What is WAMP?

what is wamp server

What is WAMP? A short answer, it is a free software that allows users to create a web server environment on windows computer.

This enables you to install WordPress or other websites. We also have a step-by-step article about How to install WordPress on Windows.

WAMP is an acronym for Windows, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. Basically, it creates an environment for on your Windows computer to enable it host websites locally.

It provides the key elements of a webserver that are, in this case, Microsoft Windows as the operating system, the webserver is the Apache, for the database you have MySQL, and PHP is the web scripting software.

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