How to Install WordPress Locally on a Mac With MAMP


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Installing WordPress

The set up and installation of WordPress under MAMP is a bit of a chicken and egg situation. You can install MAMP first and then WordPress or vice-versa. Regardless, you have to do a bit of jumping back and forth to make it all work. In this course I'll install WordPress first and then MAMP, but as you'll see when we get going, this sequence is entirely up to you. You may find that installing MAMP first and then WordPress works better for you. To be honest, it makes very little difference.

I have already downloaded WordPress onto my computer. It sits here under a zip folder, and now I need to install WordPress into a folder so that MAMP can work with it and so that I can access WordPress files. The first thing I'll do is unpack WordPress into my Downloads folder. Now it sits here. The next thing I need to do is create a location for WordPress. So I'm going to open a New Finder Window, and I'll go to My Documents and create a New Folder.

I'll call it Sites, and under here I&#...

Installing WordPress
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Installing WordPress provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Morten Rand-Hendriksen as part of the Installing and Running WordPress: MAMP (2013)

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