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How to revert back to older Wordpress version?

After updating to Wordpress 4, everything went haywire. I dont have any FTP credentials to download the wordpress files from the server. All I have with me is the login credentials to the Wordpress ...
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Best practices for using plugin source in multiple projects with tortoise

Today I uploaded my first two plugins to WordPress. I use these plugins in most of the websites I develop. I am using NetBeans on my desktop. I am trying to figure out how to best use Tortoise SVN to ...
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How to make changes on Wordpress site locally on live site?

I would like to set up a System where I can clone a live website and work on it locally and then when I'm satisfied and the changes are approved, I can send or sync those changes with the live site. ...
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When developing entire sites for clients, is it viable to version control the entire site?

How do you then manage the database? An alternative, of course, is to just keep the themes in version control, and then upload them manually to the site when deploying. edit: Close this, it's ...
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Add version parameter to all scripts/stylesheets

I want to add a custom value as parameter to every script/stylesheet that is loaded, this to cache and get rid of the caching whenever I want to. Is there an easy way to achieve this?
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How can I edit commit messages in my wp-hosted plugin repo?

I stupidly committed code with a commit message that doesn't make sense. I looked up how to edit commit messages for SVN repos and read this stackoverflow post, however, unfortunately it seems like I ...
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Plugin updates, version dependencies, and backwards compatibility

Let's say I have a plugin that's currently at version 1.1, and I am releasing version 1.2. When you run the 1.2 update, a script will run to add new options, columns, tables, etc. A month later, 1.3 ...
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Revision History for Entire Wordpress Site

I am learning wordpress and am working on a wordpress site where I would like to have a revision history for every single change I make. I understand you can see the revision history for pages and ...
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What is the best way to setup Wordpress for version control and PhpStorm while allowing updates

Ok, so I have an active Wordpress website that I would like to put under version control. Since I do keep pretty up to date on core and plugin updates I would think that those items should be best ...
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How to make my plugin able to be updated from admin panel?

Most of the Wordpress Plugins are able to be updated from admin panel. You go to Admin Panel > Plugins > Installed Plugins > and if you have an outdated(old plugin) that has a new version, ...
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Solution for database version control and deployment?

Currently i use a dump script and commit the database to the git repo. --skip-extended-insert --skip-comments --skip-dump-date means that a diff can give me a fair idea of what has changed, but it ...
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TwentyTwelve child theme style.css?ver=3.8.1

I've created a child theme of TwentyTwelve. On the front end, the <head> section contains the line: http://example.com/wp-content/themes/childtheme/style.css?ver=3.8.1 Any changes I make ...
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Pull latest stable release via git [closed]

I'm currently working with a workflow that makes use of Wordpress as a submodule under git. My workflow involves adding a submodule to my project from the following URL: ...
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Version control with a team of non-developers

At work we have decided to redo our website from scratch since over the years it has been plagued with no version control or dev site, plugin inconsistencies, etc. The team who created the current ...
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What is the proper way to manage versions (with svn) of a theme we create?

I'm developing a theme and want to control its versions. Here is my development process but I'm not sure if it's proper or not. Please help give me suggestions. Trunk is the main and the latest ...
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Newest version of javascript

Doing updates to my site and all the files seem to update ok, except the javascript files. I think this is to do with the version, but try as I might I can't get version numbering to work. ...
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Does Wordpress check for updates of a plugin via plugins root folder name?

I just completed writing a plugin from another plugin. When I changed the developer name, version and other details from the plugin file, I thought the version tracing would now be done using the new ...
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Is there any good way to use SVN for uploads directory?

We just got our servers set up with SVN which works great. Wordpress upgrades and plugin installations are managed manually, which all goes through SVN as well, but I can't work out a good way to ...
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How can I keep the content of my pages version controlled?

We have a WordPress-based website that provides documentation to our REST API. Since our API is constantly changing, so is the documentation. However, we would like to keep the documentation version ...
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Any way to create a revision of a post ONLY with a new button in the Meta Box?

Quite sure there isn't a way baked in to do this, but anyone have any ideas on how I would get something like this done? I want to turn autorevisions off and ONLY have a revision created when a button ...
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WordPress and Git: How does Git interact with your IDE? [closed]

Everyone has been telling me I should use Git. What I don't understand is how git interacts with your IDE. Say i'm developing on Dreamweaver, and I switch branches, my IDE isn't going to reflect that ...
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Manage base theme with version control?

