Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Uninstalling WAMP, part of Installing and Running WordPress: WAMP (2013).
There are many reasons why you may want to uninstall WAMP.…It could be because it's not working or because you're not using it or a myriad of other reasons.…If you plan to uninstall WAMP but you want to keep the option open to use WordPress under…WAMP again later without having to reconfigure or repopulate the site, follow the following procedure.…That way you get WAMP off your computer without losing all your work in the process.…Before we do this, it's important to understand how WordPress works.…
As you have seen, WordPress consists of a series of files and folders, that's the application,…and then in addition we have a database that contains all the content.…When we want to uninstall WAMP, we first have to make a backup of the content within WordPress,…that is the content we want to save, and we also want to make a backup of the database…so that we can reinitialize the database later.…The first thing we are going to do is make a backup of my WordPress content.…So, I'll open a new explorer window, go to Documents, create a new folder, call it WPbackup,…
Installing WordPress on your computer gives you a perfect testing ground for experimentation, theme development, plug-in testing, and website development. This course is designed for Windows users who want to install and configure WordPress locally on a PC with WAMP, the open-source server/database/scripting language combo that sets the stage for more serious WordPress development. Author Morten Rand-Hendriksen covers the configuration options and usage scenarios to get you started working in WordPress quickly.
- What is WAMP?
- Downloading WAMP and WordPress
- Installing WAMP
- Setting up WordPress as a Windows library
- Troubleshooting your setup