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How to maintain development losing any user's data

Need suggestion I developed a system with WordPress where users can register and publish posts. There are currently two versions. One is for production and the other is for development & testing. ...
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How do I setup my cpanel site backup on a local host?

I have downloaded all the files on my server as a .zip file via the cpanel interface. I have also downloaded local's WordPress hoster. I would like to setup my wordpress site on this local hoster, but ...
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Dynamic PHP content in Block Theme template file

I am still adjusting to the paradigm shift to Block Themes after being away from WordPress for some time. I understand the practical reasons for many aspects of the Block Theme, and for the shift to ...
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WordPress Cron Job not importing products

I think this issue is related to WordPres Cron System , because the function runs fine without cron but it doesn't work as expected when run via cron , please have a look : https://wordpress.org/...
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Development to production, how to move a development site from http + dev.example.com to a production site https + example.com?

I'm in a somewhat odd development situation where I need to develop a WP site at http://dev.example.com/ and then make it live at https://example.com/. The summary is: Develop on http, publish on ...
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Where do I build my updated website?

Where should I develop my new version of my WordPress site while my current version is live? In a subdomain of the live one? I want to work on the new site where team members can view the newest ...
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how to Update 15k products on plugin activation with meta_option

We need to update about 15.000 products with a meta_option after a plugin gets activated or after a plugin gets installed. However, our code does not execute on all products, though the plugin ...
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Is there a way I can fetch the WordPress Developer Code References with an API?

I would like to fetch the WordPress functions, methods, classes, and hooks from here: https://developer.wordpress.org/ in JSON format. I know that it is a WordPress site, and that I can use WP API to ...
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Extend Wordpress Core Classes in OOP Theme?

What is the best way of using WordPress's core classes in the context of an object-oriented design? I am trying to use $wp_admin_bar to remove a couple of the default WordPress designs but I am not ...
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Select parent page and all its child page but exclude one specific child page

Hi everyone hope all is good. I need some suggestion. I need to select parent page and all its child page but exclude one specific child page. can you please tell me how can i exclude specific child ? ...
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Including code from other themes in child themes

I'm about to build a new site based on a theme close to what I'm looking for. I understand the concepts around child theming & have read the caveats about overriding php or css files like the one ...
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wp-insert-post execute from server?

I wanted to ask for help. I am working on a project to develop a program to publish a post to many wordpress sites that aren't on a multisite network but are all on the same server. the requirements ...
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Create brand-new re-designed site without affecting live site?

I've been teaching myself web development and was given the chance to completely re-design a company website. The site itself is managed on WordPress which I have no experience in. So I would like to ...
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How best to keep my localhost on Http while my Remote production is on Https

I am using a plugin **Really Simple SSL** that configured to use SSL. And I use WP Migrate Pro to move my DB from local to remote. But I usually run into the problem of pulling the DB from productions ...
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Move first half of posts to one parent page, second half to the other page

there! Let's assume that we have 2 posts (Post A, Post B). They already exist and located like following example.com/post-a Now I want to create 2 separate parent pages like cat1 and cat2. How can ...
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Creating one user access account for all the multiple sites

I am new to WordPress and ill just state the situation. We have multiple websites created independently and I need to create a single account for the subscribers for all the websites like google. I ...
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How to deal with internal links in blog while developing new site in WordPress?

I have a client for whom I'm developing a new WP site. Their current site uses DNN but due to security reasons (among others) they have chosen WordPress. As we are migrating and updating blog ...
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I have a lot of JavaScript erorrs after SSL someone can help me?

I have a lot of JavaScript errors after SSL. Can someone help me? (https://validator.w3.org/nu/?doc=https%3A%2F%2Ffashionbymichal.com%2Fhe%2F) Also in the console: https://prnt.sc/qmnnzh
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Bedrock WordPress retro-porting to standard WP installation: is this allowed?

I am dealing with something never seen before: a WordPress website where there is not standard directories, and wp-content was moved in /app, all files was moved elsewhere and all seems to work ...
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Creating duplicate Wordpress site for development reasons

How can I create a duplicate site in Wordpress running under a subdomain for development reasons, in plesk panel? Do I have to do anything for search engines to crawl of the second site? Thank you in ...
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Best practice differences in DB options and wp-config between live, staging and local WordPress environments?

I've been using staging sites for years. So I'm not asking about the necessary difference to setup a working staging site such as search replacing URLs, dev version control branches, changing table ...
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I want to share local developement and staging DB — Is this very smart or very stupid?

Basically: I want my work to be meaningful and efficient. I am considering making my local development AND staging database the same thing. I would develop on my local machine but have the SQL data ...
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Get Current Menu Location inside Nav_Walker

How can I retrieve the current menu location (as registered with register_nav_menus) from inside a nav-walker class? eg: <?php class Special_Nav_Walker extends Walker_Nav_Menu { // How can ...
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Gutenberg Development vs Release version?

I have a question about using Gutenberg Development version vs the release version. I am currently using the development version as it has some features still not available on release that are of ...
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How can I start Plugin Development?

