Questions tagged [iis]

IIS is an acronym for Internet Information Services, a Windows web server. It acts as a bridge between WordPress files and the web browser.

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How to update Wordpress installed on IIS?

I have WordPress installs in my IIS localhost server on Win7 desktop done manually and with WebPI install.Both installs are under IIS default website. Either asks for FTP credentials when I try to ...
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Wordpress Subdomain MultiSite on localhost XAMPP on :8080 with IIS taking port 80

I currently have Windows 7 , 64 bit on which I am running an IIS on localhost:80 and I installed XAMPP on localhost:8080. I have 15 individual wordpress sites but now i need a subdomain multisite ...
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Media not actually deleted on disk when click “Permanent Delete”

I have uploaded a new docx and pdf through the media library and the procedure is completed successfully. I can confirm that the direct link actually works. The problem is being identified when I try ...
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Is it safe to use $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI']?

I've looked at other answers and I see that $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'] is usually recommended and is the accepted answer for getting the current page URI along with $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST']. I looked at ...
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Wordpress in IIS 7.5 - “cannot create directory”

This is a common problem (so I've found out) but I cannot get WP to play nice with IIS 7.5 / PHP 5.6. Updating (WP + plugins) and installing (plugins) always return the error "Cannot create directory"....
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Installing wp3.2.1 on IIS; getting empty sessions

i have to install wordpress 3.2.1 on IIS 5.0 (yeah, i know...) here. Brand new default wordpress installation, no plugins ore previous versions installed. So, i downloaded the 3.2.1.zip and the 3.2.1-...
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WordPress Network on IIS7/SQL Server - Rewrite Issues

I've just installed a fresh WordPress setup on Windows Server 2008 Web R2 (IIS7) with SQL Server Express and WordPress 3.1. I completed the install successfully and logged into the admin section to ...
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WordPress Network for regional company websites

I am trying to setup a couple of company websites on a WordPress Network install running on IIS7 and SQL Server 2008. Ultimately, the sites will work together like this: Site 1 - All requests for ...
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Multisite installation on IIS gives 404 trying to access the admin dashboard

There appears to be a bug on the web.config file generated by WordPress, up to version 4.7.2, where the rewrite rules do not work as needed to access the sites defined in the network. When using, for ...
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Why are images not displaying?

Server: IIS 6 WordPress version 3.1.1 Multisite using SubFolders I'm able to upload images to the server, but thumbnails and full size images do not display. If I try to edit the image, the preview ...
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Wordpress, IIS7, SQL Server 2008, not showing posts (displays 'Nothing Found…') and only shows counts in admin - how to fix?

I recently installed WordPress on IIS 7 and wired it up to SQL Server 2008R2. The installation went fine. Right off the bat, I can see on post is present (just in the count) but none are listed; I ...
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Plugins won't auto-update on IIS

Using IIS 6 on XP Server '03, using WP 3.2.1, when I attempt to use the auto-update for my plugins, I receive this message: The update process is starting. This process may take a while on some ...
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Wrong permissions when uploading a file through WordPress | IIS

I own an IIS server where I have hosted a simple WordPress website. I have made this website available to the internet over port 80. Almost everything is working fine, except the permissions that ...
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Multisite setup on IIS with subdomains

I have Wordpress 3.4.2 set up on a Windows 2008 R2 server with IIS 7.5. I enabled multisite using subdomains and set up one additional site, call it child.example.com. I can browse to the main site at ...
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Hiding WordPress behind IIS redirects

We have a main .NET application that I do not have much ability to change, but we would like to move some of the links that are on it to WordPress so that marketing can update them on a regular basis ...
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Divert http to https with WordPress on IIS

I have a WordPress site running on IIS. The site has an associated SSL Certificate. Right now I am able to access the site with http and https. How can I get my http to redirect to https? Any help ...
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wordpress upgrade has broken my permalinks

I have just upgraded my wordpress installation from 3.1 to 3.1.1 and my custom structure permalinks are now broken, The permalinks were set to follow this procedure, /%category%/%postname% ...
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Multi-site vs seperate installs for just 3 blogs?

I'm new to Wordpress and in a few months will be attempting to set up three blogs. They most likely will be hosted on a Windows Server with IIS. (because the server is already there, and nobody else ...
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WordPress 404 page returning with default in IIS7

I've installed a number of WordPress sites across many different platforms and I'm finding that when installed on IIS7 I'm getting the nasty default IIS7 404 error. I nuked Window's hold on the 404 ...
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Trying to avoid including wp-load.php

I am working a plugin where I am trying to connect an HR system with WordPress. There is an XML API on the HR system so I have written the plugin to take the data and put it into a WordPress database ...
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Subsites in Multisite installation throwing 404 error on wp-admin in IIS 7

Running into an issue where sub sites of a multisite (fresh installation of 3.9 and no plugins or themes) are throwing 404 error when trying to access the wp-admin section of the sub site. It is ...
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Using the Importer on an IIS Server

I'm running into an issue for a client whereby I keep getting the same error over and over again whilst trying to import an exported file (into an IIS environment): Sorry, there has been an error. ...
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Where Does Wordpress Make cURL Requests? How To Add cURL Option

I have been getting this error when trying to install plugins: Installation failed: Download failed. cURL error 18: transfer closed with 2126 bytes remaining to read. I have found a solution on how ...
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Page not found error shown while installing wordpress on IIS server

I am installing a wordpress folder on a windows server, but it shows page not found. I am unable to even see the first page of installation. This is the site address http://np-environmental.com/...
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Nothing Found error when creating new posts - how to correct this?

I recently installed WordPress on IIS 7 and wired it up to SQL Server 2008R2. The installation went fine, then after a short while of testing, new new posts could no longer be seen in any category (...
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Why does the 'Month and Name' Permalink Format not Work on my new Wordpress Site (running on IIS7)?

