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Connect Local Install to Remote Database

I would like to connect a local installation of WordPress to a remote database. How would I go about accomplishing this?
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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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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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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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Issues copying site into local machine

I am working on a Wordpress site that is stored on a goDaddy server. I want to migrate a copy (backup) of the site on my local machine so that I could edit the php files without changing with the ...
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Allowing Wordpress from non-public address/domain

I am running a development environment with WAMP and hosts file modified accordingly, such as http://mylocalwp. I'd like to allow users over the Internet to be able to access the site using a public ...
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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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Activating theme in local MAMP installation results in HTTP ERROR 500

I have a local WordPress installation in a MAMP server that was working fine and after a period of time without using it I come back to it and I get a HTTP ERROR 500. Couldn't figure out how to fix it ...
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Multisite on localhost using xampp

I'm having some trouble getting Multisite to work on my localhost using xampp. I have the main site in a subfolder so the path would be http://localhost/my_site/. I'm getting two different errors, ...
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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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What's the best way to work with multisite websites via ftp locally?

So I'm used to working on a single instance of Wordpress locally using mamp then copying the DB over to the production server when a site is ready to be live. These are for small sites. I would have ...
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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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Image Sizes/Thumbnails not generating on local install Ampps

I'm not sure what is going on. I can't get the thumbnails to generate. I tried the "force regenerate thumbnails" plugin, but that didn't work. I' don't have any plugins running and I've tried with a ...
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in localhost, wordpress file cannot opening

i installed wampserver 3.0.0 but in localhost page( http://localhost/ ) i just clicked on the wordpress1() .but the browser page visible like "This page can’t be displayed".What should i do for ...
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localhost on iPhone not loading images

I have created a localhost version of my wordpress site on my mac. I now want to test it on various devices over my WLAN network. So, as per other posts on here, I changed this in my wp-config.php ...
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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 error:...
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More than one multisites in localhost

I setup two wordpress multisites in my localhost. When I configured the second one then first multisite broken. When I checked the .htaccess file the configuration for second one automatically updated ...
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Why is 'admin' missing from my admin links?

I cloned a wordpress site to my local machine. Then I ran PHP's built in web server in the root of the WordPress site, via 'php -S localhost:3000'. I added my db credentials in wp-config.php. Then I ...
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Setting up a local copy from a production site

I'm having an issue with a local copy of a live WordPress site. The local site itself http://localhost/mywordpress/ works as I did the following: copy the production WP folder; import the MySQL ...
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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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can't see aditional themes in control panel

I installed wp 4.2.2 on xampp localhost - multisite, following this article https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/setting-up-xampp/ xampp is surely ok, because it works a year without a problem. The new ...
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404: Object not found

I've been creating a wordpress site on my laptop (ubuntu 14.04) using xampp. The site has previously been working fine on my laptop, with a self signed SSL certificate, however after making a few ...
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How to run Jetpack related posts feature from localhost?

I set up Jeckpack locally adding define( 'JETPACK_DEV_DEBUG', true); to wp-config.php however the only available option is "Sharing". Is is possible to enable the "display related posts" feature with ...
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Images not displayed when moving site to local

I set up a local environment to customize a friend's WP blog. However almost none of the images are being displayed. The remote site's URL is http://sitename.com and my local virtual host is http://...
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WordPress installation didn't install any default data and returned empty rows!

