How to Install a WordPress Sandbox on a PC

A few people at WordCamp Detroit were asking how to set up a WordPress sandbox. Here’s a few resources for PC and Mac users. Linux users most likely have this already figured out.

The WordPress.org Codex has a detailed guide that includes a walk-through of installing XAMPP on Microsoft Windows®:
http://codex.wordpress.org/Test_Driving_WordPress

Mac OSX users can check out Installing WordPress Locally on Your Mac With MAMP, another guide from the Codex.

WAMP is an alternative to XAMPP for PC users, here’s a well written guide for that: Install a WordPress sandbox on a PC

10. October 2010 by joshfeck
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