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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

3
votes
1answer
22 views

multisite custom directory

I have a multisite installation with domain mapping at the original site I was changed the wp directories to a custom wp-content changed to {root} themes moved to {root/themes} plugins moved to ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Multisite on localhost using xampp

I'm having some trouble getting Multisite to work on my localhost using xampp. I have the main site in a subfolder so the path would be http://localhost/my_site/. I'm getting two different errors, ...
2
votes
1answer
27 views

What is this file: wp-config-wpe.php?

I just have been given access to an unmaintained Wordpress site. I have access to the Wordpress admin site, and also to the filesystem tree and PhpMyAdmin site through the host admin site. I'm trying ...
0
votes
3answers
41 views

moving wordpres from one VPS to another - Error establishing a database connection

I had a wordpress site on VPS server and decided to move to faster one - with the same host provider. I had VPS on CentOS with Plesk and moved my domain to another one with the same OS. I have ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Autosave interval remains default despite wp-config.php defines

On site which I maintain there are writers that spend a lot of time editing single posts, and autosave every minute is very painful for them. So they asked me to set it to at least 10 minutes. I ...
0
votes
3answers
33 views

wp-config dynamic hostname in WP_HOME and WP_SITEURL

Are there any disadvantages to using the following code to setup WP_HOME and WP_SITEURL in wp.config for both singlesite installs and multisite installs: /** * Site Host URLs */ $hostname = ...
0
votes
2answers
36 views

Google Page Speed Insights not recognising WP-Cofig settings?

I have been using Google Page Speed to help try speed up my site, which it rates pretty poorly. Google suggest I Enable Compression and Minify. Well, these are defined in my WP-Config file. So either ...
0
votes
1answer
109 views

ERROR: “Table Prefix” must not be empty

I'm having trouble trying to setup WordPress for local development, I tried to install it, but even though I fill up the form to setup config file I still get the same error, I can connect to ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Login failed after cloning live wordpress site to local wampserver

This is what I did: Copy all files in public_html to C:\wamp\www\mylocalsite.com Export my database and rename all http://mylivesite.com to http://localhost/mylocalsite.com of exported .sql file ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

I have include wp-config, should I add global $wpdb also?

Usually, In my wordpress website, when I modify template page file, it is done by only add global $wpdb for databse operation without including wp-config file. Now, I create my own php file in ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

How would you connect to 100 different databases in wp-config.php

We have a setup where we have 100 sites using exactly the same code base, and all files are stored on Amazon S3. But right now we are running 100 different WordPress installations. Now I was thinking ...
0
votes
0answers
53 views

Make Wordpress upload directory outside wordpress root with custom url

I want to change the upload directory for Wordpress from project.dev/wp-content/uploads to cdn.project.dev Where subdomain cdn has DocumentRoot: HostPath/project.dev/cdn while Wordpress is located at ...
0
votes
2answers
24 views

Site broken after using URL Change in Admin

I wanted to use the site URL change in the general settings page of the admin panel to remove the trailing /wp from my privately hosted wordpress site. After submitting these changes, I am locked out ...
1
vote
0answers
26 views

HTTP Error after finishing uploading a video that is bigger than 64 MB -> After raising the upload limit manually in the wp-config file

I use dreamhost as my webhost. Previously my wordpress upload limit was 64 MB. I asked the tech from dreamhost to boost to 400MB. He told me I had to change a setting in my wp-config.php. That's what ...
1
vote
1answer
68 views

COOKIE_DOMAIN setting confusion

I'm upgrading my website and it's using WordPress. I'm using sub-domain cdn for CDN and it needs to be cookieless. Currently my website is a multi-network of multisites (both are subdirectory ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

Multisite Create Site not working

I've followed multiple Questions, but can't seem be to be able to find a solution. I'm looking to be able to have a local install multisite, (XAMPP), and succeeded in making multisite available. ...
0
votes
0answers
93 views

Automatically updated Wordpress to a later version but site now website giving error message: The file 'wp-config.php' already exists

