A Wordpress host can be installed in one easy step using MAMP PRO 5.
Install a WordPress host
When creating a host you can check the “WordPress” checkbox to automatically install WordPress. You can additionally choose the database user, database user name and more. More information on setting up your WordPress host can be found here.
Install a WordPress host using Extras
WordPress can also be pre installed using the Extras feature in MAMP PRO. After installing an empty host, go to your General tab and press the “+” button. Now choose “WordPress”. Fill out the required fields and the press “Install”. Your new host will now have WordPress installed with WordPress. More information on MAMP PRO Extras can be found here.