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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Error establishing a database connection when installing multiple sites locally

Initially I was using MAMP and had only 1 wordpress site running locally on my Mac. I've set: document root to: documents/mywebsites/mysite1 In phpMyAdmin I created a DB called: mysite1 wp-config ...
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wp-config.php keeps getting deleted after hack [on hold]

Recently my wordpress website was hacked. Basically the hacker got into some of my files and left a lot of malicious code bits that used things like eval(). I managed to clean up all (I hope) of the ...
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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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Add additional Network constants to wp-config.php dynamically

When starting with a fresh Network install, the first step is a single site install that has one additional line in the wp-config.php file: define( 'WP_ALLOW_MULTISITE', true ); After that we have ...
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Wordpress multisite subdirectory redirect infinite loop issue

Any time I create a new site on my multisite install, I get an infinite loop redirect when navigating to that site's admin. I'm using the default htaccess supplied by WP for my subdirectory install. ...
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Cookie set without HttpOnly flag

I try to add cookie information but i have no result. The tool sends me the same information. I trying to displayed the mention HttpOnly after path parameter => "Parameter : ...
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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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Problems after changing URL from my-site.net/blog to my-site.net

After I changed site url (in general settings) to http://www.my-site.net I can't access my wp dashboard and my site is loaded very slow and only HTML elements are loaded First thing that I did was ...
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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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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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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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Admin-Ajax.php, SSL, Non-SSL

I have a WordPress site behind a reverse proxy. The site is over http, except the wp-admin area, which is under https. We don't have BasicAuth or anything running on top of the admin area. One of our ...
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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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multisite 404 error for subdirectory

I am attempting to create a multisite as a subdirectory and I have followed the network instructions to the 'T'. The multisite seems to be set up correctly, the .htaccess and wp-config.php files seem ...
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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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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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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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Why would changing ports from 80 to 8080 cause wordpress to act unexpectedly?

I am trying to setup Varnish, which requires Apache to listen on another port that's not 80, so I chose 8080. However, Wordpress is working very unexpectedly. The index page shows, but it's broken, ...
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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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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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Multiple Installs using the same database AND tables

I've been looking for a solution to this problem for actually a few months. Before I get started I would like to inform that I have NO INTEREST in using wordpresses multisite. Here is the issue for ...
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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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Can wp-config be on another place and shows the fake path of itself?

My website hasn't any problems yet, but after editing wp-config file using a file manager plugin, it doesn't even shown and displays the below error: Parse error: syntax error, unexpected ...
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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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Moving Wordpress and “wp-content” Folder Name issues

I once use Better WP Security to change "/wp-content" folder name to "/media", and now I'm moving my whole site from localhost to a web server. I used WordPress Duplicator plugin. It worked fine. 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 ...