wp-config.php is the configuration file of WordPress, one of few that is not overridden during upgrades. It is essential for running WordPress, as it contains the information needed to connect to the database

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Constant for 'barebones' update of Wordpress

I feel slightly stupid asking this, but I could have sworn I stumbled across a constant that could be added to wp-config.php so that, when you update your Wordpress installation, it only updates ...
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Admin-Ajax.php, SSL, Non-SSL

I have a WordPress site behind a reverse proxy. The site is over http, except the wp-admin area, which is under https. We don't have BasicAuth or anything running on top of the admin area. One of our ...
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How to display error on specific template?

I know in wp-config.php editing this line: define('WP_DEBUG', true); - on display error define('WP_DEBUG', false); - off display error I just want only display error in specific template or page.
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multisite 404 error for subdirectory

I am attempting to create a multisite as a subdirectory and I have followed the network instructions to the 'T'. The multisite seems to be set up correctly, the .htaccess and wp-config.php files seem ...
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Site Redirecting to wp-signup.php

I migrated content from our production server to our dev server in an attempt to sync all environments. I used the All-In-One WP Migration plugin. Now, when I access dev.domain.com I am forwarded to ...
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Missing a temporary folder despite settings in wp-config.php

When trying to upload media to my Wordpress 4.0 running on a shared Apache 2.2.14, PHP 5.3.2 host, I get the error message "Missing a temporary folder". I have no influence over the php.ini which is ...
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Enable Full SSL for Wordpress

I've enabled SSL for my main domain but i want to enable it fully for my wordpress website which is located in a subfolder. when i say fully i mean in admin area and the website itself and without any ...
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Why would changing ports from 80 to 8080 cause wordpress to act unexpectedly?

I am trying to setup Varnish, which requires Apache to listen on another port that's not 80, so I chose 8080. However, Wordpress is working very unexpectedly. The index page shows, but it's broken, ...
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Wordpress GZip, Concatenation, Compression

I appreciate that I can define each of the following in wp-config.php and that each has its own merits, but is there any sense in defining all to work together? Compress CSS Compress Scripts ...
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How To Make Connection To WordPress Data Base In A Plugin?

I am learning Plugins and I am trying to connect WordPress database wp-config.php in my Plugin PHP code. Currently for checking my code, I used the below connection and it is working fine. Now I ...
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wordpress.org disallowing my plugin becuase of loading core files in cron cpanel file

I made a plugin and trying to install on wordpress.org but Wordpress is giving me error message that ## Calling core loading files directly is incorrect. I am using a cron file in my plugin.This cron ...
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get_option() will not work without access to wp-config.php

I've created a plugin. In the initialisation file of my plugin I created an options page with some options to be stored by the admin. <form method="post" action="options.php"> <?php ...
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Is it possible to override the ABSPATH constant

In 4.0 wp-config-sample.php contains /** Absolute path to the WordPress directory. */ if ( !defined('ABSPATH') ) define('ABSPATH', dirname(__FILE__) . '/'); but ABSPATH is defined in ...
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Move local build from localhost to localhost.com to support subdomains

I created a local WordPress Multisite installation using MAMP, which I've been accessing via http://localhost/. After 2 weeks of development work, I found out I need to add a blog subdomain ...
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Which built-in Wordpress files are safe to edit?

I begin to work with Wordpress, I'm developing a theme with many functionnalities into it, and I'm good with that. My question does not have to do with theme development, but more with general ...
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What could a hacker do with my wp-config.php

I am trying to secure my wordpress blog. I read some posts on the web that I should change my table_prefix and hide my wp-config.php. However, I do not get it? What could an attacker do with my ...
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Best way to include wp-config.php

I was wondering what way is the best to include wp-config.php into a plugin. I have read about relative paths that can fail if the plugin files are situated somewhere else.
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html lang=“” instead of lang=“en-us” - why?

In a few installations of wordpress, the beginning of the html tag looks like <html lang="en-US" ... despite that in wp-config no language is specified. define('WPLANG', ''); Hovever, in one ...
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How do I set up Debugging?

In my wp-config.php, I have: // Enable WP_DEBUG mode define('WP_DEBUG', true); // Enable Debug logging to the /wp-content/debug.log file define('WP_DEBUG_LOG', true); // Disable display of errors ...
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Notice: Constant WP_POST_REVISIONS already defined

I made a local clone of a website that's running LIVE in order to safely work offline for a while. On every page of the local version I get a HUGE warning which says Notice: Constant ...
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Prevent WordPress updates from overriding custom language translations?

my site's language is persian and persian is a right-to-left language. Wordpress has a default installation package for this lang but for some cases like very bad translation for dashboard or default ...
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Multiple Installs using the same database AND tables

I've been looking for a solution to this problem for actually a few months. Before I get started I would like to inform that I have NO INTEREST in using wordpresses multisite. Here is the issue for ...
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How turn on error reporting without reset?

How would I turn on error reporting without resetting the theme? I ask hostgator to help, now my subsite urls are broken.
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Can wp-config be on another place and shows the fake path of itself?

