Cloned site not connecting to database – MAMP
First off, I’m a WordPress noob, so I apologize if there is an easy solution. I’m trying to get a live website working on my local MAMP environment. I’ve successfully cloned the git repo into the htdocs directory in MAMP. I also also created a database within phpmyadmin called ‘landing’. Once the database was created, I imported a fresh copy of the production site’s database.
After the database was set up, I renamed the wp-config-example.php file to wp-config.php and added the following properties:
define('DB_NAME', 'landing'); /** MySQL database username */ define('DB_USER', 'root'); /** MySQL database password */ define('DB_PASSWORD', 'root'); /** MySQL hostname */ define('DB_HOST', 'localhost');
Nonetheless, when type in my local site’s URL, it takes me to the WordPress install page. Am I missing a step? I’ve already double checked the database name, username, and password to make sure they are accurate.
Edit: I eventually realized that I was using the wrong prefix. Instead of “wp_”, the prefix used is “wp_landing”. However, when I made the change, my site become unaccessible. It throws the following error:
This site can’t be reached localhost refused to connect. Try: Checking the connection Checking the proxy and the firewall ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED