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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Does Wordpress provide themes_api function?

http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/plugins/communicating-with-the-wordpress-org-plugin-api/ From the link above, we can see the Wordpress.org provide a function that can access the Wordpress.org ...
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How should I structure a WP website project using git and updating from WP dashboard?

For months I've been trying to plan out a good project structure for using git version control for WordPress website development that doesn't sacrifice the ability to update core and plugins through ...
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Error checking when future updates are automatic

When WordPress 3.8 released, I upgraded most of my sites. However, there is a nagging question in the back of my mind. Will the WP auto update process check whether all the plug-ins are working with ...
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Wordpress cannot see that plugins require new update

My Wordpress installation is using two plugins that it cannot see actively require an update. I am using several plugins, but the Stop Spammer Registration plugin and the S2member plugin cannot see ...
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One category not displaying template updates

I've tried refreshing, clearing the cache, opening in a new browser, renaming it from index to category.php-- ALL but one category display the correct template. I'm beyond stumped. One clue is that ...
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How to maintain changes to comment-template.php

I have made some custom changes to the file wp-includes\comment-template.php. These changes are periodically lost and I assume it's related to updates for WordPress and the file is ...
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Get Latest Plugin Version from WP API

I'm writing a plugin that checks and collects data from WP - including info about installed plugins. I can get most of the data I require using get_plugins() - however, I'd also like to check for the ...
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Are there any hook or filter when adding new user in Wordpress?

I'm using a plugin Profile Builder (http://wordpress.org/plugins/profile-builder/) to manage my front-end registration. It works fine, and it warns when a user with a certain username already exists. ...
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How do I use the 'http_request_host_is_external' filter

I'm having a really hard time trying to use the http_request_host_is_external filter. For some background, I'm trying to set up a separate server to handle private plugin and theme updates. The ...
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Error updating WordPress, does not ask for FTP password, just error

I started to update a WordPress blog and ran into a permissions problem. I fixed the permissions problem and started the update again and at some point (been a few days now), I received the following ...
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“Unexpected error” on update requests

It needs connectivity to wordpress.org and is timing out. I am behind a corporate firewall. I have never had this issue come up before in previous versions. Why does themes.php need access to ...
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“The package could not be installed” when updating plugins, themes, and core files on WampServer

Whenever I update anything on my local WordPress development site, whether it be plugins, themes, or the WP 3.7.1 update, I get this error message: Unpacking the update… The package could not ...
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WordPress not performing direct update

I recently modified my server configuration and then I noticed Wordpress would no longer upgrade automatically and I was asking for FTP information to perform the upgrade.Irony is that I don't have ...
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Multsite blogs' menu shows Main site menu

I have a site (WIP) that was working perfectly fine until I updated to 3.7 a few days ago. Since the update, I can visit the sub-sites (blogs) homepage's fine, but the menu that appears (on all blogs) ...
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Problem updating from 3.6 to 3.7

I am trying to update wordpress from 3.6 to 3.7 using the updater in the admin backend. This is something that has always worked fine in the past on the server my site is on but for some reason when I ...
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Updating a live theme safely?

Apologies for the general question, but I spent some time looking for an answer and couldn't find anything. I often find myself in a situation where I need to make tweaks to a live site based on a ...
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An unexpected error occurred. Something may be wrong with WordPress.org or this server’s configuration

I'm running WordPress on localhost WAMP server and whenever I go to "Plugins" or "Dashboard > Updates" or even to "Dashboard" nothing loads (no WordPress news, no updates, I'm not able to search for ...
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Why won't my site automatically apply updates after upgrade to 3.7?

I've just upgraded to 3.7 and one of the features in this release is the automatic application of security releases. However once I upgraded it said "This site is not able to apply these updates ...
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Problem after updating WordPress to 3.6.1 and WooCommerce to 2.0.14

I have updated my WordPress and WooCommerce website and I am getting the following error public_html/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/classes/class-wc-payment-gateways.php on line 45 Does anybody ...
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Call specific plugin update

I'm looking for way to update specific plugin via xmlrpc api. There is no exposed any function for do upgrades. I've tried to visit ...
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How to force function to run as the last one when saving the post?

I don't know how to force this function to run as the last function after all other save things from WP are executed. This is my current code in my plugin: add_action( 'save_post', 'do_custom_save' ...
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Multisite database upgrade SSL error

I have upgraded my Multisite setup WordPress to 3.6.1. And after that, when I do Network Upgrade > Database Upgrade it's showing: Warning! Problem updating http://www.example.com/site1. Your ...
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SImple Example To Update User Info From Front End [duplicate]

I want to give user ability to update their nickname from front end using wp_update_user and shortcode. The code below is working. add_shortcode('user-profile', 'get_current_user_prof'); ...
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To merge customized codes upon wordpress update

When using update feature (in wp-admin/update-core.php page), it seems to me that wp just replaces all the resources, and the changes that have been made in the working resources just get erased ...
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Why does WordPress need my private ssh key to update?

