Everyone who uses WordPress should learn how to install WAMP and MAMP. These are free programs that allow you to install and modify WordPress on your own local computer. Basically, they run the backend stuff that is required to run WordPress. The three programs that these run are Apache, MySQL and PHP. Mac and PC’s do not run these and WordPress require them, so installing these is critical.
Once you have installed these programs, you start them up first. Then, you access these local site via your browser just like you would online via on an online install. Once you get you site up and running, you can use one of the many different plugins to migrate it locally to your online server.
Here is a quick tutorial on how to install WAMP for PC’s
Here is a quick tutorial on how to set up MAMP (Mac)
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