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Camie DeCovich20,287 Points
Getting 404 Not Found error when I click on the link in Desktop Server that goes to the Wordpress install script.
When working through the how to install WordPress with Desktop server video, I am getting a Not found error: The requested URL /wp-admin/install.php was not found on this server. The link is: http://wpdemo.dev/wp-admin/install.php I have researched my issue, but not finding an clear resolution. I can click on Sites link in desktop server and get the message "It works!" I am using a Mac 10.11.1 El Capitan and the Blueprint 4.2.2.zip that came with the DesktopServer download. Thanks.
Jason AndersTreehouse Moderator 145,855 Points
I'm not sure about Blueprint and/or Desktop server. I use MAMP and a local install of WordPress and everything seems to work fine for me. I have looked into Desktop Server, and I don't see anything that is better or easier than using MAMP.
Because you are on a Mac (Good choice by the way! :) Please check out Zac's course Local WordPress Development. He shows you how to use MAMP and a local install of WP.
Ben JakubenTreehouse Teacher
For students still using Desktop Server, here are some links to some suggestions in the Desktop Server forums that might help:
Dear Camie or anybody having this issue,
I had the same problem but resolved it and my DesktopServer is working fine! The problem was that i had my MacOSX apache running over DesktopServer
To resolve this, just turn off your apache by typing the following in terminal
sudo apachectl stop
Then restart your DesktopServer
Hope this helps Cheers :)