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XAMPP is an Apache web server distribution containing MySQL, PHP and Perl.

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Xamp installed local wordpress not allowing to publish or install plugin

I installed wordpress locally with xamp on my pc (Macbook pro Apple silicon 2021), yesterday I could normaly install a plugin (starter template) but today if I try to install a plugin it says at first ...
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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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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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Trying to copy linux blog locally with XAMPP - php fatal error

I have a WP blog running on a linux machine. I need to run it locally on XAMPP on Windows 10. I copied locally the Wordpress blog files to C:\xampp2\htdocs\mtw I the imported the database and assigned ...
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XAMPP/wordpress heartburn

I'm having a bit of trouble getting my WordPress install to act correctly. I followed the video provided by Rajendra Patel on youtube. Here's the link:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zMycmTPl8nc. ...
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migration wordpress to local machine does not work with all broken URLs except frontpage

I installed XAMPP on my Win 10 PC and migrated my wordpress website onto my PC. After migration, only the frontpage works. The other URLs would get a "Not Found". The frontpage is only ...
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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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call to undefined function mysql_connect

Trying to run a search and replace but am getting an error Call to undefined function mysql_connect() in E:\xampp\htdocs\test\wp-includes\wp-db.php:1688 I have checked my WP files and have both ...
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Xampp 7.3.3 fresh install of WordPress 404 pages unless permalink is set to plain

I have been running xampp 7.3.3 for quite a while but i have recently installed 2 fresh installs of wordpress and if the permalinks are set to anything other than plain the pages are showing 404. i ...
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Xampp is not loading media

I duplicated my wordpress website from hosting to localhost using xampp. I copied the database and the web files as in the real web. The problem is that when I connect with the web in localhost the ...
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Why is the domain name missing from the logout redirect?

My development computer recently had to be rebuilt so I am now trying to migrate a WordPress site from the hosting company to my development PC. So far I have done this: Installed XAMPP. Download ...
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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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404 Error in Xampp

I have used Astro Theme and worked on xampp but I have a trouble that: " Object not found! The requested URL was not found on this server. The link on the referring page seems to be wrong or outdated. ...
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AMP Sitemap Error in Google Search Console

After I upload the sitemap to Google Search Console, it shows there is an error about AMP, but I don't know how to fix it. Anyone can advise me on how to fix the problem? Thank you so much!
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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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Error Connecting to Database WHEN Installing Wordpress on XAMPP [Tried All the Usual Stuff] (Pics Included)

Here's the error I get https://gyazo.com/56134064606564c836ae8b0f18a129ba Here's the DB login settings I used: https://gyazo.com/2facfe11765bc4b887c31bc111bb123a Here's my DB names and users: ...
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Error: MySQL shutdown unexpectedly [closed]

i see this error in my xampp/mysql/logs. what shoud i do? 2019-09-18 16:06:13 0 [Note] InnoDB: Completed initialization of buffer pool 2019-09-18 16:06:13 0 [ERROR] InnoDB: Cannot create log files ...
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XAMPP-VM Mac OS Mojave wordpress debugging using XDebug

Someone please point me to a knowldge article or information on how to setup Xdebug on XAMPP-VM Mac OS in particular. The dev configuration: XAMPP-VM Mac OS Mojave 10.14.6 VScode with PHP debug ...
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Using the Parcel build tool with Wordpress

I've been looking into build tools lately, specifically stuff that allows PostCSS, and would therefore enable to create a build process that among other things would automatically autoprefix, minify ...
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localhost/wordpress(or other application), how does it work?

Just a quick question I can't seem to find the answer to. Maybe I just can't formulate the right question or the right keywords. How does xampp identify which web application to open if the url is ...
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"Could not open input file" error even when WP-CLI is in the path

I'm developing Wordpress locally with XAMPP, and currently trying to install the WP-CLI tools as described here using Cygwin. I renamed wp-cli.phar to wp, made it executable and moved it to the ...
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"Class 'Phar' not found" error setting up WP-CLI with Cygwin

I'm trying to install the WP-CLI tools as described here using Cygwin, which the guide claims is supported. When doing: cd /XAMPP/htdocs curl -O https://raw.githubusercontent.com/wp-cli/builds/gh-...
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wordpress redirect error in xampp

i had a wordpress website on xampp let's say in "localhost/listing" and it was working perfectly then i installed another copy of this website on "localhost/mylisting" now the problem is that when i ...
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How do i remove "Powered by WordPress" from AMP?

how do I remove "Powered By Wordpress" from the AMP version of my website? It would be great if you suggest a CSS or Plugin for this. I use the basic AMP plugin.
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Taxonomy works in local XAMPP but doesn't work live

this project was done on a Mac, it worked very well in the Mac's local XAMPP and online as well. Now I try to transfer it to my laptop(windows), the taxonomy doesn't work in the laptop's local XAMPP, ...
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How do I set up XAMPP to allow me to download plugins and themes?

