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Questions tagged [local-installation]

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Windows Setup: Error establishing a database connection

I have MySQL 8.0.12, PHP v7.3.2 64Bit and Apache 2.4.38 64Bit installed. In theory I have everything that is needed to run WordPress locally. Through MySQL Workbench, I have tried the Host, Port, ...
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WordPress asks to install, but is already installed?

I know this has been resolved many times including here, but I can't figure this out in my case. I've been using XAMPP for Mac on Mojave and recently, I updated it to the latest version of - 7.3.1. ...
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Swap themes locally

I have a problem where my 'add new plugin' button doesn't work and it also doesn't appear on the normal menu. I searched online and the solution that is being suggested is swap theme to check if the ...
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Configure Vagrant to install WordPress themes and plugins that are not part of WP-CLI?

Yesterday I had pretty good luck getting VVV to easily set up a local WordPress environment. Using https://github.com/JPry/vvv-base, it was pretty straightforward to set up my configuration to ...
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How do i define the location of a git push to WP Engine

Ive been using Gits version control system for local theme development on a Wordpress site. I decided to take advantage of WPEngine's git capabilities which has caused more frustration than not. I ...
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Wordpress loading very slow on MAMP Pro [closed]

I've just installed MAMP and MAMP Pro on my Mac system and my Wordpress install is running extremely slow on MAMP Pro (much slower than it would on a remote server). The actual content of the site ...
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modifying htaccess for localhost with a custom port

I have a live instance of wordpress which I'm attempting to spin up on my local machine using xampp. A brief summary of steps to where I'm currently at: configured xampp to use a custom port (8012) ...
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Accessing WordPress website on localhost through remote ip

I have enabled port forwarding and am able to access any folder in my htdocs folder. However, as soon as I try to access any folder that has WordPress installed in it from a remote network, it changes ...
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How to deactivate/remove https on localhost project from online

I'm working on a messy customer project. To debug it, I would like to work on it on localhost. I'm using Wampserver. This is what I did : 1 - I made a virtualhost httpd-vhosts.conf <...
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How to Move a production WordPress site to local environment [closed]

I need to know which tool that will make an exact duplicate of databases, plugins and everything to my local. free or paying. Thanks in advance.
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the display of word press theme in preview mode

I want to create a showcase website for company using WordPress and to show the result in local server (using WampServer) , so I meet the problem when navigating Appearance-> Customize the front page ...
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WP 5-minute Install Error: “Waiting on Localhost…” ---why does this happen?

I installed WordPress on localhost using MAMP many times without a problem. Today WordPress froze halfway through a fresh local install and I don't know why. Thinking something was out of a date, I ...
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Wordpress theme works on linux servers but white screen after move to Xampp

I have a client who needed me to set up a test environment locally to test patches for his site before I moved them to production. I created a new WordPress install on XAMPP (windows machine) and ...
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How to merge the local branches of 2 developers working on the same local site on their own systems

Let me explain the scenario. I am new to wordpress development so i got my local site running using ampps and my sql which is working fine on my windows system. similar to given on the link: https://...
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Where to store the images of a custom WordPress theme?

I am creating a custom theme. If I add a picture to the footer for example and the picture is in the folder of the theme, the picture does not display. If I put it in the main wordpress folder it ...
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How to properly setup MAMP and XIP

I have a local WordPress install running through MAMP. It's local domain is example.dev I also have the install working with xip.io. It's at example.dev.0.0.0.0.xip.io (0's being my ip address). ...
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How do I quickly move between 2 local installations and keep them in sync?

I'm a designer working on my first CMS website. I like to develop on my netbook at the coffee shop, but recently I've been starting to get into graphics heavy content stuff that would be easier to ...
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How do I access a remote database with a local MAMP development install?

Okay so I have a wordpress website that I've been developing locally on my netbook. I want to be able to develop it both on my netbook and on my desktop so in order to ease the process and not have to ...
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Local installation is broken

Yesterday I asked here how can I upload the whole installation to a server and I changed "localhost" to "website.com" locally and after that I changed it back to "localhost" but now I try to see a ...
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Staging sites era: does it still makes sense to develop locally?

I have started years ago developing locally on my PC Wordpress sites using WAMP & XAMP, as this provided multiple benefits, however now that staging sites are being offered by hosting providers, I ...
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WordPress Multisite with VVV

In the command line, I used vv create to make a new WordPress multisite, selecting "y" on the multisite option during setup. Once the process finished, the site was created, but was the network had ...
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Cloned site not connecting to database - MAMP

First off, I'm a WordPress noob, so I apologize if there is an easy solution. I'm trying to get a live website working on my local MAMP environment. I've successfully cloned the git repo into the ...
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Installation problem with wordpress xampp

I have installed wordpress in my xampp server. everything looks great. I am using proxy so i have added below snippet in wp_config.php to use proxies. /* Configure proxy Server */ define('...
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How to copy Wordpress live website to Bitnami stack localhost?

