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What's your process for installing a brand new site when there is already an existing one?

Is it better to wipe out root folder and reinstall Wordpress for a brand new site build for a client? I’ve built a brand new site with a custom theme and it’s currently on a staging site in a ...
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How to install WordPress alongside conventional pages on a shared hosting system

A club I belong to has had to move urgently to a new hosting service so I created a basic site using html & php. As the members who normally update the website do not have any scripting knowledge ...
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Individual Wordpress sites for students in a program--multisite or individual installs?

everyone. I teach in a journalism program at a university. The program has about 100-120 students. We want to be able to assign students a wordpress site when they enter the program, then let them use ...
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Bullet proofing a server with 150 WP insallations

We have about 150 active blogs we are serving our clients and the maintenance is getting to the point where it's not going to be profitable. In order to save space and maint costs, I've symlinked the ...
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MariaDB version not recognised

Getting the following error on a CentOS 9 server: You cannot install because WordPress 6.0 requires MySQL version 5.0 or higher. You are running version . So it doesn't appear to be picking up the ...
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Installing wordpress into the same directory as existing static html website

I have a static html website, located in the public_html directory on my server. I want to slowly migrate this website, page by page, into wordpress. It's a big site with around 1,000 pages. My idea ...
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Host Php script from codecanyon on wordpress

I have purchased a script from codecanyon.It is PHP version 8.1 supported. Can I host it on WordPress? At this time hosted it through cpanel.
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Backend working but not front

I tried to move a site I was working on from my laptop to my desktop computer. Once I got some issues with the database sorted I managed to log into the admin. After updating everything that needed it ...
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Is php-mysql required for wordpress?

I tried to install wordpress but when I browse to the webpage I get: Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by WordPress. I launched an Amazon EC2 instance ...
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Correct folder & file permisson for WordPress

I used find . -type d -exec chmod 755 {} \; & find . -type f -exec chmod 644 {} \; for my WordPress. But when I tried to install WordPress I got below message. When I tried to update a plugin I ...
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New WP installation on Hostgator domain but not working

I have installed the Wordpress on a domain from Hostgator and I reached the following: Congratulations, the software was installed successfully WordPress has been successfully installed at : http://...
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Is it bad practice to install WordPress by cloning from the official GitHub repo?

I haven't found any straight answers in my searches, so I am wondering if anyone could tell me if it's bad practice to clone from the official GitHub repo for WordPress installation. I'm aware that ...
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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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Localhost access after changing URL

I am seriously at the point of pulling my hair out with this. I'm building a simple internal Wordpress site for viewing files. This is basically a fresh install. The installation is complete up to the ...
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How to move a Wordpress installation to a subdirectory

I want to replace my WordPress site with a non-WordPress site but keep the original WordPress site in a sub-directory. I have read through and tried this and various other methods but none seem to ...
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Wordpress is already installed

I installed WP however I don't remember the login and password. So I need to do the configuration again where I set the email and password. However when I acesss that page: http://localhost:80/wp-...
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After upgrading Debian Buster to Bullseye, Wordpress sites no longer updating

Today I upgraded my webserver from Debian Buster to Bullseye and it was in fact a pretty straightforward upgrade. Everything seemed to work until I tried to reach a few WordPress sites on the server. ...
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How can I completely disable a WordPress installation?

I would like to completely disable a Wordpress website. I'd like it to be completely inaccessible to visitors, and have no activity taking place on the server (no updates, cron jobs, etc.) I'd like to ...
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How to create wordpress install template/image?

I'm looking to create a wordpress install image/package/template, not sure how it would be called. Basically I want to set a certain plugins, translations, settings and make a template of that ...
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Should I use two single WordPress installations because of SEO?

I read somewhere that too many plugins can sometimes affect the performance of a website due to plugin conflicts, the way plugins were coded, etc. In case there is some truth in this argument, I am ...
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Error 500 when installing Wordpress

I logged into Cpanel, went to Wordpress install and configured all the setting as I normally do. When I hit install the bar showed up then stopped at 2% and then i got the popup ..."oops ...
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How can I fix WordPress installation errors?

I download Wordpress version 5.8.3 (PHP version 8.1.1 & MySql version 8.0.27). When I want to install Wordpress, when input database data (databasename, username, password and ...) and click ...
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WordPress installation on valet php 8 (PHP Fatal error: Uncaught mysqli_sql_exception Table 'wp_options' doesn't exist in wp-includes/wp-db.php:2056)

When I was installing WordPress using my Laravel valet, this is showing, and it stopped installing by the following message: [15-Dec-2021 18:09:15 UTC] PHP Fatal error: Uncaught mysqli_sql_exception: ...
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wordpress icons and gui not display while installing wordpress http://server_ip /wp-admin/install.php

i am trying to install wordpress, wordpress version 5.8.2, php version 7.4.3, mysql version 5.7, ubuntu 20.04, while installing during language setup the page appears without wordpress logo and gui , ...
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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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Modify wp_installed_email / wp_new_blog_notification

When WordPress is installed, it sends a notification New WordPress Site Your new WordPress site has been successfully set up at: ... I would like to change the text of the e-mail but am not ...
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Is there a way to check which files are part of vanilla Wordpress?

