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Remove Domain Mapping

To give you an idea about my experience with Wordpress...its none. I've got a wordpress site from a client of mine to manage. I have years of experience with websites so I'm confident I can do this. ...
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Different Domains in Multisite Setup

I am using WordPress multisite setup to set the following structure example.com sub1.examples.com example.net Note that this is a single multisite setup, but it has two main domains and a subdomain. ...
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Hosting a seperate wordpress project on localhost

I currently have a Wordpress project that I've set up to run on localhost in /var/www/html. I'm using a LAMP stack. I want to start another wordpress project, and I've been reading a little bit ...
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Creating a WP Test site without /uploads etc

I would like to create a test site for a huge wordpress live site (a news site). It has tons of images in /wp-content/uploads and /wp-content/gallery, and other folders of /wp-content are also packed ...
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How to define custom links in WordPress

I have an existing website with pages like: http://www.website.come/page1.htm http://www.website.come/page2.htm http://www.website.come/page3.htm etc. And I have redesigned my website in WordPress ...
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Customise default site setup

Can anyone point me in the direction of the codex or function that controls the default setup of a site within a multisite network. Basically I don't want to have to be deleting all the widgets, ...
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Minimize and Uglify WordPress Plugin Files

Intro When developing a gulp.js project, it is typical to have the following directory structure PROJECT_NAME | ---------- dist <------------ contains library to be released | ----...
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Volume mounts when setting up Wordpress with docker [closed]

Quickstart: Compose and WordPress proposes the following docker-compose.yml version: '3.3' services: db: image: mysql:5.7 volumes: - dbdata:/var/lib/mysql restart: always ...
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Multiple Domains and Subdomains Using Multisite Installation

I have the following domains/subdomains. They are all related to each other, yet they must be on different domains/subdomains example.com www.example.com (redirects to example.com) sub1.example.com ...
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How to host blog on separate domain from main site

Question I have two established, non-WordPress sites with basic LAMP stacks: mysite1.com and mysite2.com. I'd like to set up mysite1.com/blog and mysite2.com/blog as WordPress blogs. What is the ...
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My WordPress install is not loading the admin styles

I'm having this problem where my WordPress install is not loading up any sort of clients scripts or styles, here is what the login form looks like: Any ideas on what's going on here? I've reinstalled ...
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Prevent setup-config.php page from appearing when host blocks database

My hosting service has following limitation. The maximum number of database queries per user is 75,000/hr. My site rarely exceeds that limitation, so I don't want go for a new hosting. But, when ...
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How do I set up a test environment in a sub-folder?

I have my first-ever, live client who needs a website completely re-done. We're leaning towards setting up a premium WordPress theme. I've done this for close friends and family members before (set ...
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Wordpress and Git - What folders should I track?

I am configuring Git along with my WP development environment, and I was wondering what should be tracked and what should be ignored. If it makes sense to track plugins and for WP core. Create one ...
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Best practices for making a WordPress site “movable”?

I'm planning to buy a domain and install a WordPress site on it at a web-hosting company. But first I'll need to iron-out some bugs... I got a working LAMP-stack at my home-computer, so I'm thinking ...
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Setting up the child theme so as to enable right-to-left WordPress?

I want to make a child theme for twentyfifteen theme in WordPress to show in right-to-left direction. I read the documentation on that in Codex. But to be honest, the documentation was good for a ...
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WordPress Dashboard Problem [closed]

I am having difficulties changing my dashboard address. Currently it is pointed to my_domaincom.wordpress.com/wp-admin while it needs to be my_domain.com/wp-admin: with the current dashboard I cannot ...
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Setup page on first login on multisite

Is it possible to create a setup page on the first login before they visit their admin page to say change the language of the administrator and change their temporary password? I don't want users to ...
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WP-Admin gives 403 Forbidden after login on CentOS 7

I've setup a brand new CentOS 7 VPS; everything configured by me. LAMP installation and the Apache virtual host configurations are all done. I've checked them before installing Wordpress and the HTML ...
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How can I configure Docker for developing and deploying a custom theme?

I am getting started with Docker and I'm still new to professional WordPress development practices. I would like to set up a Docker development environment (on my Mac) so that I can do custom ...
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Action on WordPress Install

I am trying to use this https://gist.github.com/davejamesmiller/1966425 to fire when I first create WordPress site / "install WordPress" (i.e complete the "5 minute setup") but the wpmu_new_blog ...
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Renaming wp_content problem

I am setting wordpress in a custom way and having issues with renaming wp-content. Here are the details: I am using Amazon AWS as my environment. The default web root is /var/www/html/. Within that ...
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source code: WP_INSTALLING vs. WP_SETUP_CONFIG in setup-config.php

I am trying to make sense of the wordpress installation process. The file setup-config.php under wp-admin has the following. I want to know what the difference is between these two variables, why both ...
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Moving site made easier

I have a HUGE pet peeve with Wordpress that honestly drives me crazy. Everytime you move the website, you have to go into the database in the new environment, and change in the table wp_options the "...
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Hardening wordpress: blocking /includes with htaccess

This page http://codex.wordpress.org/Hardening_WordPress says this should be included in the .htaccess file to block requests for files inside the includes dir. # Block the include-only files. <...
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Hardening wordpress: wp-content file permissions?

