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Functions.php code that only runs on localhost?

I would like to run an add_action in functions.php only if the theme is being loaded from my localhost development site. How would I get this to run only on localhost? function livereload(){ ?> ...
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Storing images on a local site

sorry for the elementary question. When I'm building a local site on Wordpress, should I be storing my images in an "img" folder and then using CSS "background-image" to show these photos? That way, ...
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My blog hosted in distant server is still connecting to localhost

my website was installed and fixed on localhost, then i hosted it on a distant server, i also chaged the parameters in the wp-config.php file to meet to distant database. However, when i try to call ...
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Jetpack Running Locally [closed]

Wondered if anyone knew an easy way around this. The code behind my local dev version of a WordPress instance and the live version are in sync (as they should be). Problem is this means the "Jetpack" ...
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Moving online website to MAMP or dumb idea?

I was thinking of doing some major design (incl child theme and plugin stuff) on an existing site which is rather large. I'm thinking it would be good to do my trial and errors offline and having a ...
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Cloning blog to localhost via WAMP

How do restore a Wordpress blog (actually, cloning would be the right word) from my server to localhost with WAMP? I backed up my blog with BackUpWordPress and got a .zip file ...
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Path Issue - Getting “localhost” instead the IP

Okay, currently I'm trying my WP Theme/Plugin development on LAN so that it can be accessed with multiple devices. What I noticed recently is that the way I include the CSS files makes them not to ...
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Can't seem to see images on my machine but can on the server

Hello I just started using wordpress (complete noob) but I need a bit of help. I have installed wordpress and on a linux/centos webserver and this works fine. However when I use another machine, open ...
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Need help changing back the correct wordpress url

Hello I've just recently installed wordpress today on a development linux server. Everything seemed ok until when I stupidly changed the wordpress url. Initailly it was just http://localhost/ but I ...
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Moving Wordpress from live to local server

I have a wordpress install that I have been working on and now I want develop the install on my local server. I have downloaded all of the site files and added it to my local server directory. I also ...
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Issues when moving from server to MAMP

I just moved a website from a hosted web server to MAMP and I am getting a strange error. When I visit the homepage I get the default "It works" apache message. the url should be test:8888 but the ...
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Uncaught SyntaxError: Unexpected Token Illegal

I have a local install of Wordpress running & I am suddenly getting these errors in my console when I open a modal window (such as file upload): Uncaught SyntaxError: Unexpected token ILLEGAL ...
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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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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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After finishing building a site on localhost, how do I transfer everything to a client's server?

I have installed XAMPP to build a site on localhost. After I finish, how do I transfer everything efficiently to, say, a client's server?
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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 ...