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Forbidden 403 error, permission to access, unable to read htaccess

Recently clean-installed (with exception of themes and content/upload folders) an old wordpress to the latest Wordpress 4.2.2. I continue to get this error below whenever I load files such as ...
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Upgrade private plugin without deleting files?

I have developed a private plugin, that is distributed and installed as a zip file. With this plugin users can upload files and the files will be stored inside the plugin’s directory. Now, I’ve got ...
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4.2.2 stuck in an db upgrade loop with “Call to undefined method wpdb::get_col_length()”

During an automatic upgrade to 4.2.2 I am getting a blank screen on upgrading the database and the following error in the php.log: [Mon Jun 29 08:48:10 2015] [error] [client 127.12.209.129] PHP ...
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WP not displaying the latest version upgrade button

I've downloaded the WordPress project from PRODUCTION environment to my LOCAL MACHINE. I'm not seeing any UPDATE NOW button or links on my LOCAL ENVIRONMENT. Please see the below screenshot But ...
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Best method to upgrade WordPress and Plugins

I'm wondering what is the best method to upgrade WordPress, is it the "One Click" method or "Manual" update. I've used both methods, part of my process is to first test upgrades on my local machine ...
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Why does WordPress 4.2.2 require FTP to update?

I am trying to update to WordPress 4.2.2, but it requires FTP details. Considering that everything WordPress-related is assigned to apache, and the server runs as apache, shouldn’t WordPress be able ...
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Upgrading Across Multiple Versions

Codex's recommendations on Upgrading Across Multiple versions says: If you plan on upgrading across more than two major releases, please consider upgrading incrementally to avoid potential ...
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Auto-Upgrade to 4.2.2 fails because theme functions.php is included instead of wp-includes/functions.php

I'm trying to upgrade WordPress to the latest 4.2.2. On the screen, I'm seeing: Downloading update from https://downloads.wordpress.org/release/wordpress-4.2.2-no-content.zip… Unpacking the update… ...
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Why is my upgrade folder's files & folders chmoded like this?

I'm unable to update/upgrade anything at the moment and this probably causes the problem. If I try to update the core the following happens (using wp-cli, same happens via the panel): Updating to ...
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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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Upgrading an old Wordpress install to a new one on a new host

I have a Wordpress blog on my server at home, running the latest Debian-maintained version in the 3.x series. I want to try my hand at virtualizing, and I'd like to do it on my blog, using the latest ...
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Wordpress 4.2.1 upgrade mysqld spikes in cpu usage

After upgrading to WP 4.2.1 we have encountered some huge problems with site being unresponsive. We have located this as the problem (we think) # Query_time: 13.341332 Lock_time: 0.000054 ...
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wp-admin throwing 500 errors after update to 4.2.1

Site owner updated her multisite yesterday via the dashboard. The site itself is still running, but the network and primary site dashboard both return a 500 error. However, the wp-admin for two ...
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In Wordpress upgrade hooks, detect what plugin or theme is being upgraded?

I'm writing a plugin that detects when any plugin or theme is installed or being upgraded, and takes appropriate action. I've figured out that I should use the filter hook upgrader_pre_install to ...
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file-gallery plugin line 1573 broken in 4.2 upgrade [closed]

This plugin https://wordpress.org/plugins/file-gallery/ seems to be broken on upgrading to wordpress 4.2, here is the error I am getting. [function.require]: Failed opening required ...
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Why did my manual upgrade fail?

I have an old intranet site running on 3.6.2 and tried to manually upgrade it to 4.1.1. After moving the files over the site just "spins". I have manually upgraded our sites literally 100 times ...
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redirected to “welcome to 3.8.5” after automatic upgrade to 4.1.1 now other admin links give 500 error

I ran the automatic upgrade from 3.8.5 to 4.1.1 but had fumbled the backups. Now in the admin area only the wp-admin/about.php?updated page works showing me "Welcome to 3.8.5" and inviting me to ...
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Getting 404 pages when upgrading from 3.5.2 to 4.1.1

So strange but after doing a manual upgrade, most of the pages work except for these: http://www.swa1.design2dev.com/report_card/commitments/country-commitments/burundi/ this works though: ...
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Site needs massive upgrade - how to proceed?

I have a former customer who, contrary to my recommendations, has not stayed on top of their WP upgrades. They now need to make the leap from 3.5.1 to 4.1.1 (or whatever is current at the moment). ...
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Wordpress 4.1 update broke theme

How do I roll back WP install? Sometime in the last 20 minutes, my website updated to 4.1, which swapped to the 2015 theme and refuses to let me use my template because: The following themes are ...
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Plugin upgrading: Widget settings

I have tried doing some research on this but haven't found anything solid yet. I have a plugin I am working on and between the last version and the new version we made some updates to the widget that ...
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Can a plugin be used to contain all custom functions to extend other plugins

I am very new to Plugin development and I have used my themes functions.php file to modify functionality as needed to date. As a result of conversation with a customer I was asked if it is possible ...
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Error appears on System Update

I have updated a system from Wordpress 3.5 to 4.1 and now on the control panel of Wordpress I get this message: Warning: curl_setopt_array() [function.curl-setopt-array]: CURLOPT_FOLLOWLOCATION ...
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WordPress not updated correctly

I have hosted my website with grendlehosting site.I have my domain is being hosted there with wordpress installed. I had WordPress 2.x. then I tried to update my WordPress to 4.1. but after the ...
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Upgrading wordpress 2.7 to 4.1 - posts are not listing after importing old db to new

I have wordpress 2.7.1 and this is the time i thought of upgrading wordpress as i get 'Declaration of ... should be compatible with ...' errors. The existing wordpress url is like sitename.com/blog/. ...
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Upgrading from Old Version to Latest Version

I just took over a WP single-site that is running version 3.2.1 I need to install and use a plugin that states "Requires: 3.8 or higher". I actually installed and activated the plugin to see what ...
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Why does Wordpress 4.1 have an auto-update entry in wp_options?

