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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Override the wp_siteurl and wp_home not work

I created a wordpress site and name hostname as x.co.uk, x.com, x.in... In wp-option table the site and home url as x.co.uk. I want dynamically for loading other host name also. So dynamically set ...
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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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error messages in dashboard login

I have included the following into my wp-config.php file: define( 'FORCE_SSL_LOGIN', true ); define( 'FORCE_SSL_ADMIN', true); But getting these error messages at the login screen for my WP ...
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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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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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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: ...
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How to individually set WP_DEBUG on a sub-directory multisite?

According to this question, it's possible to turn on/off WP_DEBUG for specific sites on a multisite. Is it possible to do this with a sub-directory multisite?
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Is moving wp-config outside the web root really beneficial?

One of the most common security best practices these days seems to be moving wp-config.php one directory higher than the vhost's document root. I've never really found a good explanation for that, but ...
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Wordpress Cache not working with some ajax calls

I need to install a plugin for caching my wordpress/buddypress pages or at least add define('WP_CACHE', true); to wp-config.php but when I do this, the button "join this group" that uses Ajax calls ...
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Why I obtain a white page when I import a backup of an old WP blog on my local web server? [duplicate]

I am pretty new with WP (I came from Joomla) and I am finding some problem loading an old WP backup on my local Apache. I have take the directory containint an old blog (named blog) and I have put it ...
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Remove hacked code - out of ideas! [closed]

I've been working on a project which keeps getting some PHP inserted into the config.php file and it's causing a lot of issues with SEO. I'll paste in a sample of it (it's quite long) after this ...
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No input file specified after enabling multi site

I am getting this error after enabling Multisite "No input file specified.", I can't find a solution in the internet, I hope you can help me. I have this in my htacces RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / ...
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Does changing 'WPLANG' in wp-config.php just effect the admin language or does it have other consequences?

I am curious to know if setting 'WPLANG' in wp-config.php just effects the admin language or does it have other consequences? I run a blog in a foreign language but use English in my admin. I ...
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How do I enable Multisite on WP 3.7.1?

(Using Wordpress 3.7.1) Adding the string define(‘WP_ALLOW_MULTISITE’, true); to my wp-config.php file isn't giving me the 'Network' choice in the Tools menu, even after multiple logouts and waiting a ...
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Conditional config WP_HOME/WP_SITEURL does not update bloginfo('template_url')?

The scenario: This question relates to Wordpress theme development on a local environment via MAMP. In order to enable mobile device testing via xip.io, I have modified my local Wordpress ...
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register_theme_directory somehow “fails” when folder is outside of WP-Folder

This is a simple skeleton for WordPress, that makes it possible to have just "themes" and "plugins" under version control: https://github.com/sourcerer-mike/WordPress-GIT-Skeleton When doing ...
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/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock

I'm using Wordpress v.3.4.2 and today I've tried to update to the v.3.7.1 using all possible ways but in all of them I got the following error "Can't estabilish database connection", and since I was ...
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Creating the wp-config.php file manually

Setting up WordPress, I'm getting the following message: "Sorry, but I can't write the wp-config.php file. "You can create the wp-config.php manually and paste the following text into it." Do I ...
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Malware/Permission bug removal?

I'm facing a hell of a problem on a client's WP theme. Whenever I try to 'Activate' it, it gives me the following errors on a blank page: Warning: ...
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error:-Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by

whewn ever i try to login http://affiliatesurge.com.au/wp-admin/ i got "" Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at ...
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Wordpress NavXT plugin localization

My situation is as follows: 1) I am using wordpress 3.6.1, and I have the Breadcrumb NavXT plugin installed. 2) I have a custom theme, and the localization file is on the following path: ...
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Wordpress White Screen Error

So I have encountered the white screen error of Wordpress. I enabled the WP_DEBUG in the wp_config.php and found no errors. I also tried error_reporting(E_ALL); and ini_set('display_errors', 1); and ...
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Is there any reason why using the same wp-config file might not work in MAMP?

I'm not sure why but when i just want to create a copy of a site that i'm working on in MAMP, that say i just downloaded from the web. I just copy the same wp-config file from another local version ...
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Remove Multisite

This is a site I'm working on, but did not build. It is on a multisite network- but I would like to get it back to normal. There are no other sites on the network. All of the instructions tell me to ...
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Permalink Issues by Installing WordPress in Subdirectory / Subfolder

I installed WP in subfolder /cms and it runs live without subfolder. When I use /%postname%/ as permalink I get 404 error on my site. My Server supported mod_rewrite. My Code wp-config.php ...
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Changing from localhost:8888 to localhost

I have just changed ports on MAMP from :8888 to :80 for localhost in order to setup a WordPress multisite for local development. However I have several sites with separate installations that are in my ...
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How is it possible that the function of the test page works, but it does not go live?

