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WordPress is a free and open-source content management system based on PHP and MySQL. More information about Wordpress can be found here. You can find more information about your Wordpress installation in the Wordpress documentation.


  • Name of the blog:
    The name of your blog.

  • Email address:
    Your email address.
  • Directory:
    The installation directory. If it is left blank the Wordpress files will be copied directly to the document root folder.
  • Table prefix:
    Set the name of your database schema prefix. Wordpress offers the ability to manage multiple websites using a single database schema.

  • Database name:
    Set the name of your database schema which will be added to your local database.
    After installation you can view this database for this instance of WordPress using phpMyAdmin, Sequel Pro, or MySQLWorkbench.

  • Username:
    The WordPress admin’s username.
  • Password:
    The WordPress admin’s default password.


After your WordPress extra is installed you will see two links to your site. The MAMP button will open your Extra’s homepage. The MAMP button will open the admin page of your WordPress site. Your admin page is in /wp-login.php in your document root. Your database name is indicated to the right of the MAMP icon, your database table prefix is in parenthesis.



Your Wordpress Extra is configured in the wp-config.php file in the document root folder.


Installing wordPress with Extras and Manually

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