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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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Wordpress Backend HA (Automatic failover)

Out setup is multiple Front Ends (replicated) and 2 Backend MYSQL servers (Master-Master replication). We're looking to achieve HA automatic failover for wordpress. We've got the front ends covered ...
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Backing up and restoring multiple sites efficiently

We are offering complete website backup and restore services once per month to our clients. 90% of the sites are WordPress but hosted in a variety of hosting facilities with varying access (some ...
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Delete and perform a fresh install of WordPress

I have a blog page on my site, and after several people tried to help fix a problem it has gotten to the point that I get a lot of errors. I am looking to delete my blog I reinstall it again, ...
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Restore large number of permanently deleted posts

One of our users permanently deleted a lot of content - about 600 posts and pages on a site with several thousand posts. We have a backup of the database before this happened but can't just replace ...
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Restose content from revisions - sql query

How i can restore all posts to the closest revision to a particular date via sql query?
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Store partial database to an archive database time to time

As the community knows me that I'm not a PHP Developer by core, but trying to be one. With the company I'm working, I developed many WordPress powered News Portals, where- They publish at least 30 - ...
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how to migrate wpmu from one host to the other?

this issus is different fromm How to migrate wordpress users from one blog to another since i am using WPMU, i have backup the database, and then import it to the other host, also i have changed the ...
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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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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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Updraft Backup is breaking my site and turning all URLs to 404 errors?

I was getting this weird error where all my pages would give 404, obviously a massive nightmare for SEO. I fixed it by disabling all plugins, then turned them back on and resetting permalinks by ...
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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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Could Wordpress plugins interfere with Siteground's push to live from staging functionality?

Me and the company I'm working for has run into a bit of a predicament when it comes to pushing one particular website. We've given a client of ours access to the staging site so they can add events ...
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Failed Jetpack Update Destroyed My Wordpress Website

All was not lost, fortunately, but because I had an old copy of the website and database and used a local server I was able to determine the culprit behind the loss of all my recent changes. I was ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Backup Restore turns carriage returns to literal strings

I tried backing up and restoring my WP site to a different location. Inside the backup SQL file the posts contain HTML with carriage returns escaped: \\r\\n However after the restore, these now ...
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I have a WordPress 4.6 database dump – how do I use it in a new install?

My site was hacked (hadn't updated). I am unsuccessfully hunting for my last backup, but I do have a database dump. However, it appears the table names have changed from wp_ to wpen_ Is there a way I ...
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How to regularly backup and update WordPress website with lot of images?

I am designing a website where users can upload images through user submitted content plugin. As you can see by now this means huge amount of uploads each week, probably. My question is: How can I ...
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Can I roll back WP Install but keep my newer database?

My transition to 4.6.1 has been hellish and I'd like to go back until I have time to code my way round the issues it causes. The trouble is I've had the site live for a day and user interactions have ...
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Zip all (original) images from media gallery

I like to know if there is already a solution or workaround to zip all images which were uploaded to a WordPress installation. (But only the original images, not the thumbnails.) Are there internal ...
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How to remove symlink from folder

I have a WordPress installation on a bad server that I want to migrate. I tried to make a backup via some WordPress plugins, but it was taking forever, generating an enormous zip file. I asked help ...
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Copy Wordpress to new directory

I have a wordpress site up and running on mydomain.com/wordpress1/ When I create a new installation of wordpress on mydomain.com/wordpress2/ it starts up and runs fine, creating a brand new database (...
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Find/ascertain latest wordpress db from multiple database copies

I have multiple WordPress (v3.92) cloned databases. I do not know which one is the newest. How to ascertain which copy/clone of the database is the latest just from the database copy only.
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get backup file from wordpress database in x days

I have a wordpress website with so many posts and custom fields located in meta table. What I have to do is to make backup from each 30 days (for posts and postsmeta table) and append it to my last ...
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Inactive Plugin Files

One of my plugins have some files that are inactive. I did some googling and found out that this is caused by editing files while the plugin is still active. OOPS, guilty. I then deactivated and ...
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Best method to upgrade WordPress and Plugins

I'm wondering what is the best method to upgrade WordPress, is it the "One Click" method or "Manual" update. I've used both methods, part of my process is to first test upgrades on my local machine ...
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Auto Update fail time my external folder deleted

We have use some code action using wordpress root on external folder with code files. Now wordpress auto update allow on backend now my update fails thats time my directory deleted. So how to access ...
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version control for wordpress? (wordpress folder and database at same time)

I am familiar with version control to some extent. I have been using git and github for school purposes. Now when I use wordpress it makes sense that I can use git when developing on my local ...
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SQL error on restoring database

I am running a database backup -- a 7 MB SQL -- using the phpMyAdmin Import function -- and getting an error, whose text doesn't really show where the problem is. MySQL said: Documentation #1064 - ...
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Backed up site on localhost affecting live site

I used BackupBuddy to make a copy of a website I'm working on and then used MAMP (Windows) to recreate the site on my localhost so I could work on it. I must have done something wonky because now the ...
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Copy site from one multisite to another

I have a live multisite and a development version of the live multisite. The top level sites are different, but all the other sites are (or more accurately, will be) the same. I need to export one of ...
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Post restoration

I backed up a version of my wordpress site which contains several posts. Lets call this website website A. I have a different website which also contains several posts. Lets call this one website B. ...
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Backup wordpress installation on shared hosting

I have a wordpress website on a shared hosting. For redundancy reasons, I want to have a copy of the site on another shared hosting, so that if the first one is down, the traffic can be redirected to ...
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Merging versions of wp_posts based on post_title

I have a live site and a backup/dev version of the site. For some reason (probably because I did an export from Moveable Type then moved everything from localhost to a live environment I had little ...
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Backup Buddy Questions

I have two hosting accounts. Account #1) My personal hosting account Account #2) My reseller hosting account I am hosting a friend/client on my personal account as an Add On domain. I just purchased ...
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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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Broken image links in media library after restore

I have just reinstalled a fresh version of WordPress (4.6.1) on a multisite (network) install after my website was compromised. Luckily, I had a backup from a few months ago lying around thanks to the ...