I'm getting this error when I try to install a theme or plugin on Wordpress Blockquote
"An Unexpected HTTP Error occurred during the API request"
It is NOT the time out error that a lot of people are suggesting. I'ts something totally different.
asked Apr 13 '11 at 19:21
Did you check the wordpress.org forums?
What version of WordPress are you using? Current is 3.1.1. You could backup your posts, delete your install, then reinstall WordPress with a brand new theme, then restore your posts.
By the way, I would make three backups - I would use something like PHPMyAdmin and backup the databases individually, I would also backup the entire wordpress directory to my local drive, and within wordpress I would use the export function to make a different version of the backup. You can't have too many backups in case one doesnt work.
Oh and don't forget, if you backup the wordpress directory and later restore that, that won't actually include any of your posts. It's just the program and any theme edits you might have made.
answered Apr 14 '11 at 02:11