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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On update, set post status to 'draft'

In my website I have created a custom post type named "Activities". A certain user group is able to add/edit these posts. I'd like to set the post type to "draft" each time a user (not administrator) ...
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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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Best practices for monitoring the need for future updates on a theme that I developed?

I recently developed a theme which has been accepted into the WordPress repository. I want to keep this updated for my users. What is the recommended way to monitor the theme's need for updates? My ...
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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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Correct procedure for fixing broken WP sites after WP version update

What is the correct procedure for fixing a WP site that has broken due to a recent update to the latest WP version. Assuming there are no backups both locally or via the web host. Is it a case of ...
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Some links broken after updating Wordpress version

first post on here so go easy :) got a problem with a wordpress site (custom theme) http://expressduplication.co.uk which was built a few years ago by a company we are no longer able to get in touch ...
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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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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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Featured Image not displayed

I noticed after I updated the WordPress, the featured images are now not displaying properly. Also the directory path is changed, the old path is like thiswww.example.com/files/filename and now the ...
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Wordpress Automatic Update to 3.9.1 breaks Permalinks [closed]

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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Surviving Wordpress and plugin updates

In the phase of developing a new wordpress-based site, I'm evaluating also future pitfalls such as upgrades. Unfortunately, there's no guarantee that a third party plugin will not be discontinued. But ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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? ...