Settings > Hosts > General > Extras > WordPress

MAMP PRO offers you the simple possibility to install a current WordPress directly from the app for a host.

WordPress is a free and open-source content management system based on PHP and MySQL. More information about WordPress can be found here. You can find more information about your WordPress installation in the WordPress documentation.

MAMP PRO - Extra - WordPress

  1. On this screen you will enter all information required for the installation of WordPress.

    • Name of the blog:
      Enter the name of your blog or website here.

    • E-mail address:
      Enter your e-mail address here. Please make sure that it is a valid e-mail address.

    • Directory:
      Enter the directory where WordPress should be installed. If you leave this field empty, WordPress will be installed directly into the document root of your host.
    • Table prefix:
      Specify an table prefix here (for the tables in the MySQL database). WordPress offers the ability to manage multiple websites using a single database. The data for the table prefix has already been pre-filled and you can leave it as it is.

    • Database name:
      Enter the name of the database here. This can be a new database or an already existing database. The value for the database name has already been pre-filled and you can leave it as it is.

    • User name:
      Enter the user name of your WordPress user here. This user is a WordPress administrator.
    • Password:
      Enter the password of your WordPress user here. This user is a WordPress administrator.
  2. After you have entered all fields, click on the “Install” button in the bottom right corner.

  3. Now the required files will be downloaded from our server and the installation of WordPress will be performed. This process may take a few seconds. Please be patient.

  4. The servers must then be restarted. Confirm this by clicking the “Yes” button in the corresponding dialogue box.

    MAMP PRO - Extra - WordPress - Restart servers

  5. To open your new WordPress site in your default browser, click on the “Open” button to the right of the host name field.

    MAMP PRO - Extra - WordPress - Open WordPress site

  6. Your new WordPress site now looks like the following screenshot.

    MAMP PRO - Extra - WordPress - Done