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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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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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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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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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How to setup a wordpress backup in localhost?

I have a database backup and entire site folder backup of a wordpress site. I want to setup it in my localhost. These are the steps I followed. Create a database Import the database_backup.sql Open ...
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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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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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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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"Failed to import" error . How i fix it

When i am trying to import wordpress website facing this error how to fix it. Import WordPress Failed to create new user for info. Their posts will be attributed to the current user. Failed to import ...
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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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Backup localhost (wamp) database (phpmyadmin) from harddrive files on windows? For WordPress?

Is it possible to backup files from a old hard drive without having access to phpmyadmin? Could someone point me in the right direction?
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How can I (partially) restore a Wordpress website from a SQL file?

Before installing a plugin, I forgot to do a proper backup of my website and now all I have is a SQL file, which is supposed to have all the contents of my website, with the following heading: -- ...
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Backup Site Data from a Bitnami Wordpress instance

I have some AWS EC2 instances running with the Bitnami WordPress Multisite stack. AWS best practices recommends storing your data on a separate volume from your operating system and so I wanted to ...
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Upgrading from Wordpress 3.8.2 to latest - only files and SQL dump available

some friends of mine installed a WordPress instance at around 2013. Long story short: nothing was updated in all the time a short while ago the admin pages weren't available anymore (just blank ...
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Restore posts, but only posts that exist in my database backup

This is my situation. On 1 Jan 2023 I took a backup on my entire Wordpress database. Let's say that backup contains 100 posts. Fast forward to today, 14 Feb, and I now have say 125 posts in my ...
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How to backup my plugin database [closed]

I want to know if is there any way to back up my plugin database, anything that the plugin is created inside the database such as tables and rows. I want to back it up and restore it to another site ...
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restore backup full content or just specific folders

I have a .wpress backup, I extracted it and saw all the data, I am wanting to upload to the server this backup, but I just need to restore a specific plugin, should I restore all wp content or all ...
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How to copy a WP website to new domain name?

I have my https://example.com on my server1. I need to migrate it to https://new.example.com on my server2 This task can be long: dump database, copy all files, find and change all recurrences in DB, ...
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Is it possible to restore a deleted WordPress plugin I deleted from WordPress admin menu?

I know it is very, very stupid of me. But I deleted my plugin while I was coding my new plugin. I worked weeks, if not months, on it. I deleted it from the WordPress admin menu, by just clicking the '...
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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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How to backup just pages from my site, but not posts with other post_type values

I want to backup just pages from my site, but not posts with other post_type values, so my first question is – will this do the trick? enter cPanel phpMyAdmin filter the table wp_posts for post_type=...
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Locally restoring a ManageWP full site backup

I am trying to restore a full backup created by ManageWP on my local PC to use the local version for testing. I went through different guides, but I could only get the website into a half-working ...
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How to backup my site and restore my wordpress site

My site, http://www.forerunnerintl.org is down hard. It looks like a problem with Wordpress. I want to back up my posts, etc. and then wipe everything and restore it to a fresh wordpress instance. ...
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Batch update of WordPress Plugins

On a production site, we are having to proceed for a batch update of plugins. It is possible that the site stops to work properly because of a plugin clash. My question is: If I make a backup of the ...
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Why isn't my imported database showing up? install.php pops up and adds new tables to the database

I imported my live sites SQL backup into Xampp. I have named the new database wordpress and configured wp-config.php with the database name wordpress, user root, empty password. Then I went to ...
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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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Can I delete .git folder in a completed WP project?

I manage a WP-based site with a custom theme built by a developer to whom I no longer have access. I am currently backing up the WP files via FTP and am curious about the presence of .git files in our ...
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Mysqldump add drop table?

I notice in the Codex that the --add-drop-table option is displayed for backing up a database. Before I screw anything up, does this just mean that when the backup is eventually imported, the tables ...
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Update a buggy installation

My site is pretty slow , so I am looking to update the wordpress in hopes of getting it back on track. What are best practices? because , getting few PHP notice & warnings in the Debug log. + The ...
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Migrate site from local to local via a backup

I have a WordPress site installed locally on my computer. The project was almost finished. Today I turned on my computer but it no longer works (categorically refusing to turn on), the repairman told ...
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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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Backup blog posts only

I have a Wordpress site with a lot of pages and blog posts. I want to create a new site but keep all blog posts, just blog posts and no pages. How can I achieve this? When I backup the database from ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.