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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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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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WAMP to XAMPP WordPress transfer

I want to switch a WordPress site from a wamp localhost to xampp localhost. Using the Tools > Export, I saved the WordPress content to an XML file. I did not create a similar backup of the MySQL ...
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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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How to customize a site hosted on wordpress.com locally

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Wordpress Multisite local: wp-login.php refreshes on login Chrome Browser

I just set up Wordpress Multisite on my local machine following this tutorial. When I try to login to the admin using Google Chrome, the page just refreshes. I've tried Firefox, and I'm able to login ...
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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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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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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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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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Wordpress custom permalinks not working on OS X localhost

When changing premalinks, none of the pages and links are not working except home page :( Result are shown below. Thanks in advance.
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How to update Wordpress installed on IIS?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...