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A Way to Auto update plugins using cron?

Is there a solution to keep plugins updated with wordpress by auto upgrade them without need to access to the admin panel every time?
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How to update serialized data in the user meta data

In my wp_usermeta table I have a field called "wp_s2member_custom_fields" In it is stored this value: a:2:{s:6:"alumni";s:3:"Yes";s:19:"donations_collected";s:2:"10";} I am trying to use: ...
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How do I prevent Plugin updates from clobbering user edits?

How can I prevent my plugin updates from clobbering the user edits and file additions in a particular subdirectory of my plugin? I wrote a syntax highlighting plugin that makes use of GeSHi. A sub ...
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Why is Wordpress asking me to update my new (virtually blank) theme?

I have just setup a new custom theme with little/no data and yet Wordpress has made an update notice about upgrading it to "1.0.1" and I cannot for the life of my work out why. I have stripped down ...
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Update to older wordpress version from admin?

I have a Wordpress 2.7.x setup that I would like to migrate to the latest version 3.2.1, however I need to make a stepped-upgrade as some plugins need an older version first (3.0.6 IIRC). However ...
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All Updated Plugins Disappeared

I had 5 plugins with updates. After updating all of them through the Available Updates tool they disappeared from the Network Plugins page. I received errors like this for all plugins: The plugin ...
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Image Insert into posts and pages not working after 3.2.1 update

And I've tried disabling all plugins and using the Twenty Eleven theme. In our sites network, I'm the network admin, so it's not a permissions issue. Any explanation or ways I might be able to ...
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Update Wordpress with SFTP instead of FTP

Is there a way to update Wordpress without the use of FTP, but with SFTP (which uses SSH)? I've only got my server set up for SSH access (and therefore SCP/SFTP).
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What Triggers a Plugin Update Alert

How does WordPress know a plugin has an available update? Is the process handled by the readme.txt file? I am trying to manage 3rd party plugins that I alter in an effort to better fit/meet the ...
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Wordpress 3.2 has broken my TinyMCE code

My code was working up until the 3.2 update, where I noticed that tinyMCE has been updated too. Does anyone have any ideas why this may not work now? I don't get any console errors but I don't get ...
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Email user on wordpress upgrade

I'm pretty new to WordPress and i'm trying to customise my theme to send an email to myself when a upgrade is required. I'd rather not use a plugin as this means I have to install it for each ...
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Can I upgrade plugins via FTP?

I'm having some trouble upgrading my plguins through the Dashboard, If i upgrade plugins manually via FTP, will i lose any info from plugins like statpress and all in one seo?
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Disable update notification for individual plugins

Is there a way to disable update notifications for specific plugins? As a plugin developer, I have some plugins installed on my personal site using the svn trunk version for testing, but the same ...
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Why is google telling me to upate wordpress

Today I got a bunch of messages for many of my sites in Google Webmaster Tools telling me I dont have the latest version of Wordpress and should update. However I have 3.13 up, I dont see any updates ...
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Send email to Admin when user/member updates specific user/member data

I have previously asked about How to automatically send email to Admin when a user/member changes his/hers profile data. And got some very good answers. Send automatic mail to Admin when user/member ...
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WordPress: update_option, don't update empty options?

How would I go about not letting empty data into wordpress? <?php foreach($_POST['eirepanel_inline_ads_options_name'] as $post_eirepanel_inline_ads_options_name): ...
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what is the correct way to update a plugin via tortoise svn to the repository?

I'm embarrassed to say that I am a bit clueless on the procedure used to update a plugin via tortoise svn even though my plugin has been on the repository for years and had over 300,000 downloads! ...
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plugin wants to update to wrong plugin

I get a "update available" notification for my custom plugin "breadcrumbs trail nav" (not hosted in the official repo). Point is that there's a) no update available and b) it wants to get updated to ...
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What hook should be used to programmatically create a post only when master post is updated?

Pippin and Jean-Baptiste Jung have very good tutorials on how to programmatically create content when a new post is published using these four actions hooks... publish{post_type} ...
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Hide update messages from non-admin users?

Is it possible to hide the update messages for any users other than the main admin? We use WP as a CMS for clients and it's a bit annoying that a normal user has to read something like: WordPress ...
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Update plugin from personal API

I'm developing a wordpress plugin at the moment which I do not want in the Wordpress plugin repository. However I still want to be able to push updates to my costumers from my own API repository. ...
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update = remove code

i updated my wordpress in 3.1 (i'm using twenty ten) and some of my code has been deleted, i'd like to understand it : is it only because i'm using the "twenty theme", that the "code" was replaced ...
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How to get plugin name from plugin file location

I'm running this code to tell me what plugins need updating: $update_plugins = get_site_transient('update_plugins'); Here is an example return: Array ( [login-lockdown/loginlockdown.php] => ...
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Custom theme/plugin update checks

At the moment, Wordpress checks the wordpress core for it's updates. But, I'd like to add an additional check to repeat the process for themes and plugins using a seperate address, for updating ...
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Is there a wp-config.php option or constant that I can set to allow me to download nightly / beta builds?

