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An update is a source code that is applied on top of the existing software or program with an aim to fix security vulnerabilities, bugs and improve usability.

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Updated wordpress missing image upload area

Our wordpress updated yesterday. We are on version 5.3.2. Since the update the upload files function within a page is blank. I have included a screenshot, I wondered if anyone else has had this ...
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Add 1 to A field in an entry in another when I submit the entry on another form - Formidable forms

The field called "count" that I want to update has already been created on another form A with a numeric value 0. When the user then go to another form B called register a school hopper and press ...
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Mindblowing scenario with functions and scopes

Background: Yesterday I updated a plugin called WP Security Audit Log to their latest version 4.0.0 (from 3.5.2.1). After the upgrade, the site was completely blown up. After some research I found ...
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Update Failed: Download failed. A valid URL was not provided

Since this October I have a strange bug in our WordPress sites (it worked before for years). Now, I can't do any automatic update. Every time it fails, with the error Update Failed: Download ...
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There has been a critical error on your website

I have uploaded my WordPress website in cPanel. My plugins and all were working well until after a few months I logged in to update my website and its plugins. Now I can't install, remove, or modify ...
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Can’t access wp-admin after update, db_version mismatch

I performed an update from 5.1.3 to 5.3 first locally, and now on the server. Locally I had no problem, but on the server, I get redirected to /wp-admin/upgrade.php?_wp_http_referer=%2Fwp-admin%2F ...
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Multisite: cloning, but also updating too

My requirements are: 1 main website and 100 subsites All subsites will have same themes, plugins, pages, menus, sidebars - everything Only posts in each subsite will be different. How do I manage ...
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Updating Existed RocketTheme Theme on Wordpress

I have a legal RocketTheme theme for Wordpress. I installed it while it on version 1.5. Now, version 1.6 released. How can I update theme without corrupt my theme customizations ? Thanks.
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Update Failed: There has been a critical error on your website

While updating Jetpack WordPress plugin in Rise2Life site shows error without updating the plugin. The error is: Update Failed: There has been a critical error on your website. Please check your ...
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Prevent update check for specific theme

I'm working on a custom theme that lives in /var/www/html/wp-content/themes/custom/. It's for internal use, so it doesn't matter if there's a theme with the same name on the wordpress site. But ...
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Block plugin update possibilities (but not by hiding notifications)

Is it possible to block specific plugins from updating, manually too? I don't want to block this by hiding the notification, changing the plugin version or anything like this. I'd like the ...
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Wordpress plugins always deactivates by itself after “Database is required” loop

After updating the latest update in wordpress, this "Database is required" loop keeps going and it deactivates the plugins. I already tried the solution that the other sites/forums gave which is to ...
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Still Another update is currently in progress by updating WordPress 5.3

I tried to find with this select statement. SELECT * FROM `wp_options` WHERE 'option_name' LIKE '%core_update%' Zero lines result. What can I do beside update by hand. I only want to use the update ...
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Disabling forced FTP credentials for any updates

I have a wordpress site that we were versioning controlling. Any plugin/Wordpress base update would have to go through a merge request and then deployed. Well our deploy process is broken and I'm ...
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Reset plugins version cache | pre_set_site_transient_update_plugins

In my plugin, I use those filters for auto-update and check the license. add_filter( 'pre_set_site_transient_update_plugins', array( &$this, 'check_for_update' ) ); add_filter( 'plugins_api', ...
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Unable to update plugins or log out

The server my site was hosted on recently went down and someone else was able to fix it for me. I am unclear on what exactly the issues with the server were, but since the site came back up, my cron ...
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Copy a file after Wordpress update

I'd like to automatically copy a file after a Wordpress update. I tried with the upgrader_post_install hook, but it does not seem to work. Here is what I have inside the functions.php of my theme ...
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What is a rock solid development and deployment workflow? [closed]

I am looking for a modern, reliable, solid rock development workflow for Wordpress, but most articles only explain individual parts. Some talk about very specific aspects like the way of deployment, ...
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Parent Theme update was not showing on the update page

I'm a novice user and looking for some help with a wordpress site that I am maintaining. I have a parent and a child theme set up and both had a recent update available. However the parent theme ...
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Download failed cURL error 7: . Can't update anything

Please, help. I want to update WordPress(or plugins), but always the same error: 'Download failed: cURL error 7: .' OS: Linux Fedora 30. Server: nginx. DB: MySQL 8.0. PHP 7.3 I have installed all ...
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Update a previous version of plugin when the new plugin is built from the scratch

I'm seeking help and suggestion from all of you. I've built a plugin from the scratch and now instructed to update the previous version of that plugin. But the new version that I've created is totally ...
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WordPress PHP version

My server has last PHP versión but WordPress still But my site keeps asking for the latest version, how do I update this? Thank you
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Page description copied to all advance field description

I have updated my wordpress version from 4.9 to 5.2.After updating all the data in page description field copied to page sub section advance custom field description.I tried to remove that data from ...
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custom fields update to 5.8.3. removes all custom field data

There is an update for the custom fields. I have version 4.4.12 and want to update to version 5.8.3. It says the compatability is supposed to be 100%. However, when I do the update, the data for the ...
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How to preserve changes in templates and other files

I've downloaded a theme and then changed some css styles, and also php templates etc. Then I've realized, that when I will have to update the theme I'll probably lose all my changes. Is this kind of ...
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How can I ping update-core.php with a script?

