How do I set up the localhost dashboard? Localhost is a web hosting service that you will be able to host a WordPress site on. If you have not used localhost before, it’s a free environment where you can work with WordPress. The idea is, you will create your site there so you can use a localhost IP address and host your WordPress site there. If this sounds like something you would be interested in, then continue reading this article!
Before you can start making changes to the localhost it’s necessary for you to have a local copy of the dashboard running on a computer or device you have access to. You can either start one up using waffle (we recommend it) and copy the contents into a text file, or you can create a git repository and push your changes to your localhost.
We are now almost at the end of this post. Finally, you got the chance to continue reading about the creation of the localhost and the dashboard you saw before. The last part is about configuration. It describes how to set up both the hostname and the domain name of your localhost. You can switch between different views, including the pagination view and the dashboard ones through the controls (I’m not going to talk much about the integration with other tools). The script should work for both PyPI packages and built-ins. You might have to customize a global setting though. This blog post is based on Ubuntu Lucid 14+
The main tools used for the development of this localhost are the mustache templating engine and the WordPress core functionalities like wp-config.php and wordpress-cli. Everything related to wp-config.php and wordpress-cli should be accessible through the localhost. While this cannot be the exact working directory of your localhost you can still access its files from any other computer in the network. To access files from another computer you either need to copy them to your home or your personal computer for editing purposes or simply open a browser to the hostname and browse those files directly without having to trust the proxy to host them for you. The dashboard