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Reading, hiding or changing WordPress version information. NOT about specific versions of WordPress or update problems.

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Wordpress current version is 5.7.5 but I'm being prompted to "upgrade" to 4.9

I've tried reading various forums but can't find this issue anywhere. My site is a managed WordPress site hosted on GoDaddy with access to the cPanel and file manager to modify files if necessary.
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Wordpress GUI and wp-cli are saying we have the latest version, but we don't

GUI and wp-cli are saying that we have the latest version, but we don't. chanahelen@webarch5:~/sites/default/wp-content/themes$ wp core version 5.5.3 chanahelen@webarch5:~/sites/default/wp-content/...
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How best to handle database version dependence (from $wp_db_version)

I'm working on a plugin to speed up WordPress queries by adding / changing indexes on WordPress tables. My question is this: should I make my plugin refuse to work if the database version in $...
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Where in the backend can I get information about the current WordPress version I am using?

In the dashboard backend admin area, I only see Update to Wordpress <Latest Version> in the updates section, and at the bottom, is the Get Version <Latest Version> link, but nowhere does ...
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Replace or Alter the wp_version_check() Function

As you might know, the discussion about wp_version_check() and update.php has been a hot topic for give or take a decade. My question is this; Can we, by using the child theme / custom parent theme, &...
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Change the version of default style.css in wordpress

I'm working on Wordpress + Bootstrap 4 by customising according to the design. The default style.css loads as: <link rel='stylesheet' id='wp-bootstrap-starter-style-css' href='http://localhost/...
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When will the 4.3 branch become EOL

I have a wordpress setup which is v4.3.18. When will this branch (4.3) become End Of Life and stop receiving updates? I can't find anything offical
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Is it possible to remove the version number from the wp-login.php page?

I am trying to hide all version number on my WordPress site. Is it possible to remove the ver= version number from the stylesheet link in the wp-login.php page? href='https://example.com/wp-admin/...
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Why does the WordPress official website show a fake release date?

I am just wondering why the WordPress official website is showing an incorrect release date for the 4.4.14 version. On 16 January, 2018, WordPress 4.4.14 was released to the public. The current ...
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How do I find out from my database what version of Wordpress I need?

I have a Wordpress website that someone broke at some point when trying to update it. Unfortunately, I do not have a backup of the original files that the site used. What I do have is a seemingly ...
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Wordpress Version check with PHP

I've made a little script that checks for last wordpress version of a site, for some its ok if the website shows the info about version, but there is a problem where if there are more name="generator" ...
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How do I remove the WordPress version from the browser source?

I want to remove the WordPress version from my Source Code. To achieve this, I have placed the following code in my functions.php file: function wordpress_remove_version() { return ''; } ...
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Where to find WordPress API changes for each version released

When I go here to download WordPress - https://wordpress.org/download/, is there a page either on the web or nested within the folders of the downloaded package that will explain any core code ...
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How to remove the WordPress version from some .css/.js files

I know that I can use the following function to remove the version from all .css and .js files: add_filter( 'style_loader_src', 'sdt_remove_ver_css_js', 9999 ); add_filter( 'script_loader_src', '...
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Relative security of different releases of WordPress

Since each major-version of WordPress (like 4.0 or 4.4) gets its own series of security updates (currently 4.0.10 or 4.4.2), are the updated newer major-versions significantly more secure than updated ...
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How to find out when Wordpress version last updated

I'm trying to troubleshoot a Wordpress site that has been automatically downloading minor version revisions. I can easily see which version of Wordpress it is using, and I can see on the main ...
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What's the point of the WP version generator?

Since so many people seem to "hate" it, what is the real use of generating the wp version in the page source and adding it in the js and css files?
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Production Site: Moving from WordPress RC to Final Release Version

Although it's not recommended, I'm planning to use the 4.4RC for a new production site (the new Twentysixteen theme is perfect for what I need). Once the final release version is out, what is the ...
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Wordpress Update 4.3.1 [closed]

Hello there i have updated the wordpress to 4.3.1 now its showing me the following error please help Catchable fatal error: Object of class WP_Error could not be converted to string in /home1/...
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How to get all plugins and their version numbers from the local files?

I'm currently writing a script that is running on a server and is supposed to get information about a) the WordPress version b) the plugins c) the plugin versions. The WordPress version number is no ...
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Disable WP core updates but send email notification

Is there any way to disable WP core updates but to have notification email sent that WP update is available to install? I know that notification email about WP update is sent after the fact when WP ...
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Updating beyond WordPress 4.2.1 yields "allowed memory size exhausted"

I have a Windows Server running Plesk that has several WordPress sites. The PHP version on each is 5.5.26. One, which uses the defaults for PHP, updates to the latest (4.2.3) with no issues, while ...
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how can i take out the version in my main.css file? [duplicate]

I have the same problem as you, i am seing my old css file, after editing it, because at the end of the css call appears something like this: "css/main.css?ver=4.2.2. If i take out the part that says "...
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Updating WP 3.9.5 without destroying my website

I have a WP website version 3.9.5 that I want to update to the new version. It was installed in 2014 so I have the folder themes: twentytwelve, twentythirteen, twentyfourteen, and the folder of the ...
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Implement External API into Wordpress [closed]

I am trying to implement parts of an external api found here (http://api.football-data.org/alpha/soccerseasons/) into my wordpress theme. However I have no idea to get the data from X to Y. I have ...
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Why are maintenance releases now auto-update? [duplicate]

When the recent 4.1.1 was released, I thought it must be an important security update, as it's going out to all sites automatically. Reading through the changelog, I found it actually doesn't mention ...
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Does the event 'wp_version_check' even exist? What is it doing?