Configuring WordPress to update within the application (i.e. WordPress) is ideal for me because of its convenience. Nonetheless, I'm troubled by the requirements. The requested fields that show up ...
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Check for files and database integrity

Someone started an automatic update of the WP core via dashboard today, and as it was taking too long, decided to cancel it. How do I check the files and the database for integrity to detect a ...
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woocommerce plugin is missing after update

i updated the woocommerce plugin yesterday and it disappeared completely. When i try to re install it, it says that it is already installed even though it's not even in the installed plugins list.
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Site Crashes When Updating to WordPress (Version 3.6)

I was just clicking the update button behind in the admin panel. it said no enough space in my hosting. then i went and removed some files and tried again then it was processing the wp update. ...
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using wp_update_post for updating custom post type

I'm trying to update post_parent of wp_posts in WordPress database. I've created a custom post type with capability_type = post , but I want it to behave like a page: hierarchical, allowing parent ...
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How can the temporary update directory be changed?

When a plugin, theme, or even WordPress itself are updated, it downloads and saves the files (.zip, extracted files, etc.) to wp-content\upgrade. This is not always desirable. For example, I run a ...
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How to update WordPress core or themes and still have my child theme hooks work

I made a child theme based on the WordPress twentytwelve theme (i.e., the WordPress 'twentytwelve' theme is its parent). Some of the modification were done very simply by overriding style, using my ...
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Which part of the plugin to change so the updater won't register the next version?

I have made a change in WP qTip plugin so only a specific a.something[title] instead of a[title] is affected. It's just a small plugin, but if there is a new version and my client wll update this ...
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Wordpress 3.6 and Accordion UI issues?

Anyone else having issues with WordPress 3.6 and the Accordion UI? I have a website that was working just fine till I updated it to WordPress 3.6. The accordion menu stopped working. No errors. ...
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Updating from Wordpress 3.5.2 to 3.6 Errors

When trying to update from 3.5.2 to 3.6 the following error occurs: Warning: touch(): Unable to create file /tmp/wordpress-3.tmp because No such file or directory in ...
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How much maintenance is required to run a WordPress server?

I recently started a blog at wordpress.com, but I am considering moving to a self-hosted WordPress to get access to plugins such as MathJax and Markdown and probably several others I will discover ...
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Autoupdate shows current when I'm on 3.1

My host has Fantastico set to install version 3.1. But when I go to Dashboard/Updates, it says "You have the latest version of WordPress." I clicked "Check again" and it says: Last checked on August ...
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What are the details for function argument wp_update_plugin()

While looking at wp_update_plugin() function. function wp_update_plugin($plugin, $feedback = '') { if ( !empty($feedback) ) add_filter('update_feedback', $feedback); include ABSPATH ...
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Force wordpress to request for FTP Info on theme/plugin install/update

Is it possible to force wordpress to always request for FTP credentials when installing and updating plugins / themes? I know the ftp credentials input is bypassed if wordpress has enough unix user ...
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Can't update old posts 3.5.2

Background: I'm working on a customers site that I haven't build myself. The site works pretty ok, when I got it the wp_header and wp_footer was missing and the javascript files were all linked to ...
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Why won't Wordpress on localhost find updates?

I've got Wordpress running on WAMP. For some reason, when I check for updates to the core and to my plugins, it tells me that everything is up to date, even though I know that I am one version behind ...
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Malware installation during plugin update?

I update my wordpress blog daily (current version: WordPress 3.5.2). Today I installed an update of "Search everything". After that, my webspace was infected by malware. Interestingly, my blog is ...
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theme upgrade failing

The twenty eleven theme fails to update. The error message is : failing to delete old theme. For security reasons i dont want to give rights to every folders of the project. What are the folder to ...
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How to update theme from localhost to online site

I am currently working on a project, actually we have an online site, we are thinking of revamping this. On this online site we have many blogs already. We have purchased a theme also and doing many ...
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Keeps asking Connection Information upon update to 3.5.1 (but not for plugins?)

for starters, I am using WordPress on a live server in which I can only login using sftp with an ssh key. I want to install and upgrade to the latest version of WordPress (currently at 3.4.2, but ...
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Prevent/Disable Automatic Update Check

WordPress automatically checks for updates to itself and all installed themes and plugins. This adds an annoyingly long delay to loading (any) WordPress pages. In only happens once per day and ...
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Remove updates text on plugin or themes list page

I seen update messages as like "There is a new version of BLAH PLUGIN available on BLAH SITE. View version 3.1.3 details or automatically update" on plugin list page and themes listing page before ...
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How can I easily verify a core or plugin update has not broken anything?

I'm looking for ways to make updating WordPress less frightening for me. I created around 30 company websites based in WP in my career and I feel somewhat responsible for them in regards to security. ...
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Can't use the built-in wordpress install/upgrade plugin feature [closed]

When I try to upgrade or install a plugin I get a successful message: Downloading install package from http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/jquery-lightbox-gallery.zip… Unpacking the package… ...
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Is database deleted on clicking “reinstall” button in Wordpress updates?

I have a blog made with WordPress. If I click "Re-install" button present in WordPress updates page, will all the database be dropped and created again? Will my posts be deleted?
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Why my plugins are updating automatically?

I have a wordpress site with a few plugins. I had to make some custom changes on a plugin (not a best practice), and of course I don't want to update that plugin. But for some reason all my plugins ...