How to Install WordPress with MAMP?

Today we are going to install WordPress locally on your Mac with MAMP’

WordPress with MAMP


MAMP Download(Download free version)

WordPress Download (Fully Free)

MAMP includes phpmyadmin, PHP, Apache.

Step One: Download and Install MAMP

Step Two: Launch MAMP (Not MAMP Pro)

Step Three: Click start servers and click open start page

Now you would see your phpmyadmin username and password

By default the username is is root and password root

You don’t really do not need to change your password because no can hack your MySQL because it is local and the ports are not forwarded to your modem

Step Four: Click phpmyadmin located on the top navigation bar.

And then click databases

Now in the create database section just enter the name and click create.

Step Five: now download WordPress then extract and open WordPress folder then copy the contents in the WordPress folder and paste them to


Step Five: Know in your web browser of your choice type or http://localhost/

Know you should see this message:

There doesn’t seem to be a wp-config.php file. I need this before we can get started.

Need more help? We got it.

You can create a wp-config.php file through a web interface, but this doesn’t work for all server setups. The safest way is to manually create the file.

There should be create a configuration file click on that

Then click lets go

Step Six: Enter your server info info

Database Name: Enter The name of the database that you created earlier in step five

Username: root

Password: root

Database Host: localhost

Table Prefix: wp_

Then Click Submit

Now you should get message Like this

All right, sparky! You’ve made it through this part of the installation. WordPress can now communicate with your database. If you are ready, time now to…

Click Run Install

Step Six: Now enter

  • Subtitle
  • Username
  • Password
  • And email

Now your finished Installing:)

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