Articles of local installation

Custom Permalinks don't work on local LAMP installation

I’m on Ubuntu and using LAMP for local dev. I’ve several WordPress installations for different project and tried to set custom permalinks on all of them, but only default permalink setting ( http://localhost/wpinstalation/?p=123 ) works, other settings are giving 404 error. Any idea how can I fix this? George

Moved wordpress from localhost to live and wp-admin shows white screen

Hi I developed a website in wordpress on my localhost then moved it to a live server. Everything is working fine except wp-admin. When I go to domain/wp-admin it shows a white screen. Yet when I go to domain/wp-login.php it allows me to login to the admin. Also if I try to create new post […]

wp-admin is redirecting to back to home page (localhost)

I have WordPress installed on my localhost. All worked perfectly till today. But today when I enter http://localhost/wp-admin in the url to access the admin panel, it redirects back to the home page. I can’t get access the admin panel. It’s not happened before, whenever I try to access admin panel, it does. Please guys […]

WordPress Multisite with VVV

In the command line, I used vv create to make a new WordPress multisite, selecting “y” on the multisite option during setup. Once the process finished, the site was created, but was the network had not been setup. I went into the wp-config file, and added /* Multisite */ define( ‘WP_ALLOW_MULTISITE’, true ); to get […]

WordPress Admin Interface not styled properly

The laptop I was working on recently crashed. But, I managed to get everything on it backed up, including my recent WordPress project off of my local server (I use MAMP). I uploaded my SQL database and copied the WordPress website folder into my local server. The WordPress login interface looks normal, but after you […]

Valid Connection Information is Getting Denied

I’m getting prompted to enter my FTP information (in this case, SFTP) for installing plugins/themes in WordPress. Problem is, I keep getting denied with valid SFTP credentials. I have root access to my server as well. RedHat 6.3, MySQL 5.1, PHP 5.3.3 For troubleshooting sake, all of WordPress’s directories are currently chmod 777 Every time […]

subdomain mulitsite on localhost in a subfolder

I have a sudomain-based WPMU installation locally with xampp. My vhosts lists domains like follows: 127.0.0.1 mainDomain.com 127.0.0.1 siteA.mainDomain.com 127.0.0.1 siteB.mainDomain.com 127.0.0.1 siteA.com 127.0.0.1 siteB.com The WordPress MU Domain Mapping PlugIn maps “real-domains” on system-subdomains. To have a standard project structure, I would like to move my installation from the documentRoot to a subfolder. My […]

WordPress on Mac does not load admin page

Homepage loads just fine, but I cannot log into the admin page. Looking in Chrome developer tools I notice that /wordpress/wp-admin/load-scripts.php?c=0&load%5B%5D=hoverIntent,common,admin-bar,wp-ajax-response,jquery-color,wp-lists,quicktags,jquery-query,admin-comments,jquery-ui-core,jquery-&load%5B%5D=ui-widget,jquery-ui-mouse,jquery-ui-sortable,postbox,dashboard,customize-base,customize-loader,thickbox,plugin-install,underscor&load%5B%5D=e,shortcode,media-upload,svg-painter,heartbeat,wp-auth-check,word-count,wplink&ver=4.0 and /wordpress/wp-admin/load-styles.php?c=0&dir=ltr&load=dashicons,admin-bar,wp-admin,buttons,wp-auth-check&ver=4.0 never load. I’ve waited about 5 minutes, but they hang.

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 on what I should do to set PHPstorm up properly as well as correctly cloning my website. […]

Have multiple local wordpress installs share a wp-content folder and database

On my local machine, I have multiple wordpress versions installed so I can test the themes and plugins I develop. I was wondering if I could somehow create a central wp-content folder and database, which are linked to each version of wordpress, so I don’t have to continually copy my projects between the them?