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  • I’m trying to copy my operations site (OPS)to my development site (DEV). I’ve done this before, but it’s been a while, and I’ve run into a problem I can’t figure out. (The DEV site url is the OPS site url plus “/050_dev”)

    I did these steps successfully:

    > MySQL Backup of OPS database
    > MySQL Restore of that backup to DEV database
    > Delete all DEV site folders
    > Copy all OPS site files to DEV site folders
    > Restore proper wp-config.php and .htaccess for DEV to point to correct DEV db
    > Modify site URL in (now) DEV DB to point to DEV site

    when I log into DEV, I can see the dashboard, and pages for maintenance, etc. However, when I attempt to view any pages, I get this error:
    Fatal error: Call to undefined function is_rtl() in /home/action30/public_html/(OPS site url here).com/wp-includes/general-template.php on line 2102

    In particular I notice that the error has the OPS site url in it, not the DEV site URL.

    I’m thinking there may be some other place that I have to tell the DEV site that the site URL has changed, but I’m just guessing.

    I’ve got the “maintenance-mode” plugin running, which works fine on the OPS site, and it doesn’t change the above error on the DEV site if I activate it or deactivate it.

    As a side note, I’m concerned about permalinks in the DEV site…when I look at the permalinks control panel, they all have the OPS site url.

    Any suggestions on how to get the DEV site running around the above error would be appreciated.


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