I'm writing a script to automatically check file permissions in all wordpress installations on a server. This document http://codex.wordpress.org/Hardening_WordPress is unclear on a certain point: ...
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Enable plugin installs without FTP with user from same group as Nginx/PHP-fpm

I just setup a VPS and I installed everything I needed and it runs well. Problem is that I want it to be able to update automatically and allow me to install plugins without ftp. This is my setup: I ...
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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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Proper after_setup_theme and wp_head cleanup

Im trying to clean up code in my theme a little bit, remove some of the code that is not used and basically do things the right way, to decrease load time etc. Currently I have this code: add_action(...
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Network setup tab is not shown under Tools

I'm trying to create a multisite so I did the necessary steps: Created a wildcard subdomain Backed up of course files wp-config.php and .htaccess Edited the config file with adding line define('...
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How to move theme directory but not plugins/uploads out of WordPress root directory?

I am trying to set up a few local multisite installs that will share the same themes folder, but have separate upload and plugin folders that will be in the usual places in wp-content. UPDATED: ...
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Add additional Network constants to wp-config.php dynamically

When starting with a fresh Network install, the first step is a single site install that has one additional line in the wp-config.php file: define( 'WP_ALLOW_MULTISITE', true ); After that we have ...
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Structure for projects and clients

I have a client who has requested a WP based portfolio where they will present their projects and clients, filtered by categories and tags. They also wish to filter all projects done for a particular ...
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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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Moving from one WP site to a new WP site incrementally

I'm working on a site that will be changed incrementally (i.e. first the new Homepage will go live, then product pages, then contact, etc). It will not be a switch-flip, wholesale changeover between ...
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The issue of redirecting my site to a new domain

I have encountered some problems after I have redirected my site, which is in a sub directory in my server, to a new domain. I have kept the same server. The origin URL of my wp site http://www....
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Using setup_postdata() with multi-dimensional array

I feel like this is going to be one of those slap yourself on the head questions, but here it goes anyway: I have a multi-dimensional array of data: Array ( [0] => Array ( ...
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Putting my site live

Can anyone help? I've been building a wordpress site in a sub directory of an umbrella 'development domain' if you will, and am ready to go live with the site. It's a single install of wordpress. ...
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How to edit pages after installing WP

I'm really new to Wordpress. I just installed it following the instructions here http://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress_Locally_on_Your_Mac_With_MAMP and I'm wondering what to do next. I ...
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how to server over http and https with one installation

is there an easy way to set up a single wordpress intallation to serve its pages both over http and https? I have an http based website, and I have some pages that I would like to make accessible as ...
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How to set up Wordpress in the intranet?

I have been looking for an answer for long time now and have tried on a few alternatives too, but still I am unable to do it. What? : I want to set up Wordpress on the intranet in my workplace most ...
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Create a custom WP install with plugins, theme etc already installed?

Is it possible to create a Wordpress install that will automatically install with multiple plugins, a particular theme and custom settings so when I setup multiple blogs I don't have install so much ...
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What's the best action to use when you want to do something only once per theme setup?

I'm writing a theme which has it's own set of database tables. I'm wondering what is the best action for me to use when I want my install function to be invoked only once when the theme is activated ...
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“WordPress installations is currently out of date” problem with difficult situation [closed]

[NOTE] I had asked this question in wordpress.org's support forum one month ago. But I didn't get any feedback there. And I am not sure whether or not this is right place to ask this question. But I ...
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On Install, which code sets the 'home' option?

I'm just doing some wordpress development and wondered for a brand new install, which code within core is generating the first value that get's filled into the home option? I'm looking for the code ...
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Putting main WordPress blog under a different folder name

I want to use WordPress primarily as a static page CMS for a small business site. I want to use the "pages" feature for most of the pages on the site, except for a news blog, for which I want to use ...
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MySQL Database User: Which Privileges are needed?

The short installation instruction for WordPress ("5 Minutes") state that: Create a database for WordPress on your web server, as well as a MySQL user who has all privileges for accessing and ...
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Automatically enable custom theme, plugins and default content on installation?

I'm using wordpress for a large non-profit with many sites. I'd like to decrease the amount of installation steps for the people setting up their sites. Is it possible to make a WP install that ...
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Approach to creating a site with this structure

I'm tasked with making a site that has 'families'. Each family has a gallery, a 'region', and a 'name', both of which are searchable upon. My initial thoughts about this were to create a template for ...
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How To Provide Sub-Blogs Their Own Domain Names?

I ran a search that did not yield that many results. Is it possible, and how can each sub-blog of a multi-site installation be given its own domain name?