I just started trying Bitnami WordPress but don't know how to copy my live website to localhost. I have downloaded files from my website from sFTP server and also downloaded database file from ...
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Switching from editing on directly on remote server to PHPstorm local development?

I was recently told that my workflow would be improved if I switched from using emacs to edit the files on a staging server directly to using PHPstorm to make changes to my website. I am fairly lost ...
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Installation Issue WordPress locally - The file ‘wp-config.php’ already exists

I have the issue with installation WordPress locally on my computer, XAMPP environment. In PHPMyAdmin I created an empty database, later I will import database that I downloaded from the live server,...
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Installing Theme from uploaded file. Not uploaded theme?

I'm totally new to WordPress, and I'm trying to upload theme from Upload Theme in themes section. While uploading theme it is asking for "FTP server access credentials", but I'm working on localhost ...
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What could be the reason that i can't access to the other pages of my localhost wordpress website except the homepage?

I can't figure this out on google. I was getting the following error.
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Trying to install wordpress locally with mamp, but have unsupported php version

I am following this tutorial to set up wordpress locally with Mamp on https://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress_Locally_on_Your_Mac_With_MAMP Holding by step 3: Step 3: Starting MAMP ...
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Saving Permalinks Results in 403 MAMP (Windows)

I am trying to setup a local environment on my Windows 10 machine (to knock out some overtime) but keep running into a problem. Let me start with my environment workflow on Mac OSX... I have developed ...
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I have my full special database from xampp how can i use this on wordpress?

The issue I built a database on xampp, but I did this when I was use a normal website (not on wordpress) and one of tables is for users' accounts. The fields in users' table are username, password, ...
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Cant view wordpress after install

I installed wordpress on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (with latest versions of php and mysql, and apache2). After installing, I am unable to view my wordpress on localhost. I want to host my WP site locally and ...
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Installing a theme on localhost, Ubuntu 16.04

I am using the LAMP stack, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS version. I installed WordPress and am trying to install a theme which I have in a .zip file When I try to install the uploaded theme (where WP clearly ...
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Customized wordpress theme locally put on someones WordPress account

I have an inssue with Wordpress themes installation. On my local computer I have run the WordPress themes which is stored in htdocs file. Now my client want me to upload this local files to his ...
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How can I deploy my InstantWP site to a live website?

I know it's not supposed to work like this and that InstantWP is made for testing and not for an actual website, but I didn't know it when I started out and after two months of work I just can't throw ...
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Does Wordpress Support Using Named Pipes on the Windows Operating System?

Okay, suppose I wish to disable networking completely on a development machine running MariaDB 10.1.14, and instead use Windows' Named Pipes/Sockets. I'm using a local copy of Apache (2.4.23 x64 VC14),...
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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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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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Upload a website on WAMP and modify it

I have a website, all precompiled (modules, plugins, template etc), well zipped in a folder. I want to upload it on WordPress, using WAMP (maybe) so that I can modify it properly. May you please ...
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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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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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Can't bring up front or back end of site but all files still exist. What might be happening?

UPDATE -Feb 2 I've recently brought it back over to a testing server instead of a localhost environment. The address is http://onlinewebdraft.com/nuggettesting/ I have renamed my plugins folder and ...
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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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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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Where is the database setup form for WP install in MAMP?

I'm following the instructions on "Installing WordPress Locally on Your Mac With MAMP" and I'm on step 4. The problem I'm having is in this sentence: "Lastly, we've got to run WordPress' famous 5-...
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Moving a local installation to the server - settings not working on server?

I moved my local Wordpress to the server and some of the theme settings as well as settings I made for plugins locally are not working on the server. This is what I did: Uploaded the local code ...
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404 error on all pages but homepage

I have a local install of wordpress home page is accessible at http://localhost/activlist Backend is accessible at http://localhost/activlist/wp-admin etc No other front end urls are accessible, ...
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Unable to access WordPress server locally running using vagrant

Until recently I have been using Debian on my desktop, however I've decided to migrate to arch. I develop a WordPress website for someone, and I copied the vagrant-local folder containing the vagrant ...
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Prevent Version URL Parameter (?ver=X.X.X) on Enqueued Styles & Scripts

Use Case I've been experimenting with Chrome's Dev Tools Workspace features. It includes the ability to edit a file directly in Dev Tools and have the saved stylesheet refresh itself (or even compile ...
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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 ...