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How to run Jetpack from localhost?

I just installed the jetpack plugin on my localhost version of WordPress 4.2.2 however after activating it—when I click on 'Connect to Wordpress.com', I get the following error: Your website ...
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Cloning wordpress intsall on mac

I'm having a problem with cloning my local website. I'm using a mac OS10.10.3, php 5.5.2 and mysql 5.6.23. Im not using MAMP, just the php bundled inside the mac and I manually installed mysql. I can ...
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How to customize a site hosted on wordpress.com locally [on hold]

I have a website on wordpress.com. Is there a way to download it to my localhost, customize it and then upload it back to wordpress.com? Thanks
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How to transfer /wordpress folder from one PC to another

I am currently developing my own website, and I am hosting it locally using WAMP. I thought that if I want to copy the website on some other PC I just have to copy the /wordpress folder to the /www ...
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How to deal with Wordpress on localhost

I'm running a WP site on my laptop using localhost, and I often need my coworkers to see it. If they enter my home's IP, they were able to access the site, but all the URL's in WP that used site_url() ...
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My wordpress site is using local ip to point to jquery and other files, how to fix it?

I installed WP on my Raspberry Pi using this guide : https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/usage/wordpress/ I did not do the last part about permalinks yet. Problem is, when I navigate to my ...
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How to get_template_directory() properly on local environment

I'm currently developing a site locally in MAMP PRO. When I use get_template_directory() inside of the standard functions.php file, the site path gets output correctly. However, I have a separate ...
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HTTP request on localhost failing

I have a Wordpress instance on my development box with the WP REST API plugin installed. I am attempting to create my own plugin to use wp_remote_get() to communicate with my own custom PHP ...
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How to properly maintain a testing version of a site?

At my place of work we host many sites that almost all run Wordpress. Some of them are changed quite frequently, and emply e-commerce solutions such as WooCommerce. Consequently, these sites also use ...
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Alternatives to site_url() and get_template_directory_uri()

The problem I'm having is that my Wordpress is set up on localhost, but when I view the site from another computer, "<?php echo get_template_directory_uri();?>/image.png" will return ...
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Images not loading on WAMP from external IP

everything else is loading but images on a fresh Wordpress/WAMP install. As far as I know, I'm configured and I should be getting images but I'm not. Note: CSS and HTML seem to work, it's the ...
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Plugin not working locally, but works on server

This is a hail Mary throw, but I appreciate any ideas that could point me in the right direction. I had a "plugin" created for my wordpress site. I have a live site that is on a server and one that ...
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How to make other computer in local network see my theme

I have made WordPress Theme and have 2 themes in WordPress.org repository. So, I do not hard code my themes and pretty well how to use WordPress Theme goes to online. I use WAMP server with 127.0.0.1 ...
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Relative or dynamic site url possible?

I have a local Xampp wordpress installation that I am using as sort of an intranet with some people I work with. I require them to be able to access it on our LAN router -- I found that I needed to ...
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Shortcodes won't work on live environment

I am currently developing a plugin that uses shortcodes. On my localhost everything works fine just using the shortcode, for example: [bbit bandname="Lady Gaga"] This shows a list of ...
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Force relative path in media library for LAN deployment

I have created a Xampp powered local wordpress install. This will be used at my work as a sort of "intranet" using LAN - I have no intentions of deploying it on a server, as it is not required by what ...
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How can I work on a database along side a client?

I was wondering what the best way would be to work on a database locally while a client is placing content into the database externally. My initial thought was to connect remotely to the database but ...
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Why isn't my imported database showing up? install.php pops up and adds new tables to the database

I imported my live sites sql backup into xampp. I have named the new DB 'wordpress' and configured wp-config with db-name 'wordpress', user 'root', pw ''. Then I went to localhost/wordpress and it ...
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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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Maintenance holding page while migrating website

I was hoping someone might be able to help me with the right procedure for establishing a holding page while migrating a local WP site to an already live server. I know there are lots of maintenance ...
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How can I use images that are on the server locally?

