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How come there is no error if I upgrade WordPress core after locking .htaccess permissions to 644?

How come there is no error if I upgrade WordPress core after locking .htaccess' permissions to 644? I upgrade WordPress this way basically: wp plugin update --all wp core update wp language core ...
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Media library corrupted after upgrading to 4.9.6

I just upgraded WP to 4.9.6. My WP installation is on Windows 10 in a XAMPP installation, running as a virtual server on my laptop. I migrated this site from a remote LAMP server, with mostly ...
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Wordpress automatic update error. Download failed : SSL certificate problem: unable to get local issuer certificate, “Installation Failed”

Wordpress 3.9.4 upgrade to the latest version is giving the following error. Download failed.: SSL certificate problem: unable to get local issuer certificate", "Installation Failed".
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DISABLE wordpress upgrade page

For security purpose I want to Disable the adresse below: ...../upgrade.php It's give informations about the version of wordpress used.
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Enabling WP_USE_EXT_MYSQL to support old plugin

We recently did a major WordPress site upgrade (3.7.25 to 4.9.4 - yes, probably shouldn't have waited this long). I set up a test environment first and thought there would be no issues. However, upon ...
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Rebuild vs Upgrade - need pointers, advice

I know that I don't know what I don't know about Wordpress. :-) I've been deploying large Joomla websites for over 10 years. My team has done simple Wordpress sites but nothing super customized. I ...
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Custom Wordpress Core upgrade through wp-cli

I'm trying to do a custom wordpress core upgrade through wp-cli, theres an GUI upgrade hang issue in kubernetes when AWS EFS storage is used. For me wp core upgrade works great. I need somekind of ...
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Hook (upgrader_process_complete) running moment

i want to use the upgrader_process_complete (documentation) to check if my plugin was updated (to run some scripts). My question is: when this action is triggered, WordPress is already running the ...
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Can I upgrade a plugin to a specific version?

I am testing plugin upgrades on a staging instance before applying them to production. But if there are any delays in this process, I may end up being prompted to upgrade to a newer, untested version ...
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Upgrading a wordpress site to its newest version

I maintain a website for my wife called www.delscookingtwist.com. Recently she decided to change her theme. That was big enough a change that I could not simply do it on the live version (which, ahem, ...
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Best method to upgrade multisite plugin's numerous database table

In the codex it is explained how to hook to plugin_loaded and check the version of the currently installed plugin against what's registered in the options, then realise if you need to upgrade the ...
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How does WordPress get the upgrade URL?

Can anyone point me to the location in the code where WordPress gets the core update url (eg: https://downloads.wordpress.org/release/en_AU/wordpress-4.8.2.zip)?
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WP website won't accept any new content - need dedicated hosting?

I can't add any more content to the website. Theme devs said to increase limits on the server (memory_limit, max_input_vars, max_execution_time). We upgraded a package with the host, and tried to ...
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Do I have to buy a WordPress plan if I have Bluehost? [closed]

I have started a blog through bluehost. Since I've paid for bluehost and connected it to WordPress do I have to buy a WordPress plan as well or can I carry on without it? I was reading through the ...
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Is database safe after merging a branch of a more recent version over an older one?

Use case: 2 git branches: staging (wp4.7x -- or whatever) production (wp4.7x -- or whatever) Then I do a wordpress update on staging. Then merge staging files on production. At this point, I will ...
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WP Plugin with Upgrade option

I'm working on a Wordpress Plugin and I'm looking for a way to include a free version and a premium version in one plugin. I do not want to check "if(isPremium){} else{}" every view lines of codes, ...
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How to check whether a site has been compromised without browsing into it?

I have been asked to take over an old and neglected Wordpress installation, which is still at version 3.4.2. I have read the upgrading instructions at: https://codex.wordpress.org/...
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Custom theme updater - random string in new theme name

I am making a theme that will be updateable via github. https://github.com/pallazzio/skeleton I am trying to use the plugin updater tutorial from smashing magazine, modified for updating a theme ...
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Site showing version 4.1.16 as latest version

Someone I know has a WP site that is running 4.1.16 and I advised to upgrade it to 4.7.3 Weirdly though it is showing 4.1.16 as the latest version. Apart from solving this by doing a fresh install of ...
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After Upgrade: $user becomes unknown (id: 0) after successful login?

I just disabled all plugins, and then upgraded my WP to 4.7.3. And then first thing i do is to login as Administrator to the Panel. Then i'm getting: Sorry, you are not allowed to access this page ...
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wordpress upgrade from 4.2.1 to 4.7.3 500 error

For some reason, WordPress wont let me automatically upgrade, so i am going down the manual root. I have uploaded the contents of wp-admin and wp-includes, backing up the previous folders. When ...
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Upgrading from 3.2.1 to current

I had a Wordpress blog running on a server that suddenly disappeared on me. I have backups of both the files & the database, but I was running v3.2.1. I have access to a new server that runs the ...
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can we modify wordpress plugin version value to avoid update warning?

Since plugin updates might bring some unexpected issues to the compatibilies. Is it recommended to modify plugin version value to fool the wordpress plugin update system if priority is to turn off ...
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An update has caused my client's site to be non-existent after new update of Wordpress [closed]

I revised and backed up my client's site yesterday without any issues. As soon as I clicked the update Wordpress button the new install started then a few seconds later the following popped up on a ...
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Why when I try to access to this old WordPress site it is opened the installation page?

I am not so into WordPress and I have the following problem. Some years ago I create this WordPress site for a humanitarian association of a friend. Then I never administrated it for years. Today my ...
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Multisite network admin - User's role not showing up

I upgrade my wordpress to 4.7.1 two days ago, then i am having trouble with my roles in the multisite admin. My issue is similar with this one, where the roles are not visible in my multi-site admin ...
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Can I rename a theme's folder and still receive updates?

