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automatic plugin install availability: server configuration

This link shows how it may be possible that WordPress may not be able to download and install a plugin via its web interface (known as automatic plugin install). However it may be still be able to ...
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get_bloginfo prints IP instead of url

I just recently moved a site to another production environment and I seem to have missed some setting in the db config as a lot of the built-in functions prints the IP instead of the url. Ideas? Tried ...
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Where do I add my own configuration needs and how do I access them?

Somehow despite having been developing web sites since the late 90's I'm only now working on my first WordPress site. And I'm having a bit of trouble understanding the organization of WordPress and ...
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WordPress salts set in config and database

I have come across the following code in a new clients existing website in wp-config.php define('AUTH_KEY', 'put your unique phrase here'); define('SECURE_AUTH_KEY', 'put your unique phrase ...
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Users - remove 'send password' checkbox

Is there a recommended method for removing the 'Send password' checkbox when managing users in WordPress admin? Or alternatively a way of alterting users to changes that doesn't involve mailing the ...
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WordPress Multisite with multiple domains using Nginx

I'm growing grey hair here. I've tried so many things and yet I can't get a grasp on how to set this up. Found tons of guides but no one goes through all aspects, which are: A single WP Multisite ...
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Why I obtain a white page when I import a backup of an old WP blog on my local web server? [duplicate]

I am pretty new with WP (I came from Joomla) and I am finding some problem loading an old WP backup on my local Apache. I have take the directory containint an old blog (named blog) and I have put it ...
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While Using Static Pages, How Can I Get /blog into the URL of Each Post?

I have Wordpress installed on the root of my website. It is using a static homepage and posts page. As it stands, each post will look like this example.com/blogpostname. I don't want to use category ...
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Getting error when trying to redirect WP site to mobile site

I've tried a few different plugins to redirect a WP site to a static page for for mobile devices smaller than iPads. Of the several I've tried, I get the following error. Can someone tell me what's ...
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“GET / HTTP/1.1” 304 186 “-” inside access_log for a WordPress site, but the admin side works

I've been struggling with this problem and I hope I posted this question in the correct place. I have a Wordpress site I installed on a dreamhost host, it's a Linux host. I cloned this site over from ...
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Show wordpress locally in xammp and in iPhone via ip

My wordpress site works fine on my mac via localhost, using Xammp. I want to view the site on my iPhone. So I type in 192.168.0.2 and voila, it brings up my localhost directory. I then click on the ...
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hardened wordpress linux install

Are there any best practices for wordpress hardened install on Linux? I have recently had a WAMP server get malware attacked via word press so I want to harden the server up using read only apache ...
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Set wp-content folder to Dropbox folder

Ideally I would like to do this with both my PC and Mac OSX boxes, but for now I would be thrilled with just the Mac OSX. I am trying to keep my WP Themes & Plugin Local Development synced using ...
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do_action( 'init' ) in wp-settings.php breaks my website. All plugins and themes disabled

As the title says, do_action( 'init' ) in wp-settings.php breaks my website. All plugins and themes have been disabled. Basically if I comment out line 308 which is simply do_action( 'init' ); then ...
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How to intercept already localized scripts

If a plugin uses some script (prominent example: jQuery UI Datepicker), but you're not happy with how the script renders the output, then there're two possibilities: 1. Unregister the script > Add ...
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Permalinks not working

I know, asked and answered a million times. For the life of me I can't find my error. Trying to set up Permalinks to use post name, /%postname%/ Trying to visit anywhere else other than the homepage ...
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Control verbosity level of WP DEBUG?

I've been at a loss so far and so I thought I'd pose the question: Is there a way to modify the verbosity level of the WP debug.log via wp-config.php or elsewhere? Just an fyi, here is what I have in ...
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Declaratively Configuring Wordpress in XML or JSON or YAML

Couldn't find this on Google... Is there any handy way of fully (or partially) configuring a Wordpress site (plugins and all) using XML/JSON/YAML/etc? In general, I'm looking for a highly-readable, ...
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How to backup and restore configurations

I am in the process of transferring my WordPress blog to a new host. I've copied the blog files, used XML import/export to copy the contents, and the blog is now up and running. The missing piece is ...
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Wordpress PHP error handling and reporting in production environment

I'm trying to find a solution on how to handle the displaying and logging of errors in a PHP (Wordpress) production environment. Is it possible to do the following (alternative suggestions welcome): ...
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No configuration file found and no installation code available. Exiting

I am getting the following error when I try to access my Wordpress website. It was working quite fine previously. Could anyone help me on this. No configuration file found and no installation code ...
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Subdomain and subdirectories together in one installation

I'm currently want to develop my design company website and choosing wordpress as my CMS. How do I should install the wordpress when I want the domain structure like this: Blog = blog.example.com ...
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Add robots.txt to root

I have a new Wordpress 3.5.1 install (hosted on Dreamhost FWIW) that I do not want to be indexed by search engines. I would like to serve a simple robots.txt with Disallow: / for all user agents. I ...
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Using wp-uploads instead of wp-content/uploads

What is the difference between the wp-uploads directory and the wp-content/uploads directory? I am running Ubuntu Server 12.04 and recently installed WordPress using apt-get, but there have been a ...
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Making a configurable field translatable

I'm working on a theme right now that gives the admin the possibility to set different texts that are used within the theme, by configuring them in the admin panel (e.g. the text that is displayed, ...
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Second page (and next) of search results redirects me to the home page

