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4answers
108 views

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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0answers
420 views

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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1answer
78 views

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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1answer
47 views

WordPress independent plugin upgrade notification system [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Update plugin from personal API I have seen wordpress sending alerts for the plugins those have upgrades available in the dashboard. this is done to the plugin hosted on ...
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2answers
132 views

How to customize a plugin whilst maintaining ability to upgrade

I am currently working on a major update to one of my WordPress plugins. The plugin lets the user choose from several available skins. Quite often I get asked to create a custom skin. To prevent this ...
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1answer
33 views

Maintaining plugin addons while upgrading

I'm developing a freemium wordpress plugin where "skins" will be available for purchase to customize the appearance of the plugin. If I commit an update to my plugin, it sounds like the contents of ...
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3answers
101 views

Why users disable the WordPress update?

Users install plugins which disable update reminders. Plugins: disable WordPress Core Updates disable WordPress Plugin Updates disable WordPress Theme Updates Look at the counter of plugins ...
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1answer
74 views

My plugin does not install correctly if a previous version is still installed

My plugin only installs correctly if the user first deactivates and then deletes a previously installed version. If they do not delete the previous version, the installation either does not complete ...
3
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1answer
567 views

A Way to Auto update plugins using cron?

Is there a solution to keep plugins updated with wordpress by auto upgrade them without need to access to the admin panel every time?
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1answer
75 views

Hooks to run after a core upgrade?

Are there any hooks for running plugin code after a core upgrade? Specifically, I'm running into issues that a users wp-admin column choice in the 'Screen Options' are modified after an upgrade - I ...
3
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2answers
599 views

How to check plugin compatibility before upgrading Wordpress

When you're upgrading a plugin you can quickly check if the plugin version you are about to upgrade to works with your current version of Wordpress. Is there a way of checking that your current ...
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3answers
180 views

Does WP delete deprecated plugin/theme files on plugin/theme upgrade?

Let's say theme 1.0 is installed with 30 files in it. Then two weeks later theme is upgraded to theme 2.0 which contains only 10 files. Do those older 20 files get automatically deleted after upgrade? ...
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1answer
201 views

WSOD after upgrading to 3.1

I installed the new wordpress 3.1, but it gave me some problems and I had restore everything, you'd know it help me? Practically after updating the site was completely white and I could not access the ...
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1answer
629 views

WordPress crashes with “The service is unavailable.” after trying to upgrade plugins

i went to upgrade my plugins and it never came back .. now when i go to my blog i get an error stating: The service is unavailable. i tried renaming the "upgrade" folder under wp-content but that ...
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1answer
238 views

Disable a plugin from ever upgrading?

Is there a way to mark a plugin as "never upgrade this plugin" ? I can't upgrade my OpenID plugin, and this prevents me from clicking the otherwise convenient "Upgrade All Plugins" button.
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2answers
1k views

Updating Wordpress - the best approach (updating wp core, plugins and db)

What is the best approach (steps) to update Wordpress when I have to update all of the following: wp core plugins database I came across this post http://codex.wordpress.org/Updating_WordPress ...
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2answers
114 views

Upgraded to latest version - 3.0.3 and Now I get a “sufficient permissions to access this page” error

The issue appeared immediately after upgrade. The only part of the application impacted is the sub-menu items under settings where it relates to a plug-in. The core application settings work, just ...