I have the paid Divi theme on many websites on a cPanel powered server. I use WP-CLI in a bash script to update all the plugins and themes. But Divi will never update because it only reveals an ...
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I am having “Another update is currently in progress.”, also no 'core_update.lock' found

I am trying to update my WordPress site from 4.9.5 to 5.2.2. But I am getting "Another update is currently in progress." every time. I have checked for 'core_update.lock' in wp_options table, there ...
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If I build a custom theme, will it update?

This might be a pretty dumb question, but I couldn't find a straightforward answer on the forums. If I build a custom WP theme using the two Lyra guides at https://www.lyrathemes.com/bootstrap-...
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Updates Hidden on Dashboard

I have taken over a website and it seems the plugin and core updates have been hidden. I have checked the wp-config: define( 'WP_AUTO_UPDATE_CORE', false ); and functions.php (for anything along ...
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Custom theme update wants to revert to previous version

This theme did not have this problem before 1.1.18. The 1.1.19 version was inadvertently uploaded with the styles.css set to 1.1.18. This theme version was installed and it asked to be updated to 1.1....
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How to include a custom thumbnail with my WordPress plugin?

I am developing a WordPress plugin and I would like to show a custom logo/thumbnail on the "WordPress Updates" screen like other plugins do. What do I need to do to get this to happen? Right now it ...
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Admin keeps showing pending translation update

WP shows that I have a pending update In /wp-admin/update-core.php, I see it's a translation update I press the update translation button The update warning disappears ... and after a few moments of ...
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Auto Update A WordPress Plugin from within another WordPress Manager Plugin

So I have a made a small manager plugin myself to modify some core elements from WordPress and I also hide it from my clients so they can't disable it as it also hides WPManage which is the management ...
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Cannot update WordPress to 5.2

I am using CentOS 7 (CentOS Linux release 7.6.1810 (Core)), NGINX 1.15.12, WordPress 5.1 Error Update WordPress Downloading update from https://downloads.wordpress.org/release/wordpress-5.2-no-...
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Update wordpress theme without customization loss

My client asked me to update his theme. I have listened that when theme updated all of custom code is overwritten. Now I want your clarification in following things: How can I check that weather the ...
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How to sync updated translation file with old custom one

I have customized the translations of Wordpress admin In 4.9 version. When I updated WP to 5.1, new strings are not translated with the old .po file. So I updated the tranlations after backing up ...
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WP core and plugin updates fail AWS

I'm trying to set up an AWS LAMP environment for WordPress. Everything on the AWS side is working. EC2, S3, EFS, RDS, Cloudflare, the whole package. The site loads and is blazingly fast... however ...
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Why do plugins need to be deactivated to update Wordpress?

In the Wordpress update instructions, it is strongly instructed to deactivate all plugins before manually updating Wordpress' core. Why is that necessary ? What are the potential consequences if I ...
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Can't add image to new post

Our website was recently updated to Wordpress 5.1.1. From this recent update we had some issues that writing posts. When we click "Add media", it shows the media modal with loading indicator and stays ...
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Widget update method seems to be not called or does not work

In my widget, when I try to update any value, that does not work. First of all, I don´t know know to see if this method is correctly called ; then, I don´t know how to fix this problem. Widget Class ...
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Error after installing the WordPress plugin updates

I have trouble after update WordPress plugin. "Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance. check back in a minute." and then "This page isn’t working ptmitajayamandiri.com is currently unable to ...
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Environment to do updates to legacy (4.7) version of WP while staying on php 5.6?

So, I think I know what needs to happen but I wanted to get the opinion of the community and hopefully some more experienced people. I have to do content and theme updates to a site still running php ...
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Some wp-admin folder file deleted when Wordpress upgrade

We upgrading Wordpress then some custom files deleted from wp-admin folder. but theme/template file not deleted.
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How to disable updates in WordPress theme

I am working on a WordPress website. Earlier before me, there was one another guy has worked on that website. Now he has done all his changes in parent theme without creating a child theme. Now, ...
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Is the root index.php file part of the Core?

The contents of the /index.php is as follows: /** * Tells WordPress to load the WordPress theme and output it. * * @var bool */ define('WP_USE_THEMES', true); /** Loads the WordPress Environment ...
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Problems updating & installing plugins even with correct directory permissions

I have been working on a LAMP server with many Wordpress sites where it looks like many permissions and file ownerships were changed and this WP itself couldnt update nor could plugins be updated or ...
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Gutenberg editor in WordPress 5.0.3 /wp-json/wp/v2/pages/4713/autosaves?_locale=user 500 (Internal Server Error)

I recently upgraded WordPress from 4.3 version to 5.0.3 version. Now I am trying to add following code in to a page of a WordPress site in the Gutenberg editor. <!--[if lte IE 8]> <script ...
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Question regarding plugin updates

When we update a certain plugin or our WordPress version through the admin UI some of my listed products disappear and instead of an image there is a placeholder error being displayed. So how can we ...
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Wordpress and Plugins can't be updated

I have a problem - when I click on "Wordpress update", I receive this message: Downloading update from https://downloads.wordpress.org/release/wordpress-5.1-new-bundled.zip… Unpacking the update… ...
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Two problems on my WordPress installation [closed]

First problem is I can't scroll on creation post page, same with disabled all plugins. Second problem is I have already an update notification in menu but no update on update page.