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Install plugin on remote wordpress

I want to install a plugin using wp-cli (or anything else) on a WordPress based website. I have URL, admin-user, admin-pass only. (no FTP/ssh). I want to do it programmatically, without going into the ...
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Use admin-post to submit form data to external database

I am creating a custom form in WordPress to store and send data to an external database. As part of testing, I was successful in creating a form that submitted form data to the external database by ...
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Remote REST request to check login status

There are 2 wp installations, A and B. Is it possible to do a remote rest request from site A to find out if an user is logged into site B? If yes, how? With this information adjustments would be ...
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Connect local environment to staging server database

A colleague and I are currently developing WordPress theme, we want to connect the database of our staging server to our local environment. We have access to the linux box via ssh. MySQL hostname is ...
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How do I quickly move between 2 local installations and keep them in sync?

I'm a designer working on my first CMS website. I like to develop on my netbook at the coffee shop, but recently I've been starting to get into graphics heavy content stuff that would be easier to ...
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Set timeout on wp_remote_post()

I am trying to use wp_remote_post() like this: wp_remote_post( $url, array( 'blocking' => false, 'timeout' => 0.1 ) ); The problem is that it seems to always force the timeout to 1s. I don't ...
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Remote database connection and local development

I would like to develope locally meanwhile using a wp remote database. I've been searching for a long time in google and trying some configurations (wp-config.php) without success. I achieve to make ...
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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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modify post meta data remotely without xmlrpc

I want to make changes to post meta data from another server and had used xml-rpc. After some security concerns were raised, I disabled xmlrpc. I do not have remote access to the MySQL database. I ...
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How to upload images from my directory into my wordpress?

I'm doing a paste the link onto input and then uses PHP(imagecrop) to crop and store the image onto server directory. $imagesrc = $_GET['img']; $img = file_get_contents($imagesrc); $im = ...
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How to convert and use JSON data from a remote Wordpress server?

I got this code add_action( 'init', 'check_api_data' ); function check_api_data() { if(isset($_GET['api']) ) { if ($_GET['api'] == 'json'){ $args = array( '...
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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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How to Create Content Remotely

I'm trying to help populate a newly setup wordpress website and am trying to write scripts to do automated posting of a pre-processed archive of e-mails as a series of posts and comments. I'm ...
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Uploaded Wordpress theme not finding pages and css

Thanks in advance for any pointers in the right direction. I am not finding any relevant info out there. I have a finished WP site with a customized Bones Theme functioning perfectly locally. I have ...
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Connect to live db whilst working locally

Please excuse my ignorance, as I'm entirely self taught (HTML, CSS, and some JS and PHP) as a hobby, and SSH is all fairly new to me. I originally built a static website for my wife's childminding ...
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Moving a local installation to the server - settings not working on server?

I moved my local Wordpress to the server and some of the theme settings as well as settings I made for plugins locally are not working on the server. This is what I did: Uploaded the local code ...
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Local Content different from Remote Content

Problem Description I am developing a project using Wordpress as a CMS for a web page of a Scientific Research Group to Publish Information, News, Publications and Projects of the Scientific Group. ...
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Wordpress with php5-fpm and nginx

I am trying to complete an install of wordpress using php5-fpm and nginx, with a database on a remote server. However, wordpress doesn't recognize the existence of mysql to allow me to connect to the ...
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Is there a way to know if a post has been published through XML-RPC?

It's all in the title, I'm looking for a way to know if a given post was published through XML-RPC, versus published by hand in the WP admin. Pseudo code : if( !wpse_from_xmlrpc( $post -> ID ) { ...
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Remote database -> massive response time increase?

I have nginx web server running newest WordPress and DB server running MySQL 5.6 There is around 90-100ms latency(round-trip delay) between those 2 servers. The problem is that It takes about 5000 ...
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How to create a non-responsive WordPress Theme Using Genesis Framework?

I am new to coding and I really don't know how to create a non-responsive child theme which runs on the Genesis framework. Besides that, I tried to modify a child theme and it all went well but one ...
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Is it possible to work on localhost but have the upload folder linked remotly for dev?

I would like to develop my website locally on my computer WAMP server but the thing is that all images and stuff are on the remote server in the uploads folder. Is there a way to work locally for ...
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Call specific plugin update

I'm looking for way to update specific plugin via xmlrpc api. There is no exposed any function for do upgrades. I've tried to visit http://example.com/wp-admin/update.php?action=upgrade-plugin&...
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wp_set_current_user (remote logging) doesnt work on server

I am figting with one interesting problem. I am logging in user with authorization on remote server. The problem is that it is working fine on a localhost but not on a server. Here is code I am ...
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How to Get Logged-in to “Remote WP Site” from my local script (in Same Browser)?

In Wordpress, is it possible: To "make my current browser" to get "logged-in" to the a WP site, from a script in my localhost? Means, i will be running a script in my localhost: http://localhost/...
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Remote plugin activation hook

I am remote activating plugins using update_option('active_plugins,'some_plugins'); It works fine except one thing: if some plugins have to create some tables using register_activation_hook(__FILE__,'...
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Remote Image (from URL) as Media Library element

I have slow upload on my wordpress server and I want to export two very big image to external server. So I need Media Library Image to use in other component. I cant edit URL of Image. Is any plugin ...
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Wordpress Security - How to block alternative Wordpress access

I own a self-hosted Wordpress 3.5 blog. I'm working on its security and I'm trying to prevent non-writers from accessing anything admin-ish they shouldn't. Recently I tried Better Wordpress Security, ...
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Maintain user profile data in a non-Wordpress database

I have an existing MySQL database (not Wordpress) containing user profile information. I am looking for a way to allow these users to log in to a Wordpress site and edit their profile. It is most ...
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Publishing Remotely To Wordpress?

Hey i know that there are options to post to a wordpress blog remotely by email or by another source. My blog is self hosted. What other ways is there to publish besides via email.
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WordPress plugin to publish to multiple remote WordPress blogs

I have a WordPress (.org) blog (let's call it blog1) that is used by many authors, who may create, edit and publish posts (on blog1). Each author has her/his own WordPress blogs, hosted elsewhere. ...
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How to Automatically import external images to Upload

Hi to all I would like to have a simple plugin, hook, anything that Automatically caches external images. Simple explanation: Actually I'm using this plugin: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/cache-...
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wp_remote_post with ssl:// protocol

$response = wp_remote_post( 'ssl://securesite.com', array( 'method' => 'POST', 'body' => $string, // variable is set 'timeout' => apply_filters( 'http_request_timeout',...
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How to define a remote uploads directory?

Using the constant overrides in wp-config I'm able to define a remote FTP server that plugins will be added to when installed using the WP interface. define('FS_METHOD', 'ftpext'); define('FTP_BASE', ...
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Posting via HTTP requests?

Is there any way to do autoblogging on WordPress? What I want to do is to submit a new blogging entry through a HTTP request rather than through the WordPress UI. I know that I can do it using email, ...
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'Remote Login' with MultiSite Domain Mapping still forcing users to login to all blogs individually?

I'm having trouble with the 'Remote Login' option of MultiSite domain mapping. I have a local dev install which allows me to swap between network blogs without needing to login to each blog ...
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What would be the advantages/disadvantages of remote plugin installation?

Most of us are used to installing plugins directly from the WordPress.org plugin repository. This is the "official" list of available add-ins, and everything hosted there is guaranteed to be GPL. ...