Hello viewers, Today we will learn about WordPress, Do you ever thought to create a website but your mind told you that I don’t have any technical knowledge so how I would be able to create a website. No worries, WordPress is open-source software and a content management system, a person with no technical background can easily create a simple and stunning website by following certain steps.
Do You know nearly 75 million sites in the world that use WordPress according to the WordCamp site report.
WordPress was started back in 2003 as a blogging platform soon it was converted to the content management system.
WordPress is written in PHP language.
How to install WordPress on your Computer
If you have:-
Window – you can use Wamp, Xampp.
Mac – you can use Mamp
Linux– you can use a lamp
2>Wordpress files:- you can have WordPress files from their official website WordPress.
Steps to follow
1>Go to their official website WordPress download the required files
2> Go to google, search for local server for mac ( Search local server based on your system compatibility).
I am using mac system so I am using mamp , you can download mamp from there official website Mamp.
After downloading both files.
3> Open the Mamp file, and install it.
4> After installing Mamp , open mamp application
5> After that Go to the mac finder, click on applications and there you have to click on the mamp folder.
6> After that click on the htdocs , place the WordPress folder which you have downloaded, and unzip it.
7> Then go any browser .
8> Click on the let’s go
9> you have to fill up details and for a database name to have first create database from http://localhost:8888/phpmyadmin/
10>After clicking on create button again go back to the WordPress installation page click on the submit button follow the steps and install WordPress.
Finally, you will see a WordPress dashboard.
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