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What does it mean when there are many POST requests to /wp-login.php in Apache logs?

The messages are directed toward the WordPress site on my server. These are coming from the access_log, and I don't know if this should worry me or not. There are well over a hundred lines of the ...
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In Ubuntu, how to copy all contents of a folder to another folder?

I want to copy the contents of an unzipped folder, wordpress/, to another existing folder. I tried cp -R wordpress/*.* /my/folder but the sub-folders in wordpress/ didn't get copied over. Why ...
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Best practices for setting up LAMP development environment

I'm having a nightmare setting up a decent environment for developing Wordpress on a local machine. I'm constantly manually tweaking file permissions every time I add a plugin. I can't install ...
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How do I set up a virtual host?

My router redirects port 80 to port 8080. My router works fine and my domain name is routed properly. This is my virtual hosts file: NameVirtualHost *:80 <VirtualHost *:80> DocumentRoot ...
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Mirroring a WordPress site with wget

I'm trying to mirror a WordPress site that is no longer updated so that I can remove the php backend. I have no desire to worry about updating the site again. I realize this will break dynamic parts ...
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trying to set up wordpress

I've got an ubuntu VM inside Virtualbox running on my desktop. I'm trying to hit it from my netbook. From within the virtual machine, I can go to http://localhost/wordpress and it loads great. ...
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Installing Wordpress in Apache

So, I've installed Wordpress in Apache and have it working, i.e. I can browse to it on my hosting server via localhost and it displays my blog, all good and well. But when (anyone) browses to it from ...
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EC2 Ubuntu with WordPress can't connect to RDS

I have set up a WordPress website on a Ubuntu 12.04 Amazon ec2 machine by following this tutorial except the fact that I haven't created a MySQL database and I am using an amazon RDS MySQL service. ...
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Windows Live Writer and LaTeX

I am looking for a way to integrate a WordPress latex plugin: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/latex/ and Windows Live Writer, so that LaTeX would render in real time in Windows Live Writer. Any ...
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What is the filename (including path) of a WordPress database?

I have local Wordpress database that got corrupt as a result of an abrupt power outage (I wasn't even editing it!). Since the system I am dealing with is pretty static (and old), I just want to ...
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Change URLs with percent signs back to their original language

How can I convert a link which has percentages and dollars in the URL into its original language? I don't want it displayed like the following ...
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How can i block my testing domain for search engine

How can I block this site, that I administer (http://test.puttinout.com/), for search engines? As I have noticed, Google has indexed most of our pages, but we don't need that Google indexes those ...
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Equivalent to Windows Live Writer for Linux?

Is there any Linux equivalent to Windows Live Writer? I've got the Wordpress for iPhone app on my iPod and Windows Live Writer on Windows. These programs are much easier for stuff such as adding ...
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Way to Search Website Page Source?

Is there a method to search the web for website page sources that mentions Wordpress, vbulletin, or Yahoo Site builder? Basically websites using wordpress or something like Yahoo Site builder?
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Special characters in filenames + nginx + php = 404

Recently I moved to a new server after the old one had died. I had wordpress installation there, powered by Apache2 and Gentoo Linux. When moving, I decided to use nginx and Debian instead. I brought ...
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Wordpress widget constantly switching

I work as a Webmaster at a Canadian company named Atrium Innovations. Our corporate website currently runs on WordPress. Several plugins are installed on our WordPress version, and one of them as been ...
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Wordpress Permissions OS X & MAMP

I have installed several local versions of Wordpress for development purposes. After the install I can create posts, pages and edit admin options. However as soon as try to upload images which would ...
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Is there a way to export Excel 2010 files into a Wordpress database as ACTUAL Wordpress pages?

This is a strange question, but I run a magazine in wordpress where I really want more control offline for making a page look right, rather than mucking about with it online. (Long story but, as ...
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Not able to start wordpress local host

I am a newbie in web developing. I installed wordpress locally by following instructions given under:Easy 5 Minute WordPress Installation on Windows, on this link : ...
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Xamp Portable on USB Flash Drive; Wordpress Network not Activating

While this does involve WordPress, my inclination is that the solution to my problem lies more with Xampp than WordPress itself, hence I'm posting here instead of on WordPress Answers. I've ...
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WordPress and MS Exchange

I have WordPress built on a RHEL VM for an intranet site with no outside access. I'm being asked whether I can connect WordPress to the MS Exchange network so that I don't have to setup an email ...
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How to prevent Live Writer from messing up <code>

I am trying out Windows Live Writer, and it seems to be pretty cool. But, how can I prevent it from encoding characters between <code> tags when switching between Edit and Source? Is there a ...
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MS Word --> WordPress exporter

Is there a tool to export advanced page make-up from MS Word to WordPress? I need images and tables (with images in cells). (Please don't ask me where I've got Word file that I want to convert to ...
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How to edit and update PHP script like Wordpress?

I would like to ask if there is a software that could help me in mantaining and managing my Wordpress+Plugin modified version. The problem is that I have a certain number of hacks made to the core ...
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My browser have been hacked.. or?

I just looked over my blog today and discovered a problem with my comment form. I've already installed and activated the Akismet anti-spam plugin so I don't actually receive the spam comments, but my ...
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I've ported my website locally installed to Internet. Is it secure?

