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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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Updating Widget options in custom install.php

I am using a custom install.php in /wp-content/ to over-ride some defaults when creating sites in a multi-site install. For the most part, this is easy and working really well. I am having difficulty ...
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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 ...
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Renaming install.php for security?

A few years ago I was reading some blogs on how to harden your WP site, and one of the things suggested was to rename your install.php file so that someone couldn't re-install a new WP site over top ...
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WP Installer Redirects to /wp-admin/core/install.php

I am trying to install WP for the first time on Ubuntu 12.04 in a clean /var/www directory. I downloaded the latest version. I untarred it in my home directory and then moved it to /var/www. I ...
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Installed WordPress Location

can i install wordpress on my sub-domain while all its contents/post are on the root domain? Ex. admin.mydomain.com/wp-admin.... then the contents/post or homepage must be in mydomain.com and ...
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how to migrate wpmu from one host to the other?

this issus is different fromm How to migrate wordpress users from one blog to another since i am using WPMU, i have backup the database, and then import it to the other host, also i have changed the ...
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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 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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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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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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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,...
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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?
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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 ...
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From 403 error to 500 internal server error

I'm trying to install wordpress on a shared hosting (1and1), it's been 3 days i'm struggling and i give up, i've installed wordpress many times on other servers with no problem, first time on (1and1) ...
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Getting a 404 when trying to load /wp-admin/plugin-install.php

I am not sure why, but the back-end of my site is running slow... even though it's running slow, all pages still load, except this one /wp-admin/plugin-install.php (the add new plugin page). I ...
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Securing a multi-user permission structure

I'm currently working on a team that needs two distinct users from the same wpadmin group to be able to modify the wordpress files. Following the guide at Hardening WordPress (Codex), the following ...
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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 ...
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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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Create a multisite network for an existing installation

I have a website with some large number of posts like (75k posts). Till now, i am using a plugin called Main Category As Sub-domain to convert categories into sub-domains. ISSUE - 1 → In recent ...
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cURL to install theme

I can't figure for the head of mine how to write a cURL that would install a theme for me once I got a session. Tried binding these headers, but with no success: _wpnonce _wp_http_refferer _themezip ...
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Other than WP-CLI, is there a way to install Wordpress via the command-line?

I've been trying to create an Ansible playbook to install Wordpress. Most of the online documentation I've read, about installing Wordpress via the command-line points to WP-CLI. Question is, aside ...
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WordPress database error on (fresh) reinstall

I've done this many times before without problems. If I need to reinstall the Wordpress, I just drop all tables in the database from the phpMyAdmin and repeat the "famous 5-minute install" with a ...
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wp-cli fails on installing to subdomain

it's likely I missed something, but I just tried to use wp-cli to install Wordpress on a subdomain. After succesfully downloading, creating wp-config and calling the install procedure with: wp core ...
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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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Login/Logout Session Sharing - Multiple Wordpress Installations

I am on Wordpress 4.4.2, I have multiple wordpress installations (Not Multisite) 1st Installation :- www.example.com 2nd installation :- www.example.com/blog/ I have pasted this in my Wp-Config ...
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Theme/Plugin installation through url on button click

I have a specific page on my website with several plugins and themes for download. Free plugins and themes. I offer a link to download them but I am trying to give my users this content in a more ...
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Install with docker - can't access port

I put this question on the wordpress.org forum a few hours ago, but have just discovered this stackexchange sub and expect I'll get a better response from you fine folk. I'm attempting to install ...
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Why this function not working for install database on plugin activation

I followed codex instructions from wordpress site but for some reason it's not working for me and i can't understand why is there any debug settings or options to activate to explain me where i go ...
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Wordpress Multisite - Create Default Post and New Category On New Site Install

I've looked around quite a bit, but couldn't find help with creating a new, initial blog post and new category (or renaming the default category) once a new sub-domain has been installed. I've added ...
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Multiple sites/domains on one database

I looked through the questions and answers but could not find a specific answer that matched my question 100%. I have developed many themes/child-themes/plugins/etc for a long time. I know my way ...
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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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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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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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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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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 "...
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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 ...
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Wordpress Plugin Install / Update Problem

I am having multiple problems with installing new / updating plugins in Wordpress, and am hoping they're all linked to 1 problem that I can easily fix. I've been googling for hours and just can't ...
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Why does my plugin require a permalink reset after a new installation?

I've searched the site, but can not find anything specifically answering this question, so please point me to the right answer if this is a duplicate. I have a plugin, and it seems that on any new ...
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database - multiple wordpress installations using same database - can they share plugin settings?

I have multiple Wordpress installations sharing a database. They are also sharing the same wp-content folder. Is it possible for the sites to also share the same plugin options? I found a method for ...
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Can't Install WordPress (local) Failed to open file wp-includes/wp-db.php

Title kinda says it all. Trying to install WP locally and I get the following error when trying to use the wp-config.php generator UI: Warning: mysqli_real_connect(): (HY000/2002): No such file or ...
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wordpress login loop after install

I spun up a AWS instance to run a LAMP stack + the latest Wordpress (4.1.1). I am doing everything from the command line as root and do not use Cpanel or phpMyAdmin After creating the user + DB and ...
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Have non-wordpress page as root (and blog elsewhere)

I'd like to have a custom, non-Wordpress page (totally separate HTML/CSS/etc. files) at www.mywebpage.ca, and then my Wordpress blog only at www.mywebpage.ca/news. Is this possible? (The reason for ...
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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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Why is wordpress trying to re-install itself?

I ran out of space on my MySQL server so I got a bigger disk and moved the files to the new disk, restarted MySQL and things were fine. But I went to my sites and now wordpress is acting like its ...
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Install wordpress as a development site in a subdirectory on live server

I am trying to set up a development environment for a friend. I have never had a problem before until now. Basically on the home directory of the server there is a WordPress installation. My friend ...
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Upacking the package… stalls, but installs plugin

I have been searching high and low for the correct solution to my problem. I have found many searches relating to this, but can not find a solution... Here is the Updated Video to see what happens ? ...
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What possible reasons can cause my plugin not to be listed in the plugin search in the back-end of wordpress installs?

our plugin is listed on wordpress.org but it can't be found if you go in the backend of a WP install and search for it under Plugins -> Add New. Our plugin was delisted some time ago from wordpress....
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Import sql data from a large file when installing plugin

I'm making my first plugin and I need to import about 31,000 records from a sql file into the wpdb when the plugin first gets installed by the user, but it is only importing about half of them only, ...
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How to populate a Wordpress install with a lot of categories, quickly?

I'm looking at starting a new project, but I've not done anything like this before. I'm hoping someone with more experience will be able to offer me advice on this one. The site revolves around ...