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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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 ...
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Wordpress PHP error handling and reporting in production environment

I'm trying to find a solution on how to handle the displaying and logging of errors in a PHP (Wordpress) production environment. Is it possible to do the following (alternative suggestions welcome): ...
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Cleared wp-cache and file is still not updated [closed]

I did all the following: Deleted the cache in the WP Super Cache settings Added define('DISABLE_CACHE', true); in my wp-config.php Deleted my 'cache' folder under 'wp-content' However a theme php ...
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Why do I get a WAMP homepage when clicking on specific website's URL on LocalHost?

Using WAMPSERVER for windows 7, smartgit and Safe Search Replace I have pulled a wordpress code from my git, downloaded a database and inserted into my localhost's phpmyadmin. My home page works but ...
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DB access blocked when initializing WP externally

I have an odd problem I'm hoping the group can help with. The problem is this: I have a few situations where I load the Wordpress environment without the overhead of the GUI (details) I am able to ...
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Is it possible to change the log file location for WP_DEBUG_LOG?

I use WP_DEBUG_LOG in my development environment and have no issues with debug.log being in the wp-content directory. Sometimes I turn on WP_DEBUG in production when I need to debug something, and I ...
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Moving a WP Multisite to a subdirectory

Firstly, I've read a number of posts on this process. However, for various reasons, the process remains difficult to implement or troubleshoot for lack of even abstracted examples, or maybe too ...
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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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What is the best way to get directory path for wp-config.php?

I am developer of the plugin mapsmarker.com which also offers several APIs which can be accessed directly (eg www.mapsmarker.com/wp-content/plugins/leaflet-maps-marker/leaflet-geojson.php?marker=1) ...
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Is there a way to define wp_blogs domains in wp-config?

In my multisite setup I have multiple environments that I want to share the same database, but use different domains. server1.example.com server2.example.com example.com ... each of those would ...
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Some plugins adding full server path after url (with custom wp-content folder)

Installing Wordpress SEO (an a few others but not all plugins) gives the following console error: GET ...
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“There doesn't seem to be a wp-config.php file.” despite wp-config.php in root

I've encountered an odd problem and I'm not at all sure how to go about fixing it.. I have a site that was working fine until I changed a page title from "PRESS" to "BLOG." Now, when you visit the ...
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Renaming wp-content folder dynamically

Is it possible to rename the wp-content folder dynamically? I am building a custom framework to use on themes and it would be nice to set it up where it does everything on its own. I am using this ...
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Can two domains use the same database?

I want to change a current site that already has a fairly robust database. Before I do, I want to test a few different layouts to make a decision. Instead of using the original site, I am thinking ...
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Prevent access or auto-delete readme.html, license.txt, wp-config-sample.php

Just a quick question that might help a tad bit with security. I noticed that the readme.html file has the version number listed. It reappears after each upgrade and so do the licence.txt, and ...
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How to use remote db tables in current config? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shared Members between two different wordpress installations with different databases For example I have 2 different wordpress installations with different domains and ...
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Moving WP from local server to live, error establishing a db connection

Not sure what's going on here 'cos I've done it already a couple of times and it always worked. Basically I'm moving a testing site from my local machine (MAMP) to a live server by: zipping the ...
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$post->id vs $post->ID problem after using Wordpress config bootstrap

I'm developing with Wordpress in a multi environment scenario. I develop on my local machine, test on a server and so on. I was using the "trick" of having a local-config.php file to have different ...
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Alternatives to DISALLOW_FILE_EDIT wp-config Constant? It Breaks Some Plugins

The Problem I first noticed this with the plugin Quick-Cache, which activates without problem, but doesn't shows up anywhere. Its menu it's simply not there. Found why, and became aware of the ...
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Putting my site live

Can anyone help? I've been building a wordpress site in a sub directory of an umbrella 'development domain' if you will, and am ready to go live with the site. It's a single install of wordpress. ...
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How to decrease the max file upload size without using php.ini or htaccess?

There are a lot of people discussing how to increase the php max upload file size... In my case though I want to shrink it from 8MB to 4MB... In my cpanel configuration, if I change the setting, it ...
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Generate Wordpress salt

I am in need of a function that automatically generates and returns salts for Wordpress wp-config.php (Don't link me to their API, I'm looking for offline solution). Does Wordpress core has this ...
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How to use if condition to change $table_prefix in wp_config.php

I am testing a very big database (perhaps wp_posts contains hundreds of thousands of rows). As such, the query time, especially the searching query, is extremely long. I'm thinking if there is any ...
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Override Current Theme Setting in wp_config.php

I am looking for a way to override the currently selected theme, preferably from within the wp_config.php file. I know you can override some wp_options settings in the config like define('WP_HOME', ...
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How can I make wordpress suppress mysql errors?

Wordpress has two functions related to SQL queries and their errors as mentioned in What Is The Difference Between suppress_errors() And hide_errors() in $wpdb? From what I've read setting WP_DEBUG ...
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Problem with new Multisite Installation

I have installed and converted two wordpress installations to Multisite .It was not first time and I done it before for some of my websites. I was successfully able to use it too.But I could not find ...
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Password in wp-config. Dangerous?

I don't know a lot of Wordpress yet, and I'm just wondering: Before installation you have to fill in the correct data in wp-config-sample.php but this also includes the database password. Isn't that ...
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the_permalink() not working in a root installation

I hope someone can help me. I have a root installation of WP, but not as index.php (it's actually news.php). Consequently the_permalink() doesn't work, as the root of the website is a different page. ...
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Best practice for versioning wp-config.php?

Is there a best practice for including your wp-config.php file in your version control repository? I'm considering creating a new site with this type of configuration, (similar to Alex King and Mark ...
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Redirect one of two domains on one Wordpress installation

I have to domains: mydomain.dk and mydomain.de. Both are showing the same page in danish. I have a plugin that takes care of the languages, but I need to connect the .de domain to the german 'language ...
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integrating external php library into wordpress- the right way

If I were to load a custom library into wordpress, what would be the best place to add it? Since there are a bunch of global vars defined at the top of the library, I would not want that to be done ...
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Accessing WordPress MySQL Database via Data Connection in Visual Studio 2010 using C#

So I've Googled and followed countless tutorials, read documentation on MySQL, Visual Studio, WordPress, and Plesk. I try to leave posting on this site as the final option and it seems it has come to ...