Using Dreamweaver for WordPress Design and Development

DesktopServer Premium edition version 3.3 now includes extended support for Adobe Dreamweaver's Live View. No other web server provides extended Live View support directly for WordPress template files in Dreamweaver. At best, you can only use WordPress with Dreamweaver's Live…

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Using CPanel To Import A Live Website

Using cPanel to Import a Live Website

Many hosting providers use cPanel as their control panel for website administration. You can use cPanel features alone to copy your WordPress website and run a mirror image locally on DesktopServer. In this article, I'll show you how to copy…

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How To Upgrade DesktopServer To WordPress 3.3

How to Upgrade DesktopServer to WordPress 3.3

Now that WordPress 3.3 is out, you may wish to update DesktopServer which originally comes with WordPress 3.2.1. You can easily update DesktopServer to create websites using WordPress 3.3 from the start. Likewise, you can have DesktopServer use a custom…

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Using Duplicator To Import A Live Website

Using Duplicator to Import a Live Website

DesktopServer for premium members includes a new import feature that is compatible with the Duplicator plugin. You can find Duplicator in the WordPress.org plugin directory. If you have a live site that you wish to import into DesktopServer, you can…

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Enabling Mail On Windows

Enabling Mail on Windows

To enable mail services on Windows requires a few (but not obvious) extra steps. Since Windows isn't Linux or a *nix based operating system, these settings are only needed for Windows users to mirror similar functionality like a typical hosting…

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Copying Development Sites

Copying Development Sites

Copying your WordPress development websites just got a whole lot easier. The newest version of DesktopServer 3.2.4 was released last night. This version brings a new, important ‘copy feature’ along with various bug fixes and speed improvements. While the blueprints…

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How To Upgrade DesktopServer Limited

How to Upgrade DesktopServer Limited

If you have our free version of DesktopServer Limited installed and wish to upgrade to our current full version, please follow the instructions below. Upgrading is easy with our new DesktopServer installer. Update Instructions Download the ZIP archive for your…

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