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My Blog was running on my home server, for a few days

My Blog was running on my home server for a few days until I resolved the problems with my site because SiteGround wanted to charge me for a problem that I believe they caused. I will always manage my WordPress configuration outside of the CPANEL Fantastico script wizard from now on. I have my blog sort of mirrored at I’ll automat the backup soon.

I have had an ordeal with my hosting provider Site Ground.  This is the second major service event that I have experienced with them in my 5 year business relationship.  My first falling out was when they said I had been upgraded to unlimited storage.  when I proceeded to load all of my images to the server they baulked and said that the policy did not include multimedia files.  static images were considered multi media.  I decided to host my own cloud server for my stuff in my home.  since moving to Georgia I have set up my server and it is working great.


I did have to redirect my personal blog to my home server because of the database problems that they could not resolve for free.  So now I have my blog back on the Site Ground ( but my gallery ( is on my server (

Below is the database errors from my Site Ground help desk ticket.

Ticket has been updated
Issue Date:2011-10-11 08:42pmOwner:wormlelo RESELLER
Category:Service Related Problems->Web site is not accessible->My site is not accessible

Subject:Web Site Down report
Description:User Comments:Fatal error: Cannot redeclare get_temp_dir() (previously declared in /home/wormley/public_html/lonnie/wp-includes/functions.php:2160) in /home/wormley/public_html/lonnie/wp-admin/includes/file.php on line 189Have you made any recent changes to your website? NoWhich part of your website is down? Addon slot:

Do you have a script/application installed on your account? Yes List of scripts/programs: <b>WordPress</b>

When did the problem appear? The problem appeared in the last 3 days

Is your website permanently inaccessible? Yes

Results from server-side checks:

Accessing the account by server IP address:

HTTP/1.1 200 OK

Expiration date for

A record check: Expected A record: Current A record:

DNS checks:
Recommended DNS servers:
Current DNS servers:,

IP limitation check : The client IP: was not found in the firewall rules

SSL based validation:
HTTP/1.1 200 OK

Results from client-side checks:

Results from ping(user):

Fatal error: Cannot redeclare get_temp_dir() (previously declared in /home/wormley/public_html/lonnie/wp-includes/functions.php:2160) in /home/wormley/public_html/lonnie/wp-admin/includes/file.php on line 189


Results from traceroute(user):

Fatal error: Cannot redeclare get_temp_dir() (previously declared in /home/wormley/public_html/lonnie/wp-includes/functions.php:2160) in /home/wormley/public_html/lonnie/wp-admin/includes/file.php on line 189


Replies:2011-10-11 09:13pm byStanislav.BHello Lonnie,I have tried to recreate the problem on my end, but I was unable to do that. Please provide us with more detailed information and step-by-step instructions how you recreate the issue. Also include your administrative login credentials if needed.I’m looking to your reply.Best Regards,

Stanislav B.
SiteGround Support Team

2011-10-17 05:53am bywormlelo –When I attempt to log in I get this error.Fatal error: Cannot redeclare get_temp_dir() (previously declared in /home/wormley/public_html/lonnie/wp-includes/functions.php:2160) in /home/wormley/public_html/lonnie/wp-admin/includes/file.php on line 189username *******
password *******
2011-10-17 06:05am byDimitar.T –Hello,I checked the error report and I found that the problem is with the code used in file.php file.I have fixed the error in this code and now your administrator menu is loading as expected.Please check the results on your end.

Best Regards,
Dimitar T.

Support Team

2011-10-22 11:47am bywormlelo –When I log in the WordPress to add content all of the test is white. I can not upload a picture. what did you change to break this? I have not done any updates nor have I changed any of the system files for Word Press.I need my blog site fixed please!
2011-10-22 11:57am byYavor.I –I logged in to your WP back end fine: provide detailed step by step instructions on how to recreate the issue with the image uploading on our end. It would be also helpful if you provide the exact URL where you get the error if any.Best Regards,

Yavor I.
Technical Support Team

2011-10-22 12:20pm bywormlelo – on the upload image icon and nothing happens. i have tried this on 3 browsers on Windows, Mac and Linux, it does not work. It has always worked before I started having problems with this site. See the past tickets. not sure what is going on.Username and password have not changed, they are in a previous post on this thread. Feel free to edit this post for testing.
2011-10-22 12:53pm byYavor.I –I am sorry, but this is not a hosting related issue that we can help you with. It would be best to contact a professional developer. You can find one at:http://freelancer.comIf you want, I can restore the edited by my colleague file from our backups, but this will bring the initial problem back.If you have other questions, please let us know.

Best Regards,

Yavor I.
Technical Support Team

2011-10-22 01:23pm bywormlelo –OK I’ll fix it my self, thanks for nothing. One more reason for running stuff on my own server.
2011-10-22 01:28pm byYavor.I –Thank you for the update.If you have other questions, please let us know.Best Regards,Yavor I.
Technical Support Team
2011-10-23 01:08pm bywormlelo –I rebuilt my WordPress and it works locally. I did not change username or password for database, but I did recreate the database. I cannot grant access to the database. I have no grant rights on your server.Here is a snippet from my config/** MySQL database username */
define(‘DB_USER’, ‘*******’);/** MySQL database password */
define(‘DB_PASSWORD’, ‘*******’);

/** MySQL hostname */
define(‘DB_HOST’, ‘localhost’);

I need you to grant full rights to database wormley_wrdp1 for the named user wormley_wrdp1.

2011-10-23 01:52pm bywormlelo –Here is a link to the site working on my local server. fix database connection.I am pretty sure that this problem which started 10 days ago was a due to a database error on your server. Did any other users have problems? I do not do any custom database work with WordPress, I just use the front end. I should not have to pay a web developer to fix a problem that was started by something beyond my control.BTW, I exported all of my data and recreated the database and it fixed the problems on my server. Not sure if it will be fixed on your server.
2011-10-23 02:07pm bywormlelo –BTW, decided to redirect -> until you get things working.