To start today we will go to

Click on the “Download” button.

Install local on your computer.

Run local

Click the ” + ” button on the bottom left of the screen

Click the green “Continue” button.

Type in a name for your new site eg. (php-9-1) then click “Continue”

You can use the Prefered or the Custom settings

Note that custom settings lets you choose different web servers, php versions, and database versions.

Click continue

Answer the wordpress questions appropriately

Now you have a workspace to try anything you like.

Notice that the files are stored in \users\Your Name\Local Sites\