Recently I upgraded wordpress to a later version automatically. I did not anticipate problems but soon after I cannot access the site nor can anyone who visits. It is now giving this error option: ...
0
votes
0answers
55 views

Can't Install WordPress (local) Failed to open file wp-includes/wp-db.php

Title kinda says it all. Trying to install WP locally and I get the following error when trying to use the wp-config.php generator UI: Warning: mysqli_real_connect(): (HY000/2002): No such file or ...
1
vote
0answers
17 views

multiple language directories

I keep wp-content and wp-config.php outside the wordpress tree and store everything in a git repository. This should make the update of the core very simple. I just need to remove the wordpress ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Adding Security Keys?

I read the paragraph at the codex on Security Keys. It offers the example - define( 'AUTH_KEY', 't`DK%X:>xy|e-Z(BXb/f(Ur`8#~UzUQG-^_Cs_GHs5U-&Wb?pgn^p8(2@}IcnCa|' ); define( ...
3
votes
3answers
75 views

How can I change Wordpress domain from remote to localhost?

I recently had a system crash and had to reinstall WordPress with my backup files. In the JavaScript log I began throwing errors pertaining to the domain and realized I was still using the remote ...
4
votes
2answers
53 views

Turn revisions off in plugin instead of config.php?

Is there a function to set WP_POST_REVISIONS from a plugin instead of having to do it in config.php? I was thinking of doing this: runkit_constant_redefine( 'WP_POST_REVISIONS', 0 ); but that puts ...
0
votes
6answers
4k views

Login page ERROR: Cookies are blocked due to unexpected output

I have a WordPress website that I recently discovered had this error on the login page: ERROR: Cookies are blocked due to unexpected output. For help, please see this documentation or try the ...
0
votes
2answers
30 views

Issue “Error establishing a database connection” problem.

Here's the situation. I needed to create a copy of the website online so that I could redesign it and collaborate with others to redo the content. Consequently: I copied a website (example.org) to ...
1
vote
1answer
267 views

Why am I getting ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED when I add a site to my multisite installation? [closed]

About a year ago, I created a WordPress multisite installation consisting of 5 different websites. Each site is on a different domain in Production, and I'm using an external domain mapper plugin to ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

Moved wordpress dashboard still pointing to testing server

I uploaded my wordpress site to my testing server something like this: 201.99.1.11/mysite for testing purpose and then downloaded complete root folder in my system, exported database and then uploaded ...
-1
votes
1answer
490 views

“Cannot modify header information” warning?

Problem I'm having: Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /nfs/c06/h02/mnt/157520/domains/website/html/rpow/wp-config.php:1) in ...
0
votes
1answer
86 views

Wordpress with all of wp_content/ or uploads/ on external server?

I'm setting up an install of Wordpress on our server instances which are hosted with AWS. Of course, everything that's on our servers is in version control with git and there is no FTP so uploading ...
0
votes
0answers
103 views

Jupiter Theme Fatal Error Get Header

Please help if you can. I'm really at a loss here. I was building an add-on domain site off my primary hosting account, and like an idiot I accidentally changed Settings-> General -> Wodpress URL No ...
0
votes
2answers
126 views

Move Wordpress to subdirectory, keep ALL URLs

I currently have a website at site.com and have WordPress installed in me website's root folder. My website includes pages like: site.com site.com/page site.com/2015/10/01/post.... site.com/login ...
0
votes
1answer
9 views

Comment form Dissappeared in posts

I suddenly noticed that comments and comment form never shows up in my website's posts: Comments in page shows up. but in post there is no comment. In single.php I have the <?php ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

Wordpress Auto Updates

I need to have auto updates on my Wordpress so I've followed the codex here. My need is to have all updates like from 4.2.2 to 4.2.3 and to 4.3 etc.. No FTP credentials are needed on my server. My ...
0
votes
2answers
130 views

Error establishing a database connection on Installation

I was working on my MacOS System with everything well configured and working. Now I try to migrate all of my work to Windows using the same software as in MacOS MAMP to run Wordpress on localhost. So ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

