Another post of my “XAMPP vs local WordPress installation ” knowledge. The first was How to setup a local copy of WordPress with XAMPP where questions like “what is XAMPP?” and “why would someone need a local copy of WordPress?” and even why am i writing this, are addressed. Go there if you’re not sure. This post is addressing an error that crops up on WordPress quite often – when WordPress can’t connect to a local FTP, and so automatic plugin and theme installing and upgrading is not working. Unfortunately, i couldn’t find a single solution and had to patch it up from different sources. Here are the results. (more…)
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A “local copy” means that WordPress is running right there on your very computer, and not on some remote hosting. Why would anyone need that? And why is it even discussed in this – supposedly – gaming blog? Well, as you might have noticed if you’re a frequent visitor to this blog, I have migrated to WordPress very recently. I am a gaming blogger, so I assume other bloggers could be considering migrating their blogs to WordPress as well and might find this post useful. Also, if I not write this down and then forget something, it would be a total pain in the ass to data-mine the Internets for the same solutions again. So here it goes.