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Wordpress installation on digitalocean eating the server storage

I run a wordpress installation on digitalocean vps. the server desk space is 80gb, but only 11gb left. here is the space used by wordpress: WordPress directory size 46.12 MB Uploads directory size ...
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wp_temp_dir does not change the /tmp temporary default directory

I have a problem changing the temporary folder. I have have define the new temporary folder using define( 'WP_TEMP_DIR', dirname(__FILE__) . '/wp-content/temp/' ); before the line /* That's all, stop ...
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Setting wp_temp_dir and permissions not working for "Missing A Temporary Folder" error

I have a problem uploading files to my main webpress site (e.g. www.main.com) and all the other pages that live in it (e.g. www.main.com/anotherpage). I know there is a method to set a temp folder ...
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How to prevent users to view server files using WP File Manager plugin?

I'm developing some plugins to an website, but I don't want the users to see the code (or download it). If the user install the plugin WP File Manager, all files in the host will be revealed to him. ...
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Theme, Wordpress Version, MySQL Version, PHP Version Update affected files and folders

I noticed that my custom files and folder was gone after theme update, and I dont really know what is the exact scope of the affected custom files and folder: How do I keep my Files during Wordpress ...
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"dashboard"-named PHP file doesn't get included

I've made a simple "test plugin" to demonstrate the issue: my-test-plugin/ ├─ includes/ │ └─ dashboard.php └─ main.php <?php // dashboard.php echo '<h1>Dashboard</h1>'; &...
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Can WP plugins access files outside the installation folder?

If I have multiple WP installations in let's say /var/www. Can a plugin be developed to access files outside its own directory? I want to host multiple installations for different customers in the ...
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External pages redirecting back to wordpress

So I've created a folder under my wordpress root directory containing simple vueJS html files and assets such that anyone can access them from a url like: Mywordpress.com/externalfolder My external ...
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Save media files (images) to database instead of the filesystem

I have an out-of-the-box installation of WordPress with WooCommerce. I see that uploaded images (e.g. when I create a product) are saved in the filesystem under wp-content/uploads/. I would like the ...
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Serve contents from Nextcloud / WebDAV

I am looking for a solution to show the contents of a folder in a Wordpress site with the folder being hosted on Nextcloud. Since Nextcloud and Wordpress both support WebDAV I thought it would be ...
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temphangle variable missing when using wp_filesystem copy

I get the following error when using $wp_filesystem->copy(); to copy a file from one destination to another. Undefined variable: temphangle in <b>../htdocs/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-...
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What dependencies should I load and to use the WP_Filesystem?

I'm building a Wordpress theme which has a WP_Filesystem call in it: <?php $wp_filesystem = new WP_Filesystem_Direct(null); echo $wp_filesystem->get_contents(get_stylesheet_directory() . ...
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Can I delete `wp-config-sample.php` after installing and configuring Wordpress?

Can I remove wp-config-sample.php after installing and configuring Wordpress? Could this have any consequences in the future? Is this file restored after updating? At first glance, it just seems ...
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File ownership for file tree php user ID - Folder permission 775

I have the same issue as the below topic, where all my folder are set to 755 but I am unable to run updates or upload new media due to folder permissions. Once I set it to 775, the problem is resolved....
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How to replace file_get_contents() with a Wordpress Filesystem call

I'm using the PHP file_get_contents() function to retrieve and echo the contents of an SVG-file. <?php echo file_get_contents( get_stylesheet_directory_uri() . '/assets/images/Search_Glyph.svg' ); ?...
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How to first edit in local Wordpress editor on page and the add code?

I started a local WordPress site using DesktopServer. (Atom for coding). And I want to start creating the new website by first creating a "page" in local WordPress and creating a basic layout, and ...
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How to write to a text file and save it in a folder for later download?

I've a template file in the 'templates' folder that performs a function based on the JSON input it receives from an external source. I want to write that JSON input in a text file and save it ...
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Save PDF File From Plugin to Filesystem /wp_upload

i would like to call a function from another plugin, that returns a pdf. Is there a possibility to save this pdf in the Wordpress Filesystem - wp-upload for example? I just found $wp_filesystem->...
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Wordpress Login doesnt respond after using Filezilla to upload my files on the server

Last week, the most recent update of Wordpress 5.3 came out and I updated it. As many other people, my website had a lot of problems after the update, due to the fact that my plugins such as openwp ...
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How can I get blog content from SFTP?

I inherited a site that was compromised (I'm not sure what version of wordpress, the crash happened last summer). I have CLI access, and can SFTP into the server. The only thing I want to get is the ...
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Adding regular php file to site

How do I create a page(in wordpress theme folder) so that it can be accessed on my site as examplepage.com/somepost.php? I can see it as examplepage.com/wp-content/themes/mytheme/somepost.php but is ...
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Plugin writing: access file that was just uploaded

I am having trouble finding a solution for following problem: The user should upload a file in the menu of my plugin; the file is uploaded to the media folder by using media_handle_upload(file), ...
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Failed opening required

I am new in wordpress development. Tried include a selfwritten php-file into htdocs/wp-content/plugins/abc/abc.php IDE sugesting me to use: require_once '../WPNonce/WPNonce.php'; but WordPress ...
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WordPress and plugins can't update ("inconsistent file permissions" error)?

I have a problem - when I click on "Wordpress update", I receive this message: Downloading update from https://downloads.wordpress.org/release/wordpress-5.1-new-bundled.zip… Unpacking the update… ...
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Where to store sensitive uploaded file?

