O'Reilly logo

Building Websites with ExpressionEngine 2 by Leonard Murphy

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Appendix A. Installing WampServer

In this appendix, you will walk through downloading, installing, and setting up WampServer. This will allow you to run ExpressionEngine on your own computer. If you already have WampServer installed (or an alternative product such as XAMPP or MAMP for Mac OS X), then you can skip these instructions.

WampServer is a free package that includes an easy-to-set up web server (Apache), database server (MySQL), and server-side scripting language (PHP), all of which are requirements of ExpressionEngine. Installing WampServer lets you experiment with ExpressionEngine on your own computer instead of a live website.

Setting up each piece of an Apache, MySQL, and PHP (AMP) environment individually can be complicated, but ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required