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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 ...
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Import live site to local setup without access to live site

I am working with a client to update a current wordpress site. I do not have access to the actual Wordpress install because they are behind a VPN that I'm not able to get behind for various reasons. ...
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synchronize localy hosted wordpress with online one

Here is some discussion but my question is bit different. Is there any way to synchronize all data (including themes, plugins & media) of locally hosted (on xampp) wordpress with online version?
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Error on update translation

I installed a fresh version of WordPress in my current language (pt_BR) on localhost (WAMP). After log in, WordPress told me that exist an translation update. I clicked to update and the following ...
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Wordpress on Mac does not load admin page

Homepage loads just fine, but I cannot log into the admin page. Looking in Chrome developer tools I notice that /wordpress/wp-admin/load-scripts.php?c=0&load%5B%5D=hoverIntent,common,admin-bar,wp-...
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Changing themes on locally hosted webpages

I recently turned my Raspberry Pi into a web server, and now I installed Wordpress on it. Everything is going excellently, but when I went to change the theme from default, I found I need my hostname, ...
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Wordpress Installation

First of all, I am not a techie so be nice to me please. I am trying to install Wordpress. I have followed the installation instructions for Wordpress as best as I could. However when I try to open ...
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Wordpress MAMP Installation Issue

I have MAMP configured in my machine and I've been using it to run multiple Wordpress installs with no issue until this new site where the Wordpress install is in a subdirectory. The site is ...
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Moving a remote Wordpress multisite installation to local

I hope someone here can point me to some good resources to start moving my Wordpress multisite installation (already running for a year) to my local environment. A lot of the tutorials out there are ...
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Image link issues after importing a database backup to my local web server

I am pretty new in WP (I came from Joomla) and I have the following problem trying to import an old WP blog (made using WP 3.5) on my local web server. I have put the old blog foder into my www ...
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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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Why I have this error when I try to install this old blog on my local webserver?

I am pretty new to WP (I came from Joomla) and I am finding some difficulties trying to put on my local web server an old backup of a website (made using WP 3.5) I have performed the following ...
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Why I obtain a white page when I import a backup of an old WP blog on my local web server? [duplicate]

I am pretty new with WP (I came from Joomla) and I am finding some problem loading an old WP backup on my local Apache. I have take the directory containint an old blog (named blog) and I have put it ...
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All scripts and style links return 404 on a local virtualhost

I am setting up a local development environment for a WordPress site on a Ubuntu desktop. When I go to run the installer at nimble-demo.local/wp-admin/install.php, the page loads but every script and ...
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Installing WP on localhost

This is maybe a beginner question, but as Codex Installing WP says, I use to install WP on the server directly and then I do the changes on-line, instead of begin installing on my localhost and do the ...
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How to setup a wordpress backup in localhost?

I have a database backup and entire site folder backup of a wordpress site. I want to setup it in my localhost. These are the steps I followed. Create a database Import the database_backup.sql Open ...
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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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“Template is missing” install error on non-child theme

I understand the first comment in style.css dictates the difference between original theme and child theme. Using the following simplest example is throwing the "Themes must have a stylesheet and a ...
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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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WordPress keeps asking for connection information in localhost

I tried to find and answer but even though the problem is common I haven't been able to fix it, WP keeps asking me for the FTP info on my local LAMP environment when trying to install, delete or ...
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Installing WordPress into a user directory without any admin privileges

I posted a question over at webmasters.stackexchange.com that was migrated over to this stack. It's here now: Canonicalization issue regarding academic URL vs. blog URL Before the migration, ...
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How to install wpengine hosted multisite locally

Does anyone have any insight into how to install a copy of a wpengine hosted site locally? You can assume Wordpress migration knowledge i.e. I have a copy of the files and have imported the DB ...
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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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How to make a copy of a local wordpress build in MAMP?

I've been working on my site locally using MAMP and installing the wordpress folder in htdocs. However i wanted to make a copy of the site so that i can test another solution. I can't do a git init ...
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set up development environment windows

I have a live website (hosted by GoDaddy). I would like to set up a development environment on my local computer (Windows 8) so that I can make changes and see how things look, and then push them over ...
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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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Trouble Installing Wordpress Get PHP Not Running Answer

I have seen this topic discussed several places on the internet, both in the Wordpress official forums and on individuals' blogs. Despite having worked through some of the suggestions, I am still ...
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Using page-id-{ID} from body_class() in local dev, versus live staging

Not sure this is a question suitable for this forum, but I'll try: I think it is pretty convenient targeting elements in css/jQuery for a specific page by using the page-id-{ID} generated by ...
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Doubts about how to migrate WordPress from local to online server using Search and Replace Tool script

I am trying to migrate my blog from my local web server to an online web server and I have a doubt about this procedure. I have uploaded all my local file in the root of my web server. I have also ...
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check if a file in a plugin folder exists from a locale installation

I need to check if a file exist in my plugin dir: if (fileexists) { ... } else { ... } However, if in place of fileexists I use file_exists(WP_PLUGIN_DIR . "/myplugin/myfile.ext") it returns always ...
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Set up Network Locally on a Flash Drive

I've previously used WAMP for developing WordPress themes locally using a WordPress Network using sub domains. Having to set it all up again every time I want to develop on a new computer is a pain, ...
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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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Can I host WP-admin locally for a remote blog?

I'm having an issue where my theme creates a pile of images sizes on uploads (because it's supposed to), and my server periodically gags on the process. It's resulting in a pile of "MySQL server has ...
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WordPress auto update for core but use local package

I have several local WordPress dev environments but, for the moment, a very very slow internet connection. The WordPress auto updater for core is very convenient, but would it possible for it to use ...
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subdomain mulitsite on localhost in a subfolder

I have a sudomain-based WPMU installation locally with xampp. My vhosts lists domains like follows: 127.0.0.1 mainDomain.com 127.0.0.1 siteA.mainDomain.com 127.0.0.1 siteB.mainDomain.com 127.0.0.1 ...
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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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Valid Connection Information is Getting Denied

I'm getting prompted to enter my FTP information (in this case, SFTP) for installing plugins/themes in Wordpress. Problem is, I keep getting denied with valid SFTP credentials. I have root access ...
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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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$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 ...
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Failed to connect to FTP Server 127.0.0.1/:21

Tried to install a wordpress plugin on my local machine: To perform the requested action, WordPress needs to access your web server. Please enter your FTP credentials to proceed. If you do not ...
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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 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=...
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WordPress Skeleton installation

I'm trying to set up a local WordPress installation using WordPress Skeleton, so that I can eventually use WP Stack. I've created a local folder called vcip.com and the local hosts rules to resolve ...
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Trying to edit a WP site locally using MAMP

I'm new to WordPress. A friend asked me to redesign his WP blog and I've installed it on my Mac using MAMP. I went through the database setup and imported the site's existing DB and added the tables. ...
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Why would this code work locally but break online?

For some strange reason this code works perfect on my local installation of Wordpress yet when I put it live on a web server the code just repeats the same two articles over and over again and doesn't ...