WordPress Tutorial

An introduction to WordPress – open source software that runs over 30% of the internet 🙂

Getting Started

This tutorial will allow you to create a WordPress site from scratch on your local machine. You can use this to learn how to use the platform, design your website and test without paying anything or risking pesky hackers. If you want to make it live, you will need to publish it to a hosting server!

Our first step is to download and install a program that will allow us to create a local installation of WordPress on our computer. Follow the relevant link below to install the appropriate open source software package and create your first WordPress installation.

For PC:

Install XAMPP For Windows

For Mac:

Install MAMP For Mac

Follow the instructions to install WordPress on your localhost. If you run into problems, speak to one of the mentors!