Tag Archives: plugins

Fix Failed WP Plugin Installation In Safe Mode

When using the new auto plugin installer in WordPress it failed miserably with the following error message: Downloading install package from http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/addthis.1.6.6.zip… Warning: touch() [function.touch]: SAFE MODE Restriction in effect. The script whose uid is 587 is not allowed to access /tmp owned by uid 0 in /long-path/wp-admin/includes/file.php on line 199 Download failed. Could not [...]

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The WordPress 3.0 Upgrade Was a Success

Finally after a couple of hours of work all four of my blogs have been upgraded to WordPress 3.0 and if feels good! Here’s what you need to watch out for when upgrading: Automatic Upgrade Glitches The automatic upgrade feature of WordPress does not work if your web host is running PHP in safe mode, [...]

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Before I Upgrade to WordPress 3.0

My experience installing Wordpress 3.0 on two of my older blogs, not without challenges with the plugins.

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