Install WordPress Locally with Microsoft Web Platform Installer

The Web Platform Installer Beta (Web PI) is very useful tool for Web developer, wordpress theme designer and Wordpress plugin developer.

It give you opportunity to create web development environment on your Local PC. So if you are wordpress theme designer or plugin developer then Web Platform Installer Beta (Web PI) is very useful for You.

You can easily installed Wordpress on your Local machine (windows) and Test your wordpress Theme or plugins locally before uploading to server.

The Microsoft Web Platform gives you the framework, web server, database and tools you need to build and run Web sites and applications on Windows:
  • IIS7
  • Visual Web Developer 2008 Express Edition
  • SQL Server 2008 Express Edition
  • .NET Framework
The process of Installing Wordpress on your Local PC with Microsoft Web Platform Installer is very easy.

First you need to download and install Microsoft Web Platform Installer. After downloading the Web Installer, Select web application from list and click "Install" to continue.

Once the installation is complete, you need to configure WordPress and MySQL database by entering the Default username and password. Click “Continue,” and the Web Platform will finish the instillation.

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