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  • I've set up port forwarding on both Netgear DGN2000 router and airport extreme base station.
  • I've checked with Network Utility that the port 8888 is open.
  • Yet I don't seem to be able to make the (Wordpress) site accessible externally (according to client).
  • Also, is there a good way to check this myself from home, apart from using the browser on my phone on 3G?
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Which port is MAMP listening on, and how did you forward the port on your router? Are you browsing to your public IP address or resolving a (DynDNS) hostname? –  Gerry May 28 '12 at 15:36
    
MAMP is listening on 8888 I think, and i configured the router by adding MAMP as a service and allowed set a firewall rule to allow it. I'm browsing to a static IP address not DynDNS. –  mrcottonsox May 29 '12 at 7:40
    
Can you see your site when browsing to 127.0.0.1:8888 ? –  Gerry May 29 '12 at 11:10
    
No, I can't. I am completely bewildered about how to configure - router - airport base station - host machine's network settings - MAMP - wordpress general settings. –  mrcottonsox May 29 '12 at 12:32
    
Then MAMP is not listening on port 8888. Check your config. –  Gerry May 29 '12 at 12:42
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