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 multisite. Portal template

I need some help please, it's been the whole yesterday and today being stuck with this. I had a site, in Wordpress, but then the customer asked for a multisite.... so now, I set up my wordpress with ...
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Functions to edit wp-config.php

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is the reason why $wp_plugin_paths is null

I just moved my wordpress site from another host. then all of a sudden it has been giving errors like: Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in ...
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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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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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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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What security concerns should I have when setting FS_METHOD to “direct” in wp-config?

I have recently had an issue where I have been unable to install the WP Smush Pro plugin because I don't have the Manual Install or One-Click Installation options available. I came across this post ...
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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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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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PressPi (Wordpress) Broken Layout

We have a Raspberry Pi running PressPi which is a wordpress server. Our goal is to setup a Captive Portal using dnsmasq where users who connect to the Pi using a USB WiFi adapter see the PressPi home ...
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Different wordpress sites in different EC2 instances but share the same users table

I wanted to host different wordpress sites in different EC2 instances. I wanted all the wordpress sites to use the same users table but posts etc will be in their own independent database. Below is ...
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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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Can I configure WordPress to use postfix without a plugin?

I am developing a WordPress site on a vagrant box and have installed postfix in order to test email notifications. At this guest OS (Ubuntu) level, I am able to end a test email: echo "Test mail ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...