It's been a very long time since I used Wordpress and I am getting back into it. I have installed XAMPP on my Mac (10.14.2) and have successfully installed Wordpress 5.1.1. However, I cannot figure ...
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Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function get_header() [closed]

Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function get_header() in C:\xampp\htdocs\allegiant\index.php:1 Stack trace: #0 {main} thrown in C:\xampp\htdocs\allegiant\index.php on line 1 I ...
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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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localhost Wordpress site just downloads php file but won't serve the site itself

I installed xampp and even downloaded a fresh wordpress from official site. It is running fine. But when i try to load my existing live site in localhost, it just downloads the php file but won't ...
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WordPress asks to install, but is already installed?

I know this has been resolved many times including here, but I can't figure this out in my case. I've been using XAMPP for Mac on Mojave and recently, I updated it to the latest version of - 7.3.1. ...
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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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Setting Up Wordpress on Local Server, not showing full site when I test on remote server (Intranet)

I am setting up an intranet that runs off of Wordpress through XAMPP. It's been set up on the local server which is port 80. Wordpress was also set up with the local server as the database. I edited ...
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Why wordpress kicks me back to the dashboard of xampp? [closed]

Somehow when I was working with my local dev environment, I have made some mistakes in some php files which I could not figure it out. So, I have decided to copy the files from the public_html and ...
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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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Is XAMPP faster than running LAMP in WSL on Windows 10? [closed]

I've been using Local by Flywheel for my local dev environment but recently it started acting weird so I decided, that since I'd finally learned a decent amount of CLI, maybe I should try just using ...
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Why can't I swap a DB in a WP install? [closed]

Something I'm confused about, trying to change the database in an existing WP install, for example: I have a local WP site (in XAMPP) working fine off a DB called database-A, however if I change, in ...
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Error: MySQL shutdown unexpectedly. XAMPP local conf running WordPress

I have a xampp configurated locally to run wordpress. I must have done something wrong when fixing some issues 'cuz at the end, I got stuck with the following log from mysql database. 2015-11-10 15:...
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Fatal error: Out of memory with the Duplicator plugin

When i try to install a website that i got as an duplicator archive i get the following error at the very last step of the installation: I am using the latest version of xampp on my local machine ...
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Absolute Hyperlinks in Wordpress Website Will Not Work In the Local Server

3/26: I created the Wordpress website on a live server. I downloaded a copy to my XAMPP server. I exported the database and created a local one. I modified the wp-config.php file to connect to it. ...
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Search and Replace in Windows XAMPP site

In my Ubuntu VPS, to search and replace in a DB of a site I do for example: cd /var/www/html/example.com sudo wp search-replace "http://" "https://" --all-tables Yet in Windows 10 I use XAMPP and ...
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wordpress multisite duplicator plugin clon to localhost(xampp) but image not show

I duplicate my wordpress network site (with duplicator pro plugin) to my localhost every things is good except image not show !! when i right click on image to find the image path ! the path is ...
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Restoring from a old local copy of xampp folder where the project was stored

Alright, I did a stupid mistake as my hard drive was failing. I only copied the whole xampp folder and now I want to restore the project. Is it possible and how can I do it. I know it's stupid and I'm ...
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Testing localhost WordPress site over LAN with iPad, iPhone

1 down vote favorite I am developing a Wordpress theme that requires testing with multiple devices over my local network. I use the localhost server XAMPP which runs apache on port 80. When I access ...
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How do I make my particular WordPress public?

I have XAMPP running Apache and MySQL and I have installed WordPress already. I bought a domain and have made sure that the nameservers can point to my particular IP (which is static) and I've opened ...
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Localhost WordPress not recognizing my online WordPress account

I just downloaded and installed XAMPP and WordPress to be able to create and edit my websites in my local machine, but I have a problem. In the WordPress installation process I was requested to create ...
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Installation Issue WordPress locally - The file ‘wp-config.php’ already exists

I have the issue with installation WordPress locally on my computer, XAMPP environment. In PHPMyAdmin I created an empty database, later I will import database that I downloaded from the live server,...
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