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WordPress Update Fun

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: … Continue reading

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Subversion on 1&1, redux.

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 … Continue reading

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Wordbooker is dead

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 … Continue reading

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Upgrading Atahualpa

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.

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Upgrading WordPress in Bulk

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 … Continue reading

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WP 3.0.1 and Atahualpa

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 … Continue reading

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A New WordPress Install

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. … Continue reading

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