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DreamPress WordPress site Varnish Cache Error

Every now and then, often when I write a post on my Dreamhost DreamPress WordPress blog I get this Varnish related error: Error 503 Service Unavailable Service Unavailable Guru Meditation: XID: ...
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Updating wordpress in a multi-node environment

I'm finding this very tricky in a multi node environment, with code under revision control. AKA. multiple frontends and single database. I have a deployment process that pushes a git repo to the ...
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HOWTO run Wordpress site along with Tomcat web aplication on the same server

I am building a solution where the CMS part of the site (i.e. About US, Contact etc) will be run on Wordpress & the private pages will be a Java-Servlet based stack run on Tomcat 7. Both of these ...
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Varnish + Nginx + multiple IP addresses

This is my first shot at making Varnish work on my dedicated server which hosts 2 domains with 2 separate IP-addresses. My simplified setup is as follows: Nginx conf server { listen ...
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Rsync plugin to many local wordpress installs via script or cli

I am maintaining a large number of wordpress installs on a production server, and we are looking to deploy InfiniteWP for managing these installs. I am looking for a way to script the distribution of ...
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cname and wordpress domain map

I have a domain like this (www.example.com.br) and I'm also the manager for the domain and the nameservers too (the nameservers are Bind). Now I have a blog from wordpress.com and I wanted to map ...
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Apache Server - Subdirectory on different server [closed]

You have 2 different servers with different IP Addresses. Both servers are Apache based. Server A: already hosts a website (http://example.com) Server B: would host a WordPress website to be in a ...
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Wordpress 3.9.1 installed from YUM in CentOS does not allow install plugins or themes

I installed Wordpress 3.9.1 using YUM in a CentOS, however it does not allow me to install any plugins or themes (the install buttons do not appear). I tried many things: Changed the file ...
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Centos iptables configuration for Wordpress and Gmail smtp

Let me start off by saying that I'm a Centos newby, so all info, links and suggestions are very welcome! I recently set up a hosted server with Centos 6 and configured it as a webserver. The websites ...
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Intermittent 404 on select assets, LAMP stack

We have a LAMP stack WordPress server that is serving most assets correctly. However, one plugin's CSS file and several images are returning soft 404s roughly 20% of the time. I can't find any ...
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./kernelupdates 100% cpu usage

I have a CENTOS6 server running with some wordpress & tomcat websites. In the last two days it has been crashing continuously. After investigation we found that kernelupdates binary consuming 100% ...
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php-fpm process in D state ,cause nfs wait rpc_wait_bit_killable

my wordpress site which is in clustered environment using NFS,nginx,php-fpm,mysql the infrastructure is hosted on amazon ec2.Under high load/traffic the php5-fpm process goes in D ...
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malware infected server respawing of files [duplicate]

So I have a clients server that is infected with malware. Basically any index.php file on the server was infected as well as header.php, function.php. The infection seems to be primarily wordpress ...
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How, under Ubuntu, can I get Wordpress past this error (GD Library not installed)?

A Wordpress installation I am working on, for some images, is giving an error, "GD Library Error: imagecreatetruecolor does not exist - please contact your webhost and ask them to install the GD ...
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Wordpress - Capistrano Permissions Issues

I'm managing a WordPress install with Capistrano and Composer. Everything is setup and working well, its quite fast on my ngix / php-fpm setup. However, I ran into an issue when attempting to update ...
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Blocking IP addresses of obvious hack attempts [duplicate]

I have a simple Apache webserver setup and basic IP tables (ufw) for a development server. In my logs I see lines like this: [Fri May 16 10:10:36.258369 2014] [:error] [pid 15926] [client ...
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Spam mails from vulnerable wordpress contact form

Recently I receive an e-mail from my server's host about spam mail coming out from my server's ip. I tracked down the problem to a specific site that is hosted on my server, it is a wordpress site and ...
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How can I persuade a wordpress bitnami module to operate on a subdomain?

