Installing WampServer

Overview WampServer is a local server package for Windows, allowing you to install and host web applications that use Apache, PHP and MySQL. This article will walk you through the steps to install WampServer on your computer. Installing WampServer 1. Downloading WampServer Download the installer file for the latest version of WampServer, and save the […]

Getting Started

This page gives you a clear guide on what you need to do in order to get started with contributing to WordPress core. Below you will find a list of items that need to be taken care of, with links leading to more specific tutorials on the individual steps. Everything described here is recommended to […]

Contribute with Code

Thank you for your interest in contributing to WordPress! This Quick Start Guide to contributing code to WordPress Core is a central hub where you can find all resources needed to take you through the process of submitting your first patch. This guide is geared toward new contributors, giving you quick access to resources and […]

Getting Started at a Contributor Day

This guide is intended to help you get started at a contributor day. It includes a schematic outline of what the group does and how to quickly get started. If you need any help, talk to the contributor day organizer, or ask your question in the #core channel in Slack. This is a work in […]

Installing via SVN

Overview This article will walk you through installing the latest WordPress development version via Subversion (SVN). What You Will Need Before Starting Create a new database in your local web server using phpMyAdmin. [MAMP] [WampServer] [XAMPP] Note: If you are using DesktopServer as your local server, you’ll need to choose the Blank (WordPress SVN) option […]

Installing from a Zip File

Overview This article will walk you through installing the latest WordPress development version from a zip file. What You Will Need Before Starting Create a new database in your local web server using phpMyAdmin. [MAMP] [WampServer] [XAMPP] Note: If you are using DesktopServer as your local server, you’ll need to follow those instructions for creating […]

Installing a Local Server

This section of the handbook contains tutorials that will walk you through the process of installing one of the four local server programs listed below. Why do I need a local server? A local server provides the same environment as your web host’s server, allows you to install/run WordPress trunk on your computer, and is […]

Write a tutorial for setting up a local dev environment

A section of the core contributor handbook will be about how to set up a local test install, including a web server, Subversion, and WordPress. Because of the various operating systems and software packages out there, we’re going to need a few different tutorials. I need some people willing to write up procedures for a […]