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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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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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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 ...