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How can i restore a Wordpress site with the DB and Wordpress Files

Due to some circumstances i ended up with 2 folders and the task to restore a wordpress site. One folder is called html and contains what i assume all the necessary files for the wordpress site (such ...
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Can you Recover a Wordpress User from a Backup

so basically i deleted a wordpress user, and with that user, the settings, media and many pages were deleted. is there a way to restore only that user, because he has been inactive for about a year, ...
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Security and permissions for WP site hosted on a raspberry pi 4 and errors importing an Updraft backup file from Google Drive into the Updraft plugin

This is my first try both a WP site and a Raspberry Pi set up as a server-I apologize if this question seems elementary. I bought a WP site and set up the code on a Raspberry Pi 4 with Debian 10 ...
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wp-config.php not affecting my site

I just received a backup of my WP site from the developer that includes the WP files and the database .sql file. I'm trying to install it on my server, but my WP build is ignoring wp-config.php. When ...
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What's the cleanest way to transfer WordPress to a new server

I manage a website with more than 6k posts, and I'm having some server issues, so I'm planning to transfer it to a new server, but I want to do the best not to bring the issues with it. What's the ...
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Multiple size images of product pictures in woo-commerce

I am trying to backup just the original images I uploaded while adding products to woo-commerce. When I open ../wp-content/uploads/2020/04 I see different sizes of same images. Is there a way to ...
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How do you enable scripts on a WordPress installation in Softaculous?

I am trying to migrate my website from one host to another, and I am not looking for a canned solution. Upon attempting to observe database information in the installation I discovered that the ...
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SQL database import #1046 error

As I am reuploading a WP website backup on a new host and importing the SQL database from phpMyAdmin, how do I solve this #1046 error ? Error SQL Request: — — Table structure for table ...
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Restoring backup of wordpress website on LAMP

I have a WordPress site with LAMP. Since I moved to a new apartment the site does not display well anymore, and I cannot access its dashboard through http://websiteurl.com/wp-admin. Since I had ...
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How to backup WP blog posts to computer, not new site

Can someone please help me? I have purchased a new domain which is now sharing with my previous one that is currently "parked" there. While I will be keeping some posts on the site, I am revamping ...
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How can I prevent anyone from logging into a WordPress failover site?

I have a nightly script set up to copy our site (and database) to a failover server. If our primary goes down, the failover server will provide service. Since the failover server is overwritten every ...
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Is there a free tool/plugin for migrating from a multisite subsite to a new standalone site (in a separate hosting)?

I have a WordPress multi-site (network) installation with a couple of sub-sites and I want to copy one of the network sites completely to a new WordPress single installation in a separate server. I ...
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For WordPress is there content in the database which I can safely ignore?

I am exploring possibilities to minimize the size of the database dump (for backing up the WordPress content automatically) of several WordPress instances. What I am wondering about most of all is if ...
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Unable to download backup file created using All in One WP Migration WordPress plugin

I have installed All in One WP Migration WordPress plugin and activated it. I have created backup using export as file option. Export has been done successfully, but when I am trying to download the ...
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403 Forbidden - You don't have permission to access /wp-admin/admin-ajax.php on this server

When I try to make a backup of my wordpress website through plugin I recieve the following error: "403 Forbidden - You don't have permission to access /wp-admin/admin-ajax.php on this server." This ...
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Wordpress manual restore not completely successful

I have restore my blog after around 4 years. I had a backup of both the database and wordpress files. I restore the database and wordpress files. The only manual modification I did is that I changed ...
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What happens if I replace the files of a WordPress site with another WordPress site?

I accidentally copied all the files of a WordPress development site (ver 5.1.1) and overwrote another WordPress development site (ver 5.0.4). I did not copy over the database. Each site shares some ...
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how to restore wordpress backup(.rar) manually?

I have a WordPress backup file(.rar) which was taken 3 years back and I don't know how or using which plugin(Someone else did that). I need to restore the file to my new WordPress site. I have used ...
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is it possible to install new Wordpress in an old Wordpress folder?

I have deleted my old wordpress database after backup it with a plugin "UpdraftPlus" but I keep the wp-content folder in the same old location which include all my attached files (PDF, Video, Audio, ...
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Why does importing copies of the database dump and the document root make WordPress data inconsistent?

I'm experiencing the following problem: I have a local copy of my WordPress site and a corresponding live version on my server. I added some new blog categories on my local version and created some ...
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Is it possible to separate databases in WordPress site - one for orders and the other for all non-orders related

I am new to WP but already encountered a rogue plugin which completely messed parts of my database ( it was a media library folders management plugin). I would happily restore the site back to before ...
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How to backup single post in wordpress [closed]

Please Advice me. I wanted to backup single post with data and media file. But not link with original post.
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How do you “test-restore” a backup?

I have an old backup of my site. I don't necessarily want to finalize restoring it because it might take a lot more work to rebuild the site than to work from where I have now. How can I test-restore ...
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404 on CSS and JS only on Homepage

I had to use a backup of the website and on restoration the Homepage has 404's to all JS/CSS files Every other page is accessible and does not experience the issue I've checked the permalinks, I've ...
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Can I Restore My Website Pages Without mySQL Database?

