Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange
Join us in building a kind, collaborative learning community via our updated Code of Conduct.

The tag has no usage guidance.

-1
votes
0answers
10 views

Several wordpress installations and multisite

I own a directory website with several hundreds of listings (shops). This platform is free for the visitors and now I would like to monetise it by making a totally new space, made for my clients (the ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Drop-in: prevent sample contents?

I want to prevent sample page, post & category, as well as default widgets on sidebar. Below Drop-in will disable all including Permalinks. My Drop-in in /wp-content/install.php: <?php ...
0
votes
2answers
23 views

unable to use my wordpress site after moving

I downloaded my wordpress site and using it on localhost, but I couldn't. I changed my url in mysql db and followed this . still I do not have access to my website or wp-admin. I have https://...
1
vote
0answers
30 views

wp core install database connection error

I am new to wordpress but not to programming to please bear with me. I am trying to get a new wordpress project up and running locally using the wp-cli. But when I run the following command: wp core ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

Can my site use two different Wordpress installs for different pages?

I'm currently working on a site that has hundreds of indexed pages, and we want to change the site to a new theme. Rather than going through and updating every single one of these pages, is it ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Installation failed: Destination folder already exists

I was sure I had installed Wordfence Security plug-in but it's not there, it says "You do not appear to have any plugins available at this time". So I went to install it but i get this message "...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Installing wordpress on a subdomain of an already existing static website

I've been installing wordpress on a subdomain of an already existing static website www.example.com for my friend. I have installed it correctly on a subdomain www.sub.example.com, then he asked me to ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Accessing WordPress website on localhost through remote ip

I have enabled port forwarding and am able to access any folder in my htdocs folder. However, as soon as I try to access any folder that has WordPress installed in it from a remote network, it changes ...
1
vote
2answers
29 views

Change WordPress directory

I have a wordpress website in my server in let's say site.com/website. Now let's say i want to change the directory name and rename it to site.com/wordpress. How can I do that? I just change the ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

Restoring a Wordpress site

I deleted my wordpress public_html folder and the database that goes with it. There is a backup on the computer I am using and I figured I would learn how to restore the site by using this backup. Yes,...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

“Error establishing a database connection” while installing Wordpress locally

I'm sorry if this question has already been answered elsewhere. I'm installing Wordpress on WAMP. Instead of using software like WAMPServer, I manually installed Apache, MySQL, and PHP. I keep ...
1
vote
1answer
62 views

WSOD for admin when using PHP 7

I recently transferred a site that was created on PHP 5.6.2 to a new hosting with PHP 7.0.29. The site transferred fine and the front end looked like it should but when I tried to access the Dashboard,...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Moving from Microsoft Front Page 2003 to WordPress

Existing web host vanished!! How move multi-paged photo-heavy performer fan site (mouseketeerlonnieburr.com) from Microsoft FrontPage 2003 to WordPress?
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Unusual WordPress Installation

I think my WordPress install is odd (is it?) and is causing problems for my site. In the WordPress settings the ‘WordPress Address’ is https://printdiscuss.com/wp1 whereas the ‘Site Address’ is https:...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Wordpress SSL Install Redirecting to non SSL

So I have set up a LetsEncrypt Cert for a new website. If there are no Wordpress files the HTTPS site loads fine (A tester file for example). If I download WordPress it try's to force me to HTTP. If I ...
-1
votes
1answer
21 views

I can access to my wordpress page at work and via cellphone, but when I get home, I can't access to the website

I used hostgator to help me install a raw Wordpress, address is www.nobibiusa.com I can access to the website at work, through company's Internet and also through my cellphone network. But when I ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Cannot Install Wordpress Locally After Installing App

I have been successfully running Wordpress locally for a while on my Macbook with High Sierra. I am not using Xampp or Mamp, but rather using High Sierra's built in Apache and PHP, and installed MySQL....
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Subdomain Install issue

I am trying to install to a sub domain. I have installed the files and created the database OK. I then try to install but just get index of/. The next screen which I believe should be the language ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

Reinstall WordPress from zero

So, i'm a member of a voluntary team in my university and we're having a wordpress website. I'm the only one who knows how to handle it so i'm responsible for everything about it. The problem is that ...
1
vote
1answer
20 views

How can I create a second multisite network in a subdirectory?

I currently have two Wordpress installations. One is in the web root directory and is a multisite installation using subdirectories, not subdomains. The other is a test site, in a subdirectory of the ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

Php installation not working

After I downloaded the wordpress zip and unzipped it and opened the readme and clicked the link to install php this came up. I am not a programmer so none of this makes any sense to me. Please let me ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Re-design a website with WordPress: Subdomain or subdirectory?

I would like to re-design my Website (that is using another CMS at the moment) with WordPress. Now I have 2 questions about the WordPress installation: Should I develop it on a sub-domain (while my ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

What is the best method of installing WP on multiple add-on domains?

I have a primary domain and approximately 10 separate URL's for different clients and applications. I created a folder on the primary domain /websites/ and installed WP onto each add-on domain for ...
0
votes
1answer
132 views

Creating a copy of a website in a subdirectory, wp-admin redirect problem

I have my Wordpress site installed on a root folder. Then I have a test subdirectory where I want to have a copy of my website. I did copy and move all of the files from my main website to the test ...
0
votes
0answers
172 views

wp-admin/install.php.org

I have two Wordpress sites I manage. One I recently had an issue with the white screen of death in the admin panel. I resolved the admin panel issue by adding this code: ('CONCATENATE_SCRIPTS', false)...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

Fastest way to install a multisite?