I develop wordpress theme based on a base theme. sometimes when i'm coding i want to add functions, or simply piece of code i've just added to to the theme i am working to my base theme. in this way ...
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Best practice for versioning wp-config.php?

Is there a best practice for including your wp-config.php file in your version control repository? I'm considering creating a new site with this type of configuration, (similar to Alex King and Mark ...
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Can plugin2 uninstall plugin1 at the very beginning of plugin2's installation?

As per the title. I have a new version of a plugin. It installs fine on a clean WordPress. When a user tries to install it when they have a previous version installed, the plugin does not function. ...
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Version Control: Entire site or just pieces?

I've been using git to track changes in the plugins and themes I've developed for different sites. Each plugin or theme has their own repository in whichever local install of WordPress I happen to be ...
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what is the cache directory for in my theme? (version control it?)

I was wondering what processes exactly use the cache directory inside my theme's directory. More specifically, I am wondering if I should add any of those files to my git repo.
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WordPress project under Mercurial, what's an appropriate .hgignore file?

For those of you who are controlling their project with Mercurial, I'm curious as to what you have listed in your .hgignore file? I'm at a bit of a loss as to what I should include in it. I'm ...
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How do I add version control to my workflow?

I develop themes, lots of them. I am given a PSD, code up the HTML/CSS, slap the code into Wordpress, and make corrections as they get QC'd. Once live, clients can edit blog posts like normal or ...
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Dev, Stage and Production Deployment for WordPress Sites?

So I need to be able to have dev/stage/production iterations (over separate servers) for a WordPress website, I use git usually but this obviously isn't going to work with WordPress sites because of ...
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storing database in version control

I am using a version control system to manage my wordpress code (git). What is the betst way to store the database information into version control? I want to go to my staging machine, run git pull ...
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How to use one git (github) repository for version control for multiple themes

I have built and maintain many themes for various clients. I'd like to be able to put them all in github for lovely version control. However github gets a bit expensive when you have over 20 private ...
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Subversion, github, etc.. version control systems/repositories

I'm developing WP as a heavily bespoke CMS. One of the five plugins required is already 2500 lines of code and isn't quite finished. I work between two machines - my laptop and my home PC. ...
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Using Subversion to deploy WordPress

I use Subversion with my websites. Up until now, this has meant creating a new repo for each of my sites. However, this is wholly inefficient as it means me lugging around the whole WordPress source ...
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Setting up SVN for teamwork on WordPress custom theme development

Amongst technical devs, it's pretty straightforward to get everyone running their own local dev server, get TortoiseSVN running, and then commit changes periodically to the repository. We can then ...
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Versioning and your WordPress site?

So what is the best process for setting up a large community site using WordPress with git version control? Multiple people submitting changes etc, testing area and easy way to update the live site. ...
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How do I implement a .diff changeset from core.trac.wordpress.org locally?

I have a local copy of the latest version of wordpress that I set up using svn co http://core.svn.wordpress.org/trunk/ There is a diff that I want to pull into my local fileset: ...
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WP plugin management

We have a wordpress MU install, one thing I'm missing is some sort of plugins version management. Currently, when auto-updating a plugin, I need to place full trust the developer that the plugin won't ...
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Painless way to track remote Git repo for Wordpress updates

I'm looking for a way to keep development instances of Wordpress up to date and under version control with Git. Has anyone managed to the following? set up git to track a repo containing the ...
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Using source control with WordPress

I just recovered from a pretty bad crash using Server 2008 Shadow copy. Ultimatly I didn't lose more than a few hours of work but a loss is a loss. I've decided to move to version control to prevent ...
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Is it better to create a Git repository at the root level or in the WordPress theme directory?

I've currently been creating my Git repositories at the root level for each of my WordPress installations. Git of course then notices any core updates, plugins, and uploads. I'm considering just ...
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Best way to version control WordPress template files?

The built-in ability to restore revisions of posts and pages in Wordpress is great. Is there something that gives the same power to template files in the theme-editor? Perhaps a plugin?
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Should I use SVN or Git?

I've never used version control before, but I'm starting to work more collaboratively on WordPress plugins and themes and I think it would be a good idea to have a record of versions and updates. ...
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Getting Started with Subversion, Git, or similar Version Control System to keep a History of my Files? [closed]

I realize this may be a broad question on the surface, but I'm looking for specific examples of setups/workflows that people use to keep a version history of edited files on a WordPress site. For ...