If you’re on a Mac or UNIX type system the following steps will work easily for you.
You can watch a Video Tutorial, or follow the steps that follow the video below?
Download WordPress Here and then open up MySQL, by typing something like mysql5 -u root -p. Then enter your password for MySQL.
Then enter the following to create the WordPress database and WordPress user.
CREATE DATABASE wordpress;
GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON wordpress.* TO “your_username“@”localhost” IDENTIFIED BY “your_password“;
Edit the WP-Config-Sample.php File
Then locate the WordPress folder you downloaded and open wp-config-sample.php in a plain text editor.
Look for the following lines of text and enter your Database Name, User Name and Password.
define(‘DB_NAME’, ‘Database Name‘);
/** MySQL database username */
define(‘DB_USER’, ‘Your Username‘);
/** MySQL database password */
define(‘DB_PASSWORD’, ‘Your Password‘);
Then go to this url and get your secret keys WordPress Secret Keys. Copy everything you find there and past it over the space provided in the wp-config-sample.php file.
Now save that file as wp-config.php.
Copy the WordPress folder to the location of you Web Server. Then go to the following location in a browser for example if you installed it on your web server in a folder called wordpress.
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