, and I also just updated some plugins on the production machine, but when I try to update Wordpress 4.0 on the production machine, it is asking ...
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Procedural Question on Plugin Installation

I am running WP multisite with about 80 sites. I can see from my server's directory structure the presence of only one directory for ../wp-content/plugins/* Each of the plugins I have installed is ...
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Can't preview drafts after upgrade to 4.0!

I recently updated to wordpress 4.0. However, when I try to preview my drafts, I receive an error saying that I do not have the permission to do so. I've cleared my cache and cookies and restarted my ...