Questions tagged [localhost]

In computer networking, localhost (meaning this computer) is the standard hostname given to the address of the loopback network interface.

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Some images (also layout) is broken after installing Joomla in localhost

I have installed my Joomla website in localhost, server address is settle as "localhost", the site is working fine, I can browse through everything, the problem is that part of the layout is broken, ...
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Joomla 3.9 + Gantry 5.4.31 mismatch layout issue on localhost

I am trying to build a regional blog/magazine. The home page layout which came as almost default with Gantry is satisfying. I am using XAMPP on Ubuntu 18.04.3 and Joomla 3.9.13 and Gantry 5.4.31. ...
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How can you password protect your frontend while you start developing a page, and which is the safest web hosting service?

I'm quite a beginner in Joomla; only designed 1 website so far; but the whole setup / domain name + web hosting configuration and lock of the frontend was made in advance for me; so I'd really like to ...
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HTTP Error when trying to edit Joomla on localhost

I made a backup of my live Joomla 3.7.5 site using Akeeba and used kickstart to upload the backup to MAMP on Windows. The front-side of the site on localhost displays correctly and I am able to log in ...
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Error loading Joomla Frontend - localhost redirect error (ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS)

I am new at using Joomla and trying to learn the program for a class I m currently taking. I apologize for asking this question again but I am still not clear based on the answer given to previous ...
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Blank Page after restoring a site on localhost from a backup

I did make a joomla and database backup from online site to localhost.(install wamp, download the files, import the database do phpmyadmin, paste the files into www folder from wapm and configure the ...
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404 after site restoration with Akeeba Kickstart

I have received a backup of a client's website as a .jpa file and I'm trying to install it locally into MAMP. The site is using Joomla! 3.6.5 Stable and Joomla Platform 13.1.0 Stable [ Curiosity ] ...
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How to remove index.php from URLs with enabled URL Rewriting on localhost

I have got a problem in Joomla.. I think, it is just a link problem maybe from the server-side. I don't know! I renamed htacess.txt to .htaccess from my root folder before activated URL Rewriting. ...
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.htaccess and localhost issue

Local dev environment Win10/XAMPP I have a number of local websites in my htdocs folder (eg. MyTestSite) that I access by visiting localhost/MyTestSite these work fine. So today I restored a (Joomla ...
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Localhost causing issues with external websites, joomla components

I have recently come across an issue where my Localhost Apache server (and/or MySQL server) will interfere with some random websites. Most recently I discovered the localhost was causing issues on a ...
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Database error importing from localhost to live site?

I've been using Xampp for Mac and the latest version of Joomla. I uploaded the site/database to a live server a couple weeks ago for a developer to look at a problem I was having specifically with ...
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How to import a site in my localhost

I have a joomla 2.5 site, and I want to upgrade it to joomla 3.x, but before I want to import my joola 2.5 site on my local server (wamp) to make some modifications (change the template and other ...
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Fatal error: JApplicationCms::getUserState()

I was trying to update my Joomla 3 site to the 3.2 stable release via Extension manager on localhost, but after installing it, I got a white screen when I try to access the back and the front-end. I'...
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Joomla contact mail error "SMTP connect() failed"

I am running Joomla on my computer (windows 8.1) over xampp. I created a contact page following this guide but when I try to send an email I get Notice SMTP connect() failed I get to global ...
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Notice SMTP connect failed

is it possible to send a reset password mail from front end . I have a joomla web site running on local host . I want user able to reset their password from front end. I try all things like install a ...
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Localhost configuration problem- loading extensions "There was an error uploading this file to the server."

Running ubuntu 14.04 Joomla 2.5.27 locally (2.5.28 remotely - not relevant to my question as far as I'm aware.) I am having trouble configuring my site to run locally. I have the site installed on my ...
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Rename htaccess on Windows

I'm developing a website using xampp on my Windows computer. But when I try to rename the file htaccess.txt to .htaccess in order to enable rewrite rules in Joomla, I get an error message: How can I ...
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New Install session.save_path Error

I need to do some work locally on a Joomla 1 5.26 site. Local setup Win7, Xampp, Apache 2.4.3, PHP 5.4.7 I have numerous local Joomla 2.x and 3.x website that work fine however when installing a new ...
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Virtual host for Joomla

How can I set up a VirtualHost on my local developer environment? Ideally I would also like to be able to access my site from a simply URL, such as www.joomla.loc rather than having to constantly use ...
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Restoring site on localhost: keep redirecting back to old URL

I've backup my Joomla 3.3.1 website with Akeeba backup. I've installed this backup on a localhost (Xampp) with Akeeba kickstart. I can access the backend with this address: http://localhost/joomla/...
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Your host needs to disable magic_quotes_gpc to run & No Write Access

I have been creating a Joomla 3.3.0 site on my local pc using XAMPP / PHP Version 5.4.7 and I have had no issues whatsoever. However today I tried to move my site to a live shared hosting environment ...
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Joomla: Unable to decompress data OSX folder permissions?

I installed a blank new installation of Joomla3.3 on my localhost. I am trying to install a plugin, but I keep getting the error message "unable to decompress data". Joomla attempts to create a ...