How To install WordPress
Download WordPress and setup document root
Download WordPress here. After downloading, the resulting zip file should be in your “~/Downloads” folder. Unzip this WordPress.zip file. You should now see a “~/Downloads/WordPress” folder. Move the contents of this folder to “/Applications/MAMP/htdocs”.
Click on Open Start Page, then on the phpMyAdmin link. Create a database in phpMyAdmin and call it “wordpress”.
Create MyWebsite link
To create a “MyWebsite” link that will appear on your Webstart page, go to your preferences. This link will open your localhost.
Run WordPress installation
Go to Open Start Page, click on “MyWebsite” on the top menu bar, you should now see the WordPress installation process begin.
The following fields are the default for the MAMP PRO MySQL installation, user name: “root”, password: “root”, database host: “localhost”
Finish the WordPress installation process.