How to Install WordPress on a Local Server

This video comes from leachim6 and shows one way of installing WordPress on a local server. You may be asking why you would want to do that. There are several reasons for installing locally instead of on a live server.

  • Modifying the theme your using without anyone who may be visiting your site seeing an unfinished blog
  • Designing themes
  • Testing plugins
  • You don’t need to use your FTP program to constantly upload files

This tutorial focuses on XAMPP.

What is your favorite application for developing locally?

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