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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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', ...
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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 { ...
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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, ...
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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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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 ...
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How to disable the default WordPress redirect to non-www URLs?

I am trying to redirect all non-www to www URLs in my WordPress MultiSite install. I am using a simple .htaccess rule like this: # Redirect non-www to www: RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^www\. [NC] ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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?
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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', ...
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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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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 ...
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wp-config.php file permissions

I have installed Wordpress on my local Ubuntu machine, with standard LAMP configuration and phpMyAdmin. The installation directory is localhost:///var/www/blog. At the second step of the ...
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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 ...
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Maximum upload size changes in php.ini ignored - How to remove upload size limit?

I'm working on a multisite WP installation and I need to import content from other Wordpress sites (.wxr files). When I use the Import WordPress plugin I got the following: The maximum allowed ...
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more than 1 database user with in wordpress using wp-config

i want to use more than 1 database user to overcome the 7500 query database limit how i can do that using wp config my server is rxrxus.ipagemysql.com I want the users have the same password thanks ...
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Default installation permissions for wp-config.php

Recently I've noticed that many of the wordpress installations we have on our servers where being attacked and ifected by this thing ...
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Why is WordPress not using $_SERVER['SERVER_NAME'] for 'WP_SITEURL' and 'WP_HOME' as default?

I came across this site and I was wondering why WordPress isn't using this as default: define('WP_SITEURL', 'http://' . $_SERVER['SERVER_NAME']); define('WP_HOME', 'http://' . ...
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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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Proper way to have multiple installs with a single database

Here's my scenario: I have a development zone with a standard WordPress installation (dev.domain.com/project). When it comes time to showing work to clients, I use version control to copy the dev ...
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Two domain for one site not working in mobile

I want to have two different domain for my site 1) Desktop and 2) Mobile. So for 1) Desktop : https://example.com 2) Mobile : https://m.example.com(Or can say https://example.com/m) To ...
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Best function/method to access wp-config?

I have a developer who is accessing the wp-config file directly to get database information. I would think that WP has a better way to do this. What do you think community?
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Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_ENCAPSED_AND_WHITESPACE

Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_ENCAPSED_AND_WHITESPACE in /home/chilinbk/public_html/kam/wp-config.php on line 64 Line 64 is the last one. But I cant figure it out! Hope someone can help ...
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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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Connect to database using wordpress wp-config file

How can I connect to the database using the wp-config.php file ? I'm trying to make a script more Wordpress friendly, and I need to connect to the database, but without installing the script as a ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...