WordPress is a
Yeah, you can learn with a software called MAMP, WAMP, LAMP, etc. This software allows you to create a local server on your personal computer, and the function is the same as it on the web server.
And what interesting is, you can do this even if your computer is offline. Of course, you have to connect to the internet in order to download this app before using
MAMP software is for Mac, however it also Available for Windows. WAMP is for Windows only, LAMP is for Linux and SAMP is for Solaris. All these software work the same for this purpose.
It’s also useful for a web designer and web developer as well, who working with software like e.g Adobe Dream Weaver. Before launch the final design online.
In this post, I prefer to use MAMP on macOS to demonstrate how to learn WordPress offline on your computer local server. As I
For Windows user, you can read this post on how to Learn WordPress In Windows Localhost Using WAMP Server
When you finish downloading .. we can start to work whit it! Install MAMP and click on Start Server.
Start MAMP server and create a database in phpMyAdmin
Click on the
In phpMyAdmin go to Database tab and create a new database you can name it anything you want e.g ‘blogtest’ then hit create button. See screenshot below. Click to enlarge the image.
A confirmation message that you successful
Before we do anything with WordPress we need to create a folder in Application > MAMP >
After that, go to download folder find for WordPress.zip you have download and extract it. Copy the WordPress folder and paste it inside ‘blogtest’ folder in Application > MAMP > htdocs > blogtest.
I hope you don’t get confused and still with me 😅
Okay! Go back to Safari/browser and type this address localhost/
You may need to read the welcome message and when done click on the “Let’s go!” button. It will bring you to the next page.
You will be asked for entering your database connection details. Just fill the form like example picture below. Important! name the Database Name exactly the same with the name of your database you create before.
Click submit when done, and you will ge
Set your WordPress site name (e.g Blog Test), set your user name (unique name), set password and email.
Because it’s an exercise it’s better to check the Discourage search engines from indexing this site in Search Engine Visibility option.
When you are
Log in with your User name/email address and password you have set before, and You are done!
Note! to access log in page later just type e.g localhost/blogtest/wordpress/wp-admin this address is according to this guid example so if your database name is e.g ‘myblog’ then the address should look like this: localhost/myblog/wordpress/wp-admin
Start learning to use WordPress
You now can learn how to use WordPress no matter your computer is offline or online.
You can start with learning how to Customize your WordPress site by following the instruction of WordPress welcome message in Admin Panel. Or by navigating your cursor to Appearance > Customize in the left menu.
Learn how to write a post. Create pages, adding widgets to the sidebar and see how your site look,
Basically, WordPress is easy to use and I am sure that you will learn fast how to use it. And when you know how to use it, now you can make a plan to build your own website/blog online. Here, you can read post about Recipe For Creating Successful Blog [Case Study]
For resource to build a rock solid blog you can go here.
Okay! that’s it. Happy blogging! Cheers!