Install WordPress On Windows 7?

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Can I install WordPress on my computer?

WordPress is not a program that you normally install on your computer, it is installed on the server of your web hosting company.

But, if you have a live website and need a safe area where you can work and play during a LearnWP WordPress workshop you can run WordPress locally on your laptop.

How do I download and install WordPress?

How to Install WordPress Manually

  • Step 1: Download WordPress. Download the WordPress package to your local computer from http://wordpress.org/download/.
  • Step 2: Upload WordPress to Hosting Account.
  • Step 3: Create MySQL Database and User.
  • Step 4: Configure wp-config.
  • Step 5: Run the Installation.
  • Step 6: Complete the Installation.

How do I install WordPress locally?

Follow the following steps without skipping any of them to install WordPress on your computer successfully.

  1. Download a Local Server Software.
  2. Install MAMP Server.
  3. Run MAMP on Your Computer.
  4. Create a Database.
  5. Download WordPress.
  6. Put WordPress in MAMP’s htdocs.
  7. Install WordPress on Localhost.

How do I download WordPress locally?

Here are the simplified steps on how to install WordPress on a local computer:

  • Install a local server (Mac: MAMP, PC:XAMPP or WAMP).
  • Create a new database.
  • Download WordPress from wordpress.org and extract the files to a new folder under the htdocs folder.
  • Rename the wp-config-sample.
  • Run wp-admin/install.
  • Done!

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