This should have been easy. But, I am dorking something up.

I am trying to point FeedMe to a local file.

In Finder, the file is located under /Users/shellyar/Desktop. I also tried `file:////Users/shellyar/Desktop'. Neither worked.

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  • I had the same, but I think that this is because the plugin tries to get your file using Guzzle (with a GET request), regardless of the url being local. Didn't have the time to file an issue (yet), but maybe you can do so on github.com/verbb/feed-me/issues? – Paul Apr 12 '18 at 18:43
  • Looks like it does try to use file_get_contents first for local filesystem files. github.com/verbb/feed-me/blob/… Have you tried the absolute path? /Users/shellyar/Desktop/myfile – Brad Bell Apr 13 '18 at 4:21

This is fixed in 3.0.0-beta.10. Additionally you can use the concept of aliases in your URL for all sorts of variables:


Which would be related to your web root.

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