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Wordpress 3.9 Database Update Infinite Loop

I recently updated my blog's Wordpress version to 3.9. After running the update I received this message upon trying to access the admin panel. Database Update Required WordPress has been ...
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multisite: allow only specific users to update sites [duplicate]

We run a 20+site WPMU, and have ~16 super admins. Today we made a new admin and before we could even talk to her, she updated the site to 3.8, which we weren't on yet due to lots of silly ...
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Upgraded to 3.8.1 on wp-admin but unable to upgrade in godaddy cpanel

Godaddy is unable to help me with this one as it is a wp related issue. Basically, I've been upgrading WP through the wp-amdin panel. And in the meantime, the WP Application on godaddy has stayed at ...
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Rolling Back from current WordPress version to previous one

What happens if we rollback from (for example) 3.8 to 3.5.1 and keep the same new DB created by the current version? Will that break anything?
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Upgrading from 3.4.2 [duplicate]

I recently took on a new client who runs a fairly active news site powered by WordPress. Part of what he wishes me to do is upgrade his WordPress version, something he's neglected to do since 3.4.2, ...
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Timeout While Upgrading Network in Multi-site

I updated from 3.8 to 3.8.1 on a Multi-site setup. The initial upgrade was fine. When I clicked "Upgrade Network" ... It fails after some time and prompts me with: Your server may not be able to ...
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how to test a theme upgrade

Is there a way to test run a theme through the automatic updater? We have a theme where a version will introduce new functionality which might break existing themes. I would like to check previous ...
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Can I degrade back to 3.7.1 from 3.8 by just coping old wp files?

I just want to downgrade back to 3.7.1 from 3.8 Easiest thing to do is just replace old wp files and overwrite new 3.8 files. Will there be any issues if I do this? Thanks
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Filter / add_action to upgrade.php page

I'm wanting to change the wording and add some styling to the upgrade.php page. We have a situation where we update our codebase across multiple sites via Git - when a user logs in after the update ...
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WordPress 3.8 keeps asking me to upgrade to 3.8

It began with version 3.7.1: You are using WordPress 3.7.1. Update to 3.7.1 I've installed and usually update WP with git from https://github.com/wordpress/wordpress: cd wordpress git fetch ...
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Best Way to Upgrade from WP 2.8 (!)?

I offered a friend to help translate from English some parts of his (mostly) Hebrew install. Then he told me two things: 1) That he's running 2.8 (he was worried about updating because he didn't ...
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What is the best way to move an entire multi-site Wordpress to a new domain?

I have a multi-site Wordpress 3.x instance set up with over 100 sites. I'm preparing to upgrade to version 3.7.x I want to allow my users to test what version 3.7 is going to look like ahead of ...
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Warning: preg_replace(): Compilation failed: unknown option bit(s) set at offset -1

I recently upgraded my dedicated server to Apache 2.4.6, MySQL 5.5.32, and PHP 5.4.21. Now on my website I get this error: Warning: preg_replace(): Compilation failed: unknown option bit(s) set at ...
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wp_get_archives custom function broken since upgrading to WP 3.7.1

I've upgraded a site I'm working on to the latest WP, but it appears the function I wrote for splitting wp_get_archives() into years is now broken and I can't find out why. I've turned on debugging, ...
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“The package could not be installed” when updating plugins, themes, and core files on WampServer

Whenever I update anything on my local WordPress development site, whether it be plugins, themes, or the WP 3.7.1 update, I get this error message: Unpacking the update… The package could not ...
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WordPress not performing direct update

I recently modified my server configuration and then I noticed Wordpress would no longer upgrade automatically and I was asking for FTP information to perform the upgrade.Irony is that I don't have ...
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How to avoid plugin name conflicts from the upgrade notifier?

I've wrapped a quick hack as a plugin to add Google Analytics to my site. Named it "Google Analytics" and, sure enough, WP offered me to upgrade my v0.1 plugin to some random plugin from the plugin ...
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Wordpress DATABASE Update Manually?

I have a multisite WP and I'm now trying to update my WP to latest version. In the WP Administration Panel, there is a Network Update page at: Updates > Available Updates ...
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Multisite database upgrade SSL error

I have upgraded my Multisite setup WordPress to 3.6.1. And after that, when I do Network Upgrade > Database Upgrade it's showing: Warning! Problem updating http://www.example.com/site1. Your ...
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Upgraded to 3.6.1. and cannot open my website anymore [closed]

I upgraded to 3.6.1. and all the sudden I cannot open my site anymore. Any suggestion on how to solve this?
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upgrade wordpress 2.1.2 to wordpress latest version (3.6)

I have wordpress 2.1.2 version website i want to upgrade the website into latest version of wordpress i:e 3.6.1. i didn't find any solution in google, please let me know how to upgrade wordpress ...
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How can the temporary update directory be changed?

When a plugin, theme, or even WordPress itself are updated, it downloads and saves the files (.zip, extracted files, etc.) to wp-content\upgrade. This is not always desirable. For example, I run a ...
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Database Update Required - Update from command-line

I just did upgrade my wordpress subtree of my website to the 3.6 branch and now the site tells me that I need to upgrade my database as well: Database Update Required Nothing special so far, ...
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impossible to upgrade WordPress for “failed to open stream: No such file or directory” error

I want to upgrade Wordpress from 3.5.2 to 3.6. But after having launched to automatical upgrade procedure from the dashboard, I have the following error: Warning: ...
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How much maintenance is required to run a WordPress server?

