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Wordpress Font Install / MAMP LocalHost

I have downloaded a Google web font (Poppins) and converted it to the necessary @font-face formats (.woff, .woff2, .eot, .svg, .otf). I have placed these files locally on my Wordpress site in ...
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Problem moving my WordPress live site to localhost

I downloaded all the contents of my WordPress site (from httpdocs) into a folder C:\xampp\htdocs\test-site. My XAMPP/Apache runs at port 8080. I also downloaded a dump.sql file of the database and ...
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Where can I see MySQL hostname and port for wp-config.php

Right now in my wp-config.php I have this line: /** MySQL hostname */ define('DB_HOST', 'localhost:3306'); I see that the default installation of Wordpress configures the file just with the host, ...
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Localhost: WordPress redirecting to a different URL

Just installed an existing WordPress on my localhost (MAMP) to check for a few images issues. However, when I visit: localhost:8888/wordpress/ I'm redirected to: localhost/wordpress/ Which is not ...
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Developing on localhost remove “index.php”

I am trying to develop Wordpress on my local Ubuntu laptop. On the remote production and staging servers, I can access a page like this via the browser: http://remoteDomain.com/somepage/ On my ...
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Localhost port is missing on some links after downgrading MAMP [closed]

I downgraded to MAMP after trying MAMP pro, everything is fine except some of the links don’t have localhost port; eg…localhost/about, when it should be localhost:8888/about. Some of the links include ...
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Can't see login page after migration

I already have an existing website on live server. I want to setup on local machine. Following Steps has been taken: Download whole website Place whole code under htdocs/mywp Change the database ...
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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 migration from live server to localhost having 404 error? [closed]

I'm trying to have a copy of my WP site from live server to localhost and have followed all the steps on tutorials I could find, but I seem to get a 404 error at the end. I am using XAMPP and Windows ...
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Copying live site that is using older version of WP to localhost

I'm trying to make a copy of my live site that is running an old version of Wordpress to my local server, but I'm not sure how to go about this. I followed this tutorial, but when I go to http://...
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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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Issues copying site into local machine

I am working on a Wordpress site that is stored on a goDaddy server. I want to migrate a copy (backup) of the site on my local machine so that I could edit the php files without changing with the ...
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Allowing Wordpress from non-public address/domain

I am running a development environment with WAMP and hosts file modified accordingly, such as http://mylocalwp. I'd like to allow users over the Internet to be able to access the site using a public ...
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Activating theme in local MAMP installation results in HTTP ERROR 500

I have a local WordPress installation in a MAMP server that was working fine and after a period of time without using it I come back to it and I get a HTTP ERROR 500. Couldn't figure out how to fix it ...
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Multisite on localhost using xampp

I'm having some trouble getting Multisite to work on my localhost using xampp. I have the main site in a subfolder so the path would be http://localhost/my_site/. I'm getting two different errors, ...
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Image Sizes/Thumbnails not generating on local install Ampps

I'm not sure what is going on. I can't get the thumbnails to generate. I tried the "force regenerate thumbnails" plugin, but that didn't work. I' don't have any plugins running and I've tried with a ...
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localhost on iPhone not loading images

I have created a localhost version of my wordpress site on my mac. I now want to test it on various devices over my WLAN network. So, as per other posts on here, I changed this in my wp-config.php ...
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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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Setting up a local copy from a production site

I'm having an issue with a local copy of a live WordPress site. The local site itself http://localhost/mywordpress/ works as I did the following: copy the production WP folder; import the MySQL ...
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can't see aditional themes in control panel

I installed wp 4.2.2 on xampp localhost - multisite, following this article https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/setting-up-xampp/ xampp is surely ok, because it works a year without a problem. The new ...
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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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WordPress installation didn't install any default data and returned empty rows!

