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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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 ...
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Do extra plugin files get deleted during an upgrade?

I learned from a previous question that plugin updates are downloaded as a zip file, and WordPress overwrites every file in the plugin folder whether or not that file actually had a change from one ...
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Which files get updated in a plugin update?

When a user updates a plugin from the WordPress admin panel, does every plugin file get overwritten, or just the ones that have changed from the previous version? For example, let's say that a plugin ...
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Can an update corrupt my installation?

Ive got a wp theme I use on a website - the theme in question was purchased from a popular site ending in forest... So the code is not mine and I can’t speak as for its quality either way. Every ...
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“Item not updated” when try to change category properties

When I try to change some properties for some categories (in most categories it works without any issues), like category name, or description, I see that it is not updated, and I get an issue "Item ...
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How do I allow users to follow a post and then allow admins to email all users who have followed that post?

I'm looking to build out the following functionality, but I'm having trouble finding any help on it: user follows a post > user's email is pulled into an admin page and associated with said post > ...
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How do wordpress hooks respond to user interaction?

Embarrassingly big hole in my understanding! When I've finished editing a post and click the big blue "Update" button, what happens next? In particular, how does the 'pre-post-update' hook (which, ...
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How to throw the “We need ftp info” at a user

I recently asked a question about an error I was getting for doing theme updates where the user did not have permission. I would like to write a credential check, much like how wordpress does theirs. ...
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How to do an event when any user updates their profile?

I want to call a function, whenever any user update their profile. How to do that?
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Plugins won't update when Wordpress says they're updated

In a Wordpress 3.5.1 network, I have six plugins which have updates available: AddThis Follow Widget AddThis Social Bookmarking Widget AddThis Welcome Bar Jetpack by WordPress.com Visual Form ...
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Overwrite textdomain of plugins by default - Lost Translation

Wordpress is awesome, but there is something that is driving me crazy. Whenever a plugin or a theme is updated, all files are deleted and replaced. So if I have custom code or a translation in one ...
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Updated multisite locally [closed]

I manually updated multisite locally with 3.5.1 but now all my subsisites in "My Sites" link to the root site even though if I type the domains directly they work.
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Any Facebook component doesn't work on Wordpress website after update. Why?

I have a problem after updating plugins and Wordpress. All my Facebook widgets that I have been using disappeared. In code I see: <fb:like href='http://facebook.com/...' send='false' ...
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How to sync with plugins update after I have done manual optimizations?

I have several WordPress running plugins on my site and as per suggestions of wordpress performance optimizations I am planning to do the optimizations on plugins myself. However, that will mean ...
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Updating client websites on a regular basis

I hope the following question is acceptable here, as it's half WordPress-related and half-business related. Updating WP regularly is important for security purposes, but it can be time consuming if ...
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No feedback when installing plugins or updating

I've had this problem for a while now; I hoped that it would go away when I moved to my new host but it hasn't. Whenever I try to install or update a plugin or theme, or even update Wordpress, the ...
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Admin user can't update WP

I have a site running WP 3.3.2. The backend shows a bar saying "WordPress 3.5 is available! Please notify the site administrator." Funny thing is that I'm logged in with an admin user, I double ...
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cannot update wordpress from 3.4.2 to 3.5

I am trying to update wordpress from 3.4.2 to 3.5 . However, when I update, I get my old version 3.4.2 back. What could be causing this? When I click on update it shows all the steps but in the final ...
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custom changes removed after plugin update

Ok that's something normal, files are being downloaded again and the code changes. What should I do if I don't want some changes to take place? For example a gallery plugin I use recently updated ...
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Remove update messages for deactivated plugins

Is it possible to hide just update messages for deactivated plugins in WP 3.4+?
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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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Remove “Time to upgrade” message from dashboard

So far I've been using the following code to remove the dashboard update message ("WordPress 3.5 is available! Please update now."): remove_action('wp_version_check', 'wp_version_check'); ...
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Wordpress plugin updates / set file as immutable to prevent certain files from changing?

I'm wondering--what is the best way to prevent a file (say, a custom CSS file associated with a plugin) from being overwritten during the update process? Would setting the file's status as immutable ...
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Hook into WordPress update?

I'd like to know if there's any way to hook into WordPress update process and send $_POST variable to update server? I'm delivering plugin/theme updates from private server and I hook into this: ...
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Will adding & modifying default Wordpress table index break future Wordpress update

I've some specific use case for certain default wordrpess tables, which I need to add a few indexes to certain columns to improve performance. I'm wondering will adding these indexes break future ...
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Show warning if plugin is missing

Sorry if this question is a bit to trivial, but I'm writing a theme that depends on a plugin to be installed. It's a multilingual theme, so I absolutely need the user to have Polylang installed. I ...
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Update exisiting site to 3.5 release candidate

I have an existing site that I want to update to 3.5 now, because I want to see if my plugins and themes work in it. I don't want to wait for the full release (when I'll be able to automatically ...
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How can I upgrade wordpress with manual?

