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Can't Change the default theme on WordPress by BitnamI running on AWS

After installing a WordPress server on AWS using 'bitnami-wordpress-5.7.2' as the instance, now I am not able to change the default theme using the wp-admin. When I try to activate or live preview a ...
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Manage roles and capabilities without loads of code

I want to manage user roles and permissions/capabilities. I've tried several plugins, but they save their settings to the database. Since we're running multiple environments with seperate databases, ...
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See which user role / capability is needed to use a plugin

I have installed a plugin (https://de.wordpress.org/plugins/food-and-drink-menu/) for which I want to assign permissions to a normal "editor" user. I found the plugin "User Role Editor&...
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How to allow users to add a custom item to a taxonomy other than an admin in a custom post type?

The first picture is a picture of a taxonomy in a custom post type logged in with the role of an admin. The second picture is a picture of a taxonomy shown in a custom post type logged in as another ...
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How to make file not open to public but javascript file under Wordpress folder can load it

I have one csv file for Wordpress using. It put under my theme folder. I don't want that open to public but only a js file under the theme folder can read it and retrive data. How should I set the ...
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WordPress Update - This is usually due to inconsistent file permissions.: wp-admin/includes/update-core.php

I have some WordPress websites server with root access, and at the time of creating the server, everything was fine and WordPress itself and plugins and themes were updating without any issues, but I'...
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Block access to plugins.php for custom role

So I have a custom role and I'd like to block access to the plugins.php page without using a plugin. I can remove pages from the admin menu with my functions file but not sure how to restrict access
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How do I find out what the httpd process user account and the WordPress file ownership is in order to set file permissions?

I used phpinfo() to determine the server API. As it is CGI/Fast CGI, I figured that my shared hosting site uses a suexec approach. Please correct me if I'm wrong. Now, the official WordPress site has ...
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Unusual file permissions on WordPress websites

I've been asked by a customer of mine, to manage a few hundred WordPress sites. Doing an initial security assessment, I've found that every site (350 sites) has unusual file permissions on every php ...
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How is Editor able to edit posts without logging in?

Need to figure out if this is a security issue or what is happening. I have 2 bloggers editing posts on my blog. They both have user names (editor credentials only) and passwords. Only one of them I ...
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permission_callback has no effect

WP version is 5.5.3 I have 3 API routes set in a plugin that is used in an admin dashboard page. One route is meant to be used "publicly". I have two very curious issues happening: My 3 ...
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Opening a file of the theme from outside

I have a problem. I want to open a file that is in the active theme. Actually, I have a link that is shown in an admin menu, and when I click the link I want to redirect to a file that is stored in ...
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Show posts who published after registration date

i will make a membership system in WordPress with indeed ultimate membership pro and I would like users not to see posts that were made before the date they registered. I want: They can still see the ...
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Adding prefix to WordPress database tables breaks admin capabilities?

I have attempted a few different ways (manually, using Brozzme's DB Prefix Tools & Addons plugin) to add a prefix to an older WP database (right now table names look like posts instead of wp_posts ...
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Allow Editor access to a certain plugin

WordPress Capabilities has always confused me, as you cannot allow granular access of certain roles to certain features. (Coming from a Drupal background) I have the WordPress Carousel plugin ...
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Images not displaying, path in <img> is missing. Issue not found on another server

I have a problem with displaying images on the new server. On another one everything was working OK. I moved the site to names.co.uk and some of images are not displayed. The weird thing is that it ...
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Filter DELETE REST API calls

I have a custom post type, that can be editable by more than one user. Each post of that type has a field with the user ids who can edit it (kinda like co-authors). But since many users have ...
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No user found when using REST API

When I use a REST route whilst logged in, and call wp_get_current_user(), no user is found. However, the request method, eg POST is processed without issue. Example REST route registration. ...
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Directory and file permissions

I just installed a new server with Ubuntu 20, and after applying permissions to the directory structure I got the error "Installation failed: Could not create the directory" Usually these ...
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Visitors “do not have permission to view this content” on home page only

This problem started suddenly. The navigation and all the other pages are still ok. I built a new home page, simply by duplicating my old one, and then set home page to my new page. That didn't help. ...
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Permissions Script Not Working

I am running a LAMP dev environment on ubuntu 18.04 with wordpress 5.4.2. I found this awesome script meant to make adjusting permissions on wordpress installations easy, getting rid of 403 errors in ...
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Add new user : make the fields First Name and Last name required

I'm searching how to make First Name and Last name fields required when we add a new user. Right now only username and Email fields are required. I found a way by adding class="form-required"...
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Installing SkimLinks on WordPress Business Plan

I'm trying to add SkimLinks to my website. I am using a pre-designed theme that I found on Wordpress (It's the Cubic theme). According to SkimLinks they don't recommend using the WordPress built in ...
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WordPress unable to create folders even though correct NTFS-rights are set

We are trying different NTFS-rights settings on a IIS-webserver, and we removed the Users-group from the folder containing all the sites. We then ran into the problem that a WordPress installation ...
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How to hold posts and accounts for moderation on WordPress Network site

In WordPress MU is there a way for a network admin to hold posts in moderation? For example: A user creates an account and a site They create their first post The post is held in moderation and the ...
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Registration and Custom Post Types - How to synchronize information?

