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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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DDoS Virus infection (as a unix service) on a Debian 8 VM Webserver

I maintain a (fully updated) Wordpress for a student team on a Virtual Machine on ~okeanos service for a couple of years. Today, the helpdesk informed me that i am conducting DDoS attacks, which - of ...
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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 not?...
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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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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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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I'm trying to mirror a WordPress site that is no longer updated so that I can remove the php backend.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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How to live preview a WordPress website using Adobe Brackets?

Adobe Brackets has a live preview feature which lets me view a HTML webpage whilst I'm working on the .css and .html files. I'm now starting work on a WordPress website which involves .html, .css, ....
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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 http://tantrarahasya.wordpress.com/2008/09/30/%e0%a4%...
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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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compressing a tar.gz into something smaller

I backed up a wordpress install that I'm working on. It's around 65Gig. Is there a way to compress a tar.gz file to something even smaller? The reason it's so big is that it has ton of videos in the ...
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Some files/directories are not listed by ProFTPD server

I just inherited a WordPress site that a client had half-developed by another web developer. The site is hosted on a Strato dedicated server and has got a Plesk installed on it. I just made an FTP ...
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Images look pixelated in all browsers

I have a WordPress site and I recently noticed a strange effect on the site’s images. They look pixelated despite the perfect size as they are not stretched even if I download the image and open it in ...
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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 : http://codex.wordpress.org/...
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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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How can I export all the content from a “large” WordPress site? [closed]

I have a moderately sized WordPress blog, I'd call it small even, but when I tried to export the posts, comments, pages, etc, the page times out. I have ssh'd into the server and can see that the ...
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MS Word --> WordPress exporter [closed]

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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Cannot install WordPress ($_POST is empty)

I am trying to install WordPress on my site under http://example.com/blog. What I did so far is: Download and unzip the most recent version of WordPress Upload the contents of the wordpress folder ...
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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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Web crawler with converte links option

I would like to crawl a backup site I lost access to. The site is backed up in subdomain.somesite.com while the links on the web page are www.subdomain.com this leads to the following situation: ...
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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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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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When practicing in Wordpress, how to undo all things, revert back and start again from scratch? [closed]

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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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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Wordpress + MariaDB installation becoming unstable [closed]

I have a wordpress installation on a CentOS machine using MariaDB as database server. This MariaDB is installed in another linux machine. Wordpress runs alone within httpd. About 7 days ago the ...
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Make static site from wordpress site using bash

I have tried a few other scripts that can make a static version of a wordpress site but none of them are designed for bulk sites and I haven't found any that will just serve a static version while ...
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Wordpress & ElasticSearch - or any enterprise search

Let me be a bit boring and tell you what I've been struggling to do ;) 90K posts - each post is an app from iTunes or Android Play. Each post has custom fields - pricing, free, release date, etc… - ...
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Access Ubuntu/Apache WordPress on a LAN

I have successfully installed WP 4 on Ubuntu 14.04. From the Linux machine I can access the WP site by browsing to asus/wp_site_name. When I go to a PC or a Mac on the same LAN and browse to ...
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How can I cloak my Amazon affiliate links in regex format for Wordpress? [closed]

I have many Amazon links, each for different products, on my website and I want a generic redirect link that would point to each of my products. For example I have this link: http://www.amazon.com/...
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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 is,...
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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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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 ...