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Is it possible to create a local wordpress network install on a mac (10.6) using mamp with subdomains? I have tried following some instructions I came across while googling, but apache seems to get hosed when I create virtual hosts. I came across another set of instructions that said only subdirectories will work on a local install. Does anyone know which one of these is the case and have you come across a good set of instructions for how to do it?


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I followed these tutorials and it worked for me: For multisite folders locally - perishablepress.com/wordpress-multisite-mamp For multisite subdomains locally - perishablepress.com/wordpress-multisite-subdomains-mamp – krimzon11 Mar 18 '13 at 19:22
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This tutorial was just published at DevPress by Patrick Carey: http://web.archive.org/web/20111222021406/http://devpress.com/blog/how-to-setup-subdomains-for-a-local-wordpress-network It should help you. It has been written for Windows but you should be able to translate it into "Mac"

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the link is dead. – toscho Oct 18 '12 at 18:09
And that is exactly the reason why link only answers are no answer... – kaiser Mar 18 '13 at 20:10

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