I am building a platform where service providers can offer their services to potential customers. Therefore, I have two user roles, one "customer" who can only create an account and read; ...
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WordPress Multisite Layered Admins

I'm using WordPress multisite for a company project. The project have 5 multilevel admin structure with about 100 websites. The top level (5) admin (super admin) have access to all the sites. The ...
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Wordpress Local Install Theme Folder Permission To Edit

I have installed WordPress on a local LAMP installation. All I want is to edit the theme files locally on an editor like VS Code where I can open the theme folder and start editing on the go. But I ...
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Wordpress does not have the permission to update (IspConfig)

When I try to update a Wordpress website on a server I do not own since it is from an hosting provider. I am getting an error I never had. Translated to English (it is Dutch) Download update from ...
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ftp_nlist() and ftp_pwd() warnings

I'm not sure when this warning started. I got an existing site to do its hosting and applied the following good practices: Updated Wordpress - from 5.3 to 5.4.0 (current WP version) Updated all ...
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Fix permissions for users role

I have 4 users roles on my WordPress platform (role1, role2, role3, role4) Role 1 : administaror (full acces) Role 2 : proposal_editor (can create and publish posts, pages, templates, users...) Role ...
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Blank White page issue in WordPress

I am working in a WordPress site in Linux Mint. My file and folder permission is like below I used below code in wp-config.php file define( 'WP_DEBUG', true ); define( 'WP_DEBUG_LOG', true ); ...
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Programmatically allow a non-author to edit a post based custom meta field

User A authored and published a post. In that post, User A selected User B as the "Manager" (a custom meta field). How can I allow User B to edit any post in which they are selected as the "Manager"?...
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Make custom post type archive for administrator only

Simply I have made a custom post type named ticket and have created an archive-ticket.php file I want to make if the user that tries to visit the tickets archive page is not administrator redirect him/...
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Plugin updates, change file permissions on WordPress

I have a strange problem with my wordpress websites. Every time I perform plugin updates, the file permissions on my server, are changed. I get the Forbidden error in my developer console for the ...
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admin-ajax.php 403 errors - no caching, permissions are fine

After putting up a recent dev site, I'm met with a very annoying 403 error I can't figure out. It's only an issue with non-WP core widgets (for example, Recent Posts Extended) and I can't add scripts ...
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How create a role with admin capability less 1 or 2?

I've created a new role and I need to give this role the full permissions and capability of an admin less create new admin user and edit plugin/themes. Is possible recall all and remove only the 3 I ...
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Wordpress won't allow for updates to plugins or Wordpress Core

It's been approximately a month since i can no longer update any plugins or wordpress core on my website. When I attempt to update the website it get's knocked off line. Jetpack then reactivates the ...
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allow non logged in user to upload images in media library

I have a website where I have a page that is accessible from any non logged in user . Its a form where I need to upload image through the form but when I try this its showing an error. But When I ...
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Permissions working but not working

Not sure what I changed in my Wordpress some days ago but today I was not able to update/install any plugin. I followed https://community.bitnami.com/t/wordpress-permissions-unable-to-create-directory/...
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Plugin updates change folder permissions

On one client WordPress site, when I update any plug-ins, all files and directories within that plug-in get their permissions automatically set to 766 - which means they aren't accessible by the ...
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WordPress php mysql errors - errcode: 13 permission denied

I'm developing a WordPress based website using the latest XAMPP release from Oct 9 2019 with Apache 2.4.41, MySQL/MariaDB 10.4.8 and php 7.3.10 using localhost on a Windows 10 machine. Since updating ...
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Correct wp-content ownership and permissions

I run an Ubuntu server for running many Wordpress websites. Every website is uploaded and managed by a separate system user. System users are allowed to FTP but not SSH into my server. And they are ...
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403 Forbidden - You don't have permission to access /wp-admin/admin-ajax.php on this server

When I try to make a backup of my wordpress website through plugin I recieve the following error: "403 Forbidden - You don't have permission to access /wp-admin/admin-ajax.php on this server." This ...
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Mamp Pro File Permissions

I use MAMP Pro 4 and Windows 10 to develop WordPress websites on my local computer. When an image is imported into the media library WordPress generates image sizes from this image and places them all ...
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How to allow each editors to only edit certain categories?

I have 6 users with an editor role, each editor should have access to 1 category (different for every 6 users). Besides this, I have another 20 users which are moderated by 1 editor, so 1 editor x 20 ...
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How can I set status='publish' for all featured images?

Background: I've come accross this WP issue: https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/41445 In short: when you make a request to a post over the REST API, if the featured image was originally uploaded ...
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Different permissions for same type of post

I am building a website that has a bunch of pages and two post pages: News What's New Both of these pages will be like category pages. How can I allow one set of users to only create content for the ...
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CentOS 7 cPanel - Setting Correct Permissions

I have a pre existing server running whm/cpanel which has a Wordpress site that needs to be moved to its own server. I have move the files and database across and everything is ready except for a few ...
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read_post meta capability for anonymous users

read_post is a meta capability that can be used to check if a user can read a post. It can be used, for example, like this: if ( current_user_can('read_post', $post_ID) ) { // do something } No ...

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