Learn to install and configure WordPress locally on Windows with WampServer 3, the open-source software stack that sets the stage for more serious WordPress development.
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- [Morten] Hello and welcome to Installing and Running WordPress: WAMP. I'm Morten Rand-Hendriksen, Senior WordPress instructor and I'm geared up and ready to show you how to, well, install and run WordPress on your Windows computer with an application called WAMP. To start off, I'll explain what WAMP is and why you want to install WordPress on your computer using WAMP server in the first place. Next, we'll break down the actual set-up process step by step and I'll show you how to do advanced things like create custom domain names for your local sites with VirtualHost.
And finally, I'll give you a quick run-through of the advanced features offered by WAMP as well as some troubleshooting tips for when things don't work as expected. Having WordPress running on your Windows computer through WAMP gives you a safe and accessible environment to learn and experiment with the application and build your own themes and plug-ins. I'm here to show you how to get it right, so let's get crackin' with installing and running WordPress WAMP.
- What is WampServer?
- Installing and configuring WampServer and WordPress
- Setting up multiple sites and custom domains
- Troubleshooting your setup