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Why is WordPress showing local host ip address instead of domain name in url?

I am very new to Wordpress and I recently migrated my site after buying the domain name. While, I can look up my website with the url and it works fine, when I go into the wordpress back end, it the ...
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Can't Connect to MySQL Database using WP CLI and MAMP on a macOS Catalina, using Oh My Zsh

I'm running macOS Catalina and am trying to use WP CLI with MAMP, with iTerm2 and Oh My Zsh as my command line. However in my localhost directory when I enter wp in the command line, and then press q ...
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Page not found - Custom blog type - Projects

I've been following a tutorial on how to create a template in wordpress and I've found myself stuck in a problem. My custom blog type: Project, when I click on it after adding some styling on the ...
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Localhost connection

When I tried to access themes on my dashboard, I get the response that localhost refused to connect, Search Google for localhost mysite WordPress admin themes I have tried to open other pages to check ...
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How to first edit in local Wordpress editor on page and the add code?

I started a local WordPress site using DesktopServer. (Atom for coding). And I want to start creating the new website by first creating a "page" in local WordPress and creating a basic layout, and ...
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DIVI Theme customizer changes not applied on existing pages

I'm using the Divi theme on a localhost created by WAMP Server. The changes I make using the theme customizer menu are updated correctly in the preview screen (header, background colour, logo size, ...
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How to fix error message to edit sidebar widget text on a livesite childtheme?

My WordPress livesite says "An error has occurred. Please reload the page and try again" when I try to edit the sidebar widget text of a twentysixteen child theme. I copied the website to localhost ...
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How do I create a WP sandbox for development on localhost (raspberry pi 4) without being redirected to the live site?

I bought a WordPress website through Flippa and I need to set up a development area that will let me test changes and updates before I put them on the live site. I am brand new to this so I want to ...
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How does this hacking script infects the entire website under the hosting? [closed]

I have client who's functions.php file is infected with this code. Client used a nulled theme for sure. I am curious about how it infects the other websites under the same hosting. I tried in ...
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Visualize info in just custom post_type in theme

So in a local wordpress I created a plugin that will make a row with its custom post type called book (it is saving successfully in the db)... and now I want to display a special template for it in ...
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WordPress localhost site always redirect to live site [closed]

I know that there is already a similar question like this. But I have already done all these suggested solution and nothing works for me. If there are caching plugins installed like W3 total cache. ...
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Cannot complete migration on LAMP

I have a WordPress site with LAMP. Since I moved to a new apartment the site does not display well anymore, and I cannot access its dashboard through http://my-wp-site.com/wp-admin. Note 1: I set up ...
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Deploying Local WordPress Site

I am building a WordPress site for the first time for a client. I deployed Apache and MySQL locally and installed WordPress by hand. All of the links from page to page are using the absolute URL ...
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WordPress asking for login on public pages on localhost

I have started learning WordPress custom theme development few weeks ago. I have a WordPress install on my localhost running with XAMPP on Ubuntu 18.04. My problem is that when I log out from wp-...
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How to migrate production Wordpress to Localhost

I am trying to migrate a production Wordpress site to a localhost install on MacOS using MAMP pro. What steps do I need to preform to enable this. I have the data base configured and connecting. I ...
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Need Help Deploying Understrap-based Wordpress Site from localhost to live server

So, I've just developed my very first site using Understrap/Understrap Child Theme. Now, I'm ready to launch the site (today is the deadline, of course) and, my CSS edits aren't taking effect out on ...
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XAMPP internal server error

Currently i am working on a wordpress website on xamp local server and i have changed some settings in the website URL from localhost/websitename to localhost/websitename/home and i got the following ...
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How do I move my site from localhost to my domain?

Okay so I'm a complete newbie. Things I've done so far: Install xampp, install wordpress, create a dummy site, have a web address I'd like to use. The problem: My college provides homepages (www.home....
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WordPress php mysql errors - errcode: 13 permission denied

I'm developing a WordPress based website using the latest XAMPP release from Oct 9 2019 with Apache 2.4.41, MySQL/MariaDB 10.4.8 and php 7.3.10 using localhost on a Windows 10 machine. Since updating ...
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Install Wordpress - Localhost

I am following a Lynda.com course to be trained on Wordpress and how to install and configure MAMP and WordPress. Everything has run smoothly until now, however, I have difficulties with finding the ...
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How do I pull my live site to my local environment to set it up with Git?

This is not a duplicate of any current similar questions. I should know, I've read most of them. See below for why. I must have read from top-to-bottom more than twenty articles about Git and ...
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XAMPP incorrectly attempting to load Wordpress assets via HTTPS on localhost sites

Today I tried to load one of my local WP sites to prepare for developing a new theme and found that none of the assets were loading. I checked the paths and found that they show as expected in the ...
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Error establishing a database connection in localhost Wordpress site

I'm new to this - For some reason my localhost website stopped working and I've tried all of the popular recommended options and this didn't work. So I redownloaded MAMP and redownloaded Wordpress. I ...
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How can I view wordpress site hosted locally in my home LAN network from the Internet (outside LAN network)?

I have my wordpress multisite setup in LAN network. I also setup dynamic DNS (eg. www.mysite.com) which is directed to my router's public IP (eg. 10.10.10.10). My router will port forward any request ...
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Serving WordPress in it's own directory on localhost on WAMP

I have followed Giving WordPress it's own directory for directions on how to accomplish this on www.mysite.com (once it goes live) but I'm looking for localhost directions to serve my site to ...
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Localhost wordpress problem

I recently had to upload my wordpress website from live host (cpanel) to my localhost. (Took database from cpanel and updated it and changed the url settings in my database) Now when im entering the ...
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Template files not working with child theme [duplicate]

This is the second week in a row that I'm having trouble trying to get a child theme working with Wordpress, despite having studied the Codex entry extensively and following it word for word. I'm ...
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How to create a child theme without losing changes made to parent

I'm trying to create a child theme of my current theme while maintaining the changes that I've made to the parent theme using its own options in the Appearance -> Customise panel. However, as has ...
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Fastest way to create product variations in WooCommerce?

I am looking into the fastest way for WooCommerce to generate 750+ product variations. My host with 450 variations took about 10 minutes, whereas currently, i'm running locally though it's now 18 ...
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Uploading website to live causing problems to plug-in and layout

Good day! I am still learning on how to use wordpress. I have created my website in localhost then wanted to update my live site using my newly created website from localhost. I noticed that when I ...
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Move wordpress files from one pc to another pc contents showing error

Good day! I am creating a wordpress page in our school as an activity, I wanted to continue everything in my home so I backed-up the database from phpmyadmin and the wordpress folder from htdocs. ...
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Hosting a seperate wordpress project on localhost

I currently have a Wordpress project that I've set up to run on localhost in /var/www/html. I'm using a LAMP stack. I want to start another wordpress project, and I've been reading a little bit ...
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Other devices on same network unable to access Wordpress localhost setup

I have wordpress installed in a sub-directory "www" on my laptop using XAMPP 7.3.0-0 (OS: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Desktop). On my laptop, I can access it through http://localhost/www/ or http://192.168.8....
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Wordpress can't be reached on uWAMP when I change from port 80

I can't use port 80 in my college and I need a mysql database and a version of wordpress for a college assignment. So when I change from port 80 to 801 (Or any port) I can't access Wordpress. I tried ...
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Page 404 Error on Localhost

I am currently working on my localhost and the problem is that all the wordpress related urls would direct me to error 404 page not found but somehow i can still access my website which still ...
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change wordpress upload url to subdomain on xampp local

Firstly, I am sorry for bad English Language I want to make a site using wp on local with xampp 3.2.2 (win10) To avoid future problems (e.g changing domain after moving to live or changing media ...
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Why don't WP themes download completely on my localhost (XAMMP)?

When I active a WP theme, it does not completely download. The theme is not reproduced exactly (no graphics, no background, etc.). I was expecting a WYSIWYG. The widgets,etc. appear as random ...
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wordpress not loading on localhost [closed]

I have a localhost website bm.ourdomain.local on our Mac machine (running AMPPS). It has an entry in /etc/hosts: <local IP> bm.ourdomain.local It has an entry in /Applications/AMPPS/Apache/...
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WP Asking for FTP Credentials with XAMPP Localhost

Total newbie here. I'm a pretty good user of applications, but have never written a single line of code. Installed XAMPP and WP, purchased a template from Envato and plan on working on it over the ...
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Custom permalink gives 404 error only in some pages

Some pages of my Wordpress don't work after creating a custom permalink for products URL in my localhost environment. Home page works, but for example /contact page returns 404. If I look at Apache ...
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Domain Pointing to www.domain.com:8888

I have uploaded my website through FTP and database to mysql, the domain is now showing www.domain.com:8888 and seems to be pointing to my local host still. how do i redirect this to tell it to now ...
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How to get my localhost wordpress to my domain with cpanel?

I've tried multiple online guides to try and get my localhost wordpress site onto the domain but i can't get it right. I have CPanel open and a domain set up and i can see Softaculous has a WordPress ...
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Replace “http://localhost:8888/” by website URL in Wordpress

Due to some recent security breach, I had to replace my website on the server with all the new local files. Question: Now I see "http://localhost:8888/" string in my blog posts ( e.g. image sources ...
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Redirecting connection from IP to localhost

I'm running localhost server on xampp. I 'm connecting properly with my host computer from other devices with IP address but once i go into wordpress directory i got redirected. Every device i was ...
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Woocommerce product page 404 not found

I don't know what else to try to fix this, i am working on localhost with laragon and i get 404 not found when i go to product link, the url is the same as permalink which i have /%postname%/ and ...
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Best Practice for Syncing Local Development With Staging Development [closed]

My team and I focus on custom functionality locally using MAMP on a few Wordpress projects while our graphics guy who works on the styling, typography and layout settings works on the staging ...
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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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Wordpress redirecting to 127.0.0.1 when accessing the site from a remote device

I've installed a Wordpress site on my local Apache Ubuntu 18.04 server with a fixed IP 192.168.100.150. The website is working fine locally (localhost/wordpress), but when I try to open the site from ...
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How to move a WordPress Localhost straight to an online site?

I have read several guides including this one which talk about creating a live server which is hosted. I don't require a custom domain and are happy having it named mysite.wordpress.com. If I am ...
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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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