Skill Level Beginner
- [Morten] Hi, I'm Morten Rand-Hendriksen, and I'm here to show you how to install and run WordPress on your Mac, using MAMP and MAMP PRO. In this installation of the installing and running WordPress series, I'll show you how to set up everyone's favorite web publishing application on your local computer using both MAMP and MAMP PRO. To start off, I'll give you a brief explanation of what MAMP is, how it works and why you want to use it. Then, we'll install the free version of MAMP, and set up and run WordPress using that application. And finally, we'll dedicate an entire chapter to looking at the for pay MAMP PRO, how to set it up, how it works, how to get the most out of it, and why the upgrade is worth the money.
Installing and running WordPress on your local computer is essential, whether you are learning how to use WordPress or you want to develop themes or plugins. MAMP and MAMP PRO make this process easy, and I'm here to show you how to do it right. So, let's get cracking with installing and running WordPress: MAMP.