Want to know how to install WordPress locally or do you want to know how to install WordPress on MAMP. lets start to learn how will wordpress local install.
Install WordPress on MAMP.
Step 1: First of all download MAMP if you don’t have in your Mac and then install it. The installation process is easy as like other apps.
Step 2: Open MAMP and click to Launch MAMP button.
Step 3: Now Click to the Start Servers button for start MAMP Server.
Step 4: Click to Open WebStart Page. It will open the MAMP start page where you will get the whole MAMP’s options.
Step 5: Now as you might know that wordpress needs MySQL Database to install it so we have to create the database through phpMyAdmin.
Steps to Create Database on MAMP.
- Click to Tools option which is located in the Menu bar.
- Click to phpMyAdmin option.
- Click to Database Options witch you wil get top of the screen first menu.
- Now you will get the field where is labeled Create database, Type the name below of its text box and then just click to Create option button.
Step 6: Open your downloaded WordPress zip file and extract it and copy the whole file, if you downloaded it or else download wordpress here.
Step 7: Go to the MAMP folder , Application > MAMP > htdocs and create folder and give the name whatever you want for eg. mywp and paste the copied file in it.
Step 8: Open your browser and type localhost:8888/folder-name/ and hit enter.
Note: In the place of “folder-name” type your folder name what you have given. for eg. my folder name is mywp then I have to type like this localhost:8888/mywp/ .
Step 9: After entering the folder name you will get the language selection screen, Here you have to select language in which language you want your WordPress you will manage. After select click to Continue button then click to Let’s go button.
Step 10: Now you will get the following screen. It is the main screen which do configure your wordpress database.
WordPress Database Connection Details Entering.
Database Name : Type your Database name which in name you have created before in phpMyAdmin panel.
User Name: In this field you just have to type root . Password: Here is also you have to type only root .
Now leave the other options as like as it is. Click to Submit button. Step 11: Now click to Run Install button.
Step 12: Now type here some information as like I did it on the following screen.
Type wordpress installation site information.
Site Title : Type your site title what you want to give it. For eg. IplusT | Information Technology what I did write it.
Username: Type here username what you want. I typed admin over there but when I do install wordpress on online server, I do give it different to secure my login. ( for eg. hunk1k4 ).
Password: Give whatever password you want for login.
Your E-Mail: Type here your any email id. Click to Install WordPress button.
Step 12: Now it will show you success screen that is giving you message that your WordPress has been installed. Just click to Login button and and type the username and password what you did give it. for eg. my username: admin and password: admin.
Its done! you learned to installing WordPress with MAMP.
Leave comment if you have any issue or any query.