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Resting a site for a couple of years

I have an old website. I plan on not publishing it for a couple of years. I’ll need it in the future, but I don’t need it now. Therefore, I don’t need to pay for the hosting. I’m a complete beginner. ...
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How do I change the wpstaging.com domain to new domain without damaging the website?

I've created a website with Wordpress and the site is under a wpstaging.com domain at the moment. I have my main domain name and hosting with an external hosting company - nothing has be set up on ...
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Why does do_robots() Allow: /wp-admin/admin-ajax.php by default?

This is happening with a fresh, new WordPress install. But all you need to do is look at the crazy do_robots() function, which outputs the following... User-agent: * Disallow: /wp-admin/ Allow: /wp-...
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Add wordpress to only one domain in shared hosting with multiple domains

I got a shared hosting plan with namecheap in which I'm hosting multiple domains. I want to use only one of this domains with wordpress. Can I just install Softaculous Wordpress on my cPanel with any ...
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Change a web programmed in ASP.net to WordPress from scratch in the same Hosting

I have a website developed in ASP.net. I want to change all that website to WordPress, that is, make a website from scratch in the same hosting and then delete the website developed in ASP.net. I need ...
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A way to check if wordpress installation is self-hosted or hosted via wordpress.com?

I'm developing this plugin that needs a way to check the status of the Wordpress installation What is the most reliable way to determine that? Any $_SERVER variables or anything that could ...
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Host Private Custom Theme

How can I write and privately host (?) a custom theme in such a way that it can be updated through the built-in Wordpress updater, for several sites that I own myself? I would like to use a site ...
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How to add custom theme in hosting server?

I made a custom theme on my local xampp server. Then I want to create my website. So I couldn't find a complete tutorial for installing custom theme to hosting server. So I have theme files. I saw ...
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How to set up MS Exchange Autodiscover alongside Wordpress

My client's IT person has thrown up a flag regarding their need to use MS Exchange Autodiscover service, and that potential issues may possibly arise (ie as a result of sharing the domain with the ...
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Can't Change the default theme on WordPress by BitnamI running on AWS

After installing a WordPress server on AWS using 'bitnami-wordpress-5.7.2' as the instance, now I am not able to change the default theme using the wp-admin. When I try to activate or live preview a ...
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Fetch Data from an external MSSQL Database in a Managed WP hosting

SO, my client is using a managed WP hosting, which is why I can't install MSSQL drivers in his server. I am building a plugin for him to fetch some data from their office's MSSQL server. Now, I have ...
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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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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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Can I start to develop my website on WordPress.org before purchasing my web hosting?

I am currently in the process of starting a blog, but as of right now I only want to start designing the site, creating the layout before I go live. Is there a way that I could do that on WordPress....
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Wordpress moved to a new server with a new databank. Just Theme no plugins. Site worked for minutes then went offline. cant login. Server says 408

As mentioned in the title; we moved our site to a new server with a new databank. Apache conf were only modified to address the new databank. We only installed the site on the new server, installed ...
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How to include externally hosted images into a gallery block

WordPress has a really great native gallery function. The only downside I find is that it requires you to have the images on your domain. We have a blog for fun, and a very cheap hosting plan. Which ...
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Multisite domain naming

i am new to wordpress multi-site. We are planning to have PaaS. Internal subdomains i know can be possible to map. However can i use external subdomain via DNA (cname) to map? for example i know that ...
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Dynamic sites and hosting limits: PHP Workers VS User Processes Per Sec Limits

I have an e-learning site hosted at Siteground on their scalable Google Cloud platform and have worries about hosting performance if / when my site begins to have 100s concurrent users (for example if ...
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Is it possible to use different from email in contact form 7 with different domain?

https://prnt.sc/v7mwif I need to know how can we setup the different email on different host. my site name is tailwindimaging.com and I want to send email from xxx@tailwindimagery.com But I'm getting ...
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I want to embed mystream video in my wordpress site

I want to embed mystream videos in my wordpress site but when i paste the embed link in the editor, its say that they can't do that. Is there a way to do that?
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My blog load time on Bluehost and Word press is too much. I have slipped in Google Search Ranking

My blog organic traffic has fallen significantly due to long load times and 50+ DNS requests from Server. My site https://www.how2havefun.com/ loading time is more than 7 seconds. I have Blue Host and ...
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The Cost of Installing Custom Themes

I'm a web developer experienced with building html, css, js sites in jekyll, as well as a bit of php. I'm looking to get into custom wordpress theme development, because as I understand it, the appeal ...
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dynamic page not displaying correctly when Varnish hosting ignores query string parameters

I have a WP site with managed hosting that uses Varnish. I have a landing page that displays the appropriate images based on a couple arguments passed through the query string. So for example, ...
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WIll it be a good idea to host my website images on a 3rd-party service?

I hope this is not a far-away topic from this platform. I plan to create a WordPress site, but I thought that maybe instead of hosting images on my own WordPress installation, I thought that if I just ...
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Is Windows hosting a bad idea for wp?