I want to load the new entries without reloading the page. I found a great solution for: The ajax script: <script> $(document).ready(function() { var refreshId = setInterval(function() ...
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How to move theme directory but not plugins/uploads out of WordPress root directory?

I am trying to set up a few local multisite installs that will share the same themes folder, but have separate upload and plugin folders that will be in the usual places in wp-content. UPDATED: ...
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blog url redirecting

I used to host a word press blog and a forum on a server (srv71) with a domain name. And a few days ago I transferred my whole site to a new server (srv14) but I havn't updated my dns and I've ...
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Set wp-content folder to Dropbox folder

Ideally I would like to do this with both my PC and Mac OSX boxes, but for now I would be thrilled with just the Mac OSX. I am trying to keep my WP Themes & Plugin Local Development synced using ...
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Symbolic Links on dev box with plugins and stylesheets

I'm using mac os x 10.6 with xampp. http://wp3.1/ is the url to where I have WordPress installed. The physical path is /Users/myUserName/Sites/wp3.1/ I do not install plugins or themes in the ...
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Secret keys in SCM

I have a WordPress installation in a Git repository and I'm wondering, if it's safe to have the 8 "secret keys" stored in there, or if I should insert them during deploy.
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How to create custom variables in the wp-config

I would like to add some custom config variable in the wp-config file (not in the functions.php). Then, I need to access to these variable in my templates. What is the way to do it ?
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Pick your brain on wp-config.php if statement for multisite

I am trying to write a if statement into the wp-config.php to only enable define('WP_DEBUG', true); if it's not the main site in a WordPress Multisite install. I just don't know how much of the ...
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Custom port problem with local MU installation

Situation I've just setup a new installation of WordPress (running on XAMPP/Win7). As I had a port conflict on :80/:443, I switched to :187/4430. Error When I'm now trying to access ...
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Publishing Wordpress from stage to production server

I'm having trouble configuring wp-config.php correctly in a staged server environment. I'm being told that I should be working in my stage environment for Wordpress with an example address of ...
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Changing WP_CONTENT_DIR and WP_CONTENT_URL in wp-config.php does not register?

I tried to add this to the end of my wp-config.php define('WP_CONTENT_DIR', $_SERVER['DOCUMENT_ROOT'] . '/somedir'); define('WP_CONTENT_URL', 'http://example.com/somedir'); however, echo ...
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Control verbosity level of WP DEBUG?

I've been at a loss so far and so I thought I'd pose the question: Is there a way to modify the verbosity level of the WP debug.log via wp-config.php or elsewhere? Just an fyi, here is what I have in ...
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Multi language site using only .mo and WPLANG

Hello world/ Bonjour le monde, What technical limitations exist that would prevent the following from working (assume all static content with translations made in .mo file) Pseudo code: For every ...
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Declaratively Configuring Wordpress in XML or JSON or YAML

Couldn't find this on Google... Is there any handy way of fully (or partially) configuring a Wordpress site (plugins and all) using XML/JSON/YAML/etc? In general, I'm looking for a highly-readable, ...
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Custom theme folder

Is anyone aware of an equivalent to WP_PLUGIN_DIR and WP_PLUGIN_URL for themes that I can define in wp-config.php, or am I stuck creating a mu-plugin and registering a new theme dir?
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Bad Request (Invalid Hostname) on working server, database problem

I have a local server up using EasyPHP. I know its working because I have a default wordpress install running and up on my brower. I have a full site which I also know I have working because when I ...
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Conflict with wp_homeurl, wp_siteurl and admin interface settings

I'm starting wordpress development, and learning the platform. Now I'm stuck with a strange issue. I have created a virtual host configuration that works as expected. I'm using xip.io for dns ...
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Changing the wp-config.php broke the site

I added the lines define( 'WP_CONTENT_DIR', $_SERVER['DOCUMENT_ROOT'] . '/blog/wp-content' ); and define( 'WP_CONTENT_URL', 'example/blog/wp-content';); in my wp-config.php and then my site broke. ...
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How secure is a wp-config file?

Considering the information that is in the wp-config file, how secure is this file? I have password salts in place, but can someone view this file? Or to what level of difficulty can some view the ...