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The Bitnami WordPress Stack provides a one-click install solution for WordPress. Download installers and virtual machines, or run your own WordPress server in the cloud.

WordPress is one of the world’s most popular web publishing platforms for building blogs and websites. It can be customized via a wide selection of themes, extensions and plug-ins.

Bitnami Virtual Machines contain a minimal Linux operating system with WordPress installed and configured. This enables you to run the application without actually installing it on your computer. It's completely isolated from other software installed on your machine and makes an ideal sandbox for your project.

Using the Bitnami Virtual Machine image requires hypervisor software such as VMware Player or VirtualBox. Both of these hypervisors are available free of charge. After installing your preferred hypervisor, download and extract the Bitnami Virtual Machine by following the instructions in our getting started guide for VMware or VirtualBox.

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WordPress rose to popularity quickly because of it’s up-to-date development framework, extensive feature set, flexibility, rapid and multilingual publishing ability, multi-author support, and thriving community. Thousands of free and commercial themes and plugins are available to extend and personalize WordPress for just about every situation.

Launch on more than a single VM using Wordpress Multi-Tier

Bitnami offers a Multi-tier Wordpress configuration that puts the application and database on multiple virtual machines. This provides improved capacity over a single VM and separates the database contents from the machine where the application code is running.

On Microsoft Azure, you can launch this configuration into your account using the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.

On AWS, the application uses AWS Relational Database Service as the database for the application, and you can launch this configuration using the AWS Marketplace.

Key features of WordPress include

  • Rich text and HTML editing
  • User roles and permissions
  • Hundreds of themes, many optimized for mobile users
  • Thousands of add-ons for ecommerce, SEO, email, spam filtering, analytics and more
  • Multi-user and multi-blogging capabilities
  • Multilingual support
  • SEO optimized
  • Plugin architecture and template engine

Why use the Bitnami WordPress Stack?

Bitnami makes it easy to run WordPress in the cloud, locally or virtually. The Bitnami WordPress Stack is:

  • Up-to-date

    We track every release of WordPress and update our stack shortly after it's released.

  • Secure

    If serious security issues are discovered, we provide new versions of WordPress as soon as possible, often within hours of the availability of a fix.

  • Consistent

    With Bitnami, you get the same software stack and configuration regardless of where you are deploying WordPress or other Bitnami Applications. This makes it easy to migrate between different platforms.

With the Bitnami WordPress Stack compiling, configuring and all of its dependencies are taken care of, so it works out-of-the-box.

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  1. Bitnami WordPress 5

    Great for a beginner!

    by Ramitha Rupasinghe on

    I'm a beginner to wordpress and I used Bitnami wordpress stack to install wordpress and run it locally in Xampp. Here's a list of pros and cons for this.


    1. Easy to install.

    2. Free!

    3. Good support service from Bitnami

    4. Safe to use installer (i.e. No malware/viruses)


    1. Has advertisements on installer.

    2. Takes some time to figure out some steps.

    Bitnami also provides wordpress with a virtual machine which is great for beginners.

    74 out of 83 people found this helpful.

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  2. Bitnami WordPress 5

    Easyist way to deploy wordpress

    by Tom Lowndes on

    Bitnami provides one of the easiest ways for people to try out Wordpress, as a developer I can develop and deploy sites in next to no time!

    8 out of 10 people found this helpful.

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  3. Bitnami WordPress 5

    One of the easiest ways to try out Wordpress

    by Jason Lawton on

    Bitnami provides one of the easiest ways for people to try out Wordpress on their own computer. It doesn't matter what skill level the person is, or what kind of computer (pc/Mac/Linux) they have.

    At a local wordpress meetup I used bitnami's Wordpress stack to teach a group of about 20 people how to set up a local installation of Wordpress for them to mess around with. This way they could try out different themes and plugins without potentially messing up the site that many of them were using to run their own businesses.

    27 out of 29 people found this helpful.

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  4. Bitnami WordPress 5

    It's awesome

    by Alex Coolz on

    This is so easy to install and run. I had no problem getting it up In five minutes. I think that this is the easiest I've ever did something web related with Wordpress. This software makes it so much easier to install.

    7 out of 8 people found this helpful.

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  5. Bitnami WordPress 5

    It's really rousing!

    by Alessandro Gambin da Silva on

    After the advent of CMS, I started my work in Joomla. However, with the massive growth of WordPress, I felt the need to also work with this CMS, because of its broad market.

    Bitnami made ​​this practically transparent transition. This helped me to spend much less time in both the development and publication of new sites.

    I highly recommend using WordPress with this the Bitnami stack, because the increase in efficiency is significant, minimizing installation time, developing and publishing new sites.

    Bitnami simplifies and takes on much of the work, increasing productivity, letting us focus more on development.

    Bitnami rocks! :)

    6 out of 8 people found this helpful.

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