I'm using a theme that I've pulled from WordPress' repo (example: Twenty Sixteen), the default URL structure looks like so: http://example.com/wp-content/themes/twentysixteen/... I want to hide any ...
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Multi-site database upgrade claims success, but db_version not updated

I've been running WP core 4.4.2 for a while, and just upgraded to 4.6.1. I'm running a sub-directory multi-site installation. I can't use automated updates. So I deactivate all plugins, copy the new ...
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Failure upgrading / updating site to WordPress 4.7

I've just clicked to upgrade my site from WP 4.6.x to 4.7, but it has failed with little clue of what's wrong. The front end still loads and works fine, but when I try and login to the back end, it ...
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Upgrade routine: Interaction with user confirmation

See also here after a second think, this question is wp oriented, so I move it to here. I try to develop a wordpress plugin, which can be upgraded smoothly and more importantly, I want the user to ...
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Login screen keeps resetting?

This problem occurred after I upgraded Wordpress and the screen went blank. Prior to upgrading, I deactivated one of the plugins on the site cuz it was preventing me from accessing the plugins page ...
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How to allow registered users to change their user role through frontend?

From time to time i want to give my registered users the chance to upgrade their user role by themselves for free. I tried this by writing a little plugin, but sady i can't get the html form to show ...
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Button for users to upgrade their user role + Button to show current user role!

I have a blog with different user roles and therefore different user permission levels. From time to time, I would like to give my registered users the possibility to upgrade their current user role (...
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Plugin development: delete options when updating to a new version

As a plugin developer, I want to ensure that my plugin doesn't leave any custom settings left behind from my plugin when upgrading from v1.0 to v2.0. Whenever a user uninstalls my plugin, I've ...
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Upgrading existing Wordpress 4.1 to 4.6. What are some obstacles I might encounter?

I have a 4.1 wordpress and I need to update it to the latest, which is 4.6 currently. Have there been common or known issues during an upgrade like this? Also I am new to wordpress upgrading as I am ...
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Upgrade 4.5.2 to 4.5.3 deleting row in wp_options table

In performing the upgrade from 4.5.2 to 4.5.3, a single row used by a plugin is deleted which contains all the data for the plugin. I'm digging through the upgrade and I don't see anything that ...
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wp_options table has duplicate rows and primary key / autoincrement has been removed

I've noticed that in my development instance of Wordpress that wp_options contains duplicate rows. After some more investigation I found that the primary_key and auto_increment restraints were removed ...
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upgrading ACF (advanced custom fields) on an old site [closed]

I have a site that needs to be updated and it was running an old version of ACF (4.4.1). I had to get a new version of ACF because we don't ahve a good copy of the old. So when i updated my image ...
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How to preserve PHP modifications while upgrading WordPress?

I made a lot of custom modifications in the PHP code of my WordPress blog. Namely in: archive.php, blog.php, footer.php, functions.php, header.php, search.php To provide customized search results, ...
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How to update an existing table while updating plugin?

I have added a new field (time_last_seen) in my plugin (v1.1) table then uploaded my plugin as version 1.2 to wordpress svn repository. When I update my plugin from admin panel, it is not creating ...
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Interrupted Upgrade to 4.5.1

I clicked the link from the dashboard to upgrade as I usually do, but instead of getting the usual download/install etc. messages, there was a delay and then this message: The connection to the ...
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Add Media has stopped working in the front end since 4.5 update

I've got a page that calls wp_editor in the front end. Since upgrading to 4.5, the Add Media button no longer does anything at all. It works fine if you call it in the admin section. There's no word ...
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Required PHP version: 5.3.3 - Version found: 5.2.17… How or where do upgrade to 5.33 [closed]

HI I am getting this error message when trying to activate simple google cal...Required PHP version: 5.3.3 - Version found: 5.2.17... How or where do I go in wordpress to upgrade to PHP version 5.3....
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How to review WordPress website php version compatibility?

My host is upgrading php version from 5.4 to 5.6. I cannot see https:// pages nor login wp-admin with the test sites to see issues. I've read somewhere that WordPress recommends php 5.6. BUT, I don't ...
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No option to update WP in client's backend

I want to upload a new theme to my client's site, but in her backend it says she's on the latest version of WP, but it's 3.5.1. Like the last developer set it so it doesn't update. Is there a way to ...
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Infinite Loop after Genesis Theme Upgrade

I'm running WordPress on Microsoft Azure, and I've been having a lot of timeout errors any time I try to install or update plugins/themes. (I'm using a custom child theme, based on Genesis.) Today, I ...
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Debug errors for “Destination directory for file streaming does not exist or is not writable”

I'm system administrator, and quite befuddled as I find way to make a debug to know why error message you receive one of my users when trying to update their plugins. Server Apache 2.4 PHP 5.5.32 PHP ...
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Plugin upgrade failing during unzip

I am having an issue upgrading one particular plugin on a site of mine. All other plugins on this site upgrade without an issue. It is not a permissions issue as this has been checked multiple times ...
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Error after upgrading WP from 4.0.6 -> 4.4.2: empty value in wp_post_types['post']

I’m attempting to upgrade a WP install from 4.0.6 to 4.4.2. Most of the update went swimmingly, but I’m faced with a pretty cool error message I can’t seem to figure out: Warning: ...
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4.3.1 to 4.4 - WYSIWYG Editor Issues

I've just upgraded my WordPress site from 4.3.1 to 4.4, and I've just come across an issue which I've tested, and it does seem to happen upon upgrading the core from 4.3.1 to 4.4. When I go into a ...