XAMPP WordPress – RewriteEngine not allowed here

XAMPP WordPress – RewriteEngine not allowed here.

If you’re running into this issue and you’ve uncommented out the module rewrite like i have and you’ve set your AllowOverride’s to All and still getting the error. Try this and see if it helps.

In your “C:\xampp\apache\conf\extra\httpd-xampp.conf” file look for “<Directory “C:/xampp/htdocs/xampp”>” and set that AllowOverride to All, and restart Apache. Hope this helps.

XAMPP + WordPress writable upload folder issue

Update: Here is an update to this issue. With the new version of XAMPP its in partners with Bitnami, which is cool, just changed the look and feel of the manager. So nothing different as far as what to do to fix the uploading/ftp issue, so you can keep going forward.

So last night I was working with XAMPP and WordPress 3.5 and wanted to test out a new plugin that I’m writing on a local environment. After a very short time after install of XAMPP I soon realized I was having an issue creating the “uploads” directory. The folder wasn’t able to be created because of a permissions issue. If you’ve hit this wall, then this post is for you. I’m going to make this short and sweet. Continue reading “XAMPP + WordPress writable upload folder issue”