Jan 16

wordpress

This is an advanced topic for people wanting to host a wordpress site on their own mac.

It can get very monotonous trying to develop a wordpress website live. You can download MAMP but it’s quite a process to setup. There’s an all in one wordpress installation by Bitnami which I just used under Mavericks and it’s great. It installs Apache, MYSQL, phpMyAdmin and all you need to run wordpress.

You can download it here:

bitnami

 

Run it and you’ll see a screen like this:

Screen Shot 2014-01-17 at 5.16.40 pm

 

Click ‘visit application’ to go to the webpage in Safari!

(It will be this address: http://localhost:8081/wordpress/)

Just a note, the auto install version from the App Store did not work for me. I think because my hard disk name has a space in it. The download the installer as a dmg file worked wonderfully.

 

 

 

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