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Allowing Wordpress from non-public address/domain

I am running a development environment with WAMP and hosts file modified accordingly, such as http://mylocalwp. I'd like to allow users over the Internet to be able to access the site using a public ...
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Can't access Admin section of Wordpress using MAMP

I have been developing a Wordpress site locally using MAMP, and I have run into an issue twice now where when I leave at night and come back, I can't access the admin page. I have debugging on, and ...
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Activating theme in local MAMP installation results in HTTP ERROR 500

I have a local WordPress installation in a MAMP server that was working fine and after a period of time without using it I come back to it and I get a HTTP ERROR 500. Couldn't figure out how to fix it ...
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Upload a website on WAMP and modify it

I have a website, all precompiled (modules, plugins, template etc), well zipped in a folder. I want to upload it on WordPress, using WAMP (maybe) so that I can modify it properly. May you please ...
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Image Sizes/Thumbnails not generating on local install Ampps

I'm not sure what is going on. I can't get the thumbnails to generate. I tried the "force regenerate thumbnails" plugin, but that didn't work. I' don't have any plugins running and I've tried with a ...
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Redirect loop error on wordpress landing page on localhost

I am trying to run a local version of a live Wordpress site, however, after setting up the local environment and attempting to access: http://localhost/wordpress/ I receive the following error:...
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Images not displayed when moving site to local

I set up a local environment to customize a friend's WP blog. However almost none of the images are being displayed. The remote site's URL is http://sitename.com and my local virtual host is http://...
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Can't bring up front or back end of site but all files still exist. What might be happening?

UPDATE -Feb 2 I've recently brought it back over to a testing server instead of a localhost environment. The address is http://onlinewebdraft.com/nuggettesting/ I have renamed my plugins folder and ...
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Design problems when exporting remote database for local development

A remote host is running Wordpress 3.6.1, and Wordpress needs to be upgraded. The plan is to make a local copy, do the upgrade of files and database, confirm things work, and then publish this local ...
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Forbidden localhost error and error establishing database

Hi new to Wordpress development and i'm on a mac. I'm just downloaded MAMP and is using the MAMP Pro trial to run the servers, I've not changed anything, just installed the software and running 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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Where is the database setup form for WP install in MAMP?

I'm following the instructions on "Installing WordPress Locally on Your Mac With MAMP" and I'm on step 4. The problem I'm having is in this sentence: "Lastly, we've got to run WordPress' famous 5-...
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“The package could not be installed” when updating plugins, themes, and core files on WampServer

Whenever I update anything on my local WordPress development site, whether it be plugins, themes, or the WP 3.7.1 update, I get this error message: Unpacking the update… The package could not ...
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Moving a local installation to the server - settings not working on server?

I moved my local Wordpress to the server and some of the theme settings as well as settings I made for plugins locally are not working on the server. This is what I did: Uploaded the local code ...
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404 error on all pages but homepage

I have a local install of wordpress home page is accessible at http://localhost/activlist Backend is accessible at http://localhost/activlist/wp-admin etc No other front end urls are accessible, ...
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Prevent Version URL Parameter (?ver=X.X.X) on Enqueued Styles & Scripts

Use Case I've been experimenting with Chrome's Dev Tools Workspace features. It includes the ability to edit a file directly in Dev Tools and have the saved stylesheet refresh itself (or even compile ...
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Unable to access wordpress server locally running using vagrant

Until recently I have been using debian on my desktop, however I've decided to migrate to arch. I develop a wordpress website for someone, and I copied the vagrant-local folder containing the vagrant ...
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Is it feasible to build and update a Wordpress website offline?

It appears that Wordpress is designed to have websites constructed and maintained online - in the live website. I see some posts here that indicate some people are doing such development offline - in ...
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Local copy of site returns 404 for all content outside of core .php templates

It appears that this is a common problem, but I have tried every fix I've seen on this forum and still cannot get the local copy of my WP site working. I can view my homepage at localhost/mysite, and ...
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Import live site to local setup without access to live site

I am working with a client to update a current wordpress site. I do not have access to the actual Wordpress install because they are behind a VPN that I'm not able to get behind for various reasons. ...
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Wordpress Installation

First of all, I am not a techie so be nice to me please. I am trying to install Wordpress. I have followed the installation instructions for Wordpress as best as I could. However when I try to open ...
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synchronize localy hosted wordpress with online one

Here is some discussion but my question is bit different. Is there any way to synchronize all data (including themes, plugins & media) of locally hosted (on xampp) wordpress with online version?
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Wordpress MAMP Installation Issue

I have MAMP configured in my machine and I've been using it to run multiple Wordpress installs with no issue until this new site where the Wordpress install is in a subdirectory. The site is ...
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Wordpress on Mac does not load admin page

Homepage loads just fine, but I cannot log into the admin page. Looking in Chrome developer tools I notice that /wordpress/wp-admin/load-scripts.php?c=0&load%5B%5D=hoverIntent,common,admin-bar,wp-...
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Valid Connection Information is Getting Denied

