How to install Wordpress in Mac OS
How to install wordpress in mac os

When I started working with WordPress the largest blogging platform all over the world, I struggle with how I can install WordPress in my Mac operating system? I use XAMPP as my local server. So today I will show you how you can install WordPress in your local host at the Mac OS platform.

First, you must have to install the xampp in your Mac. In this article, I will not show you how you can install xampp in your Mac. Then download the latest version of WordPress from their website

How to install WordPress in Mac OS
How to install WordPress in Mac OS

Now we have to start our apache server and MySQL database. Click on the launchpad.

How to install WordPress in Mac OS
How to install WordPress in Mac OS

From your application’s find out the Xampp and click on it

How to install WordPress in Mac OS
How to install WordPress in Mac OS

Click on the manager osx

How to install WordPress in Mac OS
How to install WordPress in Mac OS

Provide the password.

How to install WordPress in Mac OS
How to install WordPress in Mac OS

Click on manage servers

How to install WordPress in Mac OS
How to install WordPress in Mac OS

Now select the apache then start it, the same procedure for MySQL Database also

How to install WordPress in Mac OS
How to install WordPress in Mac OS

Now go to your application folder. Browse the htdocs folder.

How to install WordPress in Mac OS
How to install WordPress in Mac OS

In the folder create a new folder and rename it as your wish

How to install WordPress in Mac OS
How to install WordPress in Mac OS

Then inside this folder paste the downloaded WordPress.

How to install WordPress in Mac OS
How to install WordPress in Mac OS

Now extract the file.

How to install WordPress in Mac OS
How to install WordPress in Mac OS

Delete the zipped file and bring the all files to the root folder

Now go to your browser, type localhost/ phpmyadmin

How to install WordPress in Mac OS
How to install WordPress in Mac OS

Click on Database

How to install WordPress in Mac OS
How to install WordPress in Mac OS

Under the Create Database option, you will see a box naming Database name. Click into the box and type your database name. Here I am giving the name uninstall. Click on create and it will automatically create the database naming wp install.

How to install WordPress in Mac OS
How to install WordPress in Mac OS

Now take a new tab in your browser and type localhost. A window like this

How to install WordPress in Mac OS
How to install WordPress in Mac OS

You will see the folder we created first and paste the WordPress files is red marked. Click on it.

A window like this you will see. Click on Let’s go!

How to install WordPress in Mac OS
How to install WordPress in Mac OS

Here you have to fill the all boxes with the correct value. In the database name give the database you created, Here I created the database wp install, the username for your xampp is the root, no password for the user root, The database host will be localhost, and the Table, as I did on the image

How to install WordPress in Mac OS
How to install WordPress in Mac OS

Now click on submit

How to install WordPress in Mac OS
How to install WordPress in Mac OS

Now open your preferred text editor, Here I am opening sublime text.

How to install WordPress in Mac OS
How to install WordPress in Mac OS

Go back to the browser. Copy the texts that is already marked by the WordPress. Follow the red-bordered.

How to install WordPress in Mac OS
How to install WordPress in Mac OS

Now paste it to your text editor.

How to install WordPress in Mac OS
How to install WordPress in Mac OS

Save the file with the exact name wp-config.php to the htdocs’s your exact folder. After saving the file click on Run the installation

How to install WordPress in Mac OS
How to install WordPress in Mac OS

Then fill the boxes with your exact details. After completing the text filling press Install WordPress button.

How to install WordPress in Mac OS
How to install WordPress in Mac OS

You are all done. Now enjoy the world of WordPress

How to install WordPress in Mac OS
How to install WordPress in Mac OS

 

I am Md Maruf Siddique. Chief Software Engineer of Infonex Software International Limited  Editor of Bayannonews.com I hope my article benefited you. Share this article with others. Thanks.
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