Articles of xampp

PHP function showing wrong time in WordPress

My local WordPress installation on XAMPP seems to have a wrong time setting. When I do date( ‘Y-m-d H:i:s’ ); I get 2017-02-21 10:46:43 as result. However my PCs time really is 2017-02-21 11:46:43, so my WordPress is one hour behind. Now I already did, what was recommended here and changed date.timezone in the php.ini […]

How can I find the cause of theme crashing Apache in Xampplite?

I’m testing a version of my theme in WordPress 3.0 and it crashes Apache each time I try to preview it. Where can I look to trace the cause of the crash? WP_DEBUG is of no use in this case, since it never gets to that point. Can I trace errors in XAMPPLITE somewhere?

Trying to run wordpress on localhost?

I have installed xampp server and bitnami word press on my Ubuntu machine,i want to run a word press on my local host but when i try to run local host then following error occur. Object not found! The requested URL was not found on this server. If you entered the URL manually please check […]

the_post_thumbnail scaling not hard cropping

Lately I wanted to upgrade my blog with featured images/post thumbnails. I’m using a custom theme build on the roots theme (this is not a roots theme issue, I believe). The image I upload is 1024×768 and shall be cropped to letterbox format 1024×512. This is the code I’m using in the theme-file: <?php if […]

Set wp-content folder to Dropbox folder

Ideally I would like to do this with both my PC and Mac OSX boxes, but for now I would be thrilled with just the Mac OSX. I am trying to keep my WP Themes & Plugin Local Development synced using Dropbox. I am using XAMPP for both Windows and Mac as my LAMP Stack […]

WordPress multisite with domain mapping and virtual host on local with fake domain

I have searched all over and have found many tutorials on how to set up a multisite, domain mapping, and even use virtual hosts on my local machine, but I can’t seem to find how to do all of those. I would like to have WordPress multisite run on my localhost using fake domain names, […]

WordPress Subdomain MultiSite on localhost XAMPP on :8080 with IIS taking port 80

I currently have Windows 7 , 64 bit on which I am running an IIS on localhost:80 and I installed XAMPP on localhost:8080. I have 15 individual wordpress sites but now i need a subdomain multisite wordpress. I created wp.dev:8080 in the hosts file for multisite, and correctly amended the apache virtual file. All worked […]

How to remove “Connection Information” requirement on localhost install of WP on MACOSX

I’ve just installed XAMPP on Mac OSX and when trying to install a theme or plugin in WP admin, I’m getting this screen. I’ve never gotten this on my shared hosting account. how to get rid of it on localhost?

Relative or dynamic site url possible?

I have a local Xampp wordpress installation that I am using as sort of an intranet with some people I work with. I require them to be able to access it on our LAN router — I found that I needed to change the site url and links from http://localhost:8080 to my IP http://192.168.x.xx:8080 for […]

WAMP vs XAMPP pros/cons – for running a local testing server?

What are the major pros/cons that can help in deciding which of the two to choose: WAMP vs XAMPP for running a local testing server for WordPress? p.s: I now see stackoverflow had a discussion about it.