I will try to explain myself as best as possible: I have a live WordPress website which has over 600 posts and 1000 images used in these posts. I have a local copy running at ...
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Upload localhost changes to live server

I have successfully uploaded my localhost wordpress site to a live server and everything works great. I have however needed to make some changes to the site and I did so on my localhost. How can I ...
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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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Best way to move live site local

I'm trying to move a big site that's currently live onto my local machine so I can edit locally. I'm using Wamp Server. I've tried using the Duplicator plugin but I'm getting several warnings and ...
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Backed up site on localhost affecting live site

I used BackupBuddy to make a copy of a website I'm working on and then used MAMP (Windows) to recreate the site on my localhost so I could work on it. I must have done something wonky because now the ...
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Localhost WordPress Uploading of Images Issue

I'm a bit stuck here. My Mac (running Mavericks) died on me last week, and I spent the weekend getting a new computer and restoring the backup of my old (thank God for backups people. If you haven't ...
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Live Site to Local Host…Where's the local site?

I want to copy a live site onto my local host. I loaded BitNami Stack for WordPress 3.8-0 and then update the version of WordPress to 4.0. The live site is a WordPress site, so I used the Duplicator ...
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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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Webpage not found upon entering wrong username and password on custom login form?

I'm running the WordPress instance on MAMP. Everything works fine if I try to login using wp-admin page; however, I'm trying to login using a custom page with the wp_login_form(). Custom login page ...
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Local install not loading template images but is loading everything else XAMPP

I'm trying to create a local version on XAMPP of my company's WordPress website. All well and good except for the theme images aren't loading. (CMS images are loading) Looking at the image paths, I ...
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Restoring .sql backup results in “Error establishing a database connection”

I'm trying to get the database dump (.sql) of a remote site to work with my local setup. Sort of like migrating from remote to local. I've already ftp-ed the site itself, but having problems ...
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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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Move local build from localhost to localhost.com to support subdomains

I created a local WordPress Multisite installation using MAMP, which I've been accessing via http://localhost/. After 2 weeks of development work, I found out I need to add a blog subdomain ...
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Sync Local site and Distant site

I want to manage my WP site in local, then sync it to my git, and then automatically deploy it. In fact, I already have my site in production, and trying to make it work in local. The fact is I can ...
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How to prevent Wordpress loading external resources when developing

As I'm developing my new web site on a local machine while commuting (with limited connectity), I wonder if there is any option to avoid WP loading any external bit. In fact, all scripts like google ...
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What should I write in hostname when I try to install a theme?

I am a beginner with WordPress and I have no idea what hostname I should specify when I try to install a theme. Thank you for a help!
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No wp-config.php file on local install of wordpress - site still displays

I've installed Wordpress locally using XAMPP and this step by step guide by Sunny Johal(Fifth post down on that page). The first time I used the step by step and ran all 3 of the SQL codes(UPDATE ...
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Error establishing a database connection when installing multiple sites locally

Initially I was using MAMP and had only 1 wordpress site running locally on my Mac. I've set: document root to: documents/mywebsites/mysite1 In phpMyAdmin I created a DB called: mysite1 wp-config ...
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Connect to a remote database for wordpress in my own hosting server

Yesterday I had asked this question but it was down voted due to the rules of this forum. Anyway, this is my learning and I really thank to the moderators who down voted this as they helped me to gain ...
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localhost redirect to old url

I am using mamp and recently i needed to have multisite functionality enabled. WordPress showed me error to change it from localhost:8888 to localhost which i did. After that i also updated the ...
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How to recover WordPress Adress(URL)

I installed WordPress in localhost. I changed the WordPress Address from the general settings. After that none of the previous pages appears. Instead, a "Page Not Found" error page is appearing. I ...
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Turning on the 404 page on localhost

I'm using my localhost (XAMPP client) to test my WordPress website and everything works fine, till it comes to verifying how does my 404.php template looks like. I can't preview any changes, because ...
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Wordpress theme Modifications not showing up on live server

I have been working on localhost with a theme that was already installed on live server. After i completed my mods, uploaded the files to themes folder in wp-content but to my disappointment, the same ...
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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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WordPress multi-site, developing locally and syncing live changes

I've been working on a local version of a WP multi-site. Since I have been doing this, some of the live sites have been updated with new content. I was wondering if there was a better process to ...
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Transferring WordPress Instances

I'm new to WordPress and have a question regarding taking a production instance of WordPress and creating a local instance. I'm helping a friend out who has a WordPress site live on the web and I ...
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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 ...