How to setup WordPress using Bitnami

If you are a developer and exploring easy ways to set up WordPress using Bitnami then you are in the right place.

People think it is a difficult chore but after reading this guide, you will find it the simplest and easy task you can ever do. 

Bitnami is basically used to install WordPress locally on your PC. So that you can practice making a website offline.

Here you will come to know about the methods to install bitnami installer on different operating systems. 

Initial Common Steps for Bitnami in any OS

Following are some initial basic steps that are common to set up Bitnami WordPress for any kind of operating system i.e. WIN/Mac/Linux.

  • Go to Applications.
  • Select WordPress to open its installers .
  • Click on Win/Mac/Linux to download the installer on your PC.
  • Select your required operating system.

Setting up WordPress in Windows using Bitnami

Following steps are required to set up WordPress in Windows using Bitnami Installer.

Downloading the required Installer

  • Click on the option “Download for Windows” to download Bitnami Installer for Windows.
  • Bitnami WordPress is being downloaded on your PC.

Setting Up the Installer

  • Click on this downloaded executable file to install the bitnami wordpress installer on your PC.
  • Select your desired language and press OK to proceed.
  • Now get started to set up Bitnami WordPress and click Next.
  • Select the given components of setup and click Next.
  • Select your required folder on your PC to install the application and click Next.
  • Create the admin account by filling your desired information as needed. Then click Next.
  • Enter your desired Blog Name and click Next.
  • If you want to configure the mail support of this application with your E-mail address then select this option and enter your email provider. If you don’t want this option, then ignore it and Click Next.
  • If you want to deploy your WordPress to the cloud with Bitnami then select the given dialogue box and click Next to proceed.

Installing the WordPress

  • Now your application is ready to install. Click Next to install it.
  • Bitnami WordPress is being installed on your PC. Click Next when the installation is completed.

Launching the Application

  • Select the given dialogue box to launch the application on your PC and click Finish to end the process.
  • Now WordPress is installed using Bitnami Installer. Click the Access WordPress to get access to your WordPress website and get started with your locally created website on your PC.
  • Your WordPress website is finally created on your PC using Bitnami.

Setting up WordPress in MAC using Bitnami

Following steps are required to set up WordPress in MAC using Bitnami Installer.

Downloading the required Installer

  • Click on the option “Download for OS X VM” to download bitnami installer for the MAC operating system.
  • The Bitnami WordPress is being downloaded.

Saving the Installer in system’s Applications folder

  • Click on this downloaded executable file to install it on your PC.
  • The system is verifying the file to get it opened.
  • After it, this window will appear which shows the installed WordPress application and the system’s Applications folder.
  • Drag the WordPress.app icon to copy it in the system’s Applications folder so that it can be saved on your PC.

Setting Up the Installer

  • After this, open the Spotlight Search on your PC.
  • Search for WordPress.app and click on it to open this application.
  • Verify the security message and click Open to open the application.
  • Press OK to confirm the alert message that shows the first time execution of the software on your PC.
  • Enter the credentials of your PC and press OK to proceed.

Launching the Application

  • WordPress application is getting launched on your PC.
  • Click Start to initialize the application on your PC.
  • Click Go To Application to open the application on your PC.
  • Your WordPress website created locally is ready to use now.

Setting up WordPress in Linux using Bitnami

The following steps are required to set up WordPress in MAC using Bitnami Installer.

Downloading the required Installer

  • Click on the option “Download for Linux” to download bitnami installer for any Linux operating system.
  • The Bitnami WordPress is being downloaded in the Downloads folder of your PC.
  • Rename the downloaded file to bitnami-wordpress.run so that it would be easy for you to run commands.

Running the Installation Commands

  • Open command prompt on your PC.
  • Type the following command.

                             cd      Downloads

  • Then press the Enter key.
  • Run the given commands to run the installation of bitnami WordPress.

                                      sudo chmod 755 bitnami-wordpress.run

sudo ./bitnami-WordPress.run  

  • The installation will get started.

Setting Up the Bitnami Installer

The setup procedure is mostly the same as we already have learned above during the setup of bitnami WordPress in the Windows operating system. 

  • Select your required language and press OK.
  • Now get started to set up Bitnami WordPress and click Next.
  • Select the given components and click Next.
  • Select your required folder on your PC to install the application and click Next.
  • Create the admin account by filling your desired information as needed. Then click Next.
  • Enter your desired Blog Name and click Next.
  • If you want to configure the mail support of this application with your E-mail address then select this option and enter your email provider. If you don’t want this option, then ignore it and Click Next.
  • If you want to deploy your WordPress to the cloud with Bitnami then select the given dialogue box and click Next to proceed.

Installing the WordPress

The installation procedure is also mostly the same as we already have learned during the installation of bitnami WordPress in the Windows operating system.

  • Now your application is ready to install. Click Next to install it.
  • Bitnami WordPress is being installed on your PC. Click Next when the installation is completed.

Launching the Application

This process in Linux is also the same as in Windows.

  • Select the given dialogue box to launch the application on your PC and click Finish to end the process.
  • Now WordPress is installed using Bitnami Installer. Click the Access WordPress to get access to your WordPress website and get started with your locally created website on your PC.
  • Your WordPress website is finally created on your PC using Bitnami.

 You can now set it up according to your desire. Install your favorite theme and plugins and get started with it the way you want. 

Wrap Up

So that’s all for now and we tried it really hard to make it as simple as it could for you.

By applying the above-mentioned methods for their respective operating systems, you can set up  WordPress using Bitnami Installer easily on your PC. 

Hope you will find this article helpful in doing this specific task. Don’t forget to share your feedback.

Let us know if you are still confused with any of the steps. We are 24/7 here to help you out. 

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