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RossMitchell

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  • Member Since: June 25th, 2014
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  • Posted a reply to "localhost move to webhost - change urls and hyperlinks text?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The database is NOT in your wordpress files, it is managed and stored inside the…

    11 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "Test environment runs new WordPress site rather than existing site", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Curious about a few things in your setup. - copied the existing site into Visual…

    1 day ago

  • Posted a reply to "loading wp on my computer", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You need to download and install a webserver suite such as WAMP (available online) or…

    1 day ago

  • Posted a reply to "localhost move to webhost - change urls and hyperlinks text?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    1,2) I create the file "wp-configHosted.php" in my localhosted files. Then I upload ALL the…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Local to Live Migration", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I keep getting file upload errors, do you know how I might fix this? Talk…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "WP doesn't work when using Godaddy domain name", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I'm running web-server at home I had assumed that you were running as localhost, whereas…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Run existing WordPress Project", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    To use the various permalink options you must have the apache2 server running in your…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "WP doesn't work when using Godaddy domain name", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    To do your localhost testing you need to add these lines to your hosts file…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Local to Live Migration", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Cooee For that purpose you could use cPanel's File Manager or FTP. My suggestion is…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "localhost move to webhost - change urls and hyperlinks text?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    This is what I would do: - download the DUPLICATOR plugin and install in your…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Could not create directory - Update Theme Problem", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It is usually too much trouble to fix these theme / plugin install / update…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "export database - will this delete the source database? phpMyAdmin", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Another approach is to use the plugin "DUPLICATOR", among other things it fixes all the…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Prevent redirect in register page when user is logged in", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Other options to MAMP / WAMP are the http://www.ampps.com/ suite. Also consider using VirtualBox, it…

    6 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Odd Problem Invoking PHP Method", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Yes developing locally is very helpful. My advice is to use the "VirtualHost" technique descripde…

    6 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "localhost move to webhost - change urls and hyperlinks text?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I encourage you to still give duplicator a go. Yes it can be complicated but…

    6 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Pop out menu color", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I can show you and enable you to help yourself. A) You need to install…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Error connecting to DB", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Also check that the correct quote characters are being used. Depending upon your platform, various…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Odd Problem Invoking PHP Method", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Are you sure that the variable $donorfile is on object of the type which has…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Switch/Case Doesn't recognize shortcode parameters. Why?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You need to develop your understanding of the PHP language. For instance the "break;" after…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Using theme templates for the login page", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I have hooked the function 'login_head' and had it produce a slab of html and…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "http://localhost/wp-admin/setup-config.php FAILS with 404", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Can you load: http://localhost/readme.html It should show a logo and version number etc. This will…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "From Localhost to Debian [404 error on a tab]", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    A) Moving the sql files is living dangerously, it will not work for all sorts…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Change theme on localhost", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Depending upon your configuration of WordPress and your web server, it is not possible to…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Transfer Localhost to Hostgator using Duplicator", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    As James said, use DUPLIACTOR to modify the database. However given the bulk of your…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "localhost move to webhost - change urls and hyperlinks text?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The plugin "DUPLICATOR" does and excellent job of changing the database entries from the old…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Multiple wordpress sites multiple domainname in single webserver", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I think you are looking for configuring your localhost to use the VirtualHost technique, details…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Simple image hover, just two images swapping when the mouse hovers", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    If you just wanted to have an image change with a mouse hover, then it…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Random text showing", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Can I just delete the code once found? Probably not. You want to understand what…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Random text showing", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I used a browser inspector to investigate this. The curious text is created by two…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Links under localhost result in localhost/dashboard", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    When I do this I use the "VirtualHost" technique described here: http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/vhosts/name-based.html I then EXPORT…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Internal and external access for WordPress", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It is fundamental to the WordPress mechanism that the website has to know its own…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Client is showing basic html when visiting my wp-page", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Problem solved Please mark this thread as resolved.

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Client is showing basic html when visiting my wp-page", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You need to install and use a browser inspector, if you are using Firefox it…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Changing WordPress Directory", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Suggest that you forget about using http://localhost/ as a basis for your websites, instead use…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "how to access my wordpress site before going live from outside network", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Unfortunately in many configurations using the ip address of the server just does not work.…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "latest on localhost/root/password strategies?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    If I did would it be the same as my WP login PW? No, a…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "MySQL users and permissions", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    As a WordPress developer testing under localhost there is not much for you to worry…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "End user generated variable for a function", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I wouldn't think that "reverse engineering" is appropriate under the GPL and provision of source…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "End user generated variable for a function", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I have done something like this using a custom page template. It would fill in…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to "Adding Custom Fields to search results excerpt", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Your problem is that function get_post_meta is returning a more complex structure than you expect.…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to "I can see site trough domain, not from outside the local network.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I see that your name is registered at Godaddy, however the nameserver settings are: NS1.CHARTER.COM…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to "Migrating to GoDaddy managed wordpress from localhost", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    There is a plugin called "DUPLICATOR" which does an excellent job of migrating WordPress from…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to "Connect local site to remote online db", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It seems me i need to something on my online server so can anybody help…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to "The requested URL /wordpress/ was not found on this server after SQL Import", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The WordPress files are not in the same place as on the first server. Where…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to "Connect local site to remote online db", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Several things: - By adding a reply to your question you reduced your chance of…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to "A plugin to replace shortcode with data", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The quickest search of the plugins section here for "database lookup" produced this: https://wordpress.org/plugins/sql-table-lookup/ There…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to "Hosting on my own computer.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Firstly ALiesting, it is requested practice here for you to start a new thread when…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to "Hosting on my own computer.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    If I try to install WordPress on my computer, it wants to set it as…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to "Can't view site in Localhost", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You are most likely using "localhost" as the address for your website. In preference to…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to "Uploading to media on my local host", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Are there any errors in your log files ? On my Ubuntu Linux system that…

    2 months ago