DesktopServer version, 3.8.1 is now available for download. The update addresses bugs found in DesktopServer’s last major update 3.8, which was released earlier this year. 3.8.1 fixes redo log errors on large imports, phpMyAdmin import issues, visual compressor issues debug nesting level, and more. On top of the bug fixes, the update also includes the new Airplane Mode plugin, Mailbox viewer, Bypass Login plugin, and WordPress 4.4. It also includes faster localhost page loads when more than one site’s listed. You can review the official announcement for the full list of updates. To update, go to ServerPress.com, enter your account, and hit the download tab […]
If you’re a WordPress developer, you know that there are lots of helpful tools out there to choose from. In this article, we are going to take a look at ServerPress.com’s DesktopServer—a tool designed to help develop sites in a local environment, quicker and easier than ever. Launched in 2011 by ServerPress.com’s founder Stephen Carnam, DesktopServer has become a popular product amongst web developers looking for different ways to set up local development environments to reduce time on the initial setup of each WordPress site they’re working on. Because, after all, isn’t that the goal of every developer to save time […]
Stephen Carnham has been a good friend for many years now. I first met him when a few of us down here in San Diego were wanting to start Advanced WordPress. Having come from a long and extensive career in Software Engineering, he helped bring a new level of code understanding and complexity to an already advanced bunch of guys. Stephen first started DesktopServer out of his home after many years in the WordPress world. His company ServerPress is not only expanding to three-plus, but is seriously disrupting local WordPress development across the board, and simplifying the lives of many in the process. […]
Have you heard of DesktopServer via ServerPress before? Apparently I’ve been under a rock or something because this weekend was the first time I’ve ever heard of it. Drat, because there are a few instances where I could have really used this application. Alas, I was not aware of it at time! What is DeskTopServer? Simple: It gives you the ability to create virtual servers locally for all of your WordPress projects. I’m a big fan of MAMP but the Pro version is the one that allows multiple instances.