Development environment requirements


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Development environment requirements

Because WordPress is an application that relies on PHP and MySQL, you'll need to setup a local development environment to work with it. While going through all of the steps to create such development environment is beyond the scope of this course, I am going to lay out the requirements and give you some pointers, including one to a freely available lynda.com course. For WordPress to run, you'll need the following setup, whether on your hosted site or on your local system. You'll need a web server, like Apache or Microsoft's Internet Information Server, known as IIS.

You'll also need a PHP server with a version of 5.2.4 or higher. Finally, you'll need a MySQL server, version 5.0 or higher. That will cover you if you're using any of the more recent WordPress versions 3.2 and up. If you're working on a legacy site that uses WordPress 3.1, you can use a PHP server version, 4.3 or higher, and a MySQL server version, 4.1.2 or higher.

You'll still need a web s...

Development environment requirements
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