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Initialization Script for “Standard” Aspects of a WordPress Website?

I am about to have to write a script to take a fresh install of WordPress 3.0.1 and add-in all the initial features for a website. This is for a company that installs lots of similar websites and they ...
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Populate content on install

I would like to know if there's a way to populate a WordPress site with some dummy content while installation process is going on. Let's say a few sample pages, a fews posts, taxonomy and that's it. ...
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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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Why did installing wordpress in url root jack up underlying WP sites?

I have a server (w2008 with iis7.5) and domain with a lot of different WP installs. All of the following represent WP installations. x.com/stuff x.com/programs/recent x.com/programs/...
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Install widget on plugin activation

Anyone know any resources to help me install my widget when my plugin is activated?
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Repeatable configuration package

It's normal that a developer or a shop will spend several hours on each project running the same configuration options (for permalinks, SEO options, user roles, plugins that you always use etc.). I'm ...
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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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Plugins to clone wordpress site and move to another url

Are there any possible plugins that could clone an entire Wordpress site and install it in another location? I build sites on one url, then to show the client and move it to another url to show it. ...
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Should I remove install.php and install-helper.php?

Is keeping wp-admin/install.php and wp-admin/install-helper.php a security leak on the newer versions of wordpress? By default file permission on those files are 644. If there is any leak, what kind ...
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Things to take care when moving from hosted wordpress to self-hosting

I have a hosted free wordpress blog. Now I am thinking to move that blog to self-hosting. What I already have /know/tried: 1: I have a domain name purchased from a companyA. 2: I have hosting ...
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Permalink Issues by Installing WordPress in Subdirectory / Subfolder

I installed WP in subfolder /cms and it runs live without subfolder. When I use /%postname%/ as permalink I get 404 error on my site. My Server supported mod_rewrite. My Code wp-config.php define('...
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Multisite configuration fails with css/js files

I have installed Wordpress using multisite + path (as opposed to subdomain). Seems to work, except JS/CSS files are not loaded. my conf: <Directory "/var/www/pages"> Options All ...
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No configuration file found and no installation code available. Exiting

I am getting the following error when I try to access my Wordpress website. It was working quite fine previously. Could anyone help me on this. No configuration file found and no installation code ...
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How to import WP XML file automatically on installation?

I'd like the user to install WP and have the default content loaded automatically but i don't want to have to write in in PHP in the wp_install_defaults(); I'd much rather export an xml file each time ...
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1answer
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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,...
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register_activation_hook and updating

I have used: register_activation_hook(__FILE__, 'CrayonWP::install'); In install() I would like to check the plugin version being installed, and if it is below a certain version, I would like to ...
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WordPress package configuration in Ubuntu Server?

So I wanted to play with some Linux-only PHP performance tools and installed Ubuntu Server 10.10 in VirtualBox (for the record I have little clue about Linux, never used it extensively). Turned out ...
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Wordpress within a subdirectory of another Wordpress environment doesn't work

Here's a summary of my scenario: I'm running Wordpress on a linux environment The root directory contains and index.php file that references the subdirectory where my main site's files are (codex ...
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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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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 ...
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What is $tab in `install_plugins_{$tab}` hook?

Goodman asked: When searching for a way to connect an action to plugin install (not activate), I saw two action hooks in plugin-install.php. one is install_plugins_{$tab} and the other is ...
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Cannot access WordPress install on subdirectory of drupal site

I want to convert my site from Drupal to WordPress. I installed WordPress in a subdirectory so I can tweak it until I'm ready to delete drupal and move it to the root folder. After installing I cannot ...
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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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Sub-domain or 2nd, temporary different domain?

I'm developing a Wordpress site for a website that already exists (that's not currently using Wordpress). The current website cannot be taken down until the new Wordpress site is ready to replace it. ...
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Moving Wordpress from live to local server

I have a wordpress install that I have been working on and now I want develop the install on my local server. I have downloaded all of the site files and added it to my local server directory. I also ...
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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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Install will not load: PHP does not have MYSQL installed

I'm having trouble installing Wordpress on my Windows 2008 R2 server. I'm getting the message: Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by WordPress. To ...
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Cloning and syncing a WordPress website

I plan to bulid up a nice developer environment and for this I need to clone the actual running website to a 100% into a dev directory. I've now uploaded the same version of wordpress as on my ...
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1answer
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Failed to open stream / no such file or directory

Server upgrading Friday, which will kill my existing WP 3.1 blog. So I’m installing 4.7.3 fresh in new subdirectory of existing WP 3.1 domain/site AND using the same database. Domain is a subweb. ...
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Plugin to install a plugin

I'm wondering if there is a way for a plugin to install other plugins directly. That means, I provide an interface for the user to click multiple plugins and download and install them directly to wp-...