Wordpress multisite. Portal template

I need some help please, it's been the whole yesterday and today being stuck with this. I had a site, in Wordpress, but then the customer asked for a multisite.... so now, I set up my wordpress with ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Functions to edit wp-config.php [duplicate]

I am writing a plugin in which I have to start by setting it up before using it. This means I may need to update wp-config.php I know how to edit wp-config.php directly. However the requirement is to ...
1
vote
1answer
163 views

wp-config.php being deleted

I am helping someone sort out a site, it suddenly wanted to be installed instead of showing the site itself. I found that the wp-config.php file was missing. Fortunately there was a backup and I ...
1
vote
1answer
349 views

Multisite with path, how to change the main site

I have a network installed on my wordpress with 4 websites domain.com --> Old website domain.com/fr --> New website in French domain.com/en --> new website in english domain.com/es --> New website ...
1
vote
2answers
326 views

how to use is_admin in wp-config.php

I am trying to choose different databases for admin and user to decrease the load on database. in wp-config.php when i am trying to use the code if(is_admin()) { define('DB_NAME', 'wp_db'); } else { ...
1
vote
0answers
242 views

How does the “authentication unique keys and salts” feature work?

I'm trying to find some information on how the authentication keys and salts work in WordPress, but unfortunately I wasn't able to find anything useful. All I got is that the keys should be random, ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

What security concerns should I have when setting FS_METHOD to “direct” in wp-config?

I have recently had an issue where I have been unable to install the WP Smush Pro plugin because I don't have the Manual Install or One-Click Installation options available. I came across this post ...
3
votes
1answer
91 views

Garbage in beginning of wp-config.php - was this WP installation compromised?

I hadn't realized that one of my WP sites wasn't being accessed in the last months, and consequently not being updated, and today I have found that my config.php has some garbage in the beginning of ...
0
votes
1answer
960 views

Unable to change Wordpress language (Wordpress 4.2.2)

So there's a website I'm working on and I need to change language to spanish. I downloaded and uploaded proper .mo and .po files and added the following value to my wp-config file: define ('WPLANG', ...
1
vote
1answer
119 views

How to share plugin created database tables between two WordPress sites

I have two WordPress installs. One is a subdomain (Blog 2) and the other is the root domain (Blog 1). All tables are installed in same database. I am already sharing the users table, but am also ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

WP auto-updates - no more email notification [duplicate]

I would love to block sending the notification email about new automatic update of wordpress (but I need to keep other emails working). Any ideas how to do that? I'm webmaster for more than 40 pages ...
0
votes
1answer
309 views

How to request admin-ajax.php correctly when wordpress URL and site URL are different?

When site_url() and home_url() are different, how a request should be directed to admin-ajax.php (both in front-end and admin)? Using A. admin_url('wp-admin/admin-ajax.php') or B. ...
0
votes
1answer
236 views

PressPi (Wordpress) Broken Layout

We have a Raspberry Pi running PressPi which is a wordpress server. Our goal is to setup a Captive Portal using dnsmasq where users who connect to the Pi using a USB WiFi adapter see the PressPi home ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

Read wp-config without loading the rest of WordPress - i.e. wp-settings, etc

I'd like to read the database settings in wp-config.php. However, if I do a require("wp-config.php"); it loads up the entire WordPress environment. Is there any way to avoid this?
0
votes
0answers
220 views

Cookie Domain is preventing Admin login

I just defined a Cookie Domain in my wp-config.php: define( 'COOKIE_DOMAIN', 'http://www.example.com' ); define( 'WP_HOME', 'http://www.example.com' ); define( 'WP_SITEURL', ...
1
vote
2answers
74 views

Single Must Use Plugins Directory for local development

I have multiple local installations of WordPress and want to have a single Must Use Plugins directory for all my local sites. Is there anything I can add to wp-config for instance that will let me ...
0
votes
0answers
145 views

How to change WordPress theme file path to a remote server?

I need to host a website on one server but have either the active theme or the entire /wp-content directory on a separate server and I can seems to get it to work. I tried adding the following to ...