I setted up a Ubuntu-Nginx VPS machine with phpmyadmin and WP-CLI. I'm ready to start working with WordPress. What's the fastest way to install a multisite? Maybe with WP-CLI, maybe there's a ready, ...
1
vote
1answer
73 views

Automate dir and DB stack creation with WP-CLI

This is how I create a database stack and a directory for WordPress in my Ubuntu environment: cat <<-DBSTACK | mysql -u root -p"${dbrootp}" CREATE USER "${domain}"@"localhost" IDENTIFIED BY ...
1
vote
0answers
63 views

Shortest script to install a WordPress webapp on Nginx

The following script is the one I use on Ubuntu-Nginx environments, to get a WordPress webapp up and running. I run it with a domain as an argument: bash ~/nwsm.sh example.com My question is what ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Why does chrome keep downloading a file instead of running the site?

I have installed Wordpress by downloading the latest version of Wordpress, installing WampServer (64 bit), setting up the DB, and successfully got through the famous 5-minute installation. This all ...
-1
votes
1answer
18 views

Wordpress desktop app shows blank screen

I'm new two WordPress so this may be simple. Something I did caused the desktop application screen to go blank and stop/restarting the application did not fix it. How can I fix the WordPress.com ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Did WordPress 4.9 remove all the defaults on installation?

When I was installing WordPress 4.8.x, I would get all sorts of defaults, plugins, pages, a sample posts... Somehow, I just installed 4.9 and none of these things were installed. I got one default ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

Can't access new WP install on subdirectory

I'm having this issue: I have a WP install on root. So far so good. Now I'm installing another version on a subdirectory, and it doesn't work. I have done this many times before, but maybe because of ...
0
votes
1answer
137 views

Can’t install plugins after updating to WordPress 4.9

I’ve just updated a site to 4.9. Before I did that I searched for and installed the UpDraftPlus plugin to make a back up. Since updating the software if I search for a plugin in the directory I get a ...
0
votes
2answers
36 views

Can I clone WP to another directory on the same server?

I want to do some changes on WP for a friend but I don't want to do it live. So I was thinking of cloning the current WP to another directory on the same server and then do work on that version (www....
0
votes
0answers
145 views

MySQL Connection Could Not Be Established

I am installing wordpress from cpanel. When i click install, i get an error messaging "MySQL connection could not be established" Please can you advise how to resolve this error. Thank you
1
vote
0answers
182 views

Wordpress showing install screen after max_questions error

I am working in a PHO environment in Heroku with ClearDB. At some point (really low), I get this error: WordPress database error User 'XX' has exceeded the 'max_questions' resource (current value: ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

Can not install or update anything in wordpress on localhost

I can not install or update anything (plugin, theme, wordpress update,login to jetpack etc) on my Wordpress installed on my localhost. When ever I click on install or update, I always get this error ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Cannot launch WordPress

I installed WordPress using WAMP on a PC running Windows 10. At the end of the process I saw the "It Works!" message. I have two new icons on my desktop. "MyPhpAdmin" which contains "It works!" (...
-1
votes
1answer
46 views

Unable to install wordpress theme without ftp user & password

I have just installed wordpress, and I would like to also install a theme. Unfortunately I am asked for an FTP username and password, when trying to install it from the admin interface. As I ...
0
votes
2answers
46 views

Multiple Domains and Subdomains Using Multisite Installation

I have the following domains/subdomains. They are all related to each other, yet they must be on different domains/subdomains example.com www.example.com (redirects to example.com) sub1.example.com ...
0
votes
3answers
143 views

Installing WordPress to root directory with existing static site. Concerns?

I’d like to update a simple static HTML site to WordPress. This would be my first WP site and I already have a theme in mind to use. The static HTML site has seven pages and an images sub folder in ...
-1
votes
1answer
17 views

Can't restore my wordpress site from zip back up file

I used to have a terrible web manager, things just didn't work out. So I decided to host the thing myself. After having my website downed and kidnapped by this guy, he finally sent me a zip file that ...
0
votes
1answer
317 views

What is a wordpress instance [closed]

People are referring to the WordPress platform as the "WordPress instance". What do they mean by this? I've done some research but I couldn't find anything Thanks in advance
0
votes
1answer
17 views

automation of plugin installations

My business is building and establishing websites for all kinds of businesses and companies. So, every time I start a new site for a client of mine, I have to install the same plugins over and over ...
-1
votes
3answers
2k views

I can't install theme: theme install failed

The package could not be installed. The style.css stylesheet doesn’t contain a valid theme header. What do you guys think went wrong?
0
votes
0answers
73 views

Install plugin remotely

I have seen a couple services ( ManageWP, BlogVault ) where we supply them with the admin login details to our WordPress site and they programmatically install their respective plugin and then connect ...
1
vote
1answer
15 views

Multisite Installation is all the same site

I have set up my network effectively - but when I go to a subsite dashboard - it is still going to the main site dashboard - I literally changed a whole site and it overwrote my main site. I was able ...
0
votes
0answers
556 views

Getting an error while installing a plugin

when i install plugin i am getting error like that below : Warning: An unexpected error occurred. Something may be wrong with WordPress.org or this server’s configuration. If you continue to have ...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

Does Wordpress Import/Export tool actually exports media (images) as well?

I need to reinstall WP from scratch due to malware. Can reliably use the built-in Import/Export tool (Tools > Import/Export)? It appears it only gives me an XML file. What can I do to ensure all ...
0
votes
1answer
139 views

Wordpress unable to write files in the server

History: I refer to this thread here https://forums.cpanel.net/threads/mpm-pre_fork-to-worker-changes-file-permissions.605399/#post-2454791 : "After changing the server MPM from Prefork into Worker ...