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Installing WordPress on your computer gives you a perfect testing ground for experimentation, theme development, plugin testing, and website development. This course is designed for developers and users who want to install and configure WordPress locally with BitNami, the multiplatform, open-source server/database/scripting language and WordPress combo that sets the stage for more serious WordPress development. Author Morten Rand-Hendriksen covers the configuration options and usage scenarios to get you started working in WordPress quickly, whether you're on a Mac or Windows PC.
Running WordPress in another way? Check out the other courses in this series.
(music playing) Hi! I am Morten Rand-Heindriksen and welcome to Installing and Running WordPress: BitNami. In this course I'll show you how to install WordPress on your Windows computer or on your Mac so you can experiment with, and development contact for, WordPress without having to rely on an external web host or an Internet connection. I'll start by showing you where to get BitNami and how to install it on your computer, we'll look at how to work with WordPress when it's running under BitNami, and finally, I'll show you how to uninstall BitNami without losing your content in the process.
Having WordPress installed locally on your computer, whether it be a Windows computer or a Mac, makes a huge difference when you want to experiment with, or develop content for, WordPress. So, let's get cracking with Installing and Running WordPress: BitNami.
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