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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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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 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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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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How to set up wordpress domain mapping on MAMP Pro

I am trying to set up a wordpress multisite with MAMP Pro that will allow me to have two different domains (one domain for each language): dev.domainenglish.com dev.domainfrench.com I have already ...
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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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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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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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How to run Jetpack from localhost?

I just installed the jetpack plugin on my localhost version of WordPress 4.2.2 however after activating it—when I click on 'Connect to Wordpress.com', I get the following error: Your website ...
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Loading media on local WordPress using remote database

For my theme development purposes I have a local WordPress installation that I run from a VM, accessed via, let's say, http://local.app. I also have a remote version of the site on a staging server, ...
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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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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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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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How to do a MySQL dump from production site without using a search and replace script for local development?

I performed a MySQL dump of my WordPress production database to be imported into my local development environment. I plan on frequently performing this database dump and import. Is it possible for me ...
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wp_mail() is not working in localhost

I'm trying to test wp_mail() in my local. When I var dump wp_mail,I get Boolean false.This is my code $to = "abcd@gmail.com"; $subject = 'my subject'; $message = 'I would like to work ...
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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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WordPress Admin Interface not styled properly

The laptop I was working on recently crashed. But, I managed to get everything on it backed up, including my recent WordPress project off of my local server (I use MAMP). I uploaded my SQL database ...
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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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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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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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Why do I get a WAMP homepage when clicking on specific website's URL on LocalHost?

Using WAMPSERVER for windows 7, smartgit and Safe Search Replace I have pulled a wordpress code from my git, downloaded a database and inserted into my localhost's phpmyadmin. My home page works but ...
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Moved wordpress from localhost to live and wp-admin shows white screen

Hi I developed a website in wordpress on my localhost then moved it to a live server. Everything is working fine except wp-admin. When I go to domain/wp-admin it shows a white screen. Yet when I go to ...
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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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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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How to work locally on a copy of my wordpress?

I would like to redesign my wordpress site. I thought I do that first locally to get a feeling for it. So I compressed my live wordpress directory and transfered it locally. And took a backup of the ...
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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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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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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 laptop,...
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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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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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How do I test my localhost WordPress project with VirtualBoxVM?

I'm working on a WordPress project set up with MAMP on localhost. I try testing the site on internet explorer with VirtualBoxVM by browsing to my local ip. My problem is, wp_head() outputs absolute ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Local Wordpress install plugin wont upload image

So what I have going on is a plugin I am using (simple ecommerence) is not uploading an image locally (using MAMP). This is what I have tried so far: The plugin uploads all the content (name, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Wordpress installation from live site to localhost

I just need to know if this is the only way to install wordpress from live to localhost. I downloaded the files and database from live, then push the files folder to my htdocs folder, and uploaded ...
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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 ...