[wp-hackers] Running WordPress "offline"?
chloe.desoutter+wphackers at gmail.com
Wed Apr 9 13:20:25 UTC 2014
Hack your VM so the WordPress.org, etc. domain names will resolve to
nothing. Another option is to prevent DNS resolution at all so it will
simply error out.
You want it to fail instantly instead of failing late (after finding out
your VM can't reach its DNS server...)
2014-04-09 14:57 GMT+02:00 Madalin Ignisca <madalin.ignisca at gmail.com>:
> You need to setup that way your virtual machine. Depends on what you use.
> On Wed, Apr 9, 2014 at 3:54 PM, Mike Walsh <mpwalsh8 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I recall this question coming previously but I must not be phrasing my
> > Google query correctly because I can't find an answer.
> > I have WordPress running in a Virtual Machine which I use for
> > The majority of the time this works well for me. However, there are
> > when I find myself without an Internet connection (e.g. yesterday on a 5+
> > hour airplane flight) where I can still get work done locally but
> > is verrrrrrrrrry sloooooooow because it is constantly reaching out for
> > resources (e.g. Gravatar, WordPress.org update server, etc.).
> > Is there a setting or hook or something that will cause the external
> > connections to either fail much quicker or not be attempted at all?
> > Mike
> > --
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