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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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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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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 ...
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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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BrowserSync Proxy breaks Wordpress Audio Shortcode

I'm using the latest version of Wordpress and the latest version of BrowserSync with grunt (grunt-browser-sync) to create a BrowserSync proxy of my local AMPPS server so I can see live updates/changes ...
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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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Workaround for PHP Limit for image upload: How to use a local installation to get images online?

I have the common problem while uploading images, that I get the fatal out of memory error. Fatal error: Out of memory (allocated 40632320) (tried to allocate 5120 bytes) 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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Only Backend of wordpress is working in the local host version of a live website

I used this tutorial to copy a website to my machine and run it on the localhost. I am on Ubuntu and using xampp. the back end of the website is working fine: localhost/icamge/wp-admin takes me ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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“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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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 ...
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Failed to connect to FTP Server 127.0.0.1/:21

Tried to install a wordpress plugin on my local machine: To perform the requested action, WordPress needs to access your web server. Please enter your FTP credentials to proceed. If you do not ...
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Trouble Installing Wordpress Get PHP Not Running Answer

I have seen this topic discussed several places on the internet, both in the Wordpress official forums and on individuals' blogs. Despite having worked through some of the suggestions, I am still ...
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Doubts about how to migrate WordPress from local to online server using Search and Replace Tool script

I am trying to migrate my blog from my local web server to an online web server and I have a doubt about this procedure. I have uploaded all my local file in the root of my web server. I have also ...
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Using page-id-{ID} from body_class() in local dev, versus live staging

Not sure this is a question suitable for this forum, but I'll try: I think it is pretty convenient targeting elements in css/jQuery for a specific page by using the page-id-{ID} generated by ...
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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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check if a file in a plugin folder exists from a locale installation

I need to check if a file exist in my plugin dir: if (fileexists) { ... } else { ... } However, if in place of fileexists I use file_exists(WP_PLUGIN_DIR . "/myplugin/myfile.ext") it returns ...