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set up virtual hosts

see technotes/apache/

enable php in apache

see technotes/apache/

copy and fix php.ini

copy default

sudo cp /etc/php.ini.default /etc/php.ini
sudo chmod +w /etc/php.ini
sudo emacs /etc/php.ini

change /var/mysql/mysql.sock to /tmp/mysql.sock

mysql.default_socket = /tmp/mysql.sock
mysqli.default_socket = /tmp/mysql.sock

copy php files

into /Library/WebServer/Documents/

load database

mysql toastwp -u smp -p < /Users/jamesreynolds/Dropbox/Sites/

change site url in db for development:

UPDATE wp_options SET option_value = "http://drtoast" WHERE option_name = "home" OR option_name = "siteurl"

edit wp-config.php

run install script


install wordpress-importer

  • copy wordpress-importer folder into plugins dir
  • enable plugin
  • upload posts

configure akismet

add api key

edit .htaccess

add rewrite rules