Windows localhosting question
I’m using podz’ “Moving your WordPress weblog inside your PC” tutorial. I believe I’ve followed the instructions exactly, but I’m having a problem.
On my host, my site’s URI is
On my PC, I’ve installed XAMPP. In the
htdocsfolder, XAMPP installs a lot of stuff of its own, so I’ve created a subdir called
c:apachefriendsxampphtdocscuppanewsand put the downloaded copy of my WordPress install there.
In the local copy of the SQL, I’ve replaced instances of
Now, when I load
http://localhost/cuppanews/index.php, I get the main page for my local site. But when I click on any of the category or archive links, I get a 404. For example, I have a category called “technology” and the 404 error says:
The requested URL /cuppanews/category/technology/ was not found on this server.
I have a feeling (dread, I think it’s called) that I need to create an .htaccess file that does some voodoo for my local install. What do you think?
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