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Subdomain and subdirectories together in one installation

I'm currently want to develop my design company website and choosing wordpress as my CMS. How do I should install the wordpress when I want the domain structure like this: Blog = blog.example.com ...
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Wordpress Installation for multi-domains with nginx and php-fpm

I am new to Wordpress. I googled around but could not find precise steps to install Wordpress with nginx multi-site configuration. I want to install wordpress 3.3.1 on Ubuntu 11.10. I already ...
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Two domains on one Wordpress Installation

I recently changed the base domain on my Wordpress website from http://www.fsdegrees.com to http://www.56degrees.co.uk. I would like to create various of 301 from old domain to new one, but for some ...
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One WordPress and database but multiple subdomains

I want to create a multiple subdomains, but using only one wordpress and database installation. The difference of those subdomain sites are the colors and the blogs, but in terms of functionalities, ...
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When WordPress Does Not Provide an .htaccess File for New Multisite Sites because of CPanel Fantastico Auto-Installer?

I have installed WordPress via an auto-installer and later configured it as multisite. But whenever I create the WordPress site using auto-installer it doesn't give me the .htaccess file by default. ...
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Installation with sql server express edition

I have developed a web portal in wordpress using xampp server. i have my database in my sql. Now i need to deploy this wordpress portal on other system with sql server express edition. So how can i ...
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Distributing and packaging plugins

I have a project where I'll be using WP as a customer portal to an external application. The application is accessed via web services (soap/xml) calls. The application has quite a few forms and for ...
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Is there any plugin hook that I can latch onto once a site is freshly installed?

To customize a fresh new WP install, there are a bunch of pluginable functions that can be overridden. Namely wp_install() and wp_install_defaults(). And wp_new_blog_notification(). I'd like to ...
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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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What is the most secure way to set up the MySQL user in WPMU?

I am setting up Subdomain based MU on my domain.Everything is hosted by me running on one CentOS/Webmin VPS. Will I be better off setting the MySQL user's domain as localhost, 127.0.0.1 or with a ...
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Installed successfully; home page still redirects to install.php

I've done WP installs in the past and haven't had issues, so I'm a little stumped here. I've correctly created wp-config.php. I ran the install script, and everything appeared to be successful. I ...
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Change multi-site installation from sub-domains to sub-directories

I've searched everywhere but I don't seem to find a solution for this. I have a WP installation that is using sub-domains and doesn't have yet any other sites besides the main site. What I want to do,...
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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 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 quick start wordpress installation [closed]

How to create an installation package that when installing, already install the theme that I created, plugins and demo content? I do not find any documentation on the subject. Thanks for any help!
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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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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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InfiniteWP installation fails - CONFIGURABLE MAX EXECUTION TIME DISABLED

I have setup a lampp stack on ubuntu, and I can install wordpress, but when I want to install InfiniteWP, I get this error: "CONFIGURABLE MAX EXECUTION TIME. The max execution time should be ...
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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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Can't use the built-in wordpress install/upgrade plugin feature [closed]

When I try to upgrade or install a plugin I get a successful message: Downloading install package from http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/jquery-lightbox-gallery.zip… Unpacking the package… ...
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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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Programatically Creating Initial Wordpress Site

(I have found some links to customising an initial install like this one and this one, but unless I'm missing something - which is quite possible, they don't answer my question) I'm wanting to set up ...
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Is it good security advice to install wordpress in subdirectory but link to root?

Is it good to install wordpress in a subdirectory (with a random name), but set "Homepage" address to domain root? (based on Giving WordPress Its Own Directory) Since the wp-content is in the ...
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Quickest Way Besides FTP to Upload WordPress Files to a Web Server?

Assume I have SSH from a shared/managed-VPS hosting, and FTP access, but no fantastico. Thanks.
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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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Moving to directory creates path problems.. how to solve?

I've moved my installation from example.com/beta to example.com and I've noticed that there are a few broken images. Looking at the source, it appears that they are still looking in looking in the /...
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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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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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How to prevent first post and first comment on WP MU?

When a user creates a new blog a new post and a new comment is created at the same time. Is there a way to disable this?
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How to use if condition to change $table_prefix in wp_config.php

I am testing a very big database (perhaps wp_posts contains hundreds of thousands of rows). As such, the query time, especially the searching query, is extremely long. I'm thinking if there is any ...
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Multi-site vs seperate installs for just 3 blogs?

I'm new to Wordpress and in a few months will be attempting to set up three blogs. They most likely will be hosted on a Windows Server with IIS. (because the server is already there, and nobody else ...
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Installing WP twice in same Directory?

I have a website that has Wordpress installed in the root directory / I have another website, that's contents is within that root directory, /seperatesite/ that stores a separate, small, splash page ...
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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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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 ...
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Wordpress On subfolder

We are running WordPress and CodeIgniter in the same domain, separated by subfolders. We know it's not the best practice, but CodeIgniter will be a temporary thing until we fully move to WordPress. I ...
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WordPress installation does not get completed in WAMP server

I have installed WAMP server on Windows 8 and am trying to install WordPress on it, but while installing it, I could not complete it. It's showing me the error like http://localhost/wordpress/wp-...
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How to check what plugins used to be on a WordPress installation?

It's easy to see what plugins are currently disabled through /wp-admin — but how could I see what plugins used to be on an installation of WordPress and were deleted?
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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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Export all content from wordpress

Evening all. I've decided instead of upgrading the install of wordpress that I have, to just take the content (my writeups, comments, pages) and move them to the new site install. Is there an easy ...
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What causes an Unexpected HTTP Error within install plugins?

Within "install plugins" I'm receiving an error stating "An Unexpected HTTP Error occurred during the API request." When I do a plugin search it throws me back to my site's 404 page. Any idea what ...
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Novice WordPress Installation issues

I am trying to install WordPress on www.000webhost.com I have uploaded the most recent version of WordPress to the server and created a MySQL database. However, When I visit my site, I select the ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Can I install a new Wordpress site inside a sub-directory of an existing Wordpress site?

One of my clients has very limited resource. His current Wordpress site is installed at via FTP at /public_html: http://example.com/ We need to show him a UAT site before replacing the existing site....
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How does Wordpress process plugin installations?

Please consider that I am not a Wordpress plugin developer, but I am maintaining a lot of Wordpress websites. In case I have to perform a change to all of them, I will have to log in each site and ...
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How to download Wordpress 4.2.0

I am trying to download Wordpress 4.2.0, not 4.2.3. I go to the downloads page here https://wordpress.org/download/release-archive/ Every time I download 4.2 and install it, the admin tells me that ...
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CMB2 installation - cannot get it to work

I have followed the documentation on this page: https://github.com/WebDevStudios/CMB2/wiki/Basic-Usage but cannot get it to work. I have gone through other posts with the same issue and tried all of ...
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Issue converting single site to multi-site - blogs.dir folder not created

I have an existing WP install that I'm attempting to convert into a multi-site, in order to set up a development version in a subdirectory (required for testing an SSL on the same domain). I've been ...