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 to stop fatal error when loading theme template file directly

If one tries to load a theme template file directly, the following error message is displayed: Fatal error: Call to undefined function get_header() in ... and it goes on to list the full directory ...
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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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Securing wp-config leads to sensitive information leak on wp-settings

I read the following tutorial, which mentions moving your config file out of an HTTP-accessible folder. http://codex.wordpress.org/Hardening_WordPress#Securing_wp-config.php I did this, and it works ...
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Character encoding issue after changing servers

I recently moved my WordPress-based site from DreamHost VPS to a Linode VPS running Debian + LEMP. After getting the site up again, I noticed many erroneous characters in posts; characters like " and ...
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Turn Off Automatic Trash Deletion?

I have a client who wants to use the trash feature, but keep items in there indefinitely (I have no idea why, but they insist on it). From reading this codex article on the trash status, I see that ...
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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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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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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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domain mapping confused about sunrise

When i try to access my domain mapping page it asks me to move the line define('sunrise', 'on') above the last require_once line in the wp-config file. It is already above this line. I tried moving it ...
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Can you limit the memory usage of a particular plugin?

I know that it is possible to restrict (or extend) the memory usage of the entire WP site using: define('WP_MEMORY_LIMIT', '64M') Is it possible to do the same for only one plugin that the website ...