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Setting up WordPress and MAMP on a Mac

So we have our HTML and CSS template done and we're ready to start moving that into a WordPress theme. In order to do that we need a WordPress environment to work in. We could work live. We could use the client's domain name or we could use a subdomain of the client's domain name, something like that. That's absolutely fine. You can work that way. I like to work locally. In order to do that we are going to use a tool on the Mac, I am in the Mac environment, called MAMP. MAMP is a little software program you can run.

It's an acronym really. It stands for Mac, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. There is a pro version of it which has some cool features, but you don't need that for this. You can use the free version. You can download it from here. I already have it downloaded and then installed, and it's here in my dock. I am going to click to open it. As I do that it's going to pop open a Safari window, which is kind of proof between this and here in the main MAMP window with th...

Setting up WordPress and MAMP on a Mac
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Setting up WordPress and MAMP on a Mac provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Chris Coyier as part of the WordPress 3: Creating and Editing Custom Themes

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