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?