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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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unable to upload image locally

I followed this tutorial on setting up a local web development setup without mamp. Now my problem is when I go to upload a image in WordPress I get the following error: “Screen Shot 2013-01-05 at ...
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Making Wordpress Local Again?

I've been working on a Wordpress site for a while and have gone to make it live this afternoon. After following this tutorial video ...
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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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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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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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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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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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$post->id vs $post->ID problem after using Wordpress config bootstrap

I'm developing with Wordpress in a multi environment scenario. I develop on my local machine, test on a server and so on. I was using the "trick" of having a local-config.php file to have different ...