My website hasn't any problems yet, but after editing wp-config file using a file manager plugin, it doesn't even shown and displays the below error: Parse error: syntax error, unexpected ...
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Wordpress installed on a Sub-directory

I've already read this and followed the steps, however I can't get it work yet. My Wordpress URL: http://mydomain.com/web (this is where it's installed) My Site URL: http://mydomain.com I've ...
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Question about file path for include/require methods

So I am currently rather new to Wordpress development and I had a question about the file path for the include() and require() methods. I have a php script within my Wordpress installation that I ...
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Moving Wordpress and “wp-content” Folder Name issues

I once use Better WP Security to change "/wp-content" folder name to "/media", and now I'm moving my whole site from localhost to a web server. I used WordPress Duplicator plugin. It worked fine. I ...
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No wp-config.php file on local install of wordpress - site still displays

I've installed Wordpress locally using XAMPP and this step by step guide by Sunny Johal(Fifth post down on that page). The first time I used the step by step and ran all 3 of the SQL codes(UPDATE ...
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How to Better Control WordPress Cron Jobs?

I have a bunch of standalone WordPress sites, and WordPress Multisite Network of Sites on my server. There are times where there are too many sites all running cron jobs too soon in proximity. I am ...
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FTPS Uploads - wp-content cannot be found

i've arranged my new Server and i use proFTPD with TLS Support. Now, WordPress can't upgrade or install plugins anymore. I get the following message: The directory "wp-content" cannot be found This ...
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Error establishing a database connection when installing multiple sites locally

Initially I was using MAMP and had only 1 wordpress site running locally on my Mac. I've set: document root to: documents/mywebsites/mysite1 In phpMyAdmin I created a DB called: mysite1 wp-config ...
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Error in database connection [closed]

I am using Wamp server, I want to develop website using WordPress. I have configured wp-config.php. Still it is showing me Error establishing a database connection. How should I solve this ...
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get_template_directory_uri does not seem to work when defining WP_CONTENT_DIR

I have defined in my config: define( 'WP_CONTENT_DIR', dirname(__FILE__) . '/somedirectory' ); after Codex: Editing WP Config BUT <?php echo get_template_directory_uri(); ?> prints out: ...
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wp-config.php file and code injection

It looks like several my sites on BlueHost got code injection in the wp-config.php file. Injected code itself looks like Any clue where it comes from? BH malware scan doesn't recognize that code so ...
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WordPress Redirect on Name Change

I changed the domain name in my WordPress options menu because I was changing the domain name of my site. Now, however, the page never loads. What can cause this and/or how can I revert it back to the ...
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Connect to a remote database for wordpress in my own hosting server

Yesterday I had asked this question but it was down voted due to the rules of this forum. Anyway, this is my learning and I really thank to the moderators who down voted this as they helped me to gain ...
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Call to undefined function error after adding add_filter to wp-config

I am getting Fatal error: Call to undefined function add_filter() in example.com/wp-config.php on line 20 after adding add_filter( 'auto_update_plugin', '__return_true' ); to wp-config.php My ...
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Editing wp-config.php file asks for another installation

I edited wp-config.php and now I can't access my existing site and I see the Wordpress installation page! Help! How do I get to my existing site?
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Can Wordpress Drop-ins be given their own directory?

Drop-in files, like advanced-cache.php or object-cache.php, sit in the root of the wp-content directory. Is it possible to give drop-ins in their own subdirectory of wp-content instead? Looking at ...
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Update wp-config.php and lost pages

I recently made a small change to my wp-config.php by adding a memory limit line on a local version that didn't have the correct db settings. When I uploaded it, the db connection obviously broke. ...
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Wordpress multisite subdirectory redirect infinite loop issue

Any time I create a new site on my multisite install, I get an infinite loop redirect when navigating to that site's admin. I'm using the default htaccess supplied by WP for my subdirectory install. ...
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wp_insert_post bulk import 500 server error

I am working on a Wordpress import tool, where I use a custom city table in my database with longitude, latitude which combine with some other text and then import by wp_insert_post(). This works ...
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How to secure files based on format and word in file name with wp-config or htaccess?

I have a wordpress site that I would like to secure specific files in the uploads directory, so that they can only be accessed by logged in users. The files either have the word "oneperson" or ...
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Wordpress constantly running out of memory

My Wordpress installation on a shared hoster is constantly running out of memory: The error pops up at seemingly random, for example when uploading photos or sometimes without doing anything just ...
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Storing FTP details in wp-config.php

I'd like to hear about the security concerns for storing FTP details in wp-config.php on a shared server. It doesn't 'feel' safe to me. I'm using ManageWP to control sites on a shared server and have ...
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.htaccess and virtual host configuration for WP in its own directory

I've been taking a look at the modern WP development approaches using Composer and so on, for example Bedrock or WordPress-Skeleton. I'd like to adapt these approaches ad create my own WP ...
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Configuration File Safety [duplicate]

I'm new to PHP and WordPress and I've a few questions to ask about database and configuration file security. I hope you answer them. When I try to reach some wp sites config file by typing ...
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Different 'WP_CONTENT_URL' for different subsites in Multisite setup?

I host quite a few blogs on my network (WordPress Multisite) and have their static content served via a common CDN, by simply setting the wp-content directory URL in wp-config.php like so: # ...
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Relative Root Url For Sub domain name

I am really difficulties in using relative root url. I installed my wordpress site /root/mywordpress/tester1 folder and when I installed my wordpress sites with my subdomain like ...
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Multisite domain redirect subdirectory non-www to www without breaking root site

There are a ton of questions asked on Multisite domain mapping but none I can find with an answer that works for me. I am using subdirectories. Here is my configuration: (1) Root non-www: ...