How to Install a WordPress Staging Site on a USB Drive with BackupBuddy
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How to Install a WordPress Staging Site on a USB Drive with BackupBuddy


The modern day freelancer tends to be more mobile in their work life. Wherever a computer resides or a laptop enables you to go… there a work environment can exist. With the latest 6.0 release of iThemes’ BackupBuddy all freelancers can rejoice with the exciting new Deployment feature.

In this tutorial, we will be showing how any freelancer can install a mobile WordPress staging site on a USB drive to further expand the mobile office of a freelancer.

Getting Started: Installing XAMPP

In order to accomplish this tutorial we are going to install XAMPP lite to a USB drive which will then enable us to install WordPress. XAMPP is a custom built software package that includes a web server (Apache), a database (MySQL), and PHP with phpMyAdmin.