Learn WAMP and Installing WordPress and Joomla

Learn WAMP and Installing WordPress and Joomla

Learn how to install Wamp a local hosting solution for running php scripts and opensource CMS systems easily

Learn WAMP and Installing WordPress and Joomla

Learn how to install Wamp a local hosting solution for running php scripts and opensource CMS systems easily

Hope you enjoy this course: Learn WAMP and Installing WordPress and Joomla

Course Key Points

Lets have a quick look at some of what we will cover during this course!

  • Connector.

    Finding the downloads

    Download service packs if you need them

  • Connector.

    Download WAMP Server

    Download and installation of Wamp

  • Connector.

    Required Service Packs

    Install Service packs for Wamp to run

  • Connector.

    Database and PHP Admin

    Set up databases from Wamp and using PHPAdmin

  • Connector.

    Install Joomla and WordPress

    Setup and install both WordPress and Joomla

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    Documents Sheets for troubleshooting

    Document sheets for trouble shooting

At the end of this course you will be familar with Wamp and be able to set up your own system as easy as 1, 2, 3!

Who’s it for?

  • This course is suitable for all user levels
SECTION 1: In this section of the course we will look at installing wamp and two CMS’s

Set up files for Wamp
IMPORTANT READ THIS: In this video we will look at your hosting companies settings, more importantly its naming conventions if any!, we will have a look at Control X a standard interface for controlling your domain and website. If you do not have this you will need to ask your hosting company for details about the naming prefixes used if any!!!!.For this course we are putting our local site onto an apache server running control X, control X allows you to easily manage your domain and access emails, sql databases and also access PHPAdmin this is especially important for when we import out databases into the live site!. All questions re the Control X panel should be asked of your Domain Registrar – Remember to upload a site you must have webspace!!! with them.

Having the correct packages

  • If you have problems installing Wamp it probably because you do not have the additional service packs, lets look at installing those now. If you have other problems please refer to the download help sheet.
  • Wamp Installation
  • In this video we will look at installing Wamp onto our machine.

First Run of Wamp

  • Now installation is completed we will run Wamp and check everything is working as expected.

SECTION 2: Installing CMS systems into Wamp – WordPress and Joomla

  • WORDPRESS INSTALL
    Now we have our brand new Wamp server set up lets load in the first CMS WordPress
  • FINISHING OUR WORDPRESS INSTALL
    Now we have set up the CMS system within Wamp lets now finish the install.
  • INSTALLING JOOMLA
    Moving straight on lets install another CMS this time Joomla, follow along closely there are a few hiccups to come.
    Make sure you take a look at the Joomla download PDF if you still have problems installing, there are some helpfull advice!

SECTION 3: Uploading our site to a live server, getting it on the web

  • Exporting our database from Wamp
    in this lesson we will export out databases from wamp, both the joomla and WordPress data.
  • Preparing for Install
    Before we move on lets have a tidy up!
  • Connecting via FTP to the server
    In this lesson we will upload both sites from the www folder within Wamp
  • Setup and Importing into our databases
    We will now import our data into our live site database, which we will create
  • Lets install Joomla onto our server
    Let get our Joomla site live, follow these easy to follow steps to do just that!
  • Setup our Word Press site
    Well this is the last lesson from this series, so lets finish by making our Word Press site live!

Learn WAMP and Installing WordPress and Joomla

If you want to create your own website and need to know how to install Joomla and WordPress for local development then this is the course for you!

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