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Install second wordpress in root subfolder, Error 404

I am trying to install wordpress in a subfolder of an existing wordpress installation. I created a the subfolder /wp unziped a fresh Wordpress download inside of that directory and added a .htaccess ...
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Disable redirect to install.php

For example, i include 'wp-load.php' from external file. but if WP is not installed, then while i access that file, it redirects to '/wp-admin/install.php'. How to disable redirection, even if WP not ...
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Cannot install Themes / Plugins, Installation failed: Download failed. No working transports found

I am receiving the error message: "Installation failed: Download failed. No working transports found" when I try to install a new theme on wordpress. I use WAMP 3.1.9, Apache 2.4.9, PHP 7.3.5 From ...
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the correct order of manual install WP and SSL on server

I am wundering what the correct order of these next things is when you want to manually install Wordpress and have SSL installed on your server and website. Is this the correct order to do that in? ...
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Apache2 Ubuntu Defualt Screen shows instead of front page Wordpress

I am trying to make a website using Wordpress with LAMP. Every time I try to publish and view my front page, I get the screen linked to below instead of what I've been working on. Other pages display ...
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wordpress on localhost lamp doesn't let me install plugins

i've installed a LAMP server on my ubunutu 11.04. i've installed wordpress and hooked it right with the MySQL db. i've changed the permissions of the www-data group to read and write files. every ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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Install WordPress with SQL database

I am very new to WordPress. I didn't even know it existed until I had to do it for my work. So I started in with a WAMP server with WordPress. That worked fine until we needed multiple sites with ...
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Multiple Multisite networks on the same domain?

This is a question I can't find the answer to: Can I run two separate Multisite networks under one domain? Here's the scenario, to better explain, we have a company website that already uses a ...
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Error during installation

I was installing WORDPRESS on my Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and it showed the following which i have tried but has failed to work it out, so help me guys solve it.Thanks Sorry, but I can’t write the wp-...
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How to update WP-CLI on Windows via Composer?

I installed wp-cli back in April on my Windows box using composer. I believe with the following command: composer create-project wp-cli/wp-cli --no-dev as outlined in the alternate install methods on ...
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Wordpress install enters an infinite loop

I am really struggling with this one - hopefully someone here can help... I am installing a brand new, fresh version of Wordpress v4.0 (A task I've performed easily 100+ times before without incident)...
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When I try to install VersionPress, it tells me, “The package could not be installed. No valid plugins were found.”

I'm trying VersionPress for the first time. I downloaded the project from the VersionPress GitHub page, then went to Plugins>Add New in my dashboard and uploaded the zip file "versionpress-master.zip" ...
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Wordpress in subfolder dont work

we have wordpress main site on domain.com now we did copy of the site and put in the sub-folder domain.com/blog we did all necessary url changes. but it seems we have issues with .htaccess file.. ...
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Install WordPress on new server or just copy old files?

Hey I move my WordPress Homepage to another server. Now my question is, should I just copy all the files from the old server to the new server? Or should I install WordPress on the new server and then ...
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Wordpress redirect loop on nginx + apache reverse proxy

I am trying to setup a fresh Wordpress installation on an nginx + apache reverse proxy configuration. My installation process was as follows: Installed nginx and apache servers Configured nginx (conf ...
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WP-CLI wp theme install url PCLZIP_ERR_BAD_FORMAT (-10) : Unable to find End of Central Dir Record signature

I tried use wp-cli theme install with option url from my dropbox link. But unfortunately, I got this problem: PCLZIP_ERR_BAD_FORMAT (-10) : Unable to find End of Central Dir Record signature This ...
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WP install in sub-dir white screen

My WP moved from localhost to online, and now it shows a blank page (wp-admin is working normally). This is the structure: sub.domain.nl/dir1/dir2/WP-install Something must me off with the ...
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Installing WordPress in a subdirectory

I am trying to install wordpress into a subdirectory of a website. I simply want to build the client's new site in this subdirectory, so a separate and new WP install in this subdirectory, and then ...
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Accidentally re-installed wordpress

Big mistake. I accidentally installed wordpress over an existing install. I know that my data is probably still in the database. I'm hosted on bluehost. What can I do to recover my instance?
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Programmatically install and activate child-theme

Is there a way to install and activate a child-theme from zip file like we do with TGM-Plugin-Activation which helping us to suggest or force user to install and activate a plugin. So my idea is that ...
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Wordpress System Requirement for Older Versions?

Is there a place I can see what WordPress recommended for system requirements at the time of a certain release? I can see the current requirements HERE and the previous releases HERE, but can't find ...
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Is there any way to allow a plugin to write over a previous version?

When installing a plugin, it will not install if the directory to which it is attempting to install already exists. This means that users of our plugin must first manually deactivate and delete the ...
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How can I create a bash install script for my Wordpress sites setup (WP+plugins+theme)?

I build a lot of websites with Wordpress, and my initial setup is basically always the same : Latest version of WP Latest versions of about 5 plugins My naked development theme Instead of ...
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How to prevent plugin, theme installation failures on Wordpress?

