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  • I have a multisite wp installation in a subdirectory. I also have another CMS installed in the root directory. Different databases.

    I wonder a bit about the automatic upgrade that’s available inside wp-admin. It seems to work alright when testing but I would like to limit or help wordpress to only access the installation folder. I read about FTP_BASE in wp-settings but not quite sure this is it.

    What are the risks with automatic upgrade, in meaning of effecting root content?
    How does the upgrade know to target the wp-installation folder?

    Is there any known cases with automatic upgrades that totally ruined some non-wp content?

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