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How do the pros code up a WordPress theme? Locally? Through FTP?

Up until now, I've been building my WordPress sites by transferring files through FTP. This can sometimes get really slow (time it takes to upload the file, Firebug slows to a crawl, etc.) and I was ...
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wordpress on localhost lamp doesn't let me install plugins

i've installed a LAMP server on my ubunutu 11.04. i've installed wordpress and hooked it right with the MySQL db. i've changed the permissions of the www-data group to read and write files. every ...
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how to config the home page locally

I am new to wordpress and apache. Following the introduction i found from google, i installed the apache(2.2.17)+mysql(5.5.11)+php(5.2.17)+wordpress(3.1.1) successfully on my PC. But when I login with ...
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Where are plugins located

I typically download and install plugins via FTP, but I have installed a few from the web interface. I am trying to move WP from remote to local and I am getting a blank wp-admin screen. I think its ...
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Installing WordPress locally

I'm working on a new WP site. The WordPress installation has already been done on a live server by the ISP and now I need to skin it. I am wondering if I should bring the site down to my local ...
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How to enable %postname% permalinks on Mac?

I'm using Mac OS X's built in Apache + PHP with MySQL. Everything works perfectly, except for my pretty %postname% permalinks — they just won't work. I have obviously enabled mod_rewrite and set the ...
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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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empty WP_Query object on local install

I just realized, that i got a complete *empty WP_Query object* on my plain wordpress install. I reseted the DB, deactivated all plugins and activated TwentyTen as theme, but the complete Object simply ...
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LOCAL server not installing wordpress

As you noticed I’m new at WP. Right now I’m working on my local server with a WP template (Using WAMP server) Am I going to have an issue with Permalink Settings when I upload the files or transfer ...
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LOCAL server not installing wordpress

Hi all i did the install but now is asking me if i have : * Are you sure you have the correct username and password? YES * Are you sure that you have typed the correct hostname? YES * Are ...