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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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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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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. ...
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Installed WordPress with Softaculous. Should I upgradeManually or with Softaculous?

I've setup my first blog with WordPress and I love the framework. I've created sites from scratch on a LAMP stack so I've even been able to tweak my theme and write a plugin or two. So, here's my ...
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Upgrade to WP 3.5 hangs in “database upgrade” step [closed]

Just tried to upgrade my wordpress blog using the automatic upgrade function. It asks me to upgrade my database, and after I click the button all I get is a page with the wordpress logo, nothing else. ...
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Is it safe update WordPress 3.4.2. to 3.5? [closed]

My wordpress 3.4.2 site have 25 activated plugin, so which is safest way to update ?
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Cannot access dashboard after upgrading to 3.5

Fatal error: Call to undefined function get_taxonomies_for_attachments() in D:\hosting\10111755\html\wp-admin\menu.php on line 67
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Warnings On Updating WordPress

On every site where I updated Wordpress to version 3.5, two error messages flashed onto the screen, only to be immediately replaced by the Wordpress About page. The messages don't stay on the screen ...
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_.omit is not function

I have just upgraded Wordpress to the latest version (3.5) and it's now throwing me a Javascript error when I try to add a media : _.omit is not function Please, any help would be really appreciated ...
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Update exisiting site to 3.5 release candidate

I have an existing site that I want to update to 3.5 now, because I want to see if my plugins and themes work in it. I don't want to wait for the full release (when I'll be able to automatically ...
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How can I upgrade wordpress with manual?

When I update or upgrade my site automatically ,it corrupted. How can I update or upgrade it safely and manually?
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How to log database changes during an upgrade?

I have Wordpress installed in a classical LAMP configuration. Is there any way to, in a protected environment (like staging), automatically log all database changes (i.e. drop indexes or alter tables) ...
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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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How do I go about fixing this apparently messed up upgrade?

I'm a WordPress novice trying to help a friend (who is even more of a WordPress novice) with his WordPress blog hosted on GoDaddy. It was working fine until he apparently (he doesn't fully remember) ...
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Problems updating wordpress

When I try to update wordpress from 3.2.1 to the latest one it stalls and does nothing. It used to ask for my ftp details, which I looked up online and added this to the wp-config: /** Setup FTP ...
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Automatic Theme Upgrade hooks?

If you do a radical update of a theme, can you prevent people from unintentionally upgrading until they have read and approved a warning telling them the changes might break their child themes? Or, ...
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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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Error messages & can't reach admin after upgrading to 3.4.1 WordPress

My hosting company upgraded their php, so my site was getting all sorts of error messages. So, I make a backup of all my content, deleted the wp-admin, wp-includes and loose files in html, then ...
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Auto-Update Fails

I'm installing my first WP site for a client and I either pulled a recent, but not entirely up to date version or there was a very recent update. I'm being prompted to upgrade, which is fine, but it ...
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How to prevent redirect to 'About' after core upgrade?

In wp-admin/includes/update-core.php we find the following line: add_action( '_core_updated_successfully', '_redirect_to_about_wordpress' ); I want to remove this action, so I created a mu plugin ...
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Upgrade to 3.4 error: Call to undefined function get_option()

After running the automated upgrade to 3.4, I receive the message Fatal error: Call to undefined function get_option() in /.../wp-admin/admin.php on line 32 I have renamed plugins/ to ...
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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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Upgrade wordpress core programmatically with PHP [closed]

What I want to do I want to upgrade Wordpress programmatically to a later version. That I want to do with PHP, lets say from http://www.example.com/?upgrade_wp=true I already know how to get the URL ...
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Upgrade to 3.3.2 return a blank admin page

When I attempt to upgrade my wordpress site to the latest version (3.3.2) thru the auto update in the dashboard it goes thru the process and at the end says there is an error when the site goes into ...
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How do I fix problems with users not being able to publish and only submit for review after upgrade of Multisites installation?

We have a previous WPMU installation that has been upgraded to a WordPress Multisites installation. Since upgrading to 3.3.2 from 3.2.1 we have problem with editors/admin not being able to post on ...
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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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Security updates to 3.3.2

I know all security updates are important but given that how important on a scale from 1 to 10 is it to upgrade from 3.1.3 to 3.3.2. I have some sites that need to be upgraded but the host has me ...
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Wordpress upgrade from 2.7 to 3.3 Permalink problem

I have upgraded my wordpress from 2.7 to 3.3. Now if I try to change my Permalink /%category%/%postname%/ my home page is loading. However, all my pages are getting 404 page. I dont know how to ...
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after renaming my wp-content folder, how do I upgrade my wordpress version?

I renamed my wp-content folder in an earlier version of WordPress. Now, I've upgraded my WordPress to the new version, but after the upgrad, I could not access the my active theme and plugin ...
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Getting rid of files not used by latest upgrade

After doing a Wordpress upgrade I notice that there are some files that have an old creation date. Am I safe to delete these on the assumption that they were part of the previous release and so aren't ...
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Upgraded from 2.8.x to 3.3.1 and lost content

First of all I did a manual upgrade of the wordpress site. I did everything by the book. I disabled all plugins, did all the backups. I upgraded to the new version, everything went fine. Only that I ...
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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 ...
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Wordpress 2.7 upgrade protocol

I have been entrusted with this site http://equanimityconcepts.com.au and it's running wordpress 2.7. It's theme is a custom designed theme and hasn't had any plugin updates since about 2010. I am ...
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dbdelta failing with error: "WordPress database error Table 'wp_2_myPlugin' already exists

I'm upgrading a plugin and having issues with dbdelta. Here's the original db creation function: global $jal_db_version; $jal_db_version = "0.1"; function jal_install() { global ...