Here is how I stuck on the way of installing a fresh WP in my localhost. I tried installing a fresh copy of WP in my localhost using WAMP server. Everything is fine, like in the First step: I did ...
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Get new password without email

I had installed a Wordpress theme on my localhost on my ubuntu 14.04. Now, I have forgot my admin password and I am not able to login. What's the way to login, as I am not able to get the email ...
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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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Problem copying WordPress site to localhost server

I am redeveloping a WordPress site, and have followed this procedure to copy it to my local machine: Copy all files from server to localhost server subdirectory Edit wp-config.php with my local ...
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Design problems when exporting remote database for local development

A remote host is running Wordpress 3.6.1, and Wordpress needs to be upgraded. The plan is to make a local copy, do the upgrade of files and database, confirm things work, and then publish this local ...
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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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How to automatically update on localhost after editing files

I'm just starting with learning wordpress and wondering if there's a way if I can have my page in the browser (on a localhost using WAMP) automatically update after I make updates to the theme's code ...
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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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Wampserver: “Can’t select database”

I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10, and had to reinstall WampServer to get it running. I'd like to reinstall Wordpress for a local WampServer site. I have deleted the old database and username, ...
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Deprecated: mysql_connect()

I have a project to upgrade Wordpress from 3.6.1 to 4.3.1. I've installed WAMPserver 2.5, and deployed the Wordpress site locally, but when I load the local website, I receive: ( ! ) Deprecated: ...
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I want to edit it on my laptop as a child theme and transfer the files to my server. I don't know how

I have big gaps in my knowledge and right now I know I'm doing things wrong, and I want to buckle down and fix that. I have a wordpress site using the "shape" theme, and I directly edited the code ...
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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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Moving minor updates between local and live sites - just database?

So after I have created my site on my localhost, and moved it over (files + database + config to new url etc...) I continue to work off the localhost version. The sites are identical. I then add ...
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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 Content different from Remote Content

Problem Description I am developing a project using Wordpress as a CMS for a web page of a Scientific Research Group to Publish Information, News, Publications and Projects of the Scientific Group. ...
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WordPress site under localhost is disassociated with the code

I have put the folder wordpress under /opt/lampp/htdocs, and localhost/wordpress/ in a browser shows well the site. However, I changed Just another WordPress site to Just another WordPress site ...
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Import Wordpress site to localhost, but loads blank white screen [closed]

WAMP works fine on my PC. I've created a Wordpress install on D:/wamp/www, replacing the default WAMP index.php, and I've created a new database. I've exported the database from the remote site, ...
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wp_mail() is not working in localhost

I'm trying to test wp_mail() in my local. When I var dump wp_mail,I get Boolean false.This is my code $to = "abcd@gmail.com"; $subject = 'my subject'; $message = 'I would like to work ...
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Transfer wordpress site from web server to localhost

I recently started a wordpress blog. I manually installed wordpress on the server. But I want some changes to my blog, so I want to do them offline(Localsystem). I transferred my files to localhost. ...
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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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How to transfer from localHost to live but use the already existing database on the server?

I have been developing a WordPress website for a client, working from my own machine utilizing WAMP to create a local environment on which to work. Now, the problem is that the website needs to go ...
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Loading media on local WordPress using remote database

For my theme development purposes I have a local WordPress installation that I run from a VM, accessed via, let's say, http://local.app. I also have a remote version of the site on a staging server, ...
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How to run Jetpack from localhost? [closed]

I just installed the jetpack plugin on my localhost version of WordPress 4.2.2 however after activating it—when I click on 'Connect to Wordpress.com', I get the following error: Your website needs ...
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Cloning wordpress intsall on mac

I'm having a problem with cloning my local website. I'm using a mac OS10.10.3, php 5.5.2 and mysql 5.6.23. Im not using MAMP, just the php bundled inside the mac and I manually installed mysql. I can ...
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How to customize a site hosted on wordpress.com locally [closed]

I have a website on wordpress.com. Is there a way to download it to my localhost, customize it and then upload it back to wordpress.com? Thanks
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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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How to deal with Wordpress on localhost

I'm running a WP site on my laptop using localhost, and I often need my coworkers to see it. If they enter my home's IP, they were able to access the site, but all the URL's in WP that used site_url() ...
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My wordpress site is using local ip to point to jquery and other files, how to fix it?

I installed WP on my Raspberry Pi using this guide : https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/usage/wordpress/ I did not do the last part about permalinks yet. Problem is, when I navigate to my ...
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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 ...