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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 [on hold]

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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Wordpress won't auto upgrade to 4.1.2 [on hold]

I've got a public facing WordPress installation (4.1.1) it says "You can update to WordPress 4.1.2–en_GB automatically" So I press the blue upgrade now button and then it says "Welcome to ...
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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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Upgrade a plugin manually using the option “add new”

I need to test a upgrade implementation before I upload the code on the repository and be public to everyone, but I can't find how. Replacing the old code for the new code via FTP isn't working ...
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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 ...
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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 ...