1

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 path's to css and js resources, so the VirtualBoxVM Browser tries to load http://localhost:[port]/wp-content/themes/twentytwelve-[xy]/style.css?ver=3.5 which will, of course, fail.

How do I get VirtualBoxVM to load these resources properly?

Maybe I can make the resource urls relative?

1

If I understand you, don't use 'localhost'. That only works if you are testing from the same machine that is running the server. (A virtualized machine counts as a different machine.) Give your server (the machine running the server) a static IP address-- something like 192.168.1.5-- and use that instead of 'localhost'. That will work for any machine on your subnet.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.