Create a new host

To create a new host press the “+” button at the bottom left corner of the Hosts table.

MAMP PRO - Create a new host

The first time you click on the “+” button, you will see a message telling you that the SSL environment must be set up first. Confirm this dialog box by clicking the “OK” button.

MAMP PRO - The SSL environment needs to be set-up!

Afterwards you may have to enter the password of your macOS account.

MAMP PRO - The SSL environment needs to be set-up! - Enter password

MAMP PRO offers you several types of hosts, which you can create. For the sake of clarity we have divided these into two categories: Basic & Advanced

Basic

MAMP PRO - Create a new host - Basic

  • Empty
    An “Empty” host has a simple dummy page pre-installed.

  • WordPress
    A “WordPress” host has a WordPresspre-installed, including its database.

Advanced

MAMP PRO - Create a new host - Advanced

  • Custom
    A “Custom” host allows you to have a database and/or files added to a new host.

  • Blueprint
    A “Blueprint” host is a clone of a host in the “Blueprint” group.

  • Cloud
    Automatically import the data from the cloud after the host is created.

  • Import
    Use this host type to automatically import a remote site.

  • Migration
    This type creates a host to be used as a source/destination in a migration.