I'm developing a plugin. Where is the best place to store a user uploaded file that is sensitive in nature? It should not be web accessible. Given the encoding of the file, it's necessary that it be ...
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Should I store critical css in the database or in my theme's filesystem?

I have a method for detecting a post's critical css when the page is requested and in-lining it to optimize page speed. I would like to cache this css to avoid having to compile it for every page ...
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accessing files in custom folder in wordpress

after uploading files in a custom folder "myuploads" using PHP code, I want to show these files in admin. This folder resides in the root directory along with wp-admin,wp-content,wp-includes folder. I ...
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403 Error on "/"

I am working on deploying wordpress on my personal server just to learn a little bit more about it. I have made it all the way to the admin page but when I try to customize a theme I get a 403 error ...
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What files are safe to delete after a security breach in WP content folder?

My site has been hacked and I want to start with a clean slate, but when I delete some of the folders, the site stops working. So how do I know what I can delete safely or not? Here is the list of ...
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How do I edit the php/html for a particular post?

I am new to Wordpress but I am comfortable coding in html/php and want to create custom forms on some of my posts. My site is currently running on localhost. I feel very silly because I have been ...
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How to block access to files without modifying .htaccess or ngnix config? [closed]

I'm trying to prevent access to readme.txt files on a WP site. Normally, this would be easy by just modifying the .htaccess file or the ngnix configuration. However, the host runs ngnix, which ...
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Installation failed: Could not create directory - CentOS 7

I have spent over 6 hours trying to do the 5-minute installation. I've searched Google over and over, and have yet to find anything that will actually fix my problem, so hopefully someone here can be ...
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Relative file paths in CSS when linking directly (not enqueuing)

I am creating a single-page child theme, in which (apologies to the Wordpress community) I am basically trying to stay out of using PHP or the Wordpress API as much as possible, because I really just ...
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Can't write pdf file to upload directory using FPDF

PHP Warning: file_put_contents(http://lendersmatch.ca/wp-content/uploads/deals/deal1.pdf): failed to open stream: HTTP wrapper does not support writeable connections in /home/t21jv08zz60b/public_html/...
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Look for a file in a theme before loading from plugin

I am developing a plugin and I would like users to be able to override specific files from their theme. For example: I am including the file people.php, located in: /plugins/my_plugin/view/people....
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How to handle a lot of media files in the uploads folder? (+10.000)

I recently found out that FileZilla only displays 9998 files in a single folder, but our WordPress Media archive has over 58.000 pictures in three folders. So the standard sorting option by date (...
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Adding Adobe files to a wordpress site [closed]

I need to give members access to Adobe files, Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop on my website. Is there a plugin or someway I can put those on my site for people to access and download?
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How to move Wordpress theme files into a subfolder without breaking the theme?

I've been coding a Wordpress theme using OOP PHP, node.js and Webpack, and between classes, node_modules, configuration files and Wordpress template files my theme's directory has become a bit messy......
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Why is server preventing admin styles? (Was: Where are WordPress sessions saved?)

[Note: I'm keeping the following opening paragraph here for posterity, but this is no longer a session issue - something wrong on the server is preventing CSS from displaying.] I asked this question ...
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Get names and paths from unzip_file()

I Need Some help for unzip_file, this code working fine but i want to add extracted files to wp media library, But i don't know how to get unzip files name and path one by one https://codex.wordpress....
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Downloadable content file structure

I have a bunch of files that will be used as downloadable content. Do I have to upload it as media or can I just upload to a folder through FTP? If yes, which folder?
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Creating an .ics calendar subscription service with wordpress

At the moment I just have a static page with a link that when clicked will download all the events I have on my .ics file to a phone's calendar. Ideally what I would like is for people to be able to ...
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How to include all files within a folder & its sub folders to functions.php?

I try to include multiple php files under one category inside my Wordpress theme and the file/directory structure look like this: -Theme Folder --Functions_Folder ---Folder_1 ----File1.php ----...
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Is it better to store images and other files in the root directory or the theme directory

I'm wondering what the best practice is for storing images, css, js etc in my file manager. I've come up with these 2 possible options as my preferred options. Create folders (images/, css/, js/) in ...
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Removing the references to the wp-content folder

I downloaded an HTML template and did the necessary conversions to create a wordpress theme. The location of the template files is in /wp-content/themes. When I look at my template and I go to my ...
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How to know which ajax file or function is called for action

I want to know which ajax file or function is called for action. For example, if i enter some keyword in filtering, it performs some ajax action. When i searched for ajax file chrome developer tools ...
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How to give image source in wordpress page editor?

I have image file stored inside theme directory called site. Now in my home page using wordpress page editor I have put the following code but it didn't display image, seems location is wrong. <...
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How to Call Function From Separate WordPress Install on Same Server?

Is there a way to call functions from a default location for multiple installed sites on the same server? For example: \public_html\functions\global_functions.php has the shared functions for all ...
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Right way to download file from source to destination

I'm trying to download a file from one location to another. The code is working perfect. Here is the code snippet: Helper Function - Create directory in /uploads/{$dir_name}/ and return paths. /** * ...
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Plugin installation works only with FTP - how to debug?

When I install new plugins in the Admin, Wordpress asks for FTP access although the file permissions should be correct. I want to enable plugin installation without ftp access. How should I debug ...
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