WP 3.5, nginx (latest) and PHP5-FPM (latest). If you visit http://bombacarta.com/?s=coma the page is properly loaded. When you click on the link to go to the next page, you are redirected to the home ...
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nginx + wordpress: Best practices for configuring it to be secure, reliable, and fast? [closed]

BACKGROUND: Running everything up on Linode. Having followed the "Getting Started," "Securing Your Server," "LEMP Server on Ubuntu 12.04," and the "Manage Web Content with WordPress" guides I was ...
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Individual Widgets per Page

In my (page-only, no posts) Wordpress site I have a number of static blobs in need to put in a sidebar. We could call/tream thoses 'blobs' as widgets. At least they'll have a fixed html content, like '...
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Per site configuration

I'm building a custom theme that I will reuse on more than one site and would like to be able to configure some things from the admin. For example setting the Twitter and Facebook pages links without ...
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Broken image multisite

I've two wp sites (multisite) with the following config: 1# (Main site) Home: http:// www.mysite.com Upload Path: wp-content/uploads Fileupload Url: http:// www.mysite.com/wp-...
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How do you set the default page in WordPress?

Assuming I have a page with the URL http://papermepress.com?page_id=2 that I want to set as the default, what do I need to do so that when a user types in just http://papermepress.com they see that ...
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Wordpress with Lan and Wan Access?

Can someone suggest tutorials on how to properly set up a wordpress multisite installation that I can access from both the LAN and WAN side? I've been looking for a bit and am unable to find what i'm ...
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Generate Wordpress salt

I am in need of a function that automatically generates and returns salts for Wordpress wp-config.php (Don't link me to their API, I'm looking for offline solution). Does Wordpress core has this ...
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Override Current Theme Setting in wp_config.php

I am looking for a way to override the currently selected theme, preferably from within the wp_config.php file. I know you can override some wp_options settings in the config like define('WP_HOME', ...
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how to server over http and https with one installation

is there an easy way to set up a single wordpress intallation to serve its pages both over http and https? I have an http based website, and I have some pages that I would like to make accessible as ...
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How can I make wordpress suppress mysql errors?

Wordpress has two functions related to SQL queries and their errors as mentioned in What Is The Difference Between suppress_errors() And hide_errors() in $wpdb? From what I've read setting WP_DEBUG ...
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the_permalink() not working

I have WordPress installed in a subfolder called news, but links to comments, posts, categories, etc all link to domain.com/?p=99 instead of domain.com/news/?p=99. The only link that points to the ...
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Hide root site in Multisite install

I recently setup a WordPress multisite install using subdomains and the WordPress MU domain mapping plugin. When I initially setup the domain mapping plugin, I set the root (http://domain.com) and ...
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Steps to debug on a blank screened wordpress install

I've been given an old Wordpress installation to setup on a new server. After setting wp-config.php and the values for the URLs in the db, wp_options.siteurl and wp_options.home (the usual process I ...
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Getting trackback spam, even with trackbacks disabled

I'm having a heck of a time having trackbacks being disabled period on my self-hosted blog. I've disabled the "Allow link notifications from other blogs (pingbacks and trackbacks)" option, and have ...
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can't upgrade wordpress or install plugins, it seems to “think” it's still on a local installation

I'm pretty new to Wordpress, so sorry if this is an obvious mistake :) I've just moved a site from local installation on my computer to a live server. When I'm trying to install plugins or upgrade ...
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What is the best way to provide plugin users with a way to customized the styles

I'm working on a plugin to be release to the public, it is a very simple plugin that includes a single html element in the page html. I can do many things to allow users customize its appearance: 1. ...
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Graphics and Formatting Not Loading in WordPress on IIS

We have IIS 7.5 and we've installed WordPress (v3.3.1) through the Microsoft Web Platform installer (http://www.microsoft.com/web/wordpress). All works fine when we load WP locally (e.g. http://...
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WordPress with PageLines theme: how to change the background color of a page? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: PageLines theme: how to change the background color of the main content vs. entire page? I use PageLines free version, with WordPress 3.3.1, for this website: http://new....
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“WordPress installations is currently out of date” problem with difficult situation [closed]

[NOTE] I had asked this question in wordpress.org's support forum one month ago. But I didn't get any feedback there. And I am not sure whether or not this is right place to ask this question. But I ...
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Repeatable configuration package

It's normal that a developer or a shop will spend several hours on each project running the same configuration options (for permalinks, SEO options, user roles, plugins that you always use etc.). I'm ...
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get_pages and number - no output; no errors;

I am attempting to get 3 pages from the parent page (id is 2035). I am using wordpress 3.2.1. Here's my relevant code: <div id="videos" class="contentLeft"> <?php // get the three most ...
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Does WordPress MultiSite use separate MySql databases?

I ask because I cannot find the options from a plug-in I created on my second blog. Adding this plug-in to the main site and the options show up. I am confused because there is a column in ...
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Where are a theme's options stored and can I export them to be imported into freshly installed themes?

Imagine that a person has a few premium themes that they use for clients. In those premium themes are many different options that can be set. Is it possible to set the theme's options to the most ...
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How do I make Wordpress “Page” link in the top nav bar go to an external URL?

I would like the Wordpress page link as shown here go to an external URL instead of going to page. What is the best way to set this up? I'm running Wordpress 3.1.3. Thank you.