I have just created a new Wordpress site (version 3.0.1) on a Windows 2003 server, but the 'Month and Time' permalink format does not work. It gives a 404 error when I use it. All of the other ...
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Default Permalink Type to Postname

I need my theme to default Permalink Type to Postname. Upon activation, my theme is executing the following code: //change permalinks to /%postname%/ global $wp_rewrite; //Write the rule ...
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Admin Panel Slowdown After SSL Verification

a few days ago I did SSL verification for my website. I've imported the following rules on IIS after receiving the http 500 error frequently today. <rule name="Imported Rule 1"> ...
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WordPress + PHP + IIS + PHP Fatal error: require():

After searching the internet, I found people with the same problem, but that could not be solved in a good way. The problem is as follows, a Wordpress (I've also had the problem with Joomla) + IIS 8 + ...
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Wordpress IIS intranet server

I am using microsoft's IIS (Internet Information Service) software to host a wordpress server, this works well by going to localhost but I can not get it to work so I can type in my computer's IP on ...
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Base Image Missing When Uploading Images With Wordpress

Whenever i upload an image (ball.png) wordpress will auto generate a bunch of smaller images that are different sizes. e.g. ball-300x200.png. These images display fine, but when i set on of these ...
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example.com/index.php/%postname is working while /%postname is not working Wordpress on IIS6

client had a WordPress install already running on IIS. when i am trying to change permalink, it is working only with /index.php/%postname. my site on IIS6 also created web.config file with below ...
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Added Custom Post Type and the View Option Doesn't Work

I would like some pointers on fixing the Permalinks structure for a custom post type I added. Like many Custom Post Types this plugin uses the Custom Type Meta Box, and sets a featured image. All of ...
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IIS 7 Rewrite with parent categories

I have seen quite a few questions on here asking around the same thing but either have been unanswered or slightly different! I have tested the following on a linux machine and all works fine, when I ...
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Multisite sub-directories IIS 7.5 change media/uploads location

I am running WP 3.8.1 Multisite. Sub-directories is configured. I have 10 sub-directory sites and 1 primary site. WordPress is running on a Windows 2008 R2 datacenter 64bit server with IIS 7.5. I have ...
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Configure Php server with ISAP

i have hosted my wordpress site in IIS server and its running CGI/FastCGI but I found that CGI/FastCGI is slower than the ISAP.I am working with the performance issue in the site and the site has been ...
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How to add exception to Wordpress's web.conf

I have a WordPress install on a Windows/IIS server. But, WordPress's URL rewrite rule is preventing the redirect in a sub-directory from being executed. I tried adding a condition to WP's rule, but ...
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Have different site location for wp-admin in IIS

I'm attempting to put a WordPress blog on a Windows server. PHP and WordPress installed just fine, and I have a working website, and admin site. However, I want to access the wp-admin directory using ...
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Media library and posts list problems with Wordpress on IIS

I have Wordpress 3.5 installed on IIS7 and I'm using SQL Server instead of MySql. Some strange "glitches" occur and I think their related to the same problem. I cannot see media library items on the ...
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using rewrites to secure login page

I'm trying to be sneaky with iis to secure a wordpress login page (not my choice to run a windows server, but that's the reality of things). It's worked so far, only the login page itself loads itself ...
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IIRF + IIS 6 + Wordpress does not return 404 error

I use IIRF for Wordpress redirects in IIS6, but does not return "Page not found" (404), always redirect to home directory for all missing files. Permalink Structure: /%postname%.html IIRF rewrite: ...
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Migrating WPMS from apache to IIS7 causes Database Error

// Be sure to read the updates at the bottom I have a large multisite installation hosted on XAMPP on an XP 2003 server and am trying to move it from XAMPP/Apache to a new Windows 2008 server with ...
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WordPress 3.0.1 on IIS 6 Web Server PermaLink Issues

I recently stumbled upon this blog on " Using IIRF URL Rewriting on IIS6 with WordPress" ( http://john-sheehan.com/blog/using-iirf-url-rewriting-on-iis6-with-wordpress/ ) by John Sheehan as I ...
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Permalink opens attachment instead of page

I recently moved a blog from one host to another and now have a problem with a permalink - rather than opening up a page, it now opens an attachment. The blog is using WP 3.0.4, running on PHP 5 and ...
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Wordpress Bug on IIS ? Problem when uploading image on IIS 7

When I upload image, I can preview it, but once it's uploaded, It's broken in post, I'm obliged to go to the directory and go to security to add NETWORK SERVICES the right to access the picture. How ...
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Hardening uploads folder in IIS breaks images

My site loads a bunch of images from the uploads folder, using direct URLs, such as: http://www.example.com/wp-content/uploads/some.image.png I'm trying to figure out a remote script execution issue,...
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URL Change - Check if Post Exists Before 404

We had a custom CMS with URLs such as /adele, /slayer, /beastie-boys but now they have the structure /artist/adele, /artist/slayer, /artist/beastie-boys (a custom post type) Obviously when people ...
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All links in my site start with localhost?

This is my website http://173.214.165.83/. The home page shows, but all links start with localhost/wordpress, rather than the current address, which is 173.214.165.83. The server is windows and runs ...
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strange behaviour with “rin” in brand new installation of 4.6.1 [closed]

I am used to install WordPress by myself manually so I can control everything. I basically grab the latest: PHP (5.6 NTS x64) MySQL Community Server WordPress (4.6.1) Done it hundreads of times ...
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Page redirect to 404 when set Permalink = “Post Name”

In My wordpress site When I set Permalink structure as Post Name , It redirects all posts to 404. With Default permalink , It works fine. Server Details : Windows Server - IIS Web.Config Code : &...