I recently started a blog at wordpress.com, but I am considering moving to a self-hosted WordPress to get access to plugins such as MathJax and Markdown and probably several others I will discover ...
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Unable to locate WordPress Root directory

I'm trying to upgrade WordPress version of a blog and it fails. I input FTP info (host, user, pass and type) then I get the message: Unable to locate WordPress Root directory. Installation ...
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Release Model for Wordpress?

Is there a reference for the wordpress release and version model? In particular When a new release like 3.6 comes out, will 3.5 have security fixes for a period of time? Are some release more likely ...
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Running WP_Upgrader via Cron

I have written code that updates core when page runs. Everything works when I use the code via admin hook admin_init but doesn't work (fatal error) when I add it to cron function or run it via any ...
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jQuery Ajax / Modal admin event not firing since 3.6. Seems to not recognize “a” tag

This came up immediately after upgrading to wordpress 3.6. Upon clicking the modal "anchor" tag, an ajax event fires to refresh the content in the box. It was working before, then ceased ...
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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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Why is it bad to use the GUID?

I recently upgraded my WP version from 3.2.x to 3.5.x. In the process, the WP functions that retrieve images (wp_get_attachment_image_src, get_the_post_thumbnail, etc) are now broken. I had to change ...
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Updating Plugin Ultimate TinyMCE

Im using Ultimate TinyMCE. I received notification in dashboard that an upgrade of the plugin is available. I tried to update but encountered the following error. Downloading update from ...
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plugin not updated after update wordpress 3.5.2

after upgrade to 3.5.2 plugin update not working showing error : Downloading update from http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/adminimize.1.8.4.zip… Unpacking the update… Installing ...
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How a deprecated function can crash WordPress site while upgrading

It is said that deprecated functions used in plugins & themes can crash a wordress website while upgrading to newer version, I want to see an example of deprecated function that can cause a crash. ...
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Core or Plugin update: “Could not create directory.: /httpdocs”

I've been searching for the solution to this for a while and now I'm looking here to get some help. The issue I'm having is that on one of the WordPress sites that I manage, I have been receiving the ...
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Is there a different way to grab a thumbnail image than this?

I am currently upgrading my WP to 3.2.1 to 3.5.2, and for one section of my posts it seems like the featured image has disappeared. However, I just checked the the wp_posts table in the database ...
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Which database table does “Featured images” save under?

I'm having an issue while upgrading WP from 3.2.1 to 3.5.2, where one section's Featured images have all been deleted. When I visit that section's edit post pages, the featured image thumbnails that ...
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Not able to access admin panel after updating WordPress database fails

After upgrading to WordPress 3.5.2 I can't log in to the control panel anymore. Instead, I'm redirected to /wp-admin/upgrade.php?_wp_http_referer=%2Fwp-admin%2F where I'm presented with a 'Database ...
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Production Website Frozen at /wp-admin/upgrade.php

My client upgraded the production Wordpress site to 3.5.2 without disabling the active plugins. He called when the site froze at upgrade.php. I opened the database and updated the wp-options table to ...
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Upgrading WP Version + Keeping Customized Core Code?

I'm a WP noob, so please bear with me. I'm working on my first WP project, and my task is to extract all the customized core WP code and put them into other files so that in the future when we ...
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HTTPS Warning and Certificate Error when Updating Network

Is there a workaround for this error? Warning! Problem updating https://[host]/[blabla]. Your server may not be able to connect to sites running on it. Error message: Peer certificate cannot be ...
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Upgrade Wordpress multisite to 3.5.1 problems

I'm upgrading multisite to 3.5.1 and it did not allow me to do automatic upgrading I see this message: "To perform the requested action, WordPress needs to access your web server. Please enter ...
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Upgrading a custom theme through the Dashboard

I can't seem to upgrade my custom theme. Whenever I try to uploaded a new package, all I get is: Unpacking the package… Installing the theme… Destination folder already exists. ...
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Downgrade from latest nightly build to latest stable version

I'm currently running 3.6-alpha-23495 and want to go back to the latest stable (currently 3.5.1). The site is now up and running. The reason that I'm going to downgrade is that the following error ...
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Media Content disapeared after upgrade WP core to 3.5.1

my Media -->Library content disappeared from the dashboard, but I still can see it inside my actual site folder. Could anyone instruct me how to fix it? Thank You
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After 3.5.1. upgrade, posts appearing on Site yet *NOT* in WP admin!

Upgraded to newest WP version yesterday and with that many of my posts disappeared from admin. However, they do appear fine online. If you go to link below, all posts on Projects section of site were ...
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Destination directory for file streaming does not exist or is not writable

I am trying to upgrade my version of Wordpress but I get this error: Destination directory for file streaming does not exist or is not writable.
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What is the easiest way to implement cascading database upgrade for my plugin?

Lets assume following situation: I develop a plugin. The plugin requires custom database table to store some kind of information. From month to month I release new versions of my plugin. Different ...
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What files to keep after upgrading WordPress?

We were recently handed a few blogs/sites to support, that have started way back when wordpress was on v2.1.3 or even 2.0.4 After upgrading the sites to the latest versions (3.4.2 and 3.5) we found ...
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“Upgrade Network” error: stuck with SSL certificate verification

When trying to update one Network/MU install, I got the following error. Warning! Problem updating https://subdomain-A.example.com. Your server may not be able to connect to sites running on it. ...