WordPress Beginner Tutorial #5: How to Install WordPress on Your Computer

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In this video, we take a look at installing WordPress on your own machine. There are quite a few reasons for doing this including speed, ease-of-use, low-cost and security. Plus, you don’t need an internet connection so you can work offline.

We recommend Desktop Server which is available at and designed specifically for WordPress.

We also recommend MAMP:

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In this video, Topher shows how to install a WordPress site using Desktop Server. You’ll also see how to remove a site when you no longer need it.

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