Is there a way to check which files are part of vanilla Wordpress? I am working on a custom Wordpress project that has a lot of added parts to it and I was wondering if there was an easy way to check ...
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Installed WordPress without configuration screen

Is there a way install WordPress without configuring it manually on configuration screen? For example, by providing configurations in configuration file? I'm talking about configuration as code ...
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Giving WordPress its own subdirectory - nginx

I want to move WordPress installation to a subdirectory without affecting site url - https://wordpress.org/support/article/giving-wordpress-its-own-directory/ (method 1) The article contains only ...
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Why does my localhost/wordpress not have a Link to Login Page

I have installed wordpress version 5.7.1 with MAMP 6.3 on my Mac. When I click on wordpress Link shown below in localhost You can see from the localhost/wordpress page below that no Login Link is ...
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Wordpress (behind HAProxy and Jetty), not multisite, in sub folder - and /en/wp-admin/ keeps redirecting to /wp-admin/

I am using an unusual setup to host 3 Wordpress installations on CentOS 8 Linux. In front I have HAProxy (to offload TLS), then I have Jetty configured for FastCGI and php-fpm and finally Wordpress. I ...
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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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Reinstalling wordpress from database breaks the site

For a relaunched website I need to move the old wordpress site to an /archive subfolder. I reinstalled wordpress into that folder and the default blank wordpress worked fine. Then I changed the ...
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How to install multiple wordpress site on localhost

I am trying to install a third wordpress installation on my localhost. I used xampp to install the first. I access it by using the URL localhost/wordpress. Then I installed a second site at C:\xampp\...
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Plugin Install Issue "-1" Appended to end of plugin name

At some point when zipping my-plugin.zip I gave it an incorrect name and installed it, causing my-plugin to fail when opening its admin menus etc. I then fixed the zip name, and attempted to install ...
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wp-login behind nginx reverse-proxy inaccessible — bad redirect?

i’ve setup WordPress on a local nginx backend instance. the backend url is https://wp.example.com:12345/ it’s served through a frontend, nginx reverse proxy, exposed at a subdir. the frontend url is ...
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Wordpress composer issues

I'm using composer to install wordpress but I have a situation when I run composer install I end up with a nested wp-content directory as follows. (Wordpress is the root install directory) wordpress/...
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Please select a file error

I am facing Please select a file error while trying to upload a plugin. My php.ini settings are like below upload_max_filesize = 20000 max_file_uploads = 200 max_execution_time = 300 max_input_time = ...
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Uncaught Error: Class 'Redis' errors on a site I've transfered to new hosting

I've been given a site that I need to install on my server. The site was made by someone else and it seems to have redis installed. I get errors such as (paths altered/truncated in the error msg for ...
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Wordpress Installation in Subfolder only works half

Hello I need to pick your brains here. So one of my projects went live a long time ago. The customer then asked me to build a second project which was supposed to be go live on a different domain. Not ...
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Upload Wordpress Plugin from ZIP Broken - Returns Symbols Squares & question marks

I am trying to upload plugins to my wordpress website. However, when I click "Install Now" my wordpress reloads and prints out a long string of symbols like this: #�EU퇘0'��������q=�y���������...
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Migrating October CMS to Wordpress

I've done a lot of research on this and cant figure out what option is the best and quickest to take. We currently have our website on October CMS and are looking to move it over to Wordpress. Has ...
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Why can't I connect to the wordpress install page with Nginx?

I'm a newbie of WordPress. My environment is Ubuntu 18 + Nginx + PHP 7. Following the tutorial(https://www.myfreax.com/how-to-install-wordpress-with-nginx-on-ubuntu-18-04/), the wordpress directory ...
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Fresh installation of WordPress on CentOS produces critical error during installation

Error as shown in snip. Have tried turning on all debugging options. Have disabled SELINUX. Have tried chmod -R 777 . DB creds to MYSQL work fine in cli. No discernable errors in any Apache logs. Has ...
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wp-config.php not affecting my site

I just received a backup of my WP site from the developer that includes the WP files and the database .sql file. I'm trying to install it on my server, but my WP build is ignoring wp-config.php. When ...
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Trying to make my home-made WordPress website visible by public network

Before creating this post I really did some thorough research, made few progress but now got stuck. LAMP wordpress setup in a Ubuntu box Local network behind a Humax firewall, which contains WAN with ...
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Installing a plugin on a premium site [closed]

Hi i'm trying to install a plugin on my site but i'm constantly asked to upgrade to business plan. Am I missing something?
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Random redirect to wp-admin/install.php

My website redirects to wp-admin/install.php sometimes. This came on all of a sudden. And sometime website is working fine. Any ideas on why it could be redirecting to that? How to resolve it?
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Install wordpress without affecting clickfunnels

I have a client that wants me to install wordpress to manage his main site. However he has clickfunnels redirecting his site to this page. How do I install wordpress without messing up his ...
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More than 5 time my Website show this issue

Hy, I am beginner of wordpress, Why my webiste Show this issue again and again Problem ScreenShot given below please help to resolve my issue
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