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Joined:  2014-02-02

Hello everyone, I need some help here as I’m new to Magento.

This is what I’ve done (that doesn’t work) according to posts I’ve found online.

I don’t want to mess with the site online so I’m testing locally for now.

I exported the online database via phpMyAdmin and imported it to a local database.

But when i try to hook up this new database to the Magento installation, it breaks and doesn’t move past the db hookup page.

I’ve tried editing the

table to change the base URL but it still breaks.

It goes to


Any thoughts on what I should be doing differently?


EDIT: I have found this but it doesn’t involve backing up / restoring the database and i’d rather not play with the live site until i know for sure what i should be doing.

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