I accidentally deleted mySQL database, and I have no way to restore the database. I still have all the files like wp-admin, wp-content, wp-config.php and so on. If I create a new website with all ...
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Auomated crash recovery?

Is there, or do you know of any in development, a solution that will provide push-button recovery when a plugin update causes a crash??? Many systems now provide push-button rollback to a backup if ...
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Recovered Wordpress installation (on localhost) links broken and images not showing

I initially had a wordpress installation on a free hosting service. After the hosting suffered an attack I got a backup of all files and the database and am recovering the site on my localhost (using ...
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Is it safe to update an old site after backing it up and activating a child theme?

I am pretty new to WP and WooCommerce and have been asked to do some basic SEO work on a site which has not been updated for quite a while. I created and activated a child theme and backed it up ...
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Advice On How to Backup Wordpress

I have my site hosted with Cloudways and am using ManageWP to manage the site. I am wondering about backup options. Cloudways backs up the server and has an option to restore a particular app on ...
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How to replace website?

I have a current Wordpress website under domain.com and working (nearly finished) website under test.domain.com What would be the best method to replace the old (domain.com) website with the new ...
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back up fully Customized WordPress theme [closed]

How to back up fully Customized WordPress theme and its page, post, full setting, contact form 7 data? So that we can install it directly on any other WordPress website.
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How to transfer all posts, pages and media

I currently run a website with WordPress. I'm redesigning my current website with a new theme and changes of some plugins and urls. Currently I made a total site copy and installed the new theme and ...
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How to Move a production WordPress site to local environment [closed]

I need to know which tool that will make an exact duplicate of databases, plugins and everything to my local. free or paying. Thanks in advance.
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How To Run A Temporary Instance Of a Wordpress Backup Without a Database?

I have a complete copy of the WordPress directory of an old site from 2015. The client states that the site was shut down around then, but they wish to restore it to the way it was. I understand that ...
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WPCLI search and replace in a particlar site dir effect another site-dir

In /var/www/html I have a site dir. I've duplicated that site's dir and db into a new site dir and db by the name of "test" (without quote marks), and changed wp-config.php accordingly. I Navigated ...
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Cron jobs in wordpress

I have a site in WordPress, perfectly configured, but I can not configure the CRON for it and its plugins. The WordPress Cron is enabled, but the following message appears in the crontab of the ...
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Restoring from a old local copy of xampp folder where the project was stored

Alright, I did a stupid mistake as my hard drive was failing. I only copied the whole xampp folder and now I want to restore the project. Is it possible and how can I do it. I know it's stupid and I'm ...
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How can I export data without using any import/export plugin

I am making a theme for myself so I have made simple theme options for customization I just want to add export function triggered by a button. I have checked these two examples Problem: Create a ...
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How to periodically roll back WordPress to a fixed point in time?

I have a demo WordPress site that showcases a plugin I created. The plugin lets users interact with content from the front-end and could potentially result in a nightmare of content bloat over time. I'...
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Wordpress menu issue after update

INHERITED WEBSITE - I'm taking over an existing Wordpress website (prepwellness.org) and I noticed several things wrong with the Wordpress GUI. 1) It didn't have a "Posts" option in the left ...
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How to clone and locally run a network for testing

I have a live network installed on a remote web server. I am about to start writing some plugins for it but want to test that they behave before disrupting a live site. I was thinking that I would ...
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blank page after update my theme

after update my theme I have blank page so I see my ftp file and nothing !! i have save before all of my file so I transfer all of that in my file wordpress but I have already a blank page I think ...
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Does Wordpress Import/Export tool actually exports media (images) as well?

I need to reinstall WP from scratch due to malware. Can reliably use the built-in Import/Export tool (Tools > Import/Export)? It appears it only gives me an XML file. What can I do to ensure all ...
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UpdraftPlus installed malware - scared to download or update plugins now! [closed]

A couple months back, I installed UpdraftPlus (free version) on my WordPress.org site. To my horror, immediately afterwards we started getting popups that would redirect to spam sites when you clicked ...
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Can I restore a plugin that was accidentally deleted? (on localhost)

I did something really stupid and accidentally removed a plugin that I've been working on for weeks, with no backups. (I know! Learning moment!) Is there any way I can restore this plugin? It's not ...
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Uploading website to Host

My website is currently on localhost but painfully slow. I am going to upload it to 000webhost.com who offer a free hosting service. I am keen to see if this speeds things up. I was wondering if ...
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How do I find out from my database what version of Wordpress I need?

I have a Wordpress website that someone broke at some point when trying to update it. Unfortunately, I do not have a backup of the original files that the site used. What I do have is a seemingly ...
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Moving Wordpress site from local PC to local Mac

I'm trying to move my site from my house to my workplace and it's proving imposible. I tried with Duplicator, and supposedly you only need to create a new database, go to your localhost and execute ...
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Automatic Wordpress Clone Backup

I currently manage a website for my company - entirely internal, only employees can view. This website is very important for the company's workflow throughout the day, and database information for ...
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WP was redirecting to install.php, I installed again and replaced old files with new one but lost all data

WP was redirecting to install.php, I installed again and replaced old files with new one but lost all data. Before reinstalling I backed up all the data in public html to a new folder, After ...