In version 4.1 of /wp-includes/update.php around line 674, there's this line: add_action('wp_version_check', 'wp_version_check'); I searched through all the wordpress core files for a do_action('...
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Getting version number of latest Wordpress release

I want to find out the latest version of WordPress that is officially released. If possible, I'd like to get that version language specific for at least English and German. I could try and parse the ...
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Post Query not working after updating to 4.1

After updating to Wordpress 4.1 I've noticed one of my more complex post queries has stopped working. It's querying from an events post type and returning posts with a standard timestamp of after ...
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Upgrading from Old Version to Latest Version

I just took over a WP single-site that is running version 3.2.1 I need to install and use a plugin that states "Requires: 3.8 or higher". I actually installed and activated the plugin to see what ...
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Cannot Update wp DB - Get 500 Error

I have this site on godaddy Failpeep.com , It started giving me this problem yesterday , When I tried to login to admin area , It 1st kept loading if I entered the correct password and took me to a ...
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Why does Wordpress 4.1 have an auto-update entry in wp_options?

Why exactly does Wordpress 4.0.1 want to upgrade to 4.1 automatically? To be specific, I see in wp_options table, in option with name _site_transient_update_core, a serialized array with an update, ...
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Wordpress install enters an infinite loop

I am really struggling with this one - hopefully someone here can help... I am installing a brand new, fresh version of Wordpress v4.0 (A task I've performed easily 100+ times before without incident)...
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How to revert back to older Wordpress version?

After updating to Wordpress 4, everything went haywire. I dont have any FTP credentials to download the wordpress files from the server. All I have with me is the login credentials to the Wordpress ...
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Gallery shortcode menu order fix no longer working on Wordpress 4.0

I currently use the pmc_gallery_menu_order_fix for setting the menu order for image attachments in galleries as seen here: Wordpress 3.5 Gallery Menu Order not set? With Wordpress 4.0, I am now ...
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upgrade v. 2.8.5 to latest version of wordpress

Is it possible to upgrade WordPress version 2.8.5 to 3.9.2? I am trying to upgrade but the WordPress give me the link to download the latest version of WordPress. If it is possible, how am I going to ...
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Background Updates Not Happening

I have some sites which are not updating with the background updater. I installed the Background Update Tester plugin and everything looks fine. Currently they are at 3.9 but they are telling me that ...
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Split a Multisite Into Single WordPress Websites

I am using wordpress export/import feature to slpit a multi site into single wordpress site. It is exported all the post but not extract the user. How can I export the user. Thanks, Alex
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Single Wordpress Installation with Sub domains

I have installed buddypress within a wordpress blog. now my client wants to use domain like "forums.ourdomain.com" & "groups.ourdomains.com" to point buddpress forums that are installed within my ...
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Wordpress plugin not automatic update

Sorry about this if dupplicate topic, but I checked all previous question and didn't see any answer for me. I'm using Wp 9.1 and have many plugin, recent I didnt see wordpress plugin not check new ...
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Wordpress updater conflict

I have created a theme named "landscape" and it's still on version 1.0 but I am getting notified in wordpress updates dashboad that there is a new version 1.0.3 If I click on update the free theme on ...
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Information about Wordpress 4

Are there any details on when WP 4 will be released? Is it true it will be a fundamental re-write using considerable Ajax? I am really interested in the following issue which is reported as included ...
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Conditional Javascript based on WP Version

How would I go about creating a conditional statement in PHP to load a javascript file dependent on the active version of the WP installation? i.e. if using Wordpress 3.8 load javascript file A, if ...
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Enqueue script throws error in console

WP version 3.9 I am editing the customizer. I have an upload field for uploading a logo. When I try to upload I receive an error. TypeError: wp.media.model.settings.post is undefined I tracked the ...
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Customise Wordpress Update Notice in wp-admin backend area

Is there any way to customise the wordpress update notice in the backend admin area? I want to make it so that I can change the Please update now to Please contact now and link to a different URL. So ...
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Where the WordPress Core Translation is "actually" taking place?

I'm a WordPress Core Bengali translator, currently translating and/or fixing existing translations of WordPress 3.8x Bengali in Translate.WordPress.org. Suddenly, yesterday I got an update ...
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Different versions of Wordpress between local and production

First off, I am a WordPress newbie so please be gentle! :) Long story short, I have been given a project in mid-flight. Development computer has Wordpress 3.8.1 setup with Microsoft Webmatrix. A ...
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Else statement not triggering after a failed if statement

I am working on a client site and the statement I wrote 6 months ago seems to have stopped working after the WordPress update to 3.8 I can't see or figure out why. There are no errors appearing it ...
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Strange behaviour using 3.8.1

I have upgraded some of my blogs into 3.8.1 and I am experiencing a strange behaviour. I have created in the past two types of themes that use mostly the same mechanism, assigning page templates. The ...
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Disable Please visit the Update Network page to update all your sites. Notice from Dashboard

I would like to hide below message you see on dashboard after a WordPress upgrade in Wordpress MU. I know for hiding version upgrade notice there is one filter as add_filter( '...
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