How To install Wordpress

Download Wordpress and setup document root

Download Wordpress here . After downloading, the resulting zip file should be in your ~/Downloads folder. Unzip this Wordpress.zip file. You should now see a ~/Downloads/Wordpress folder. Move the contents of this folder to /Applications/MAMP/htdocs.

Create database

Click on Open Start Page, then on the phpMyAdmin link. Create a database in phpMyAdmin and call it “wordpress”.

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Run Wordpress installation

Go to Open Start Page, click on “MyWebsite” on the top menu bar, you should now see the Wordpress installation process begin.

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The following fields are the default for the MAMP PRO MySQL installation, username: “root”, password: “root”, database host: “localhost”

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Finish the Wordpress installation process.

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