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What is "An Unexpected HTTP Error occurred during the API request?"

  1. I installed wordpress through MAMP. I have a username as admin and a password; all was working fine until i tried to acces the themes under the appearance tab.
    i get this error:

    An Unexpected HTTP Error occurred during the API request
    I need help resolving this error

    I went ahead and registered normaly through the site using bridalgraphics (the name of my blog) . Eventually, How can i merge the locally hosted site into the blog url?
    Blog url:

  2. Unfortunately, we really can't help with self-hosted blogs, though my guess would be that your local server is not actually establishing public connections.

    clear up any confusion, and are two different entities. has complete support and documentation sites for self-hosted/installed versions of WordPress via their Codex and Support Forums.

    As for moving over here, you can transfer your contents to your blog following this guide:

  3. got it! how flexible is in terms of creating a customized page? Im really not into the themes im seeing and would like to build my own site...

  4. It's pretty flexible. You can change most visual aspects of your blog with a Custom Design upgrade, but you can't modify the theme template files.

  5. i see, that precisely what i intended to do using dreamweaver....can i create a website in dremweaver and then integrate it somehow with to take advantage of the blog? ...btw Thanks for the prompt help!

  6. Unfortunately, no. is a blogging service, not a traditional hosting provider, so you can't upload standard website pages.

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