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Failed to upload image on localhost

I am trying to edit my theme on a fresh installation via the customization page. When I try to upload the site logo via the media uploader, I get the following error: “logo.png” has failed to upload ...
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How to view front-end of Wordpress website, using Atom?

I have the wp-content etc files of my Wordpress website and I would like to see view the front-end of the website using Atom on my local host. The website developer that I use has access to the host, ...
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Error Message when logging into WordPress on Xampp

I have two Wordpress sites running on Xampp. I am getting an error when logging into the second site I set up, it say's 'username is not registered on this site. If you are unsure of your username, ...
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How do I upload my Wordpress code files from previous website onto local host Wordpress website?

I have Wordpress code files from an old website which I downloaded from WP File Manager that I want to look at on my local host. I have downloaded Xampp and set up a local host Wordpress website. How ...
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Can I connect WordPress website with an external database?

For a client who runs his website on OVH, I'm creating a development environment on his hosting plan. The problem is that his hosting plan only allows 1 database. So I decided to host the devmode of ...
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Localhost access after changing URL

I am seriously at the point of pulling my hair out with this. I'm building a simple internal Wordpress site for viewing files. This is basically a fresh install. The installation is complete up to the ...
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How can I view my site directly from WordPress dashboard?

Basically, I am using localhost through XAMPP, it has been 2 weeks since I started and and I had to reinstall XAMPP because I was having problems with ports. And now, I just started remaking my ...
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Transfer XAMPP local Wordpress website from one PC to another

I use XAMPP to build my wordpress site locally. How can I transfer my website to another computer and continue the build from there also locally?
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ACF flexible content block not showing on live site (works locally)

I've made a flexible content section in ACF for a specific category that allows the user to post text and different image galleries onto their post. This all works perfectly whilst I'm on my ...
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Only the most recent post is showing on my category page (working on localhost, not live site)

This is the code I have for my content.php page and it works completely fine on my local host, showing all the posts but now I've made the site live, only the most recent post shows, and it also now ...
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Locally restoring a ManageWP full site backup

I am trying to restore a full backup created by ManageWP on my local PC to use the local version for testing. I went through different guides, but I could only get the website into a half-working ...
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Single wordpress page redirecting to wrong port on localhost

I am running wordpress locally on a mac. I have it up and running at localhost:8888 and I am able to access everything including wp-admin, and all the site pages, except for the home page. When I go ...
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Multiple attempted logins originating from the server IP itself?

I have recently migrated several sites to a new server using easyengine, which created a separate set of docker images for each WP website. Internally on my server, each of these sites gets a private ...
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How to make a php script(app) accessible to all wordpress subdomains in a wordpress multisite configuration?

i have a wordpress 5.8.1 installation on Windows 10 with a multisite configuration locally (localhost) and i want to access a php app in an app folder from all subdomains i created. (There are three ...
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How do I have my widgets in a Sidebar for my http://localhost/wordpress/

I have installed wordpress version 5.7.1 with MAMP 6.3 on my MacOS laptop. However on localhost/wordpress, I do not like the way the Twenty Twenty-one theme is set out because under appearance, I had ...
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share sample of website designed in localhost with clients

I am a beginner in WordPress web design. When I want to apply for a job they ask me to send some experience profile or portfolios. I can create different type of website on localhost, however I want ...
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Pushing changes from localhost to live server?

I am searching for a good solution in which i can develop a wordpress site on my localhost and push the changes i made easily to my live server. The idea is that i have some kind of plugin/software in ...
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How to edit CSS style sheet after migrating from local

Apologies if this is a stupid question, this is my first time making a webstie. I created a child theme hosted on my computer using Local by Flywheel, edited the CSS to my satisfaction using Atom, ...
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my wordpress configuration locally vs live server

I've just got a hosting plan(A free WordPress hosting plan). My website is still in its basic form(the 21 theme from WordPress, and the hello world post). I intend to work locally on my website, then ...
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Page not found after migration to localhost. I already updated the sql links and the permalinks. Wp-admin page works perfectly

So basically whats in the title. I migrated the company website to my localhost to implement some changes. First I cloned the repository, then I created the database, and uploaded the sql file. ...
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Wordpress on a local machine redirecting to xampp dashboard page [closed]

I just decided to learn Wordpress, I created new site successfully with name of 'unique-university' using flywheel but when I click 'OPEN SITE' It redirect me to Xamppp dashboard page 'http://...
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Multisite Dashboard Always Redirects to Main Dashboard

I have tried multiple fresh installs of Wordpress with an attempt to establish a multisite network - I am using XAMPP to stage this as a localhost website. Each attempt results in the same problem: ...
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I'm getting this error ...in localhost/wordpress

( ! ) Parse error: syntax error, unexpected '.', expecting '&' or variable (T_VARIABLE) in C:\wamp\www\wordpress\wordpress\wp-includes\functions.php on line 1090 Call Stack # Time Memory ...
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How to install multiple wordpress site on localhost

I am trying to install a third wordpress installation on my localhost. I used xampp to install the first. I access it by using the URL localhost/wordpress. Then I installed a second site at C:\xampp\...
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Difficulty importing my live site to local

Im using local by flywheel, Here are the steps i have taken so far: Installed local by flywheel and created a site called stage Downloaded the website from CPanel and also the SQL database Imported ...
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MAMP localhost wordpress site, not possible to sign in, username and password are correct

I have two sites on my localhost server. The other one has a problem when trying to sign in. The username and password are correct, I can access the PHP my admin and check them from there, so I know ...
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Recovery - Restore Database after moving folder location locally

I made a bit of an error over the weekend. I moved the local installation of XAMPP and subsequently broke my entire local dev Wordpress install. I have all of the folders intact from XAMPP including ...
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Error regarding invalid file permissions for upgrading WordPress version

I recently installed wordpress and am working with it locally. The WordPress folder is at the following path: usr/share/wordpress But the version of WordPress is WordPress 4.9.5 and I want to update ...
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TTFB increased for no reason

I am developing custom theme based on underscores and gutenberg block plugins based on @wordpress/create-block. Suddenly, I observed slowdown in server response, it went from ~400 ms to ~750 ms. I ...
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Issue In Links after migrating from Live server to Localhost XAMPP

I have migrated more than 50 websites from Live server to Localhost in my career but have not faced this issue till now. I used ALL IN ONE WP MIGRATION to export the data from live server. I replaced ...
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Running wordpress on localhost [closed]

I have installed a copy of my live site onto localhost, and site itself runs fine. However if I try to sign in to back in, my credentials are accepted, but relocated to localhost/dashboard. I have ...
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WordPress shows <codes> after migration

I copied the files of our WordPress live site from Cpanel and export the database. In my local, I paste the WordPress files to htdocs > devfolder and then import the database to localhost/...
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Clone WordPress for testing on localhost (with Fiddler)

My local setup for WordPress is at http://127.0.0.3/blog. When calling https://my.domain.name/blog/wp-login.php, I get the page served; including Google CAPTCHA. But the login post to a 302 redirect ...
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Migrate site from local to local via a backup

I have a WordPress site installed locally on my computer. The project was almost finished. Today I turned on my computer but it no longer works (categorically refusing to turn on), the repairman told ...
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Migrating Multisite with WP-Cli and/or Search-Replace-DB

I have a Wordpress 5.5 / PHP7.3 MultiSite production site installation that I am trying to migrate to my local LAMP dev environment so that I can edit. The Problem: is that when I run Search-Replace-...
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Cloning production site down to local?

I've been using WordPress for awhile now but one problem I'm constantly facing is creating a local clone of a production site so I can test changes/updates. My current process goes something like this....
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Unusual Apache2 Error Causing Wordpress Redirect Error?

I have the following error in my apache2 error log(Ubuntu 18.04, local LAMP dev environment), that I believe is causing a The page isn’t redirecting properly error: [:error] [pid ] ...
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Sync up localhost copy of my website to the online version

I create my websites on my PC using Xampp localhost. Then when I am ready, I upload to the server. That all works fine. I have a particular site that has been up online for several years, and all ...
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Live to Local on MAMP, not working, outputting functions.php code

This is an older custom theme. On the live server, I updated to the latest version of WP, updated all plug-ins including ACF. Downloaded all files, DB, and renamed to local URL. I've done this many ...
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How to re-connect WP files in lampp/htdocs to new SQL database to recover site under development

First time here, facing a bigtime wordpress situation. My Ubuntu installation crashed beyond repair during upgrading version. Managed only to copy the wordpress files, installed in /opt/lampp/htdocs, ...
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When I save changes for css and js in my WP localhost env windows 10 the changes don't take effects immediately!

Hey guys I am developing a wp theme, and I am using for localhost server XAMPP and Wampserver.So anytime I save my changes specially for css and js it doesn't take effects immediately! sometimes it ...
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Problem migrating to localhost

Hey guys :) I have to following case. I was given a WP site for "fixing". The website is huge in size. It's around 3GB and the DB is around 350MB. Most of the DB size is coming from postmeta ...
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How connect local python app to wordpress

I’m new to wordpress. I have a webapp written in matlab and compiled to a python package. I use it in a local server that’s is connected to the interent with a Django project. I want to move the ...
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Accessing wordpress tool in local MAMP Site

I created a Wordpress website locally using MAMP. For weeks I was able to get to my website and continue creating it by clicking "start servers" and it would open the MAMP page and I would ...
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WordPress fails to install with "Can't Select Database" Error (WAMPServer)

UPDATE: 2020-07-12 I tried installing on Windows 10 64-bit and it failed to install WordPress with the same database error as on Windows 7. That tells me that either there is a bug in WAMPServer 3.2.0 ...
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$_SESSION variable not saving on page refresh or new page

So I have a form that allows the user to select a city. Once selected, this city is then saved to a $_SESSION variable as such : $_SESSION['city_selected'] = $_POST['location_select']; This works fine ...
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wordpress contact form messages not sending although it saying they were sent successfully with this php code

this is a contact form code which works and when I submit the message, it says thanks it was sent successfully, but unfortunately I have not got any messages. I use it on wordpress on local host. ...
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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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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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