Here is how I stuck on the way of installing a fresh WP in my localhost. I tried installing a fresh copy of WP in my localhost using WAMP server. Everything is fine, like in the First step: I did ...
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Get new password without email

I had installed a Wordpress theme on my localhost on my ubuntu 14.04. Now, I have forgot my admin password and I am not able to login. What's the way to login, as I am not able to get the email ...
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Redirect to localhost after installing Multisite on server

After preparing the site on localhost, I uploaded it on server. Everything works fine by adding both lines to define WP_HOME and WP_SITEURL on wp-config.php and replacing the url site in the database ...
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Problem copying WordPress site to localhost server

I am redeveloping a WordPress site, and have followed this procedure to copy it to my local machine: Copy all files from server to localhost server subdirectory Edit wp-config.php with my local ...
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Design problems when exporting remote database for local development

A remote host is running Wordpress 3.6.1, and Wordpress needs to be upgraded. The plan is to make a local copy, do the upgrade of files and database, confirm things work, and then publish this local ...
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How to automatically update on localhost after editing files

I'm just starting with learning wordpress and wondering if there's a way if I can have my page in the browser (on a localhost using WAMP) automatically update after I make updates to the theme's code ...
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Forbidden localhost error and error establishing database

Hi new to Wordpress development and i'm on a mac. I'm just downloaded MAMP and is using the MAMP Pro trial to run the servers, I've not changed anything, just installed the software and running the ...
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Connect to live db whilst working locally

Please excuse my ignorance, as I'm entirely self taught (HTML, CSS, and some JS and PHP) as a hobby, and SSH is all fairly new to me. I originally built a static website for my wife's childminding ...
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Wampserver: “Can’t select database”

I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10, and had to reinstall WampServer to get it running. I'd like to reinstall Wordpress for a local WampServer site. I have deleted the old database and username, ...
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Wordpress plugin updates fail when using localhost install with Google Drive

Got a plugin update issue that has bedeviled me for a long time now. I really hope someone out there in the WP community can point me in the right direction. Environment: Windows PC (seen this ...
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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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Deprecated: mysql_connect()

I have a project to upgrade Wordpress from 3.6.1 to 4.3.1. I've installed WAMPserver 2.5, and deployed the Wordpress site locally, but when I load the local website, I receive: ( ! ) Deprecated: ...
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I want to edit it on my laptop as a child theme and transfer the files to my server. I don't know how

I have big gaps in my knowledge and right now I know I'm doing things wrong, and I want to buckle down and fix that. I have a wordpress site using the "shape" theme, and I directly edited the code ...
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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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Update Plugin on WampServer

I want to update a plugin in Wordpress and I get this message "Unsuccessful Upload - There are no available means of HTTP transport that could complete the needed request." Does someone know that I ...
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Wordpress IIS intranet server

I am using microsoft's IIS (Internet Information Service) software to host a wordpress server, this works well by going to localhost but I can not get it to work so I can type in my computer's IP on ...
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Moving minor updates between local and live sites - just database?

So after I have created my site on my localhost, and moved it over (files + database + config to new url etc...) I continue to work off the localhost version. The sites are identical. I then add ...
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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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Can't access WP site over WiFi network

I'm making a mobile site and I'm using the main computers IP adress to connect to it from the iphone 10.0.0.1/wp With normal sites it works fine, but the WP site I get is stripped from CSS, JS, and ...
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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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Transfer wordpress site from web server to localhost

I recently started a wordpress blog. I manually installed wordpress on the server. But I want some changes to my blog, so I want to do them offline(Localsystem). I transferred my files to localhost. ...
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Migrating to local server

I have my wordpress site on my local server at the following path : wordpress-4.2.3\wordpress\wp-content\themes\mytheme and the url to access my local site is: http://localhost/wordpress-4.2.3/...
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Local Content different from Remote Content

Problem Description I am developing a project using Wordpress as a CMS for a web page of a Scientific Research Group to Publish Information, News, Publications and Projects of the Scientific Group. ...
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WordPress site under localhost is disassociated with the code

I have put the folder wordpress under /opt/lampp/htdocs, and localhost/wordpress/ in a browser shows well the site. However, I changed Just another WordPress site to Just another WordPress site ...
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Import Wordpress site to localhost, but loads blank white screen [closed]

WAMP works fine on my PC. I've created a Wordpress install on D:/wamp/www, replacing the default WAMP index.php, and I've created a new database. I've exported the database from the remote site, ...
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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 ...