How to quickly install WordPress Locally using ServerPress

June 20th, 2014

We all know that we can install WordPress on our personal computer for learning or testing purposes. There are quite a lot of popular methods, through which you can setup the local server environment and install WordPress on it. Unfortunately most of these methods are very lengthy and enough to deter you from completing all the steps. Fortunately we found a way to quickly and most importantly, easily install WordPress Locally, using ServerPress.

Now ServerPress is a local server application that is built specifically for developing WordPress, bbPress and BuddyPress websites. It comes with the feature that allows you to install WordPress quicker than any of the conventional methods. It is available for Windows and OSX. You can Grab the installer here, and follow the below instructions.

[Note: You need to install Apache and MySQL in the computer for this application to work]

1] To create a new WordPress project, select Create a new development website.

2] Give a site name, and select the WordPress version you would like to install. In the Site Root section, you will know where the files of your website will be saved, which can also be changed.

3] After you click next, ServerPress will automatically setup everything for you. In the end you just have to create an Admin user for your site.

That’s it. With just three easy steps you have your WordPress site working off your computer, ready for all your experiments. If you want to avoid all the messy ways to setups WordPress on your local drive then this is definitely the way to go.

Do drop a comment below to let us know your experience with this software.

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