Month: December 2017

Updating WordPress on Xampp behind Corporate Proxy [Windows]

Updating WordPress on Xampp behind Corporate Proxy [Windows]

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From time to time I'm forced to search the whole wide web in order to find solutions for issues that come up. What I will post next is not a scientific guide but it may help others, and possibily avoid you the time waste I suffered.   If you use Xampp behind a corporate proxy, you may have dealt with this problem, where everything in your wordpress platform appears blocked, since feeds to updates. When you visit the update dashboard, you probably won't get any result, as without communication, it says everything is falsely up to date.   To fix this, you will need to tell wordpress which are the proxy details of your environment, so on the wp-config.php file insert the following lines: define('WP_PROXY_HOST', 'https://proxyexampleurl'); define('WP_PROXY_PORT', '80...