I'm getting prompted to enter my FTP information (in this case, SFTP) for installing plugins/themes in Wordpress. Problem is, I keep getting denied with valid SFTP credentials. I have root access ...
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WP Multisite development with Mamp Pro and wildcard subdomains, not really working for me

I´m trying to set up a local development environment for me to work on a Wordpress multisite that I´m building. I use Mamp Pro with default ports (Apache: 80, MySQL: 3306), and I also added a new host ...
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Error on update translation

I installed a fresh version of WordPress in my current language (pt_BR) on localhost (WAMP). After log in, WordPress told me that exist an translation update. I clicked to update and the following ...
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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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Changing themes on locally hosted webpages

I recently turned my Raspberry Pi into a web server, and now I installed Wordpress on it. Everything is going excellently, but when I went to change the theme from default, I found I need my hostname, ...
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Can't Install Standard Plugins on a Local MAMP installation

I've tried to install two standard plugsins (wp-touch was one). I have a local installation under OS 10.6 and MAMP which otherwise seems to work fine. I select the zip file but get the error message:...
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WAMP vs XAMPP pros/cons - for running a local testing server? [closed]

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 ...
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Wordpress clone from live to local [duplicate]

I am trying to clone a live wordpress instalation to my local machine. I have copied all of the files throught FTP and Mysql database too. Everything is set up correctly and site_url and blog fields ...
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Moving a remote Wordpress multisite installation to local

I hope someone here can point me to some good resources to start moving my Wordpress multisite installation (already running for a year) to my local environment. A lot of the tutorials out there are ...
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Image link issues after importing a database backup to my local web server

I am pretty new in WP (I came from Joomla) and I have the following problem trying to import an old WP blog (made using WP 3.5) on my local web server. I have put the old blog foder into my www ...
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After migration of an old WP blog on my local web server I obtain white screen, why? is it a wp_options DB table problem? [duplicate]

I am pretty new in WP (I came from Joomla) and I am finding some difficulties in the migration of an old WP website (made inWP 3.5) on my local web server. I have performed the following operation: ...
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Why I have this error when I try to install this old blog on my local webserver?

I am pretty new to WP (I came from Joomla) and I am finding some difficulties trying to put on my local web server an old backup of a website (made using WP 3.5) I have performed the following ...
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Why I obtain a white page when I import a backup of an old WP blog on my local web server? [duplicate]

I am pretty new with WP (I came from Joomla) and I am finding some problem loading an old WP backup on my local Apache. I have take the directory containint an old blog (named blog) and I have put it ...
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All scripts and style links return 404 on a local virtualhost

I am setting up a local development environment for a WordPress site on a Ubuntu desktop. When I go to run the installer at nimble-demo.local/wp-admin/install.php, the page loads but every script and ...
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Installing WP on localhost

This is maybe a beginner question, but as Codex Installing WP says, I use to install WP on the server directly and then I do the changes on-line, instead of begin installing on my localhost and do the ...
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Trouble running local WordPress in Google App Engine

Following these instructions. Installed MySQL, Python and Google App Engine PHP SDK on a Windows 8 PC. Perfect! Created an app for WordPress, created database and user on localhost and edited ...
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How to setup a wordpress backup in localhost?

I have a database backup and entire site folder backup of a wordpress site. I want to setup it in my localhost. These are the steps I followed. Create a database Import the database_backup.sql ...
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“Template is missing” install error on non-child theme

I understand the first comment in style.css dictates the difference between original theme and child theme. Using the following simplest example is throwing the "Themes must have a stylesheet and a ...
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WordPress keeps asking for connection information in localhost

I tried to find and answer but even though the problem is common I haven't been able to fix it, WP keeps asking me for the FTP info on my local LAMP environment when trying to install, delete or ...
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Installing WordPress into a user directory without any admin privileges

I posted a question over at webmasters.stackexchange.com that was migrated over to this stack. It's here now: Canonicalization issue regarding academic URL vs. blog URL Before the migration, ...
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How to install wpengine hosted multisite locally

Does anyone have any insight into how to install a copy of a wpengine hosted site locally? You can assume Wordpress migration knowledge i.e. I have a copy of the files and have imported the DB ...
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How to make a copy of a local wordpress build in MAMP?

I've been working on my site locally using MAMP and installing the wordpress folder in htdocs. However i wanted to make a copy of the site so that i can test another solution. I can't do a git init ...
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set up development environment windows

I have a live website (hosted by GoDaddy). I would like to set up a development environment on my local computer (Windows 8) so that I can make changes and see how things look, and then push them over ...
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WordPress auto update for core but use local package

I have several local WordPress dev environments but, for the moment, a very very slow internet connection. The WordPress auto updater for core is very convenient, but would it possible for it to use ...
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wordpress local host web login not working after port configuration

I installed the word press on my vm and configure my port 8000. Now, when I am trying to login into wordpress using http://localhost:8000/wordpress/ on browser , the link is getting changing ...
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local wordpress blog issues

i have recently started a local blog, installed wordpress 3.5 correctly, even posted on it, when i view it on my machine using the IP or localhost, i see the entire pages correctly, but when i view it ...