I have expertise in HYML, CSS, Basic JS and PHP so for plugin development what should I learn and where can I start plugin development? Thanks in advance
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How can I capture Memberpress user info after signup [closed]

I'm currently working on a website where users can purchase subscriptions using memberpress, I want to capture the user data after the signup process is completed and the payment transaction is also ...
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Can I develop a WordPress site without a domain?

I currently have a wix.com website and want to make the switch to WordPress. I'm really confused about how I do this or whether I can? But in the meantime, I want to start building my site (as I am ...
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WordPress multisite - What's the ideal setup for development/staging/production environments?

Intro: I'm in the initial planning of a WordPress multisite development environment on which the agency I work for will build our client's websites. We are currently building a 'vanilla' theme and we ...
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How do I quickly move between 2 local installations and keep them in sync?

I'm a designer working on my first CMS website. I like to develop on my netbook at the coffee shop, but recently I've been starting to get into graphics heavy content stuff that would be easier to ...
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WooCommerce - buying as well as selling

Having looked around, I can't find an obvious answer to this one. Can WooCommerce be configured to have both products available to sell as well as products I offer to buy? I have looked at setting ...
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Work flow for multiple developers

I'm looking to streamline the development work flow for a new project that will have multiple developers involved (backend and frontend). My biggest quandary is how best to make sure all devs have ...
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Update WooCommerce product price periodically

I have been thinking about a WordPress/WooCommerce project which would sell material by weight based on an external feed of the price per Kilogram of said material; but I have a disconnect in my ...
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Is there a way to test my code quickly in WordPress environment?

When I write answers for questions on WPSE, or when I want to try a piece of short and simple code, I need a place to quickly test the results without actually doing permanent change to any file. ...
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Same DB for live and dev versions

I'd like to run my test site using the live DB to test a few things before I transfer. I know I can make a copy of the DB, but then I have to keep updating it as the live site progresses. I followed ...
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Cloning and syncing a WordPress website

I plan to bulid up a nice developer environment and for this I need to clone the actual running website to a 100% into a dev directory. I've now uploaded the same version of wordpress as on my ...
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How to Work Seamlessly Between Development, Staging, and Production Sites in wordpress

am looking for a solution to stop coding like a cow boy on WordPress I want to put a versioning system (git or bitbucket) With a Development, Staging, and Production site. Something like this dev....
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Does Wordpress not use relative URLs?

The articles/posts I've read about migrating Wordpress between local/staging/live servers talk about having to migrating the URLs each time - is this true? Or can you simply switch Wordpress to use ...
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Wordpress Multisite - configuring a local development copy

I've just inherited a word press project that has been configured as a word press multi site. I typically just place the word press installation into a sub folder on my wamp server for development ...
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Best Way to Inventory the Media Library of a 200+ Multisite Installation?

I have a multisite installation of WordPress with 200+ sites. I recently was tasked to do an inventory of each site's media library and was wondering if this could be accomplished programmatically ...
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rename wordpress wp-includes folder in directory [duplicate]

how can we rename the wp-includes folder.We don't want folder name wp-includes displayed in source code
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Is It Always a Best Practice to Decouple the Frontend from the Admin Area When Developing a WordPress Application?

Is it always a best practice to decouple the admin area from the frontend portion in a WordPress application? Are there any instances when one might want to use the admin area/screen as the ...
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Flexible Wordpress theme creation using themes

I'm working on a plan to build new Wordpress themes very rapidly. Though, I have some question about it's implementation. Here's the plan. Discover what the content is the client wants on their site,...
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How should I go about registering JavaScript that isn't a file? [duplicate]

For a plugin I'm creating it generates custom JavaScript that should be executed in the footer of the page. Being that it's custom JavaScript, I can't simply put it in a file and register & ...
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Custom Post Types database persistance. Why not?

My background is .NET/C#/Laravel e.t.c I am beginning to like very much WP and i started educating myself on using WordPress as a development framework. I tried something very simple. Create an ...
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How to have yearly versions of same site with different content (like yearly conferences)?

Past year I build a site for a yearly conference event. http://reunionterapeutica.gtpbarcelona.com/ The 2015 event has done yet. Now the client wants to archive the 2015 event content in a folder or ...
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WordPress development using Docker - how to share directories? [closed]

I normally use vagrant (VVV or bedrock flavours) for local WordPress development. But I want to learn how to use Docker. I've installed it with Boot2Docker, ran Docker and learned how to pull images ...
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Development environment

We have an internal project where two developers work together, each one on each local environment and they integrate their work on a small shared server. I've realized that whenever someone does ...
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How can I update dev links for a live site?

Our scenario is a large MultiSite network, our team builds stage sites for clients by creating a new subsite on the network, so the URL for dev work and then for the client to preview is something ...
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How to edit an existing WordPress theme? [closed]

I've been hired to modify/update/change an existing WordPress theme. The site is already live, and I'm wondering how to work on the theme locally first.
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Why WordPress architecture is not pure object oriented and it don't use MVC pattern? [closed]

I am pretty new in WordPress and PHP development (I came from Java and C#) and I am a bit astonished about how WP is structured. Coming from Java and C# I'm used to work on totally object oriented ...
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