Nightly Builds or Beta Releases? I like using the /wp-admin/update-core.php utility to update wordpress. But I'd like to be able to use it to download beta releases or nightly builds. Does anybody ...
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Set custom messages for post update/save

I am trying to make a custom message instead of the default message when i save a post, does anybody know how to do it!
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Making update notification functionality for my themes

the question is simple :) I am making a theme that i will use in lots of sites. So, i don't want to go all the site and ftp the files every time i fix a bug or do a theme upgrade. Is there any way i ...
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Apply a tag to every images 'Link Rel'

Building my first site. Running v3.1.1 with the Boldy theme from Site5. Boldy makes use of prettyPhoto Lightbox. If you refer to the instructions for setting up Boldy (bottom of page) For adding ...
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disk was full but wordpress still having issues

When trying to update wordpress from 3.1 to 3.1.1 I am getting the error Incompatible Archive.: PCLZIP_ERR_BAD_FORMAT (-10) : Unable to find End of Central Dir Record signature Some searching shows ...
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3.1 update erases customized function page?

I recently performed the 3.1.1 update on a localhost install, but first performed a backup of my entire wamp directory. Once the install was complete, it seems all the edits to my functions page are ...
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Where can I find the corrent version of my wordpress blog?

Where can I find the corrent version of my wordpress blog ? http://photoshop.faressoft.org
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Wordpress update totally broke the install. Main page now displays empty rss feed

Hey guys- A friend of mine just did an auto-update for the most recent wordpress upgrade. Upon completion, her site began to display her rss feed on the front page instead of well, her front page. the ...
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How can I disable the update notice for non-administrators?

As I already told, I'm setting up a Blog for a friend. Next to not being him an administrator but an editor that can make changes to theme options) I have an additional question. I don't want him to ...
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Can anything go wrong if I let users change their usernames?

We are using email addresses as usernames in a current WP 3.1 project. I need to allow users to change their usernames and email addresses, and will build in the option to do so. I am just wondering ...
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MySQL: Possible to replace all of wp_posts.post_content(id#) via UPDATE + REPLACE + SELECT?

EDIT: I want to update one field (post_content) within a known record (id of 4) of a known table (wp_posts) in a new database (new_db). The update has to come from one field (post_content) within a ...
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Send automatic mail to Admin when user/member changes/adds profile

Is there a way to send the updated/added values from profile, when a member/user updates his/hers data, to the admin of the site or another emailadress? Can this be the first step? /* do something ...
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Tags are automatically converted if they match post names. Stop It!

Recently I noticed that if I had post tags that are the same as a page name, wordpress is updating the tag to the page title rather than the slug entered. So in this case if I give wordpress the tag ...
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Updating to new 3.0.5

What is the best way to back up my data before I update to the newest version. And is it important I update?
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Subscribe to email

I am looking for a way where, the users of my website will subscribe to a post, and when my post will be edited or updated they will be emailed by my posts contents, My post contains, article, ...
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Does set_transient() overwrite/update transient option with same key?

Basically that's the question - I wonder if set_transient() overwrites/updates a transient option with the same key?
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How to notify users of blog updates a la Admin Plugin Update notifications?

What I would like to do is mimic how Wordpress shows an administrator how many new updates there are for installed plugins (a tiny number displayed next to a link). The main difference is that I want ...
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Updating Wordpress - the best approach (updating wp core, plugins and db)

What is the best approach (steps) to update Wordpress when I have to update all of the following: wp core plugins database I came across this post http://codex.wordpress.org/Updating_WordPress ...
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Can I Update WordPress 2.9.2. to 3.0.4 from admin

I have wordpress site that built in WordPress 2.9.2. I want to update this version in admin its give option for update old version to new that is update to 3.0.4.Can I do that without data loss.I am ...
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How can I lock down an old wordpress install I don't intend to update?

I am starting a new wordpress blog, and no longer updating an old one. The old one still gets 400-500 hits a day, so I would like to keep it up for archival purposes, as people still link to its ...
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Syndicated Posts when Updated Lose <p> HTML tags

When I have a syndicated post and then make an update to the syndicated copy (not original) it shows up in my blog as one long run-on paragraph. Nothing happens to the Visual or HTML data in that ...
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Automatic Updates For Private And Commercial Themes?

Is there any way to get wordpress to check for, download private theme updates? I found this plugin for private plugin updates.... ...
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Automatic updates not working/plugins not installing

I am trying to run an automatic update from Wordpress 3.0 to 3.02. However, I get the following error message: "Unable to locate WordPress Root directory. Installation Failed" I also cannot ...
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update Semiologic?

I usually wait for Denis to let us know when to upgrade to the next SP and WP version.. Anyone know? Thanks Miami
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Subscribers become Authors after Upgrade? / Mass Update of Users?

I have a site with ~30K users, and the vast majority have role 'subscriber' on the main blog. After upgrading from WPMU 2.9.2 to WordPress 3.0.1 I noticed that all 30,0000 users are appearing in the ...
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Real automated and unattended wordpress upgrade including plugins

I'm looking for a truly automated way to upgrade wordpress and its plugins, something that i could put in the crontab and configure it to run daily. I have several wordpress plugins (>20) and a ...