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  • Resolved MrOnline


    Recently, I was trying to help somebody with deleting the uploaded files from their WP blog. After lurking through all the databases, unserializing strings, and checking some things. I found that the error was being caused by the path using backwards slashes in it. Quickly I set the path in the wp-config.php file, and it was ready to roll, and everything worked good again.

    Because I could not find any information about this on the internet, and I did not see anything about this on the forum, I am posting it here. I could not find a bug tracker or anywhere else for it.

    Here is the line I changed in wp-config.php:
    define('ABSPATH', dirname(__FILE__).'/');

    and in my case, I had to change it to:
    define('ABSPATH', 'w:/www/wordpress'.'/');

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