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I have this location on my server. /home/localhost/public_html/wp-includes/SimplePie. I have not installed samplepie plugin. What is it used for since it is not associated with samplepie plugin. The reason I ask is that, I have fatal error generated from different php files in that location. Each time I debug the error a new error in different file which is at the same location is created. Later I found that it was associated with a plugin. I have removed the plugin but the folder still exist. What is that used for.?

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It's used by wordpress core for parsing RSS & Atom feeds. You probably know that wordpress puts all plugins and themes into the wp-content folder so that you don't need to worry about any other folders/files. Leave it be.

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  • so if i delete it, it will effect the database.? – Indra Jan 13 '14 at 9:51
  • It will affect the functionality offered by Wordpress. If you have errors, make sure your Wordpress is up to date. Are they really errors or just info/notices? – adam Jan 13 '14 at 9:53
  • fatal errors are shown – Indra Jan 13 '14 at 10:02
  • Ok, that helped anyway, I wonder why questions here are getting many negative ratings.! This question was a public interest question. And still this negative rating. May be because of I am a newbie. So lame. – Indra Jan 13 '14 at 10:14
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    @owleye - Downvotes are defined as relating to questions that do not show any research effort, are unclear or not useful(it's in the tooltip when you hover over downvote). – t31os Jan 14 '14 at 11:10

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