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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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. ...
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Update Wordpress automatically on its own

Is it possible to update Wordpress automatically so that when there's a new version of Wordpress, my installation will update itself automatically without me having to login to admin > update ?
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Get RSS feed about plugin new update

I would like to know if there is a way to get a rss feed when one of the plugin of my website is available. Indeed, I need to manage updates of some website, but I don't want to lose my time ...
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Get list of WP Updates Across Sites

Is there a way to query a WP site to see the number of updates currently available? I'm not really looking for a list of the actual updates, just the number. This would be the total number of ...
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Automating the Backup Process (30+ websites)

I run an increasing number of WordPress sites, as well as several for clients - and logging in to perform upgrades is becoming tiresome. I'm looking for a means of automating the process, preferably ...
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What would make the plugin update process to complete but don't report as such?

This is happening in two sites I've restored using BackupBuddy*. One is single, the other Multisite. .* this may render the question as "too localized", but maybe it could happen with any other ...
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How to customize and keep things up-to-date?

I made a few websites in WP (that was kind of my first serious web-related work where I started learning about more serious and concrete stuff other than homework type of programming exercises) and ...
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At MultiSite Network Update “Can't Resolve host”, override and continue updating

When the WordPress Network Update script runs, if it gets to a site it "cannot resolve", the script stops there, and no sites are updated period. So if there is 1 site in a 1000 site MultiSite install ...
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Can I hook into wp_update_core outside of the admin?

I'm trying to bring some of the admin functionality to a custom front end in WordPress. Questions of security and pragmatism of this aside, is there an available hook to trigger wp_update_core outside ...
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How to change database values on theme update

I have a theme released into the wild but have not prefixed the post type appropriately. Yes, I know, it's a shame and I regret it :( So, I am currently using acme as the post type name, but I' like ...
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Which action does wp_update_user triggers?

I am working modifying an ecommerce plugin, and it makes uses of wp_update_user() function, and everytime the function runs another table (created by the plugin), gets updated too. The problem is that ...
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Why users disable the WordPress update?

Users install plugins which disable update reminders. Plugins: disable WordPress Core Updates disable WordPress Plugin Updates disable WordPress Theme Updates Look at the counter of plugins ...
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is wpdb->replace() already sanitized?

i am working on a plugin that includes table in database that holds information from the different posts. right now i use $wpdb->replace(), so whenever a post is being created or updated it is also ...
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Is there a way to hook into the update-core page for custom messages?

We have some sites where we note a few things that need to be checked or done either before or immediately after a core, theme or plugin upgrade. While I keep a list of these things, sometimes users ...
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How to batch update post content with custom post meta value

I have a custom meta box, using WPAlchemy, in which I am looking to get rid of. However, I would like to get all posts that have a specific custom meta value set, and insert it into the begininning of ...
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Does wordpress create activity, update logs?

Does wordpress create any dated logs of activity? ie core updates, plugin download dates etc?
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How to create a Wordpress plugin for another wordpress plugin?

I always do changes on the Wordpress plugins for clients. But these changes are always in danger to be lost if the plugin is updated. Is there is a way to make a plugin for another plugin in ...
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Last Update time in widget

I have a widget which can be updated every time with few values and admin update it on daily basis now how to get its last update time.
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Plugin SVN & update API - how are plugins identified?

One thing that's never been clear to me (especially since I haven't submitted a plugin to the repository) is how a plugin's unique "ID" (slug) is generated (i.e. this list). Is it a choice by the ...
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check if wordpress is updating or publishing a post

Very simple question: How can I check when wp is doing an update or a publishing to a post? Because I have to check a postmeta value which could be only true if the post is actually being published ...
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Did upgrading from 3.3 to 3.3.1 introduce breaking changes in the menu navigation?

I have a WP 3.3.0 site running in production. (version.php says $wp_version = '3.3';) I have a main menu using WP's built-in functionality. I use wp_nav_menu(array( 'container_class' => ...
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How to create a plugin that notifies for updates?

At this point when I activate a plugin and an update is available it updates the plugin. I like to create a plugin myself that I want to use private, I have several WordPress blogs and if I made an ...
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Restoring from a Backup after Update

I recently updated a WP site from 3.0.1 to 3.3.1. The site has been having a lot of problems since the update. I want to restore the site to a version I backed up right before updating. I used the ...
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Trouble After Update, Removing Plugin

I'm editing this site http://www.millermusicproductions.com/ currently and I updated WP 3.0.1 to 3.3.1. After updating, the page now is zoomed in compared to how it had been and I have no idea why. ...
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500 error after update

I had a working (test) blog, and during an update from 3.2.1 to 3.3.1 - something went wrong , I think the update did not finished.. Just before the Update, I have enabled a new theme (all functions ...
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Is diff/patch a good way to update wordpress?

I customized a few sites. On my own i updated wordpress by diffing the (old) version and my site. Than i moved the folder away and put the new wordpress version and applied the patch. It seemed to ...
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register_activation_hook and updating

I have used: register_activation_hook(__FILE__, 'CrayonWP::install'); In install() I would like to check the plugin version being installed, and if it is below a certain version, I would like to ...