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WordPress Plugin Development Cookbook by Yannick Lefebvre

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Downloading and configuring a local WordPress installation

The next component of our local development environment is to install WordPress on your local web server to run a fully working website and have all of its files hosted locally.

WordPress has always prided itself with its easy five-minute installation process. Installing it on a local web server is even easier and quicker than it would be on a live remote server. This recipe covers the creation of a MySQL database to store all data related to our new WordPress installation and the actual setup process.

Getting ready

This recipe assumes that you have a local web server installed on your computer. This web server can be a fresh install performed using the previous recipe or can be from a previous ...

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