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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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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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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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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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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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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Error uploading files bigger than 58 MB

For uploading files bigger than 58meg I get HTTP error. or IO error when using media uploader or 500 Internal Server Error when using browser uploader in WordPress v3.5.1 Multisite . It seems to get ...
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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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Multisite subdirectory blogs missing slash

New WordPress 3.5.2 multisite (subdirectory) install is missing a slash when creating new blogs. WordPress is installed to server like: blogs.domain.com When a new user registers, the ...
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Define WP_DEBUG conditionally / for admins only / log errors (append query arg for all links?)

I'm developing a site on a server that the client has access to as well and what I'd like to do is show WP_DEBUG only for administrators. Referencing Yoast's article on a way around this: if ( ...
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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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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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Accessing two databases

I have two databases on my server, and wanted to know is there a way to access both databases from wordpress? My thought is adding the second set of credentials to the wp-config.php.
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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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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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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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Locked out of WordPress Site Admin after enabling Force SSL on WordPress Https (SSL)

I am in a terrible fix. I have been locked out of Site Admin and the solutions offered by the plug-in team in their documentation aren't working. I've tried both methods using Webmatrix. I have to ...
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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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Config file with no Keys..?

I'm working on a site for someone that doesn't have any keys in the wp-config file. Isn't this a serious issue? I know I can generate these but I wonder if this will have any side-effects..also, is ...
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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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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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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 ...