Sorry about that ugly title, but I've managed to share my Wordpress installed locally (using WAMP server) to internet, just porting my 80 port to the public 1234 port in my router configuration. So, ...
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Is it possible to host a Wordpress blog with Dropbox? [closed]

I'm planning to host a site on Dropbox via site44.com. Is it possible for me to a host a Wordpress blog with Dropbox? Thanks.
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WordPress and EverNote integration, any existing solutions?

Actually the tag and category system in WordPress and EverNote are very similar, almost exactly the same. We can create a notebook/notebook group in EverNote, its counterpart in Wordpress is ...
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Upgraded my Ubuntu server from Gutsy to Hardy and my Wordpress install got corrupted, help?

Upgraded my Ubuntu server from Gutsy to Hardy and my Wordpress install got corrupted. The front page and admin interface work, but all of the permalinks to individual blog posts are broken. Have ...
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blogging without having to manually upload pictures

I want to blog on a Wordpress account, without having to upload pictures manually. I'm looking for a program that allows you to edit text + simple formatting + pictures, and lets you publish it to ...
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Unable to access localhost after starting Xampp

I'm running Windows XP Professional SP2. A few days back I installed xampplite 1.7.1 and was able to access localhost and phpmyadmin through the browser. Today however it suddenly stopped working. ...
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How did Google find my site [migrated]

I've created a site on WordPress.com. On some of the posts on the blog my name appears. However I've never given my site name to anyone and I've never posted any links to my site anywhere on the ...
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PHP exec() causing memory usage to stay high?

I am quite new to using exec() command in php. I am using it along with this script called phantomJS (http://phantomjs.org/) to run a process which creates a pdf of my website's pages. The problem ...
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Amazon EC2 Instance Continually Loses Connectivity

I am currently running wordpress on an Amazon ec2 instance, which runs fine with no problems most of the time, but occasionally outside connection to the instance shuts down. I can't access it over ...
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In Sublime Text 2, how do I highlight any code which is between <?php and ?>

I'm coding in php for a Wordpress project at the moment and using Sublime Text 2. It's great, however, I would love to be able to quickly see what is php and what is html (also javascript, but that is ...
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Trying to access linux server via http -getting a password prompt

I'm trying to do a Wordpress installation via ssh on a virtual machine running Debian Wheezy. I can connect to the server just fine using PuTTY but I'm not sure what I should do when it's time to ...
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How can I start over from WordPress locally in WAMP Server?

I'm studying WordPress and doing some experimentations, manipulations with adding pages, editing, etc. First, I installed WAMP Server 2.4, then install WordPress by extracting then moving its folder ...
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When practicing in Wordpress, how to undo all things, revert back and start again from scratch?

In my godaddy.com deluxe hosting, I just "uninstall wordpress" attached to a domain, then all things were all "undone", meaning, I can start from scratch again. Is this a good process, or I might mess ...
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Circular RSync for Wordpress

I've got 4 servers in a load-balancing setup. And I've got a wordpress app on which I need to upload images. Now there is rsync set up on all the servers on a cron with a 1 minute interval with the ...
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Pages of website returns a WAMP homepage on my LocalHost?

Using WAMPSERVER for windows 7, smartgit and Safe Search Replace I have done the following steps: Pulled a wordpress code from a github repository using smartgit Downloaded the database from the ...
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regex redirection to safe url

I have several thousand URL's in a CMS formatted like: /post/en/1539/A+Week+in+Paris+61.html I'm moving all of the data to wordpress. Where the URL structure will be formated as: ...
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WordPress: IP Address Showing in Browser (not homepage though)

So I've set up and configured WordPress on an Ubuntu home server. I have a domain name and everything seems to be working fine with one exception. Though the domain name shows in the browser of the ...
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XML bulk update in Evenote

I've some tweets and blog article (from Wordpress) saved locally in rss or xml format and I want to bulk upload them in my Evernote Account. I've tried this Wordpress to Evernot script or tried ...
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wordpress blog doesn't remember password when using chrome

I have a problem with my WP/Chrome combo: I login to my website /wp-admin and click remember password and after I close the page and go to that link again I have to relogin. This does not happen in ...
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LAN IP being appended with port from router's port forwarding after Wordpress install

I've never run across this before... I've been messing with different apache servers at home while at work. Before I got the proxypass working, I needed to be able to hit server number two from ...
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Non-zero exist status and permission denied trying to install application in Plesk 10

I am using Plesk Panel 10.4.4 on an Ubuntu server and trying to install WordPress. I continue to get "Non-zero exit status returned by script" and "failed to open stream: Permission denied" warnings. ...
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.htaccess in subdir gets ignored by Wordpress' own .htaccess in /

I have a Wordpress installation on the root of an apache (I.E. on /) and WP wrote this custom .htaccess: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L] ...
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Allowing write permissions for WordPress in WebMatrix

I'm giving Microsoft WebMatrix a shot and have installed WordPress. However I can't get it to save files. I'm getting the following error: The uploaded file could not be moved to ...
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Posting from evernote to wordpress

Is it possible to post texts directly from desktop Evernote application to Wordpress? Simple copy/past leadse to format break.
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Mac webserver, MySQL security

I know its not really practical, but anyway recently I got interested in making my mac a server, possibly to host a blog, with WordPress. Right now I have a free DynDns account and host with gets the ...