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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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 ...
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How to migrate from Mark Jaquith's Subscribe to Comments plugin to Gurken's new version?

Mark Jaquith's Subscribe to Comments plugin has been a staple of my WordPress site since shortly after I launched it. However, it's not really maintained any more (last updated end of 2007) and it ...
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Can't install new plugins because of the error “Could not create directory”

A faculty member is having difficulties with a instructional wordpress install. Fixing individual permission problems has been hit and miss, and have become a perennial pain, so I'll ask here. What ...
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How to create custom message on plugin update

I saw this message today when accessing my plugin page: So, how do I create this if I want to update my own plugins that's hosted on wordpress?
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Is there a way to upgrade a theme without losing custom templates?

I recently updated the main theme of a production site. Unfortunately, the upgrade process deleted all our custom templates. Is there any way I can prevent this happening again?
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Why do posts disappear from admin after upgrading from WP 2.7.1 to 3.0.1?

After upgrading from WP 2.7.1 to 3.0.1, many of my posts are not showing in the admin section. I have almost 30 posts, but they're not showing on the post admin page. I created a mirror so I have a ...
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Removing the “Your backup folder MIGHT be visible to the public” Message Generated by the WP-DBManager Plugin

I upgraded a client's WordPress from 2.8 to 3.0.1 and after upgrading I am now receiving this message in the dashboard: Your backup folder MIGHT be visible to the public To correct this ...
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Plugin for automated upgrade of WordPress core and it's plugins?

Is it possible to get your WordPress site to upgrade itself automatically? What I mean is, when plugins etc. needs to be upgraded, can you just press a button, or have a cron job, download the new ...
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Post update RSS notification plugin

Whenever I update an older blog post with new information then it is visible to all readers that visit the site itself. Readers of the RSS feed don't get the update and miss the new information. I am ...
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Upgrading WordPress and Plugins; any Tips to Avoid Trouble?

Going to upgrade WordPress 2.7.1 to 3.0.1 along with all plugins, any tips to do without trouble? Edit: 7 September Dashboard is showing "New version available" for both, WordPress version and for ...
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Customizing a WordPress theme without changing it?

I have found and downloaded a theme. However I want to tweak the CSS some to change the design, colours etc. a bit. How should I go about doing this, while still being able to update the theme without ...
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Permissions to get autoupdate to work

I'm at version 3.0 and want to move to 3.0.1 without having to download/unzip/delete/upload but I get this error when trying to update: Could not create directory.: ...
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How can I stop WordPress from prompting me to enter FTP information when doing updates?

How can I stop WordPress from prompting me to enter FTP information when doing updates?
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Updates for a private plugin?

If I write a private plugin, is there any way to use the WordPress auto-update mechanism to update it? I want to encapsulate the functionality, but it's specific to my own 5 or so blogs, so it's not ...