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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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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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Some images not found 404 in localhost

I just transferred a WordPress installation from the domain to my localhost. I did all the usual steps: copy files, export DB and replace domain.com with localhost, update wp-config.php and refresh ...
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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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An unexpected error occurred. Something may be wrong with WordPress.org or this server’s configuration

I'm running WordPress on localhost WAMP server and whenever I go to "Plugins" or "Dashboard > Updates" or even to "Dashboard" nothing loads (no WordPress news, no updates, I'm not able to search for ...
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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 running multiple wordpress 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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Jetpack Running Locally

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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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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Wordpress Subdomain MultiSite on localhost XAMPP on :8080 with IIS taking port 80

I currently have Windows 7 , 64 bit on which I am running an IIS on localhost:80 and I installed XAMPP on localhost:8080. I have 15 individual wordpress sites but now i need a subdomain multisite ...
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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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Moving local dev (mamp) wp site to production server

Ive been working on a site locally using mamp, like all sites it consists of 4 main part which need to be moved : DB Theme + theme settings content plugins + settings. Is there a simple way for ...
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Installing local to live WP into subdirectory

I am having a bit of trouble moving a local WP site live and into a subdirectory. I want a static homepage for now (index.html in the root folder) while I work on the live site (would be found in ...
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How to auto update to latest WP version in IIS localhost?

I have WordPress installs in my IIS localhost server on Win7 desktop done manually and with WebPI install.Both installs are under IIS default website. Either asks for FTP credentials when I try to ...
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Setting up XAMPP and Sendmail to enable WordPress emails on localhost

I am trying to enable email sending from my localhost installation of WordPress. I need to do so to test out some notification functionality as well as alerts and password resets. I know that you ...
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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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Connect to remote database using Localhost install

I will be designing and developing a website for a client but want to allow the client to add content while I am working on the design and development of the site so that it is pretty mich done by the ...
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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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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 ...
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How to effectively handle the problem of installing WordPress locally for each new project?

I waste a lot of time installing WordPress then populating it with dummy stuff for each new project. I started creating a new theme for each project (instead of creating a whole new install) but it's ...
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Why does One Click Update fail on localhost using FTP with 777 permissions on site files?

I can successfully upload/remove media, add/remove plugins and edit theme files within admin CP. The one thing I can not do in admin CP is a normal one click update from WordPress 3.7.1 to 3.8. Ideas? ...
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How to replace permalinks

I have exported and imported my wordpress project into live server. Now the problem is I have permalink structures as "localhost" format. When I click on any links in my website it redirects me to ...
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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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Local environment update WordPress require FTP server [duplicate]

I tried to update my WordPress on my local environment, but now WordPress would require me to enter some FTP server and user name and password. How should I enter that information?
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Wordpress Permlinks 404 Not Found

I have installed the latest WordPress on my EC2 Ubuntu 13.1 server. Once I have changed the permalink to use /%post-name%/, I encounter 404 not found for posts. I have followed almost everything here ...
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Permalink /%category%/%postname%/ returns 404 on OSX

I'm on OSX 10.8.4 with a pretty standard installation of Wordpress 3.6.1 under the local OSX Apache/MySQL. If my permalinks are set to /%category%/%postname%/ I get a 404... This is working on the ...
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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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database not responding on localhost

I'm trying to work on an existing WordPress site on my Mac using MAMP. I've setup a new database using phpMyAdmin and imported the tables from the backup of the online version. I pasted this into ...
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Single.php loading fully on localhost but not on server

The title explains the issue. I did my best to find reason behind such dysfunctionning. Can you please tell me what can be the causes of such issue? Any techniques to investigate the problem are ...
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How to joint develop a WP locally on two far away machines?

I was hoping someone can confirm to me, someone new to WP, how I can view a WP site created locally on 1 computer on another computer in a far away land. Basically my friend started developing a site ...
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Theme Options - localhost to new url

Im having this issue that happens to me each time i work on a website. On every project i start working locally and once im done i export my Database and search replace all localhost url's to the ...
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Testing local server with MAMP/wordpress on mobile device? [closed]

I am currently developing a wordpress site locally using MAMP PRO, which obviously involves using a local database. I would like to test this site on my iPhone via a remote link. I have managed to do ...
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Site migration from Localhost to Server - 404 errors

I'm migrating another site from localhost to remote web server and am experiencing an issue. Here are the steps I took: 1.) Downloaded Wordpress locally, and began editing the twentytwelve theme. 2.) ...
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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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Copying theme from Localhost to Live does not copy all theme settings with it?

This has happened on a number of occasions now where I move my site from Localhost to Live environment and the theme settings such as the logo, and other settings are not copied with it, so I am ...
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Developing with wp_oembed_add_provider

I'm developing an app on my localhost using NodeJS. It runs on localhost:8001 and I've been trying to add embed functionality to this locally run app as follows: wp_oembed_add_provider( ...
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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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How to export database correctly for local to online

This process as a whole is fine... but I seem to have one small issue when I upload the database online. If I create a theme and modify some options that's fine for the local version. Once I upload ...
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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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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 wordpress install only shows home page, all other pages Not Found

I am working on a local install of a live wordpress site, all links from the main page show Not Found errors. all .htaccess files are all present. The problem is that every page except for the home ...
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website is still in localhost

I upload my website to the server and I changed the website url and home from localhost to mysite url. But it still is in localhost if I turned off wampserver it won't show the website. Just show me ...
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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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website script stopped working [on hold]

i have 2 copies of my wordpress website one online and the other offline the code now is working on offline but on the online some scripts stopped appeared when i used contact 7 plugin but i fixed it ...