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HTTP request on localhost failing

I have a Wordpress instance on my development box with the WP REST API plugin installed. I am attempting to create my own plugin to use wp_remote_get() to communicate with my own custom PHP ...
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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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Connect to live db whilst working locally

Please excuse my ignorance, as I'm entirely self taught (HTML, CSS, and some JS and PHP) as a hobby, and SSH is all fairly new to me. I originally built a static website for my wife's childminding ...
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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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Why is 'admin' missing from my admin links?

I cloned a wordpress site to my local machine. Then I ran PHP's built in web server in the root of the WordPress site, via 'php -S localhost:3000'. I added my db credentials in wp-config.php. Then I ...
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Turning on the 404 page on localhost

I'm using my localhost (XAMPP client) to test my WordPress website and everything works fine, till it comes to verifying how does my 404.php template looks like. I can't preview any changes, because ...
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Permalink /%category%/%postname%/ returns 404 on OSX

I'm on OSX 10.8.4 with a pretty standard installation of Wordpress 3.6.1 under the local OSX Apache/MySQL. If my permalinks are set to /%category%/%postname%/ I get a 404... This is working on the ...
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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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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 do I set up a local version of my https wordpress site for testing and development using MAMP

I have a production wordpress website that has a SSL Certificate and I have duplicated it onto my Mac and am trying to set up a testing environment but I can't view it in my browser. I get the ...
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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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localhost:8889/ downloading files

first time trying something like this, made my path to here from tutorials but after long hours of research there is no way that I can solve this by myself. I am installing WordPress locally through ...
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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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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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Redirect to localhost after installing Multisite on server

After preparing the site on localhost, I uploaded it on server. Everything works fine by adding both lines to define WP_HOME and WP_SITEURL on wp-config.php and replacing the url site in the database ...
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Wordpress IIS intranet server

I am using microsoft's IIS (Internet Information Service) software to host a wordpress server, this works well by going to localhost but I can not get it to work so I can type in my computer's IP on ...
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Migrating to local server

I have my wordpress site on my local server at the following path : wordpress-4.2.3\wordpress\wp-content\themes\mytheme and the url to access my local site is: http://localhost/wordpress-4.2.3/...
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Local Wordpress install plugin wont upload image

So what I have going on is a plugin I am using (simple ecommerence) is not uploading an image locally (using MAMP). This is what I have tried so far: The plugin uploads all the content (name, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to migrate a subsite from one multisite network to another?

I have a multisite network setup on my laptop as wp.dev. I have a production multisite network on my hosting provider as wp.example.com. I would like an easy way to push/pull subsites from one of ...
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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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Domain Mapping for a sub-directory multisite network structure on localhost

I have created a multisite network using the subdirectory structure on localhost using XAMPP. I need help with regards to Domain Mapping and then migrating to the production server The multisite ...
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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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Why will WP Themes not download completely to localhost (XAMMP)?

Activated WP themes show no graphics. The theme appears in "outline" form. Running on my computer as localhost. Should I be looking at errors in my XAMPP file, etc. Thank you.
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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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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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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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Migrating WP site to localhost using Duplicator

I'm new to Wordpress, and I set up a test installation on FreeHostingEU.com. I decided to move to a different host (still to be decided), so I wanted to migrate the site to my local server. I first ...
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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 ...
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Working locally with remote DB not working with multisite

My usual set up in my wp-config for working locally with my remote DB is as follows: define('WP_HOME','http://mysite.local'); define('WP_SITEURL','ttp://mysite.local'); define('LIVE_SITEURL', '...
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Running local copy of an old Wordpress site on MAMP

Running local copy of an old wordpress site on MAMP Hi there, I need to update some stuff on an old WP site, which I plan on doing locally. I am able to run the latest default version of Wordpress ...
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403 Forbidden home on localhost with nginx server

I install wordpress in nginx server on my localhost using debian OS, install is normally. But I only can login to my dashboard using localhost/statistik/wp-admin/index.php not in localhost/statistik/...
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Transfer Wordpress intranet site from my pc to the company local server

I'm developing an intranet site with WordPress, and I'm hosting it locally using XAMPP (running on my office PC). Can someone tell me step by step how can I: Transfer the intranet site from my PC ...
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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 & WooCommerce: Localhost, Staging and production environments and how to sync them without losing data

I'm working on my first WooCommerce site for an e-commerce shop I'll be launching hopefully in January (I should say that I've been working with Wordpress since the very beginning, so I'm not new to ...
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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 Wordpress from Git repo, where to set document root?

I was given a repository for Wordpress project, and need to run it locally, I'm using Mamp. Where do I set the document root to? I don't see an index.php file in root of the repo, but there is a /wp-...