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The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used to transfer computer files between a client and server on a computer network.

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Plugin Error - Not Sure Where to Go From Here

A while ago I was updating plugins for the site I work on, and the website encountered a critical error. Since then, the site and wp-admin has been non-functional. A visit comes up with this error ...
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I have uploaded thousands of files in the uploads folder via FTP and I want to register them into the database without any plugin

I have uploaded thousands of files in the uploads folder via FTP and I want to register them into the database without any plugin because plugin takes so much time. Is there any way to register them ...
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Can't access dashboard, no access to FTP

A friend was renovating plugins and the WP website crashed. They have lost touch with the developers so they don't know where it's hosted... Any help would be much appreciated. The website is ...
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Could not connect to the server Please verify the settings are correct

when i try to update wordpress then showing this message Error: Could not connect to the server. Please verify the settings are correct. please tell me solution to fix issue i am expected update ...
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FTP Password (not private key-value pair) for EC2 Instance

I am using AWS EC2 instance and I can connect to it using username and key-value pair (file). But I'd need to connect (over Wordpress) to the server and it's asking me to enter a password. How and ...
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Many images in wp-content/uploads folder that are not in Media Library

I think my database must be out of sync, or something. I checked the wp-content/uploads folder in my Bluehost File Manager and I have many more folders and files than I see in the Media Libary. I also ...
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Updating Media Library PDF's in bulk

I've built a new site for my client that uses PDF's from the old site media library. He's redesigned all the pdf's and now has asked me to replace them on site. It should be noted that the old PDFs a ...
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FTP not working on a specific Wordpress site but working on others (and Filezilla) [closed]

I have FTP (SFTP) working on Filezilla and also on an "old" Wordpress site (I mean I set up the FTP for that site months ago), but it's not working on a new site. I'm trying to duplicate ...
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In a local wordpress installation, when I install a plugin it only offers me installation via FTP

In a local wordpress installation, when I install a plugin it only offers me installation via FTP, even if I load the plugin .zip file from my pc. Why does this happen? I use Ubuntu linux and apache 2 ...
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Broken theme, stylesheet is missing after uploading the right theme via FTP

I have purchased a third party theme via themeforest and have downloaded the zip file, unzipped it and uploaded the flies via Filezilla on to the server. When I refresh WordPress and head back to ...
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my wordpress configuration locally vs live server

I've just got a hosting plan(A free WordPress hosting plan). My website is still in its basic form(the 21 theme from WordPress, and the hello world post). I intend to work locally on my website, then ...
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How can I view or FTP into my Wordpress site hosted on AWS?

If this is the wrong site for this, I apologize. I am not a Wordpress developer, but I have a small bit of WP experience. Does anyone know how I could view the file tree of a Wordpress site hosted on ...
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How to auto upload image from external source(computer) to webpage

I am new to wordpress and I have been looking for a way to get things done with the above subject. I have successfully found a way to upload images every 10 second from my computer to the /wpuploads ...
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Deleting /wp from my website URL

I'm newby in creating websites and I have the following case... My website was working only on url Makai.pl/wp if i would enter Makai.pl there would be my hosting site. I'v tried to move all the ...
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disabling ftp on wordpress

I am building a new server to replace my old server and wish to migrate my wordpress website to it. The old system is nearly identical except for age and because of its age, I am forced to make ...
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Is there a way to figure out the way to access hosting if I have admin privilege?

My WordPress site recently moved from a shared hosting to AWS EC2, and with that, from usual FTP login to SSH with key. However, I cannot access it. Since he is busy and cannot support me much (we are ...
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The style.php file inside theme-engine folder has other content on FTP

I would like to change one image that is apparently still hosted on HTTP on my client's website so that it will be re-uploaded on HTTPS. Using the Inspect feature of my Chrome browser, I spotted the ...
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To perform the requested action, WordPress needs to access your web > server

Please help me, I installed WordPress locally to learn how to make sites but after my installation when I wanted to install a WordPress elementor plugin I receive this message: To perform the ...
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Wordpress isn't reflecting changes I make to a specific file via FTP [closed]

Hello, I'm new to Wordpress so please let me know if there's any vital information I've left out. I've just migrated from my localhost to online: there were a few bumps but after fixing some paths ...
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Disabling forced FTP credentials for any updates

I have a wordpress site that we were versioning controlling. Any plugin/Wordpress base update would have to go through a merge request and then deployed. Well our deploy process is broken and I'm ...
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Install (enable) plugins on multisite, on localhost

From the North! I have WP 5.2.3 running, as Multisite, on localhost. I would like to install plugins at the Network level, so that I can enable them on individual sites. I go to My Sites > Network ...
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In which directory do I find a specific HTML code of my wordpress page? Some of it seems to be missing after checking all pages [closed]

So I would like to access this part of the HTML and be able to edit it (see image below) However when I access my ftp server and navigate to the Footer.php section, this part of the HTML is not to be ...
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why is sportspress asking for FTP credentials on a local installation?