My client used Windows hosting. It seems to be giving a lot of trouble and I'm wondering if Windows hosting was a good option. My research on the net lead me to this article that advises against it: ...
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Windows-hosted new site shows no preview: "Future home of something quite cool." message is displayed

I added a theme and made a sample home page. What could cause the site to display no previews or even display no changes when published? Note: I did my best to search similar previously-asked ...
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dev site running on subdomain is redirecting to the main domain

I wanted to create a dev site for my main wordpress site. So I copied my wordpress files to the virtual host server and imported the database from my main site. Then I ran wp search-replace 'www....
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Wordpress hosting good practice

Hello Wordpress developers, I need advice from you. I need to host Wordpress site for a client and I decided to use recommended hosting providers like Blue Host, Site Ground and Namecheap. So what ...
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composer not working on my plugin when i upload it to my website

im working in a plugin in localhost, it works fine in my localhost website im using composer in it but then when i upload it to my website then it trows a fatal error because composer autoload is not ...
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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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How to write files in hosting in admin dashboard?

I see that some plugins like Wordfence can write on core folders like wp-includes or wp-admin (if write permission is enable). In case everything is permitted, is there a way to interact with the ...
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Configure WordPress Installation autoinstalls via Softaculous in WHCMS [closed]

I'm trying to create a fully managed hosting package for my customers within whmcs without giving them cPanel and WordPress admin credentials. Ideally, upon purchase of a hosting package in whmcs, I'd ...
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Automatically switch language based on visitor's country

I want to switch domains based on the visitor's country since I have one for US/CAN/International in English and Chinese for China. I want to know if it's possible to redirect my English site to my ...
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How to transfer a site to hosting?

I have a website, I made a backup via akeeba backup plugin and placed it on hoststar.ch in the html folder. I always do this and it was always all right, but this time, when I transferred, then all ...
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Are the wordpress settings (abspath, disable core updates) added by SiteGround of any use after I've migrated to a different host?

I had started my wordpress site with the host SiteGround. Later I moved to another host. I now see that in my wp-config.php file the following settings are present near the end of the file: /* That'...
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"508 Resource Limit Is Reached" on WordPress site

I have a WordPress site that's been running perfectly since 2016, and then suddenly started having "508 Resource Limit Is Reached" problems in mid-2019. According to Awstats on my hosting cPanel, all ...
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Is my way to change WordPress server is correct?

I'm in the process of changing my web host. I'm wondering about the cleanest way to migrate my WordPress blog. I'm far from being a WordPress expert, I only use it to publish a few posts. Could you ...
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Can someone do something to my website if I posted a snapped image of the header and covered my logo? (On reddit, when explaining a question)

The question is as it states. I don't want to go on reddit to ask this. Might not be the place to ask a question like this, but I am worried. After I posted my question my wordpress started acting up, ...
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Wordpress-site can be reached on x.x.x.x/index.php - but not directly on the IP without index.php

Brand new WordPress install with Avade Theme installed on RPi 4 - works fine when I access it on http://203.0.113.111/index.php from an external connection, but if I remove the index.php I get nothing ...
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Standard Fail2Ban vs. WP Fail2ban vs. WP Fail2Ban Redux

I am working on revamping my wordpress site security, hosted via cloudways. Cloudways is generally great. I was working on installing WP Fail2Ban Redux: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-fail2ban-redux/...
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Wordpress website working fine on localhost but not displaying front pages on webhost

The website works perfect on my localhost. I used duplicator plugin to upload it on my web-host. Database connections are established since mywebsite.com/wp-admin works perfect. I can login the ...
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Error 404 Display on otherlinks apart from homepage

i transfered wp hosting to godaddy only the homepage displays i get 404 error when click on other links.. (The domain name is hosted on namecheap tho and i changed name server from the former hosting ...
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Scripts/styles not loading on cloned WP Site when logged in

I've cloned a WordPress site using installatron (on cPanel). The front-end loads fine when not logged in, but when I am logged in, scripts & styles aren't loading and changes I make to plugin ...
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How can I figure out what is making my Wordpress site so slow?

My site, which is small and only just recently launched, is pretty damn slow when it comes to doing admin stuff. What tools/techniques can I use to help narrow down whether the slowness is due to my ...
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How can I view wordpress site hosted locally in my home LAN network from the Internet (outside LAN network)?

I have my wordpress multisite setup in LAN network. I also setup dynamic DNS (eg. www.mysite.com) which is directed to my router's public IP (eg. 10.10.10.10). My router will port forward any request ...
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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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Adding video to a Wordpress website [closed]

I have just configured a new Wordpress install, and everything is working correctly. The only difference between this site and the other Wordpress sites that I run is this one is going to be heavily ...
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Links to root domain from search engines don't work, but direct links and links from other referrers do

I've got a really odd situation with a wordpress website I manage - when I directly type the domain into my browser, the site comes up just fine - similarly, when I click a link to my site from ...
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Using WordPress multisite for subsites only

I currently run a WordPress multisite for multiple e-commerce stores with the main site set to example.com and subsites as example.com/subsite1. Can I use multisite for the subsites only and run ...
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Wordpress transfer problems Cant' find variable jQuery

When I move WP site from 1 host to another. Normally I do this: Export database with PHPMyadmin Download files with FileZilla ftp Import Database to new database Upload files with FileZilla ftp Make ...
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