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Enabling WP_USE_EXT_MYSQL to support old plugin

We recently did a major WordPress site upgrade (3.7.25 to 4.9.4 - yes, probably shouldn't have waited this long). I set up a test environment first and thought there would be no issues. However, upon ...
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Will I have problem with PHP 5.5 and WordPress 4.9.4?

I made a fresh installation of the newest version of the WordPress in Ubuntu Server 14.04 where the PHP version is PHP 5.5.9-1ubuntu4.22 (cli) (built: Aug 4 2017 19:40:28) I managed to install the ...
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Replacing mysql_escape_string in a custom plugin when moving to PHP7

I have a custom developed plugin for a wordpress website that is an online car community on php5.6. I didn't develop the site originally but am now the custodian. I have limited programming ...
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can we modify wordpress plugin version value to avoid update warning?

Since plugin updates might bring some unexpected issues to the compatibilies. Is it recommended to modify plugin version value to fool the wordpress plugin update system if priority is to turn off ...
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JQuery UI plugin not working in IE7?

I want to use the dialog box from this plugin, but it isn't compatible for IE7. When I run it in Internet Explorer's IE7 emulator, the dialog box renders weirdly. It's partly transparent, draggable/...
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Making a specific page wordpress compatable that is not index

When I first created my website I overwrote the wordpress php and essentially made the website static. Now I want to make one specific page wordpress compatable (e.g. when i make posts from the ...
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How a deprecated function can crash WordPress site while upgrading

It is said that deprecated functions used in plugins & themes can crash a wordress website while upgrading to newer version, I want to see an example of deprecated function that can cause a crash. ...
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Localization issue. Codestyling localization, incompatible theme

(I modified the question. i .e. I added hyperlink) My website uses Jobroller theme. The problem is that it is not compatible with WPML I am translating themes using codestyling localization [...
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Error: Declaration of MyClass::start_lvl() should be compatible with that of Walker_Nav_Menu::start_lvl()

I'm currently working on a WordPress site and whenever in the admin I go the Appearance > Menus page I get the following error: ErrorException: Runtime Notice: Declaration of Walker_Nav_Menu_Edit::...
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Installing jQuery plugin to wordpress theme (Incredible)

Ok so here is the plugin in question I'm trying to integrate it on the homepage of my wordpress theme (incredible bought from themeforest) After reading up on wordpress enqueue script and all that ...
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Which themes do you use to test compatibilities with your plugin [closed]

When developing a plugin, I usually test it with the following themes before public release: TwentyTen by Automattic TwentyEleven by Automattic Coraline by Automattic Duster by Automattic Hybrid by ...
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Is wordpress 3.3.1 compatible with PHP Version 5.2.17?

Exactly what it says on the tin, I am having a few problems with my site after a server upgrade and some of it has started to trip out. A lot of my code has also stopped working, despite it doing ...
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Is there a Wordpress version that is incompatible with PHP 5.3?

Is there some decent information available which WordPress versions do not support PHP 5.3? I mean the more recent ones like 2.9 / 3.0 / 3.1? I'm only concerned about the Wordpress core codebase, not ...