I am unable to install any theme/plugin to my wordpress 3.0 Downloading install package from http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/contact-form-7.2.3.1.zip… Unpacking the package… Installing ...
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Multiple WordPress sites installs sharing the same database but with different content and domains

I was wondering if it is possible to have multiple WordPress websites installed using the same database and database user. For example, I have site 1 and site 2 - www.site1.com and www.site2.com ...
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Workaround for: PHP syntax error, unexpected T_STRING in load.php on line 1104 (when installing)

I’ve received the error: PHP Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_STRING in /web/www/html/xxx/wordpress/wp-includes/load.php on line 1104 trying to install wordpress on a linux server. ...
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Is it possible to install WordPress Multisite on a subdomain with subdirectories?

This is something I have never tried so far. On a webspace I want to have a subdirectory like this: blognetwork.example.com Then I want to run Multisite with subdirectories like this: blognetwork....
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During theme installation theme upload failed

when tried to upload a theme,got this error. how can i solve this? Installing Theme from uploaded file: resume.zip Unpacking the package… Installing the theme… The package could not be installed. ...
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Backup blog posts only

I have a Wordpress site with a lot of pages and blog posts. I want to create a new site but keep all blog posts, just blog posts and no pages. How can I achieve this? When I backup the database from ...
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Installing MySql 8 for WordPress dev machine, what is the correct table name sensitivity option?

Context When installing MySql 8, the installer asks for if the table names are all lowercase or preserve case. Question What is the correct setting in case I would like to run WP 5 on that MySql ...
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You appear to have already installed WordPress. To reinstall please clear your old database tables first

My website was crashed by hackers and i am trying to restore from my backup. i have deleted all old files and trying to restore from the backup. i copied all my WP files in public_html. after ...
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The requested URL /wordpress/register/ was not found on this server

So I just installed a brand new version of Wordpress from wordpress.org/download/, extracted it and planted it on my server. Everything was working fine, I enabled "Anyone can register", went to the ...
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Is it possible to have more than 1 MySQL database in my WordPress blog?

On first launch, WordPress prompts you to input your MySQL database username, password etc. Then I can start working from dashboard. Is it possible for WordPress to have more than one db? If yes, ...
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Sharing one WordPress installation between several “sites”?

I'm running a VPS with Ubuntu. I've installed the LAMP-stack, and would now like to make a couple of blogs/sites using WordPress. I'm thinking about creating new users for each blog and making a ...
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Theme and plugin install or update display error in localhost

Theme and plugin install or update display error in localhost "connection information error" in localhost how to connect the FTP I'm using wordpress 4.7
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Choosing http or https during manual installation of WordPress and database

When you manually install WordPress, somewhere during the process it asks you to select weather your site uses http or https. Why is this? What does it matter? How will your choice translate to ...
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Is it possible to install WordPress within WordPress installation?

I have a website that is powered by WordPress, e.g. example.com. I would like to install a separate WordPress installation with a separate database, themes, etc in a subdirectory on my website though, ...
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After moving wordpress some files still point to old directory

I moved my wordpress installation from: /wordpress to /html/website The process was extremely traumatic and even though I followed the instructions closely the site went down a few minutes, ...
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Reporting Broken Theme event though upload was success

I don't understand what is missing when the Install is reporting success, but the Themes page is reporting a Broken Theme. styles.css and functions.php included below. Thank you, in advance, for ...
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WordPress credentials not matched

Ok, I'm at wit's end with Wordpress. This is the fifth time I've tried installing it and it flat out is not working. When I install it, it shows one of the themes, but the default welcome post doesn'...
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How to stop activation addon if the main plugin is not activated

I´m writing an addon. I would like in the install function to stop the activation if the main plugin is inactive. class MyAddon { public function __construct(){ ...
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WP already installed is asking to install

Hey guys, i did a mistake on a wp site, i uploaded a wrong wp-config.php file on the server during a 3.1 update, saw the mistake, recreated a good one with the good infos, uploaded the file and didnt ...
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Subdirectory install error

I'm seeing the error the theme directory "twentyfifteen" does not exist for the twentyfifteen theme after trying a WordPress subdirectory install for the first time. I can access the admin panel ...
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Trying to install Wordpress on WSL Windows 10, and running into issues with wp-cli and “wp db create”

Okay so I'm following this tutorial: https://hellojason.net/blog/how-to-setup-wordpress-locally-on-windows-subsystem-for-linux/ I had to do a bunch of monkey around to get MySQL to work because for ...
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Redirect loop error on wordpress landing page on localhost

I am trying to run a local version of a live Wordpress site, however, after setting up the local environment and attempting to access: http://localhost/wordpress/ I receive the following error: ...
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Install wordpress in backend with Existing html website alive

I have created a HTML website and want to shift to wordpress. I have another theme so I will be copying my content to that theme. But I want to keep my HTML website alive till I am done with the ...
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How to set a Cookie-Free Domain with WordPress?

I recently set up a WordPress site here. I added these two lines in wp-config.php: define("COOKIE_DOMAIN", "www.artisanplombier-pascher.com"); define("WP_CONTENT_URL", "https://static....
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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://...