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How to Use Bitnami and Netbeans to Create a Local Development Site Part 2 – Complex Websites

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This is Part 2 of How to Use Bitnami and Netbeans to Create a Local Development Site and in this session we discuss a more complex system where you are working working back and forth from a live remote website. Rick: The next choice is a more complex system and that is where you have a

How to Create a Local Installation of WordPress

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A local installation allows you to test customization for your site before making actual changes to your live site. Here you’ll learn how to create a local installation of WordPress using Bitnami and then how to convert it into a NetBeans project.

How to Create a Local Installation of WordPress – Part 5 – Enable Pretty Permalinks

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This is the 5th in a 5 part series on Creating a Local Installation of WordPress using Bitnami and then creating a NetBeans Project out of it. In this lesson we modify our local Apache httpd.conf file to allow Pretty Permalinks. Once we enable them locally we set the permalinks in our WordPress Installation. Now

How to Create a Local Installation of WordPress – Part 4 – Create a NetBeans Project

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This is the 4th in a 5 part series on Creating a Local Installation of WordPress using Bitnami and then creating a NetBeans Project out of it. In this lesson we create a NetBeans project out of the new local WordPress installation. Then we run the website from NetBeans. Step 4 is now to create…

How to Create a Local Installation of WordPress – Part 2 – Adjust Windows Permissions

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This is the 2nd in a 5 part series on Creating a Local Installation of WordPress using Bitnami and then creating a NetBeans Project out of it. In this lesson we adjust the Windows permissions on the Apache, PHP and WordPress installation folders. Let’s go to step 2. So now we need to… in order

How to Create a Local Installation of WordPress – Part 3 – Modify the php.ini file

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This is the 3rd in a 5 part series on Creating a Local Installation of WordPress using Bitnami and then creating a NetBeans Project out of it. In this lesson I change a couple of php.ini file settings to make our local WordPress installation work better. So now the next thing we want to do

Why Don’t we Use NetBeans Projects?

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Why don’t we teach how to use NetBeans projects? While the project system is very powerful it is also very complex to set up. It requires you to configure a local web server (using Apache, MySQL and PHP). Services like Bitnami have made the process quite a bit easier nevertheless, the process of setting the

Can you use Bitnami for a Local Installation of WordPress?

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Bitnami is a new system for creating a local installation of Apache, MySQL, and PHP.  The difference between this and WHAMP or XAMP is that it packages WordPress with the installation.  So no configuration of MySQL is necessary.  I haven’t tested this yet but it seems simple.  The only question I have is whether or