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Should I delete automatically-created files before installing WordPress?

I'm switching a site from OpenCart to WooCommerce. I'm trying to figure out what I should delete from public_html and what I shouldn't. Below are the files I'm unsure about. Some of them were there ...
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Importing wordpress. xml file on new installation

I am trying to move a wordpress installation to a new server. I usualy create a new database using phpmyadmin on the new server, import the sql file from the old server, then install wordpress but ...
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Plugins try to install in old location [closed]

I just moved my WordPress website to a new domain & server. Everything seems to work fine except for installing new plugins. When I'm trying to install a new plugin, it's still trying to access ...
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Error uploading plugin zip file

I have a question here and hope you guys can help me with that. Couldn't find the exact answer from search and I am not a coder myself. I was given the instruction (to change plugin name) by my ...
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Wordpress not displaying themes in the wp-content/themes folder

I'll do my best to explain this but its weird to say the least. So the two default themes (twenty ten and twenty eleven) appear under the Appearance>Themes tab in the wp admin. However, if I add one ...
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How to work locally on a copy of my wordpress?

I would like to redesign my wordpress site. I thought I do that first locally to get a feeling for it. So I compressed my live wordpress directory and transfered it locally. And took a backup of the ...
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One WordPress install serving multiple virtual hosts

I have a number of WordPress-enabled sites setup as virtual hosts under XAMPP on a Windows 7 development server. An example virtual host is as follows: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName siteA....
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Cannot get pages or posts to display

I am trying to set up Wordpress for a client who uses XO Communications as a host. However, getting Wordpress set up is driving me nuts. I keep getting this error message (wrapping message for ...
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How can I easily reduce the size of WordPress installation from development to production?

Sometimes it happens that cheap but fast/reliable hosting plan has the drawback to have only 50MB/100 MB of local space, for files and database. Now, before going to production, I delete manually ...
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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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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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Change WordPress directory

I have a wordpress website in my server in let's say site.com/website. Now let's say i want to change the directory name and rename it to site.com/wordpress. How can I do that? I just change the ...
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Reset generated wp-config.php with wp-cli

I'm trying to dig into wp-cli and I can't find how to reset a config file I've created with the following command line (Note: I'm in the folder where I want the wordress to be installed): $ wp core ...
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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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Remote install won't find Parent theme when intalling Child Theme, but local install does

On my localhost wordpress install I am using a Parent Theme called "Tesseract", and a Child Theme called "Tesseract-child". Now, I want to deploy my code on a remote WP install and, for some unknown ...
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Missing wp-load.php on new install

I am technically proficient, but am new to administering a wordpress site. I have a basic wordpress site for which I simply do some blogging, no plugins. I have exported the data using the myphpadmin ...
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Automate specific steps on WordPress install

When I set up a WordPress project, I complete the following steps before I get to work: Unpack WordPress Delete pre-installed themes and copy over _s theme. Set up repo via BitBucket and add to ...
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Multisite install - Create each domain with its own directory

I am rather new to WordPress and trying to install a multisite install where I have my main WP install in \var\www\html and each new site/domain I create would be created in its own folder. So what I ...
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Use new domain name on previously installed files of wordpress

I have a question on wordpress. I had a wordpress site installed using other domain name previously, now that domain name no longer using and i am not going to renew, and the domain name i have ...
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Wordpress Redirects on Install

I'm having problems when trying to install wordpress on subdomain. I've downloaded the arhive from wordpress.org, unzip it on root folder and when trying to install it says I found and tryed ...
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“Deprecated: mysql_connect()” error when installing Roots Bedrock

I'm trying to install Roots Bedrock on my local Windows 7 workstation, and I fail miserably. This is the procedure I've been doing: Cloned the Bedrock project Copied its content in my (empty) "c:/my-...
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wp-cli installation

i installed 0h-my-zsh; then wp-cli, change .zshrc file and wrote : # FIX PHP MAMP for WP-CLI export PATH=/Applications/MAMP/bin/php/php5.6.2/bin:$PATH export PATH=$PATH:/Applications/MAMP/Library/bin/...
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Hook (or other way) to find out when another plugin is activated / installed

Is there some way to run a function when another plugin is being installed and/or activated? Basically I need something like register_activation_hook only for other plugins. The use case: I want to ...
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Local Wordpress installs don't verfiy against wp-cli checksum check and how to fix that issue.

i've installed wp-cli today, while testing i ran into one surprising issue. on `wp core verify-checksums' the following errors showed up: Warning: File doesn't verify against checksum: wp-includes/...
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Pushing out updates to multiple installs?

I'm planning on having many installations of wordpress on my server on different domains is there a way i can push updates out to all of them simultaneously?
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Page not found error shown while installing wordpress on IIS server

I am installing a wordpress folder on a windows server, but it shows page not found. I am unable to even see the first page of installation. This is the site address http://np-environmental.com/...
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Correct folder permissions?

I just recently installed PHP and wordpress on our coldfusion box and wordpress is throwing me an dialog saying I need to input FTP information so wordpress can alter the files. I read up on this and ...
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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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Auto login after wordpress installation

I am creating a product in wordpress and here i am installing the custom theme and plugins during wp installation. No problem until here. But the admin wants to login automatically during the ...
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Can you manage multiple domain names from a single WordPress multisite network?

My Main Purposes To centralise all of my WordPress sites (different domains - different clients) in one place controlled by the main dashboard. Be able to choose which site is in need of a theme, ...
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Must I download entire WP directory for each separate instance/website that uses WP?

I'm no noob when it comes to website design or development. And am quite savvy with JQuery, XHTML and PHP. However, I admit I am quite noob-ish when it comes to WP... I already have the WP directory (...
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How do I install more than one WordPress blog on EC2?

I created an EC2 instance and installed WordPress inside /var/www/html/blog/. I'm running Amazon Linux with Apache. Assuming I want to create another blog. Do I create another directory and install ...
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How to customize WordPress Plugin installation?

I have a WordPress plugin which I've built. This plugin contains a Pro version. When user sign-up for the Pro version, he is getting a unique key.php file which he required to replace in the plugin ...
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How to run WordPress from other location on the same domain

Hi I have a domain running in WordPress, the path to WordPress installation is /subdomain/mywordpress/ and I can access these in mywordpress.mysite.com, Now I wish to load the index page on my main ...
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Installing wordpress on Parallels plesk 9.5.3

I would like to know if it is possible to install WP on Parallels Plesk 9.5.3, and if so, I do I do that? Thanks, Erez A.
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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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Multi site clarification

I've done some reading about multisite over at WordPress.org and looking to see if I'm understanding correctly. My current blog domain is somewhat locale restricted by name. However, much of my ...
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What happen after new plugin get installed in term of permissions?

Using Ubuntu to host WordPress, I am wondering about permissions of files for newly installed plugin, how would they be executable? permissions for the folder that has the wordpress installation: ...
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Fresh Install WP error - “The site is experiencing technical difficulties” [closed]

Usually this kind of error is associated with some plugin, but not in my case since this is a fresh install of the latest WP version. I'm getting this error after I uploaded all the files and ready to ...
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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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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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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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Multisite Installation is all the same site

I have set up my network effectively - but when I go to a subsite dashboard - it is still going to the main site dashboard - I literally changed a whole site and it overwrote my main site. I was able ...
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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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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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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 ...