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How to install WordPress in Localhost [Xampp – Step by Step Guide]

Do you want to test your WordPress website before going live? Then we will guide you on How to install a WordPress website offline in Localhost in Server like Xampp or Wamp! Before doing that we need that software to be downloaded to our PC.

Hope you have seen the beta version. Similarly, we will create a testing version but locally so that our site has minimum downtime. If we upload a website that is still under construction then we may lose your users because of less information or a bad website structure. To keep such a situation away we will install our WordPress website in our localhost before going live with a custom domain and live hosting!

Now there are various options you can choose. If you are using Mac OS you can go for Mamp. Those who are using Windows Machine can go for Wamp. But the hybrid one Xamp which both Mac and Windows can use. But still we will show for MAC OS [Wamp], and Xamp [Will Cover both Windows and Mac OS]

How to install Mamp server in our Mac OS System?

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Let guide you step by step on “How to intall Mamp server in your local MAC OS Machine

# Step 1 – Download Mamp Local Server Software

We will now download the Mamp Server. Why we are downloading Mamp Server for WordPress Installation? If your question arises then you are right we will clear your fishy mind. If you want to install WordPress on our Local Machine. Then you need something which can support both PHP and Mysql [PHP My Admin]. So this magic can be done by Mamp as it supports both Php and Mysql databases!

Now you need to download the Mamp from Here

After a successful download, you need to follow some easy installation processes. Click on Download from the website itself. After succesfull download. Click on the “Continue” on some subsequent popups until the “Install” option comes.

step 1 mac wamp download for wordpress

You need to “Agree” that you have accepted the license. After that click on “Install

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# Step 2 – Now try to Run Mamp Server

After succesfull installation. You are ready to run the Mamp Server on your local machine. Click on the Mamp Server Icon and Click on “Start Servers

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