When writing drafts for my blog posts, I prefer to use offline blog authoring editors. First, I used Windows Live Writer, part of Windows Essential, but after it reached end of support in the 2017, I switched to forked open sourced version Open Live Writer. I also installed EasyPHP on my local machine, to publish the drafts to my local WordPress site for further processing. The problem was that the "Open Live Writer" was not letting me add a blog account. It was giving me an error message about Invalid Server Response. In this article, I will show you what I tried and what fixed the issue.
Recently, I installed an EasyPHP devserver on my local machine running Win10 to work on a WordPress theme. The WordPress site was mostly working without a problem except in a dashboard section of the site, where it was having some issues with updating. When I tried to update plugins to a newer version, the update failed, giving me, there were "no working transports found" message. Fortunately, the fix is simple and it should also apply for WAMP or if you installed the PHP separately.