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Kali Linux Tutorials – How To Install WordPress

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How To install WordPress in Kali Linux 

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Installing wordpress in localhost on Kali Linux using Xampp for learning Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking of Website with WordPress as Platform.

Today on a new tutorial about security testing of Website, in this article we gonna show you how to install WordPress in Kali Linux
This article aims to prepare the next article which will talk about how to Brute Force WordPress using Wpscan on Kali Linux.
WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool and a content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL, which runs on a web hosting service. Features include a plug-in architecture and a template system.

WordPress is a state-of-the-art semantic personal publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability. WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.


More simply, WordPress is what you use when you want to work with your blogging software, not fight it.

We will install wordpress in localhost simply for penetration testing and ethical hacking of the website using WordPress as platform.
To install WordPress in localhost on Kali Linux we gonna use Xampp if you do not already have to Xampp visit our article : How to install and secure xampp in kali linux.
  1. First Step to Do it’s start Xampp, Open a Terminal and Type:

    root@k4linux: /opt/lampp/lampp start

  2. Chose your WordPress Platform and Download it, Click Here.
  3. Change the permission of the File:

    root@k4linux: chmod +x bitnami-wordpress*.run

  4. Run the file :

    root@k4linux: ./bitnami-wordpress*.run

  5. Select the Installation Language and type ok :
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  6. Click Next :
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  7. Bitnami chose the folder when xampp is installed just Click Next :kali linux tutorial k4linux
  8. Create your Admin Account, and Click Next :kali linux tutorial
  9. and follow the installation instruction.
  10. When installation is down, open your browser and go to: 
    to see your wordpress platform, and to login, go to:
All the steps for this tutorial are explained on a Video on our Youtube Channel you can subscribe to it by this link they are many other tutorials that you can learn about bypassing, hacking and others basics tutorials about kali linux.

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