I recently started using Pressmatic for my local WordPress development environment. I was previously using MAMP (not MAMP Pro) and manually creating sites, editing the hosts file, adding vhosts to the MAMP config files, etc. Here's the method I'm using to migrate my sites.
Developing Locally with WordPress: wp-config.php Tip
I've been using MAMP to develop WordPress sites on my local machine for years, but I continually refine my wp-config.php boilerplate file. Here's the current iteration of how I handle the DB settings for local versus remote connections.
Manually Changing WordPress Database Table Prefixes
Today it came to my attention that my wife's site's hosting was running a very old version of PHP, so I thought it was time to update it. It's hosted at Webfaction, which I really like, but I didn't see an easy way to update PHP from their control panel. So, I decided it would be fairly easy …