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  • hey guys..this is my first question here..

    and i was wondering…why everytime i try to visit my website Technologypublic i get the following error message:

    “Fatal error: Call to undefined function get_option() in /home/********/public_html/wp-admin/admin.php on line 9”

    and when i try to go to my admin page i get the following error message:

    “Fatal error: Call to undefined function wp() in /home/********/public_html/wp-blog-header.php on line 14”

    i tried to re upload the admin.php file through my FileZilla and it doesn’t seem to be solving the problem, the hosting’s staff told me to re upload a file in the /include folder…called function.php
    i did, and still it won’t work…i can’t even access my admin page…is there anyway that i can backup my posts then just do a fresh installation..even if i don’t have access to my admin page?

    please i really need to get back online…please guys i really appreciate the help/ advice you that you can give me.

    Thanx in advance everyone!


    P.S. here’s what’s on my admin.php

    define('WP_ADMIN', TRUE);
    if ( defined('ABSPATH') )
    	require_once(ABSPATH . 'wp-load.php');
    if ( get_option('db_version') != $wp_db_version ) {
    	wp_redirect(admin_url('upgrade.php?_wp_http_referer=' . urlencode(stripslashes($_SERVER['REQUEST_URI']))));
    require_once(ABSPATH . 'wp-admin/includes/admin.php');
    $posts_per_page = get_option('posts_per_page');
    $what_to_show = get_option('what_to_show');
    $date_format = get_option('date_format');
    $time_format = get_option('time_format');
    wp_reset_vars(array('profile', 'redirect', 'redirect_url', 'a', 'popuptitle', 'popupurl', 'text', 'trackback', 'pingback'));
    wp_admin_css_color('classic', __('Classic'), admin_url("css/colors-classic.css"), array('#07273E', '#14568A', '#D54E21', '#2683AE'));
    wp_admin_css_color('fresh', __('Fresh'), admin_url("css/colors-fresh.css"), array('#464646', '#CEE1EF', '#D54E21', '#2683AE'));
    wp_enqueue_script( 'common' );
    wp_enqueue_script( 'jquery-color' );
    $editing = false;
    if (isset($_GET['page'])) {
    	$plugin_page = stripslashes($_GET['page']);
    	$plugin_page = plugin_basename($plugin_page);
    require(ABSPATH . 'wp-admin/menu.php');
    // Handle plugin admin pages.
    if (isset($plugin_page)) {
    	$page_hook = get_plugin_page_hook($plugin_page, $pagenow);
    	if ( $page_hook ) {
    		do_action('load-' . $page_hook);
    		if (! isset($_GET['noheader']))
    			require_once(ABSPATH . 'wp-admin/admin-header.php');
    	} else {
    		if ( validate_file($plugin_page) ) {
    			wp_die(__('Invalid plugin page'));
    		if (! ( file_exists(WP_PLUGIN_DIR . "/$plugin_page") && is_file(WP_PLUGIN_DIR . "/$plugin_page") ) )
    			wp_die(sprintf(__('Cannot load %s.'), htmlentities($plugin_page)));
    		do_action('load-' . $plugin_page);
    		if (! isset($_GET['noheader']))
    			require_once(ABSPATH . 'wp-admin/admin-header.php');
    		include(WP_PLUGIN_DIR . "/$plugin_page");
    	include(ABSPATH . 'wp-admin/admin-footer.php');
    } else if (isset($_GET['import'])) {
    	$importer = $_GET['import'];
    	if ( ! current_user_can('import') )
    		wp_die(__('You are not allowed to import.'));
    	if ( validate_file($importer) ) {
    		wp_die(__('Invalid importer.'));
    	// Allow plugins to define importers as well
    	if (! is_callable($wp_importers[$importer][2]))
    		if (! file_exists(ABSPATH . "wp-admin/import/$importer.php"))
    			wp_die(__('Cannot load importer.'));
    		include(ABSPATH . "wp-admin/import/$importer.php");
    	$parent_file = 'edit.php';
    	$submenu_file = 'import.php';
    	$title = __('Import');
    	if (! isset($_GET['noheader']))
    		require_once(ABSPATH . 'wp-admin/admin-header.php');
    	require_once(ABSPATH . 'wp-admin/includes/upgrade.php');
    	define('WP_IMPORTING', true);
    	include(ABSPATH . 'wp-admin/admin-footer.php');
    } else {
    if ( !empty($_REQUEST['action']) )
    	do_action('admin_action_' . $_REQUEST['action']);
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  • ai, anybody know the answer, pls post. I have also the same doubt

    I know that both of you will be happy with this!

    I went to the /wp-includes folder and I uploaded again the following files:

    I guess what you only need to upload is the second file, but don’t experiment, upload them all and there you are!



    Upload a fresh copy of wp-includes and wp-admin folder with all the files and folder on the server. Also check with upgrading wordpress blog.


    Shane G.

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