Installing WordPress – Lucid Nerd Tutorial

How to install WordPress on Windows or Mac OSX. In this Lucid Nerd tutorial I will cover how to download and install WordPress on your computer in WAMP ( Windows, Apache, MySQL and PHP ) or MAMP( Mac, Apache, MySQL and PHP ) for local web development. I will show you how to make a database to hold WordPress and how to correctly edit the WordPress wp-config file so your installation of WordPress will run smoothly.  If you do not have an AMP Stack( Apache, MySQL and PHP ) installed on your computer you can use one of the links below to install WAMP for Windows or MAMP for Mac.

Installing WAMP Tutorial
Installing MAMP Tutorial

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Setting up MySQL on the command line in MAMP – Lucid Nerd Tutorial

In this Lucid Nerd video I will cover how to set up the MySQL database server that was included with MAMP on the command line in Mac OSX.

Installing MAMP On Mac OSX Part 2 – Lucid Nerd Tutorial

Installing MAMP On Mac OSX Part 2. This Lucid Nerd beginner tutorial will cover changing the default Apache port, changing where Apache looks for files, some basic troubleshooting, how to set up MySQL on the command line and how to change the default MySQL password.

Changing the MySQL password in MAMP – Lucid Nerd Tutorial

In this Lucid Nerd beginner tutorial, I will cover how to change MAMP’s default MySQL password from root to a password of your choice in Mac OSX.

Installing MAMP On Mac OSX Part 1 – Lucid Nerd Tutorial

This beginner tutorial will explain step by step how to install MAMP (Mac, Apache, MySQL and PHP) Server on Mac OSX. This Lucid Nerd tutorial covers the installation and the default set up of MAMP, including a run through of your first PHP script to help you find your way around. To change the default configuration and some basic trouble shooting please watch part 2 of this tutorial.

Watch part 2 of this tutorial: