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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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Localhost wordpress

I'm using Xamp for my WP and I need to access it from other computers in the same local net My web is set as localhost and I've not used IP address yet. Could you help me on this issue? Thanks
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OSX El Capitan local install Maximum upload file size: 2 MB But php.ini set to 64M

Brand new site. Not MU. No matter what I do, I cannot get a file uploaded that exceeds 2MB. I'm running a localhost server with WordPress 4.3.1 I've modified both relevant settings in the the site's ...
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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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What should I write in hostname when I try to install a theme?

I am a beginner with WordPress and I have no idea what hostname I should specify when I try to install a theme. Thank you for a help!
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WordPress Permissions on my Local with Docker

I'm using docker and docker compose to install WordPress on my localhost and everything is working fine however i'm having problems when uploading new media and installing themes, new plugins e.t.c. ...
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Wordpress Permlinks 404 Not Found

I have installed the latest WordPress on my EC2 Ubuntu 13.1 server. Once I have changed the permalink to use /%post-name%/, I encounter 404 not found for posts. I have followed almost everything here ...
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how to open my existing site on mamp

I've got mamp working but can't access my site. I created the DB cheaptubes_com, a user and I successfully imported the DB. I have a copy of information_schema DB but can't find how to import it and I ...
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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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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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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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Unable to log in to localhost wp-admin page on XAMPP server

I am a newbie who recently start working on XAMPP and I am unable to access wp-admin on XAMPP server localhost. While installing WordPress, it asked me for user name and password too but when I am ...
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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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Localhost WordPress Uploading of Images Issue

I'm a bit stuck here. My Mac (running Mavericks) died on me last week, and I spent the weekend getting a new computer and restoring the backup of my old (thank God for backups people. If you haven't ...
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Error migrating from live website to localhost

I'm trying to move a Wordpress installation in a web hosting to a localhost installation for development. I followed this tutorial (Section Manually Move a Live WordPress Site to Local Server, for now ...
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WordPress Doesn't Save Changes

Im pretty new to networking and am trying to build my first website. I've set up my lamp server and created the site on localhost. Now I've got my domain pointing to my IP and port forwarding is set ...
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Root Sage theme styles are not working!

One of the websites that I'm working with has a custom build theme using Sage Roots. It works just fine on the live site and I was trying to setup it up in my localhost to work with it. For some ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to transfer /wordpress folder from one Mac to another

I'm currently using Bitnami WordPress on Mac OS, to develop locally my new website, before uploading to the live server. I'd like to copy the work-in-progress WP website from one Mac to another. I ...
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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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Storing images on a local site

sorry for the elementary question. When I'm building a local site on Wordpress, should I be storing my images in an "img" folder and then using CSS "background-image" to show these photos? That way, ...
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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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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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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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wordpress on localhost lamp doesn't let me install plugins

i've installed a LAMP server on my ubunutu 11.04. i've installed wordpress and hooked it right with the MySQL db. i've changed the permissions of the www-data group to read and write files. every ...
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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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Where are plugins located

I typically download and install plugins via FTP, but I have installed a few from the web interface. I am trying to move WP from remote to local and I am getting a blank wp-admin screen. I think its ...
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How to transfer /wordpress folder from one PC to another

I am currently developing my own website, and I am hosting it locally using WAMP. I thought that if I want to copy the website on some other PC I just have to copy the /wordpress folder to the /www ...
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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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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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How to get_template_directory() properly on local environment

I'm currently developing a site locally in MAMP PRO. When I use get_template_directory() inside of the standard functions.php file, the site path gets output correctly. However, I have a separate ...
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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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Cloning blog to localhost via WAMP

How do restore a Wordpress blog (actually, cloning would be the right word) from my server to localhost with WAMP? I backed up my blog with BackUpWordPress and got a .zip file sitename.backup.2012-01-...
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Local version of a Wordpress site - SSL/HTTPS enforced?

I am trying to setup a local version of a website that is live, I have downloaded the files and database and believe it is all ready and sorted, but I am having an issue whereby the site is trying 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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403 Forbidden with gutenberg

I have installed Gutenberg on a simple, local WP site. I have installed and activated the plugin but whenever I try to make a change to a post, I get the updating failed warning. Checking in the dev ...
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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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Pagebuilder siteorigin not loading front-flex css

I cloned site from live to localhost and siteorigin pagebuilder is not working correctly. Its not loading front-flex.min.css file. Although it was loading just fine on live site. Pushed changes to ...
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An unexpected error occurred. Something may be wrong with WordPress.org or this server’s configuration

I'm running WordPress on a localhost WAMP server and whenever I go to "Plugins" or "Dashboard > Updates" or even to "Dashboard" nothing loads (no WordPress news, no updates, and I'm not able to search ...
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How to update Wordpress installed on IIS?

I have WordPress installs in my IIS localhost server on Win7 desktop done manually and with WebPI install.Both installs are under IIS default website. Either asks for FTP credentials when I try to ...
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WordPress on localhost redirecting to unknown ip

I'm very new to WordPress development so forgive me if this question has already been covered. I recently installed WordPress on my localhost. I wanted to access this website folder from a remote ...