Time to update WordPress to 4.7.3. I used the SVN method. I was using an older version of SVN and required me to update the local checkout. $ svn upgrade Fine. Did it. $ svn sw https://core.svn.wordpress.org/tags/4.7.3/ . svn: E155025: ‘svn switch’ does not support switching a working copy to a different repository svn: E155025:… Continue reading WordPress Update Fun
Looks like someone used my post on building svn on 1&1 hosting. I am such an AUTHORITY. I just wish I could figure out how to build 1.8 without running out of memory. Andy has some hints for 1.6. Fails for me. Well, 1.4 seems to still work enough to update WordPress. Good.
Wordbooker is a WordPress plugin to post to Blog and Facebook at the same time? Saves time. Steve the author decided it wasn’t worth it — free support and complaining jerks. Bummer. When it worked it saved time. I guess that’s what happens when you don’t pay for software. Requiescat in pace.
Did you know that if you upgrade the Atahualpa theme from the Update page in the WordPress Admin, it deletes all the custom header images in your website? Me neither.
Of course there is the old faithful Updating_WordPress_with_Subversion and Upgrading_WordPress_Extended, but there is a lot of fluff there. Old blogs are “You are using WordPress 2.9.1”. Show me the command lines. Certainly. “Backup your database. Read Backing Up Your Database for a detailed explanation.” Use Plugin WP-DB-Backup from http://austinmatzko.com/wordpress-plugins/wp-db-backup/ Download it – make sure the copy is here.… Continue reading Upgrading WordPress in Bulk
So I upgrade to WP 3.0.1 using Atahualpa and cannot edit pages. Page, edit, left menu but no text, no nothing. Bad. Have to hold off upgrading all the other blogs. Upgrade Atahualpa to 3.5.3. No good. After weeks of search, found this post which sez PHP4 does not cut it. What does 1&1 supply… Continue reading WP 3.0.1 and Atahualpa
Get the storage folder; redirect the domain there; Get the code into the target dir: $ svn co http://core.svn.wordpress.org/tags/2.9 . Copy wp-config.php $ cp wp-config-sample.php wp-config.php Get new secret keys: https://api.wordpress.org/secret-key/1.1/ Edit wp-config.php $ vi wp-config.php Change dbname, hostname, password. Change 4 secret key lines to above lines. Run config: http://example.com/blog/wp-admin/install.php Set up the profile… Continue reading A New WordPress Install