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The other day I came across an issue where Posts to Posts requires an administrator or someone with `manage_options` capability in order to install Posts to Posts table on a new blog creation. This does not work if all new sites create the default user as an Editor, and you need to immediately make Posts […]
4. Download WordPress Go to wordpress.org and download the latest build of WordPress. Go to the htdocs folder (where you installed the XAMPP), extract the wordpress.zip to a new folder (eg. mywordpress). 5. Run the Famous WordPress 5-minute Installation (install.php) With your browser, go to http://localhost/mywordpress/wp-admin/install.php or http://localhost:8080/mywordpress/wp-admin/install.php, click Create a Configuration File and click […]
3. Setup XAMPP Security Go back to localhost or localhost:8080 in your web browser. Click on security and it will open a new window/tab to http://localhost/security/index.php or http://localhost:8080/security/index.php. Then click on the link: http://localhost/security/xamppsecurity.php. This will allow you to change your mySQL password and .htaccess password. Since this is typically my sandbox for breaking things […]
If when you install it, port 80 is busy. This could be because of another program (like Skype) or your corporate network. So, if you have Skype installed, I recommend changing Skype’s default port. It simply makes everything easier. Open Tools > Options Click Advanced Click on Connection Uncheck “Use port 80 and 443 as […]
Next we will launch Apache & MySQL. To do this easily, open the Control Panel. Click Start on both Apache and MySQL. Now, if you want, you can install Apache and your local webserver to another port like 8080. To change the port, you want to navigate to your XAMPP directory (e.g., C:/xampp/apache/conf) and open […]