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Opened 6 years ago

Closed 16 months ago

#44020 closed defect (bug) (invalid)

WordPress Installation Error

Reported by: benjamin_zekavica's profile Benjamin_Zekavica Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Upgrade/Install Keywords: reporter-feedback close
Focuses: Cc:


On all my new project I have this error message if I want to install WordPress:
Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function wp() ..... wp-blog-header.php on line 16

Please fix it.

Change History (6)

#1 @SergeyBiryukov
6 years ago

  • Component changed from General to Upgrade/Install

#2 @swissspidy
6 years ago

#44480 was marked as a duplicate.

#3 @SergeyBiryukov
6 years ago

  • Keywords reporter-feedback added

Hi @Benjamin_Zekavica, welcome to WordPress Trac! Thanks for the report.

In #44480 you mention creating a wp-config.php file. Does the issue happen with the file you've created manually, or with the file created by the WordPress installer?

I can only reproduce the error if I create a file without the necessary lines at the end, see wp-config-sample.php:

/** Absolute path to the WordPress directory. */
if ( ! defined( 'ABSPATH' ) ) {
	define( 'ABSPATH', dirname( __FILE__ ) . '/' );

/** Sets up WordPress vars and included files. */
require_once( ABSPATH . 'wp-settings.php' );

Could you make sure these lines are present in your wp-config.php file?

#4 @Benjamin_Zekavica
6 years ago

Thank your @SergeyBiryukov :)
This bug cames with wp 4.9.6 - in different versions I dont have any problems.

After I upload WP Files on server i open the path of the installation in the browser - normaly cames a installation screen but for still 7 Weeks I have alwasy this bug.

I have try it on local machine and a live server its a same error message.
More and more my friends who works with WP say this error with the new version.

To fix it i create manually a wp-config.php and copy the code for example config. Than it works. But the installer message dont came direcly.

I hope it can be fixed.

Best wishes from Germany :)

#5 @hellofromTonya
3 years ago

  • Keywords close added; needs-testing removed

Hello @Benjamin_Zekavica,

Are you still having this problem? Were you able to check if the lines Sergey noted previously are at the end of the wp-config.php file?

Marking this ticket as a close candidate since it's been 3 years. What happens when marked as close? If there's no activity in a month, the ticket will be closed. But don't worry, if the problem persists, it can be reopened for further investigation.

#6 @JeffPaul
16 months ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed

Closing due to inactivity and that this appears to not be a valid issue.

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