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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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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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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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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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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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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Autosave interval remains default despite wp-config.php defines

On site which I maintain there are writers that spend a lot of time editing single posts, and autosave every minute is very painful for them. So they asked me to set it to at least 10 minutes. I ...
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wp-config dynamic hostname in WP_HOME and WP_SITEURL

Are there any disadvantages to using the following code to setup WP_HOME and WP_SITEURL in wp.config for both singlesite installs and multisite installs: /** * Site Host URLs */ $hostname = ...
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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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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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Google Page Speed Insights not recognising WP-Cofig settings?

I have been using Google Page Speed to help try speed up my site, which it rates pretty poorly. Google suggest I Enable Compression and Minify. Well, these are defined in my WP-Config file. So either ...
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ERROR: “Table Prefix” must not be empty

I'm having trouble trying to setup WordPress for local development, I tried to install it, but even though I fill up the form to setup config file I still get the same error, I can connect to ...
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Login failed after cloning live wordpress site to local wampserver

This is what I did: Copy all files in public_html to C:\wamp\www\mylocalsite.com Export my database and rename all http://mylivesite.com to http://localhost/mylocalsite.com of exported .sql file ...
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I have include wp-config, should I add global $wpdb also?

Usually, In my wordpress website, when I modify template page file, it is done by only add global $wpdb for databse operation without including wp-config file. Now, I create my own php file in ...
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How would you connect to 100 different databases in wp-config.php

We have a setup where we have 100 sites using exactly the same code base, and all files are stored on Amazon S3. But right now we are running 100 different WordPress installations. Now I was thinking ...
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Make Wordpress upload directory outside wordpress root with custom url

I want to change the upload directory for Wordpress from project.dev/wp-content/uploads to cdn.project.dev Where subdomain cdn has DocumentRoot: HostPath/project.dev/cdn while Wordpress is located at ...
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Site broken after using URL Change in Admin

I wanted to use the site URL change in the general settings page of the admin panel to remove the trailing /wp from my privately hosted wordpress site. After submitting these changes, I am locked out ...
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HTTP Error after finishing uploading a video that is bigger than 64 MB -> After raising the upload limit manually in the wp-config file

I use dreamhost as my webhost. Previously my wordpress upload limit was 64 MB. I asked the tech from dreamhost to boost to 400MB. He told me I had to change a setting in my wp-config.php. That's what ...
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COOKIE_DOMAIN setting confusion

I'm upgrading my website and it's using WordPress. I'm using sub-domain cdn for CDN and it needs to be cookieless. Currently my website is a multi-network of multisites (both are subdirectory ...
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Automatically updated Wordpress to a later version but site now website giving error message: The file 'wp-config.php' already exists

Recently I upgraded wordpress to a later version automatically. I did not anticipate problems but soon after I cannot access the site nor can anyone who visits. It is now giving this error option: ...
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Multisite Create Site not working

I've followed multiple Questions, but can't seem be to be able to find a solution. I'm looking to be able to have a local install multisite, (XAMPP), and succeeded in making multisite available. ...
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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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Login page ERROR: Cookies are blocked due to unexpected output

I have a WordPress website that I recently discovered had this error on the login page: ERROR: Cookies are blocked due to unexpected output. For help, please see this documentation or try the ...
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Can't Install WordPress (local) Failed to open file wp-includes/wp-db.php

Title kinda says it all. Trying to install WP locally and I get the following error when trying to use the wp-config.php generator UI: Warning: mysqli_real_connect(): (HY000/2002): No such file or ...
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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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multiple language directories

I keep wp-content and wp-config.php outside the wordpress tree and store everything in a git repository. This should make the update of the core very simple. I just need to remove the wordpress ...
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Adding Security Keys?

I read the paragraph at the codex on Security Keys. It offers the example - define( 'AUTH_KEY', 't`DK%X:>xy|e-Z(BXb/f(Ur`8#~UzUQG-^_Cs_GHs5U-&Wb?pgn^p8(2@}IcnCa|' ); define( ...
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How can I change Wordpress domain from remote to localhost?

I recently had a system crash and had to reinstall WordPress with my backup files. In the JavaScript log I began throwing errors pertaining to the domain and realized I was still using the remote ...
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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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Turn revisions off in plugin instead of config.php?

Is there a function to set WP_POST_REVISIONS from a plugin instead of having to do it in config.php? I was thinking of doing this: runkit_constant_redefine( 'WP_POST_REVISIONS', 0 ); but that puts ...
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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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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 ...
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Issue “Error establishing a database connection” problem.

Here's the situation. I needed to create a copy of the website online so that I could redesign it and collaborate with others to redo the content. Consequently: I copied a website (example.org) to ...
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Why am I getting ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED when I add a site to my multisite installation? [closed]

About a year ago, I created a WordPress multisite installation consisting of 5 different websites. Each site is on a different domain in Production, and I'm using an external domain mapper plugin to ...
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Wordpress with all of wp_content/ or uploads/ on external server?

I'm setting up an install of Wordpress on our server instances which are hosted with AWS. Of course, everything that's on our servers is in version control with git and there is no FTP so uploading ...
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Moved wordpress dashboard still pointing to testing server

I uploaded my wordpress site to my testing server something like this: 201.99.1.11/mysite for testing purpose and then downloaded complete root folder in my system, exported database and then uploaded ...
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Editing wp-config.php

I need to add the line define('WP_POST_REVISIONS', false); to my config.php , so that post revisions are disabled. I don't have access to wp-config.php, I have permission to edit my theme and ...
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“Cannot modify header information” warning?

Problem I'm having: Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /nfs/c06/h02/mnt/157520/domains/website/html/rpow/wp-config.php:1) in ...
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Jupiter Theme Fatal Error Get Header

Please help if you can. I'm really at a loss here. I was building an add-on domain site off my primary hosting account, and like an idiot I accidentally changed Settings-> General -> Wodpress URL No ...
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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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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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Move Wordpress to subdirectory, keep ALL URLs

I currently have a website at site.com and have WordPress installed in me website's root folder. My website includes pages like: site.com site.com/page site.com/2015/10/01/post.... site.com/login ...
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Comment form Dissappeared in posts

I suddenly noticed that comments and comment form never shows up in my website's posts: Comments in page shows up. but in post there is no comment. In single.php I have the <?php ...
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Wordpress Auto Updates

I need to have auto updates on my Wordpress so I've followed the codex here. My need is to have all updates like from 4.2.2 to 4.2.3 and to 4.3 etc.. No FTP credentials are needed on my server. My ...
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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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Error establishing a database connection on Installation

I was working on my MacOS System with everything well configured and working. Now I try to migrate all of my work to Windows using the same software as in MacOS MAMP to run Wordpress on localhost. So ...
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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 [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 ...