Let’s get started. You just have to follow below simple steps and you should be good to go.
Apache Server and
MySQL in order to run WordPress locally.
Download MAMP and double click on binary to
Open MAMP. You may also see
MAMP Pro as a part of install. We are going to use
MAMP Free version.
Apache Port to 80 and
MySQL Port to 3306 as per below snapshot.
Document Root as per your need. Mainly under
OK and click on
Start Servers. Provide administrator
password as we are going to start server on
port 80. You should see both green icons as shown in below diagram.
This page by default opens in default browser:
http://localhost/MAMP/. Keep that page open and move to next step. We will come back again on that page.
Now Download WordPress.
wordpress.zip, change name to
crunchify and copy folder under Document Root, i.e.
Now go to your browser page
http://localhost/MAMP/ again. Click on
Create new DB called
crunchify_db and click on
Point your browser to
http://localhost/crunchify to install WordPress locally. Provide all appropriate information as mentioned below.
Now check your browser again pointing
http://localhost/crunchify and you should be all set.
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