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Can you create a local wordpress network / multisite install on a mac with subdomains?

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 ...
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Custom Permalinks don't work on local LAMP installation

I'm on Ubuntu and using LAMP for local dev. I've several WordPress installations for different project and tried to set custom permalinks on all of them, but only default permalink setting ( ...
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WAMP Wordpress installation cannot get past step 1, loads indefinitely

I am trying to install Wordpress on WAMP I changed my localhost path to localhost:11245 in the WAMP config file, so when I load my apache admin screen I go to localhost:11245 When I loaded ...
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Windows 7 download WordPress and load into LAMP stack and configure

What's the quickest way to create a Windows instance of an existing WordPress site assuming I've got the backup of the code and DB from the server? I have played around with various LAMP stacks but ...
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Mail isn't sent after local site registration

I installed a new WP site on local machine with wamp server. When a new user registers it gets the "registration successful" message but a mail with the password is never sent. Also checked the junk ...
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wp-admin is redirecting to back to home page (localhost)

I have WordPress installed on my localhost. All worked perfectly till today. But today when I enter http://localhost/wp-admin in the url to access the admin panel, it redirects back to the home page. ...
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I have a desktop and a laptop: What's the best way to move between local installations?

I'm running several Wordpress installs on my desktop machine using XAMPP. I would like to move them to my laptop as well. Can I simply copy the htdocs, mysql and phpMyAdmin directories to the ...
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How to remove “Connection Information” requirement on localhost install of WP on MACOSX

I've just installed XAMPP on Mac OSX and when trying to install a theme or plugin in WP admin, I'm getting this screen. I've never gotten this on my shared hosting account. how to get rid of it on ...
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Wordpress on a local machine redirecting to online url

i've downloaded a wordpress web to my local machine and tried setting it up. the problem: when trying to login, wordpress will always redirect to the online url. the only way i found was changing the ...
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WAMP vs XAMPP pros/cons - for running a local testing server?

What are the major pros/cons that can help in deciding which of the two to choose: WAMP vs XAMPP for running a local testing server for WordPress? p.s: I now see stackoverflow had a discussion about ...