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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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No option to update WP in client's backend

I want to upload a new theme to my client's site, but in her backend it says she's on the latest version of WP, but it's 3.5.1. Like the last developer set it so it doesn't update. Is there a way to ...
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I can't upload a new wordpress theme from a zipped file

I'm having trouble trying to upload a zip file Wordpress theme that I bought from Themeforest. I'm getting an inactive "upload theme" button, I have tried to reinstall the Wordpress theme three times ...
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Why does WordPress 4.2.2 require FTP to update?

I am trying to update to WordPress 4.2.2, but it requires FTP details. Considering that everything WordPress-related is assigned to apache, and the server runs as apache, shouldn’t WordPress be able ...
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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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Forbidden 403 error, permission to access, unable to read htaccess

Recently clean-installed (with exception of themes and content/upload folders) an old wordpress to the latest Wordpress 4.2.2. I continue to get this error below whenever I load files such as ...
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4.2.2 stuck in an db upgrade loop with “Call to undefined method wpdb::get_col_length()”

During an automatic upgrade to 4.2.2 I am getting a blank screen on upgrading the database and the following error in the php.log: [Mon Jun 29 08:48:10 2015] [error] [client 127.12.209.129] PHP ...
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wp-admin throwing 500 errors after update to 4.2.1

Site owner updated her multisite yesterday via the dashboard. The site itself is still running, but the network and primary site dashboard both return a 500 error. However, the wp-admin for two ...
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Infinite Loop after Genesis Theme Upgrade

I'm running WordPress on Microsoft Azure, and I've been having a lot of timeout errors any time I try to install or update plugins/themes. (I'm using a custom child theme, based on Genesis.) Today, I ...
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Debug errors for “Destination directory for file streaming does not exist or is not writable”

I'm system administrator, and quite befuddled as I find way to make a debug to know why error message you receive one of my users when trying to update their plugins. Server Apache 2.4 PHP 5.5.32 ...
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Can't upgrade themes or plugins after upgrading WordPress to 4.4

I just upgraded a site to WordPress version 4.4, and now whenever I try to upgrade any plugin or theme I get a message like this: An error occurred while updating <plugin/theme name>: Could not ...
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Upgrade private plugin without deleting files?

I have developed a private plugin, that is distributed and installed as a zip file. With this plugin users can upload files and the files will be stored inside the plugin’s directory. Now, I’ve got ...
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Best method to upgrade WordPress and Plugins

I'm wondering what is the best method to upgrade WordPress, is it the "One Click" method or "Manual" update. I've used both methods, part of my process is to first test upgrades on my local machine ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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wp_list_categories

I wonder if anyone could shed some light for me. I have updated wordpress and one of my plugins has stopped working, which is also up to date. I have narrowed it down to exactly what isnt working the ...
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Upgrading Across Multiple Versions

Codex's recommendations on Upgrading Across Multiple versions says: If you plan on upgrading across more than two major releases, please consider upgrading incrementally to avoid potential ...
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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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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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wp_get_archives custom function broken since upgrading to WP 3.7.1

I've upgraded a site I'm working on to the latest WP, but it appears the function I wrote for splitting wp_get_archives() into years is now broken and I can't find out why. I've turned on debugging, ...
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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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How to solve Access denied for user ''@'localhost' (using password: NO)

I just upgraded WordPress from v3.5.1 to v4.4.2. I also updated the database per the pop-up note in my WP admin panel. Now when I make change to a page, I get this error: Access denied for user ...
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SSL certificate problem when updating

When i try to upgrade things i got the following error: SSL certificate problem, verify that the CA cert is OK. Details: error:14090086:SSL routines:SSL3_GET_SERVER_CERTIFICATE:certificate verify ...
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WP not displaying the latest version upgrade button

I've downloaded the WordPress project from PRODUCTION environment to my LOCAL MACHINE. I'm not seeing any UPDATE NOW button or links on my LOCAL ENVIRONMENT. Please see the below screenshot But ...
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Why is my upgrade folder's files & folders chmoded like this?

I'm unable to update/upgrade anything at the moment and this probably causes the problem. If I try to update the core the following happens (using wp-cli, same happens via the panel): Updating to ...
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Wordpress 4.2.1 upgrade mysqld spikes in cpu usage

After upgrading to WP 4.2.1 we have encountered some huge problems with site being unresponsive. We have located this as the problem (we think) # Query_time: 13.341332 Lock_time: 0.000054 ...
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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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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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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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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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Warning: preg_replace(): Compilation failed: unknown option bit(s) set at offset -1

I recently upgraded my dedicated server to Apache 2.4.6, MySQL 5.5.32, and PHP 5.4.21. Now on my website I get this error: Warning: preg_replace(): Compilation failed: unknown option bit(s) set at ...
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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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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 ...