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Installing WordPress on a Local Server Environment

As you might already know you need a web host to be able to install WordPress. In this tutorial however, we’ll learn how to install WordPress locally. Having a local installation of WordPress allows us to quickly test any plugin or theme without having to worry if it’ll work on your live site or not. It is also a great way of working on your theme development while you’re on the road, as you won’t be needing an Internet connection.

Before we begin installing Worpress on our computer, make sure that you already have a local web server set up.

We have created a video tutorial for you guys to follow, so you can setup a local server environment for either PC, Mac, or Linux.

Setting up a Local Server Environment for Windows

Setting up a Local Server Environment for Mac OS X

Setting up a Local Server Environment for Linux

Once you have installed a local server on your computer by following one of the tutorials above, you are now ready to install WordPress in that local server. Follow the video tutorial below:

Installing WordPress into a Local Server

Congratulations, Now you should have WordPress installed in your local server.

DronixDronix is a web junkie who likes to learn and blog everything related to the web. He currently lives in Orlando Florida where he’s attending a local college majoring in IT. You can visit his website and follow him on Twitter.

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