Why exactly does Wordpress 4.0.1 want to upgrade to 4.1 automatically? To be specific, I see in wp_options table, in option with name _site_transient_update_core, a serialized array with an update, ...
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Should I be able to run two different “close” code versions of wordpress with the same DB

A concrete example - I am upgrading to 4.1 from 4.0, the upgrade was successful but I discovered that a plugin broke. Can I just revert the code. The real live issue I am facing is having two ...
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Wordpress errors with PhP Upgrade

I offered to host my cousin's actor profile website on my web hosting account. He had someone create a wordpress site and store it on my account. It was working fine on PhP 5.2, however my host ...
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How to check for completeness when upgrading fails and stuck in maintenance mode

Background: I was upgrading multiple plugins and when the upgrade (backend) screen comes up, it does take some time to load (I am guessing that WP is fetching the upgrade files). For some reason ...
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Execute upgrade-theme with coding

I'm executing some functions remotely from xmlprc with wordpress. I would like to run upgrade-theme remotely for theme that I develop. Assume that wp knows there is new version of theme. ...
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Upgrading to 4.1 fixed parse error

In the past few days I've had reports that users weren't able to access my site. They were just getting a blank page. I checked the error_log and found this. [22-Nov-2014 22:07:41 UTC] PHP Parse ...
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Upgrade local version of WordPress - links point to live site

I've got my local development version of WordPress and I'd like to upgrade the installation. However, the WordPress 4.0 is available! Please update now. link points to the Live site. All the settings ...
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Google map disappeared after updating to WP version 4

Few days back, I updated my wordpress website to the latest version Benny. But after that update, everything went haywire. One premium plugin went missing. Google map disappeared into thin air. ...
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Upgrading Wordpress 4.0 asks for FTP password

I was able to upgrade Wordpress 4.0 on my local machine, and I also just updated some plugins on the production machine, but when I try to update Wordpress 4.0 on the production machine, it is asking ...
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Is WordPress 4.0 a Major update?

I'm looking at upgrading my sites to 4.0, but I don't know if that's a major update. Most of the sites I maintain are on 3.9, and I don't know if I should wait for a 3.10 release. Most of the open ...
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Upgrade Private Plugin without Deleting

I've seen numerous questions asking a way to update a private plugin by checking to self-hosted repository, or update plugin from personal API, but my question is quite different. As we all know, if ...
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What is the purpose of logging out after Wordpress upgrade?

I had recently noticed when testing Wordpress 4.0 upgrade, that it logged out of the site and went to the login screen, with a message saying to log back in to enjoy the new improved Wordpress. What ...
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upgrade v. 2.8.5 to latest version of wordpress

Is it possible to upgrade WordPress version 2.8.5 to 3.9.2? I am trying to upgrade but the WordPress give me the link to download the latest version of WordPress. If it is possible, how am I going to ...
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What is a good way to test that plugin upgrades have completed properly?

I'm working to automate plugin upgrades across all my WordPress installs. Part of that process is making sure the plugins upgraded correctly, didn't introduce errors and don't cause new conflicts with ...
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WordPress plugin DB upgrade

I am writing plugin. I have added 1 custom table in database. Suppose my plugin's current version is 1.0 After few days i am upgrading plugin and now its version 1.2. Same for after some time and now ...
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Missing argument 2 for wpdb::prepare() Issue

I'm having to update a WP installation for a community organisations from version 2.9.1 to the current 3.9.1. The installation has a couple of custom built plugins that arent documented. Ive just ...
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Getting 404 after Update in Multisite

we have a multisite install width the following structure: http://domain.com/pages/myblog Where "pages" is blog 1. Other site in the network have domains like: http://anotherdomain.com/pages/blog ...
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Hook before & after plugin / core update

I'm working on a maintenance plugin for my website and I want to enable it before plugin/core upgrade starts and disable it after plugin/upgrade ends. Any ideas ? Thanks! :) PS: all I know is I can ...
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Good methodology for upgrading a large/complex sites?

Imagine you have a large wp site that is on 3.1 and uses like all features wordpress has (lots of CPTs, is a network-install, has lots of pages/posts with different post-templates, has child themes ...
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installed Wordpress but can't upgrade or add plugins due to webdav https?

Uploaded wordpress and themes via webdav https but can't seem to add plugins or upgrade Wordpress. I'm presuming the is a webdav security feature? Is there any way around it?
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Upgrading from 3.5.2 to 3.9.1

I am not too familiar with WP upgrades. How reliable is one-click auto update for upgrading from 3.5.2 to 3.9.1 or should I do a manual upgrade? I also need to upgrade all the plugins. I am planning ...
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Wordpress Update Plugin Hook/Action? Since 3.9

I've researched this a few times, yet my searching does not reveal much except custom code which may or may not be good wordpress practice. As of the latest releases, has a hook been added to the ...
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How to get the SQL of the changes made to the database from an update or upgrade?

When I update/upgrade a plugin, theme, or even the core of WordPress, it has an impact in the database, it changes many things. How do I keep track of it? The problem is that I have a repository, all ...
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Is there a way to run upgrade.php for one blog?

I just ran the auto update to verion 3.9 today, but am having problems with the "Network Update". I seem to have a firewall or network problem with this error : Your server may not be able to ...