I am new to WordPress and am trying to build a league site. I found this plugin called sportspress and managed to correct the permissions on my local WordPress server to, after downloading the plugin,...
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FTP access to NAS drive files/folders from Wordpress site

I have a client who requires a file sharing solution. We've developed a Wordpress site for his surveying company. They produce very large scan/3d files for each client (think 10Gb - 50Gb) which some ...
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FTP + Unable to locate WordPress content directory (wp-content)

When I try to upload a theme in my Wordpress website I need to fill in FTP credentials. I've installed vsftpd on my Ubuntu 18.04 server. When I connect with the credentials in my FTP client (ex. ...
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woocommerce with external ftp site

i am creating a site with wplms theme use woocommerce for selling part. i am trying to use another host for files(host run minimal php that use x-accel-redirect functions) and i want to limit ...
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Migrate localhost to server

Good day! How do you properly migrate your localhost wordpress file to a live server? What I do is usually copy all my wordpress file then transferred to my website thru FTP and the database is ...
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Images are randomly deleted from server

I've got a bizarre problem with a website I'm working on. Recently, when anyone uploads images to the site, some time later (maybe an hour, sometimes several hours) one or more images disappear from ...
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Wordpress change homepage link (htaccess) (index)

Currently I'm creating content for a website. I noticed that in the homepage extension, there was 'homepage' added to the homepage link: www.charlottes-haarmode.nl/homepage When I tried to remove the ...
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Hide/Remove Wp Directory /wp-content/uploads/

how do we hide /wp-content/uploads/2019/03/? I want my url of the picture to be like pensionwebsitewi.com.au/nnovating.jpg See SS below Thanks
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WordPress FTP Error: "Failed to connect to FTP Server"

I have an issue i've been trying to fix for two days now. I've searched the web and tried to apply multiple suggestions from other posters. So i have a self hosting web server: CentOS7, Apache, PHP, ...
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Upload and configure WordPress

I'm trying to install WordPress for my website, and I need it to configure but I don't know how. The web hosting company does not use cPanel. I downloaded the WordPress .zip file from the official ...
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CSS and JS not loading after uploading onto server

(Pretty new to WP/coding, sorry if I'm asking a weird question) Here's the problem: Had a local WP-project (using WAMP) uploaded via FTP (Filezilla) on W3W (host), but it get's me a Failed to load ...
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Does WordPress still ask for FTP credentials for each file operation?

There is a reply from 2014, that is a great answer to a question I have, but WordPress changes, and I'm wondering if this is still true, "WP Filesystem API will ask for FTP credentials, but it will do ...
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failed to open stream: Permission denied for WordPress plugin

I'm installing my website on a new hosting company. All WordPress directories are chmod to 775 and the owner (plus group) is my account username, the same owner as when I create new files manually. ...
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How is FTP used for upgrade?

When I want to upgrade a plugin, I'm prompted for FTP credentials for the server. Are those used by the browser to connect to the server and modify the relevant files ? Or does the server connect to ...
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WordPress not syncing with FTP

This is the first time this happens to me. I uploaded a WordPress theme via FTP to wp-content/themes and it's not showing on my WordPress backend. I then deleted plugins from the backend and 1 theme ...
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ftp not retrieving my directory file ,anyone have solution?

i am trying to retrieving the directory of my site but i am not getting it clearly what is happening ,why it not retrieving my directory,please anyone can help to solve it,i am showing an image of ftp ...
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WP Asking for FTP Credentials with XAMPP Localhost

Total newbie here. I'm a pretty good user of applications, but have never written a single line of code. Installed XAMPP and WP, purchased a template from Envato and plan on working on it over the ...
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Website does not reflect changes on live after uploading files via FTP

I have a Wordpress site that is already published on a domain. As I wanted to update the content of some pages, I edited the local version of my website on localhost and then uploaded the files using ...
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Why wordpress cannot write to directory and how to fix it?

I got message To perform the requested action, WordPress needs to access your web server. Please enter your FTP credentials to proceed. The solution is here https://www.digitalocean.com/community/...
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How to move UPLOADS folder in sub-domain which hosted in another server

I want to move the uploads folder to a sub-domain. it hosted on another server. there are a lot of guides which is mentioned move the folder to a subdomain which hosted on the same as the main site is....
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Linux Permissions and Ownership for WordPress

I installed WordPress via ftp upload to our server using my ftp user account. This account is different than the user that runs http/Apache. I am now trying to install themes and plugins and I am ...
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Using any plugin results in http 500 error (and only plugins)

I am working on a site that was previously made by someone else. Whenever I try to use a plugin (eg. Dropbox Backup & Restore, Reset WP) I get an http 500 error.[I made a backup using filezilla.] ...
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FTP connection information + warning lines appearing on the homepage of my campsite?

I've read lots of posts about this issue usually appearing in the backend of wordpress, but mine appears on the live website (a camp site, not to mention we are on a big period for online bookings !!!)...
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Wordpress Images Not Showing When FTP

Could someone explain or show me a link to learn why when you ftp an image to uploads/sites/<blog_id>/ folder it does not show in the image gallery? Image gallery as in the one you see all your ...
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New folder and file permissions are not correct

I have read through a bunch of sites, but I could only find the right permission to set to existing files and folders, but I could not find anything related to the new files and folders to be created. ...
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Changing CSS FilePath for All Pages

So I need to change multiple CSS Style sheet paths for a WordPress website. They rely on a domain that is no longer going to be active. What is the best way to apply the path of these CSS file to all ...
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Reestablishing Automatic and Secure FTP Connection, Primary Domain Change

Action: Changed my primary domain address. Result: Caused WordPress to ask for FTP passcode every time I make a change from the WordPress interface. Active Issue: I would like to reestablish a safe &...
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Moving wordpress site from localhost to live server using GoDaddy cPanel

I'm using GoDaddy cPanel hosting to move my site from localhost. It's the first time I've done this and I've hit a dead end. I've followed the instructions from these instructions. I've used ...
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