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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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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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Site stuck in “Database Update Required” loop

I just updated to 3.1.3 and now when I go to the admin I get the "Database Update Required" /wp-admin/upgrade.php screen. I click 'Upgrade Now' and it says it's done, but then trying to access ...
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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 ...
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Cleanup uploads folder, Media Library db structure

I am doing an upgrade and cleanup of an old blog that started on Blogger.com, then moved to self-hosted WordPress 2.1, 2.3 and now 3.0. Images in the posts are scattered around: most of them are in ...
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Could not create directory /wp-content/upgrade/

When I try to automatically install updates to Wordpress or plugins, I receive an error: An error occurred while updating... Could not create directory .../wp-content/upgrade/... My web host ...
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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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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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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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How does WP decide how to evaluate database integrity

I've upgraded a handful of WPMU sites from 2.9 to WP3. I've never had problems with that process .. until today, when all of a sudden, one install tells me that the DB is missing some tables. The ...
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Real automated and unattended wordpress upgrade including plugins

I'm looking for a truly automated way to upgrade wordpress and its plugins, something that i could put in the crontab and configure it to run daily. I have several wordpress plugins (>20) and a ...
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How to configure site for automatic upgrades

I have a WP site running on Ubuntu 11.04. I set the apache www-data user to have write permissions on the entire wordpress directory recursively. This made it possible to update the plugins ...
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How to prepare images for a layout width change?

I maintain a site that will get a new layout, with a new width for the content area (currently 390px, say 500px for the new width). Many images (but not all) are sized to the current width (some are ...
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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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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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Upgrade Wordpress Database from 2.6 to 3.2

I'm trying to migrate an old wordpress site to a new host - the old installation hasn't been updated for a while and is still on 2.6.5 while the new install is 3.2.1 (current). Unfortunately the old ...
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WP upgrade can't create directory even though perms are 777

I'm trying to upgrade to WP 3 but I'm getting a weird error when I try to do so: Downloading update from http://wordpress.org/wordpress-3.0.4.zip. Unpacking the update. Could not create directory: ...
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How can I migrate a super old version (2.0) of my blog to 3.1?

I can't use any of the import plugins because of the older version -- so it's kind of a pain, plus the URL permalinks arent very optimal. Any ideas on how to do this? I'm afraid I'd have to do this ...
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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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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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TinyMCE in Custom Metabox not loaded after upgrading from WP 3.1.4 to WP 3.2

I want something very simple: a custom metabox with a TinyMCE editor in it. The following code help me achieve that easily in 3.1.4: add_action( 'add_meta_boxes', 'add_metaname_box'); function ...
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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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Wordpress MU 2.9.2 to 3.0.5 changes to category.php

In the latest version of WP I see the category.php page is now using edit-tags.php. The version Im running seems to have an issue with the search feature on this page whereas the new version doesnt. ...
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How to run a test WordpressMu to Wordpress3 update?

Currently I am running a wordpress MU site with ~100 blogs. It's Wordpress MU version 2.8.x Because it was so heavily used, I was asked not to update to Wordpress 3 right away. The users are ...
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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 ...