So I have bitnami's LAMP stack running, and I have a wordpress module installed within it. I want my wordpress installation to live at blog.example.com, and any wordpress links to remain under ...
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Large volume of VolumeWriteOperations on Amazon Linux EC2 Instance

I have been using a EC2 Amazon linux micro instance as a development/small host server for the past 3 months. I host a couple of domains for me and a friend. I installed the first month only my main ...
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Sanity check: wordpress permission/ownership for multihosting

So I have a small server setup (2 webs, 1 nfs / mysql) that's hosting a couple of different wordpress sites. It's currently configured like this: I have a user called wwwuser (uid 500) and ...
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Holding F5 on Wordpress site causes 100% CPU (Apache) [closed]

I am running an instance of Wordpress on an Ubuntu 10.04 VMWare server. If I hold F5 or CMD+R on a page or post, both CPU's on the server will climb to 100%. There will be plenty of free RAM left, but ...
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Wordpress + nginx (post compromise), best way to block POST request for random php script?

Due to an outdated plugin, one of the domains that I host on my VPS was compromised and there were bots POSTing to //listTT9.php in order to send mail. The plugin was updated, I've gone through all ...
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Redirect 12,000 pages from SPIP to Wordpress

I'd like to switch from SPIP to Wordpress and redirect all SPIP's URLs to Wordpress ones. The format for an SPIP URL is: example.com/spip.php?article{ID}, for example: example.com/spip.php?article123 ...
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Trying to find bottleneck… 60k onsite visitors

I know this will be hard, but I'm willing to try the Q&A route. I have a Wordpress site that currently has 60,000 visitors on the site at once. I'm using an EC2 m3.xlarge, php/php-fpm 5.5.10, ...
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Redirecting from domain to a wordpress site [closed]

Is it possible to configure redirecting from mydomain.com (purchased from 1and1) to a wordpress site that is built/hosted on wordpress? Will I run into search engine/SEO issues if going this route? Is ...
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Adding “HttpOnly” and “Secure” cookie flags on Nginx & PHP

I have Nginx running with PHP and WordPress. Acunetix recommends setting these flags, but they provide no documentation. I have looked around a bit, but I have not seen anything that shows exactly how ...
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Nginx with wordpress refused varnish static content requests

I just added another wordpress site to my ubuntu server. 2 wordpress sites, not multisite. They use 2 different fpm pool with same config. Their Nginx config files are basically identical except the ...
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Nginx and Wordpress: Add php after postname

I'm doing a migration from Apache to Nginx of some Wordpress sites. Now I'm dealing with the URL rewriting, because one of the blogs has the following URL structure: %postname%.php And I'm using ...
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Wordpress on VPS keeps crashing because of daily visitors growth

I run small local news Wordpress blog on CentOS 6 64bit VPS 4GB RAM. Recently, website experienced daily visitors growth from 5K to 10K-15K. Site started crashing with 504 Gateway Timeout. Error log ...
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Sudden error with wordpress with nginx only (Uncaught SyntaxError: Unexpected end of input)

I've installed Wordpress on my VPS and is run smoothly with apache2. But recently , I recognized that it consume too much RAM (~600MB for 7-8 session) so I decided to change to Nginx. After changing ...
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Storing unencrypted web app / WordPress passwords - explain to a client

I have a problem with a client who is complaining about a WordPress installation having an unencrypted MySQL database password in the wp-config.php file. I've tried explaining this to him by stating ...
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Login into WordPress within subdomain [closed]

I have my web server with a WordPress installed on it, it's a public web server, an Apache 2.2 Running under CentOS 6.5, and I'm using name-based virtual hosts. The worpdress is the default site, and ...
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Are these the correct permissions for folders, files and wp-config.php on a WordPress install?

I don't want to lock down everything, since I need the built FTP uploader and caching programs to work correctly on the WordPress sites. This is what I have found: Folders - 755 Files - 644 ...
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performance tuning vs understanding a memory leak?