When I update or upgrade my site automatically ,it corrupted. How can I update or upgrade it safely and manually?
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Filter any HTTP request URI?

I want to filter any HTTP request URI done through the HTTP API. Use cases: The WordPress update check goes to http://api.wordpress.org/core/version-check/1.6/, but ...
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Does WordPress Change the .htaccess File When Updating?

I've just implemented a new WP website, replacing an older hardcoded HTML site. I will be adding 301 redirects in the .htaccess file to point the old URIs to the new WP Permalinks. My questions is, ...
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How to update Wordpress plugins to latest using SVN

I can get latest WP using latest.tar.gz http://wordpress.org/latest.tar.gz How to get latest plugins? I checked about svn i need to know when new version is out and in command svn sw put latest link ...
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Find out if there is a available core update?

I want to set up a function that notifies me when a core update is available. But i can't find any functions that check for updates. I have looked at list_core_updates() and it may be possible to ...
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How do I disable dashboard update notifications for subscribers?

For registered users to my blog, if they click on the dashboard, they get an alert suggesting that they tell the site administrator (me) that the new version of WordPress is available. All I want ...
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How to implement WordPress plugin update that modifies the database?

I develop a WordPress plugin, which has several database tables of its own. The plugin creates these tables when activated, and removes them when deleted/uninstalled. I have to implement an update ...
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Check if any users are logged in before running update

Before I update a Wordpress install (including the theme and various plugins) I wanted to ensure no one is logged in and editing the site. Is there a way to do this? Thanks!
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Is there a Wordpress core & plugins update action hook?

I would like to run several actions on a website once WP core or any of the plugins have been updated using the built-in update process. Is there a way to do it? I would prefer if I could run ...
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Is there any action/filter hook to use when an image gets edited in the editor?

I can't find a specific hook. If I already have added an image to an article via editor and then I edit it, I'd like to intercept the code just before it is sent again to the editor. I already use ...
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Is it safe to update from 2.6.2 to the newest version?

I'm using Wordpress version 2.6.2 and now it shows in the page that Deprecated: Assigning the return value of new by reference is deprecated in ...
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Problems updating wordpress

When I try to update wordpress from 3.2.1 to the latest one it stalls and does nothing. It used to ask for my ftp details, which I looked up online and added this to the wp-config: /** Setup FTP ...
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can't change footer

I've looked at all the help for changing footers but I still have the same problem - I go to appearance, editor, footer.php, change the telephone number that had been previously entered, hit update, ...
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why does installer/update screens not progress on some webhosts?

I have 20+ WP sites installed for clients on different web hotels. All WP-installs are updated to run latest versions of everything. On some of my sites, the update- and install screens work as ...
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How to disable plugin update notification for a specific plugin in Multisite

How it is possible to disable plugin update check and notification for an custom specific plugin in WP Multisite. I think it is also important, the plugin is usable as single activation in each blog ...
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How To Update Premium Plugins I made [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Updates for a private plugin? I am trying to find a way to update my premium plugins for WP. My current needs are that: the system I use must allow for multiple ...
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Override plugin functions in functions.php

I´d like to override $title = get_bloginfo(); with --> $title = get_bloginfo('siteurl'); Some code from the plugin "Really simple Facebook Twitter share buttons": function really_simple_share ...
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What are the best practices for updating?

Don't want to do anything to take down my blog. Here are some upgrade-related questions: How often should Wordpress be updated? What is the best way to do it? How to know if there is a problem with ...
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Do action on publish or update?

Is there a way to only do a section of code on a template if the post has just been published or updated? What do I need to wrap around that code? UPDATE: I need to check if any of my custom-post ...
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Update user meta of author when post content is viewed

I have a value that I'm trying to store as user meta for authors on my site. I need it to update itself every time the content of a post is viewed for that author. Here's as far as I've gotten but it ...
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Why are there updates for obsolete WordPress versions?

Today milestone 3.3.3 was completed – five days after version 3.4. I have seen the same with milestone 3.2.2 which was never released. WordPress does not offer any long term support as Matt once ...
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After a manual update, themes and plugins that were installed (and still in the directory) are not being seen

The title pretty much says it all. The files and folders for my various themes and plugins are all intact in their proper path location under wp-content, but the WordPress install is not seeing them. ...