How To Install WordPress Locally: A Step-By-Step Guide
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How To Install WordPress Locally: A Step-By-Step Guide


Earlier, we covered how to install WordPress manually on your host’s server.

In today’s post, we are going to show you how to install WordPress locally, on your computer using WAMP.

Having a local install of WordPress on your computer can be handy when you want to test a theme before activating it on your live website, or for testing out a particular plugin before activating it.

It’s also a nice way to see how certain changes would look on a theme before actually making those changes on your live website.

Before you install WordPress on your computer you will need two things:

A server to install the WordPress – in this case, WAMP
A copy of WordPress