I've read just about every blog post and serverfault answer relating to this, but have seen absolutely zero improvements to the server's CPU or Memory usage so I feel like I'm missing something. At ...
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Nginx-watch script - issue with inotifywait not seeing changes

I'm using Nick's excellent nginx-watch script to monitor an nginx.conf file in www root so that it reloads a couple of wordpress plugin nginx configurations automatically as soon as they change (BWPS ...
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Connection reset on certain sections of wordpress admin

I have a dedicated server with CentOS 6 and DirectAdmin and I've just installed wordpress on a domain. Everything seems to work, except that when accesing the Themes or Plugin admin sections, I get a ...
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Varnish + Nginx + Wordpress: using Varnish get's redirect loop

I have two websites using Wordpress and Nginx and was trying to put Varnish at front, but when changing the listen port of Nginx to 8080 all the websites enter in an redirect loop. In the sites ...
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rewrite rule nginx to add trailing slash with wordpress and exclude files with extension

I have one installation with wordpress running on nginx with php-fpm. I want to redirect all uris without final slash / to a same uri with /, and i want to exclude all files with extensions. I have ...
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Is it possible to copy an entire website and database without back end access to the server itself?

My entire website was duplicated by someone, and I mean, duplicated. They did not just rip the content and re-publish it. The site looks as if I used my backup files and put them on a new server with ...
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Apache hitting 90-100% on ubuntu “top”, how do I find what's causing the extra cpu cycles?

My webstie is slow and I'm trying to troubleshoot the backend. On an article page the cpu is hitting ~100%. I'm using ubuntu/Apache and I'm viewing the stats using top. The process hogging the cpu ...
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How configure cloud hosted Wordpress as a subdirectory of self-hosted site [closed]

A client hosts their primary domain on IIS6. We want to host their Wordpress blog with a cloud hosting service but keep the URL as a subdirectory to their primary domain for SEO purposes. Is this ...
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WordPress on a CentsOS 6.4 with high CPU loads [closed]

I'm helping a friend out, he's running a CentosOS 6.4 server, with Apache/2.2.24 (Unix) httpd server. His site is running on WordPress 3.81 (latest version) and he's having 30,000 unique page views ...
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WordPress with APC Cache - MySQL Load

I've installed APC on my server and the load is cached very good with it, no problems so far. The number of concurrent users is good < 90 but after 100 it gets shaky. Htop shows a constant use ...
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Apache location match for certain folder for all virtual hosts

I have about 200 wordpress installations on my server. i want to disable script execution in /uploads folders. i have written this rule in apache global configuration but its not working. is there ...
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Terrible performance of Wordpress site on Amazon EC2 + apache2 + ubuntu server 12.04

I'm planning a migration of various wordpress websites (little content), from a shared hosting to a whole new cloud architecture. I'm using the following: Amazon EC2 t1.micro Loaded with: - Apache2 ...
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hiding directory name in apache using .htaccess

I have a wordpress multisite installation thats installed below a wordpress folder, everything works but i'm having problems hiding the wordpress folder name in the URL. It's setup as follows ...
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Switching hostnames on VPS - implications on existing sites?

Please excuse my ignorance, but I'm more on the design and build side of websites than the hosting and servers... Ok, so I have a VPS that was initially setup by my hosting company to house a ...
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Wordpress + postfix + unsolicited emails being sent even if the email account wasn't created [duplicate]

I run a blog on wordpress. Recently I received a abuse complaints from the server which when verified returned this: ============================================================ Received: from ...
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lighttpd behind pound gets “connection timed out” error when using browser other than Chrome

Please help me diagnose a problem. I had a working website (WordPress) for the last 6 months working just fine. No updates or new installations have been made in the server. Today users complain ...
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Adding Memcached (to WordPress) causes PHP (Apache, mod_fcgid) to hang

Quick architecture overview: Nginx serves up static assets and is running as a reverse proxy to PHP (FastCGI, mod_fcgid + Apache). Memcached is running on the same server as well: memcached -d -p ...