Bootstrap file for setting the `ABSPATH` constant and loading the `wp-config.php` file. The `wp-config.php` file will then load the `wp-settings.php` file, which will then set up the WordPress environment.

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What is the correct way to use wordpress functions outside wordpress files?

I read about 2 methods for initializing wordpress function outside of wordpress files so We can use these functions on any page or website outside the wordpress blog. Which one of these 2 methods is ...
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1answer
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Trying to avoid including wp-load.php

I am working a plugin where I am trying to connect an HR system with WordPress. There is an XML API on the HR system so I have written the plugin to take the data and put it into a WordPress database ...
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Displaying content from one WP site on separate WP site

I have two totally separate WP websites setup. Different domains, different databases. I manage both of them and they are both hosted on a dedicated server. I am trying to include some basic ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to get post metadata of referring page?

I'm trying to direct a php authorization script to act if the page that referred to it belongs to a certain category (free). Is there something other than <?php wp_get_referer() ?> that will ...
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Why I have this error when I try to install this old blog on my local webserver?

I am pretty new to WP (I came from Joomla) and I am finding some difficulties trying to put on my local web server an old backup of a website (made using WP 3.5) I have performed the following ...
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Initialize WordPress environment to use in command line script

I have a command line script for maintaining a wordpress plugin and have to load the wordpress core to be able to access wordpress functions. This problem is very similar to Initialize WordPress ...
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Create a post variable processing page

I need to create a blank PHP page that processes a POST request. Basically, a site will send me a few post variables. I need to use these variables with the mycred plugin. Here is my code: ...
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Include CSS with PHP without including wp-load?

I have a CSS-file generated from PHP. In my file it says... header("Content-type: text/css"); define('WP_USE_THEMES', false); include '../../../../wp-load.php'; I've read that including ...
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external wordpress pages using wp-blog-header

I am setting up a few sections of a website external to the core wordpress installation, but I still want to use the built in wpdb functions, and/or header files from wordpress. I follow the ...
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Initialize WordPress environment to use in a real cron script

I have to run a PHP script through real cron (WP cron being too unreliable). Within that script, I need $wpdb to insert data into WordPress table. But of course $wpdb will not be available as ...
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How to load wordpress environment without loading the template?

Basically I want to use wordpress functions for example wp_create_user() or wp_update_user() outside of wordpress (outside of wordpress directory). I tried with all the below code snippets to load ...