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localhost Configuration

This page explains how to configure Domain Mapping System on a local WordPress site with your localhost configuration settings.
For operating systems besides Mac OS and Windows, please utilize Google search for instructions about editing your Hosts file.

Editing Hosts File on MacOS

  1. 1.
    Open Terminal and input the following command to edit your Hosts file.
sudo nano /etc/hosts
  1. 2.
    Scroll to the bottom of the file and paste the following content, updating it for the alias domains you want to map:
## DMS plugin mappings
​
127.0.0.1 dev1.dms.local
127.0.0.1 dev2.dms.local
127.0.0.1 dev3.dms.local
127.0.0.1 dev4.dms.local
127.0.0.1 dev5.dms.local

Editing Hosts File on Windows

  1. 1.
    Press Start and find Notepad. Right-click to Run as administrator.
  2. 2.
    Once in Notepad, go to File -> Open. Navigate to C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc and make sure to select All Files to open/edit the hosts file.
  3. 3.
    Scroll to the bottom of the file and paste the following content, updating it for the alias domains you want to map:
## DMS plugin mappings
​
127.0.0.1 dev1.dms.local
127.0.0.1 dev2.dms.local
127.0.0.1 dev3.dms.local
127.0.0.1 dev4.dms.local
127.0.0.1 dev5.dms.local