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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Why does One Click Update fail on localhost using FTP with 777 permissions on site files?

I can successfully upload/remove media, add/remove plugins and edit theme files within admin CP. The one thing I can not do in admin CP is a normal one click update from WordPress 3.7.1 to 3.8. Ideas? ...
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Get rid of Another update is currently in progress

I was trying to update my wordpress core to 4.5.1 but my system was missing some permissions, and now after giving correct permission, I cannot get rid of that message and I cannot upgrade. Tried to ...
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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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After updating wordpress 4.5 my homepage and images not displaying

My site is http://exteriorinteriorsdesign.com/ After Updating wordpress 4.5,it couldn't load my images and articles on Homepage, and dashboard also doesn't show when i move my cursor over there. ...
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Disable Database Update Required ? break my website

Im having an issue if i want to login to the dashboard, it needs a "Database Update Required" I'd like to disable it, because once it update the Database, if I go to any post of single-pages, it ...
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Some recent plugin updates have failed “Could not create directory”

I have been developing my WordPress site on a WAMPServer on my laptop for a few months, with few problems. In the last few days several (but not all) plugin updates have failed - Specifically IThemes ...
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Unable to locate WordPress Content directory (wp-content)

I have tried to update my plugins in wordpress-admin but for some reason i am receiving an error "Unable to locate WordPress Content directory (wp-content)" I have checked on my server and the folder ...
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How to stop - Database Update Required - from happening again?

So I have had the issue several times now where whenever I update WordPress it gives me the "DataBase update required" and then will not login in to the site. This happens every time I upgrade to the ...
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Theme broken after upgrading to WordPress 4.5, missing stylesheet?

Updating to WordPress 4.5 broke my theme, ThemeWoot Emulate. It appears that perhaps a stylesheet is somehow missing. Example symptoms: The mobile menu is shown by default The top search box is ...
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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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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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Updating to Version 4.5 bumped my “main sidebar” widget out of place

I updated to the newest version of word press and it changed my home screen. Essentially it shifted my text to the right and as a result shifted my "main sidebar" widget downward to now begin below ...
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opcache_reset on plug-in/theme/core update

wordpress it seem not reset opcache after plug-in/theme/core update. For solve this issue i have set in the php.ini opcache.validate_timestamps=1 all work correctly but validate_timestamps when ...
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When attempting to update a self-hosted WordPress site, I'm seeing “ASN1 unknown message digest algorithm”

I've got several WordPress sites that I self-host on a Windows Server. When attempting to perform the upgrade process, via /wp-admin/update-core.php?action=do-core-upgrade I see the following error: ...
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Debug errors for “Destination directory for file streaming does not exist or is not writable”

I'm system administrator, and quite befuddled as I find way to make a debug to know why error message you receive one of my users when trying to update their plugins. Server Apache 2.4 PHP 5.5.32 ...
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Wordpress Automatic Update to 3.9.1 breaks Permalinks

Yesterday, WordPress 3.9.1 Maintenance Release May 8, 2014 updated my version from the latest and all of the sudden, my inside pages were broke - no one could reach anything except the home page. I ...
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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 update a custom theme

I have a custom theme that I use for many client sites. I regularly update the theme and need a way to have the sites notified when there is an update to the theme. I tried using ...
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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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How can one update a theme on a live site without interruption?

So i have a WordPress-based site with a custom Genesis child theme. Once the site goes live, we are obviously going to need to make changes periodically to the child theme's code — modifying CSS and ...
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Permissions to wp-content folder in Windows Server 2012

I've made some tests to solve this problem: trying to update some plugins via Wordpress backend I always receive a "Unable to create folder" error. So I've initially added IIS_IUSRS with ...
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Update Wordpress from non-public machine

I'm setting up a Wordpress installation on a development machine. This machine, for both technical and security machines, isn't routable from the internet. (In other words, while it can connect to the ...
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Avoid loosing changes to theme

I am worried that my carefully edited theme files (for a course I am participating) will be lost when WordPress performs updates. Am I save that I will not loose anything? What changes does WordPress ...
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Creating a child theme after numerous edits to parent theme

So a quick explanation: I started messing with Wordpress a couple of years ago, having experience with HTML, CSS and some PHP. At that time I was paid a few hundred bucks to whip together a ...
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WP-CLI not recognizing commercial plugin updates

I'm running into an issue I haven't encountered before where WP-CLI is not recognizing plugin updates for commercial plugins. The plugin updates appear in my WordPress dashboard, but running ...
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Auto backup before automatic Wordpress updates

Is it possible to have a auto backup solution, that backs up my files and database before automatically upgrading Wordpress. Keeping up to date with the Wordpress versions seems to be more important ...
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Plugin upgrade failing during unzip

I am having an issue upgrading one particular plugin on a site of mine. All other plugins on this site upgrade without an issue. It is not a permissions issue as this has been checked multiple times ...
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How (or where) do I get wordpress plugin update download link?

When I update a plugin, that isn't hosted on the repository, I often wonder "Where is the updated plugin being downloaded from?". Any idear on how would I go about find out the update link?
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Can I check plugins and themes for PHP 5.6 ahead of global PHP server Update

My server is updating to PHP 5.6 next week. I manage about 30 WordPress websites. I looked for a plugin that would check if any of the code throughout the other plugins and theme would break with the ...
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What is the correct way to update both WP/plugins/themes without breaking the site?

We seem to get Wordpress core updates/plugin updates/theme updates thick and fast and usually every day. When managing a third party Wordpress, what is the best procedure to stay secure and have a ...
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get_the_terms is not working

After I updated WordPress, a function using get_the_terms() is not working. When I run get_the_terms() I'm not getting terms, but when I add before that call wp_cache_flush(); I'm getting terms so ...
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Errors updating wordpress - SFTP & update issues

I am currently making the transitions of migrating my wordpress site from a hosted service to our in-house server (Centos 7 server installed). Along with Wordpress, I have MariaDB, apache and php. I ...
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Can you navigate away from the updates screen during an update?

Bit of a random question, I was running an update on a plugin, and went to ⌘ + click another item from the the dashboard menu, finger slipped and I ended up going straight to that page before the ...
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How to notify my plugin users about new version releases?

I developed some WordPress plugins that I sell from my own website. Say, I released a plugin XXX (version 1.0) and someone purchased this. Few days later, I released version 1.1 of that plugin. Now ...
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WordPress update 4.4.1 redirect loop

I have updated the WordPress site from 4.2.9 to 4.4.1 today. Now, after update the home page is going into redirect loop. The inner pages/posts , admin dashboard and all works fine. Only issue is with ...
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Why doesn't WordPress show all ajax update process anymore?

I have the same WP installation running on localhost and online. When we click to update a plugin or a theme, we see a screen with each step status of that update, through ajax. This works fine ...
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Can't update database after wordpress update from 3.8.1 to 4.4.1

I have just updated wordpress 3.8.1 to 4.4.1. Tried to update in various ways: Before updating I have deactivated all the plugins and switched to the default theme provided by wordpress i.e. ...
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Update to 4.4.1 breaks my pagination

Hi, I recently updated to 4.4.1 and I noticed my pagination was screwed up. I cant go to page 2 or further because all it does is going back to the home page so I had to go back to a previous version ...
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How to modify the plugin update counter in the main menu? (red badge in the Plugins menu button)

I am providing a self-hosted plugin update system for my plugin. I hoked everything in order to replicate the information provided by the "Wordpress repository" pending for update plugins in the admin ...
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Wordpress 3.8.1 update error

Presently running Wordpress 3.8.1 French but Wordpress is asking me to update to a new version. When doing the update, I get the following error: Warning: ...
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It is possible a Real-Time action in wordpress that reload its page on post update?

Is there a way in wordpress that whenever a post or any other content is updated then automatically all user browsers that are navigating the site get a real-time refresh page.
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Using one-click plugin upgrade feature securely on suexec server

I've been searching for a definitive answer to this question for a couple of hours but can't find anything. I'm running multiple sites on a server using suexec. The owner and group of all files and ...
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Can't update Wordpress 4.0

I'm trying to update wordpress but when I click update, it give me the error msg "Apologies, but we were unable to find what you were looking for. Perhaps searching will help." Can anyone advise? ...
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upgrade wordpress core programmatically in php

I need to know the parameter of the Core_Upgrader->upgrade. Since when I had passing current version of the wordpress I got the response like latest version is installed but still wordpress core was ...
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How to automatically update on localhost after editing files

I'm just starting with learning wordpress and wondering if there's a way if I can have my page in the browser (on a localhost using WAMP) automatically update after I make updates to the theme's code ...
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FS method direct on NGINX

WordPress is a great CMS but when it comes to debugging and error reporting it becomes pretty annoying. I've been searching a solution for my problem for quiet a while now. Unfortunately without any ...
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Function to see how many plugins on a site need updating

I manage a lot of WordPress websites and want to create a system that allows me to check how many plugins on a given site need updating. So basically what I need is a custom function that returns the ...
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Reverting from a newer version of WordPress to an older version

For some reasons I need to degrade WordPress version of a site (I understand that it is not a good practice to do and I can fall into many troubles by doing so) but I still need to do it for some ...
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Custom Shortcode and Button not Working after 3.9 update

I have added a new button that creates a short code but it seems that after the newest WordPress update, the button is not working any more. The button is visible but when someone clicks it, nothing ...
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How to update/ change category of post when it is inactive for a certain days

From the discussion setting, I found that wordpress can turn off the comment automatically when you don't get any comments for a certain days. I am trying to write a function so that I can change the ...