- InstantWP is a complete standalone, portable WordPress development environment.
- InstantWP has been under development since 2008 and was first developed as a WordPress teaching tool.
- InstantWP has been downloaded over a million times.
- InstantWP is trusted by hundreds of thousands of users worldwide in universities, schools and businesses for teaching, developing and working with WordPress.
- The company behind InstantWP is Corvideon, a small software company based in Dublin, Ireland.
- InstantWP comes complete with it’s own built in Apache web server, PHP and MySQL installations that are started and stopped automatically.
- InstantWP is contained within a self-configuring virtual machine, so it should not conflict with any software already running on your machine.
- InstantWP can be installed as many times as you wish and deleted by simply removing the folder that it is running from. Nothing is left on your machine.
- InstantWP comes with an easy to use GUI and a simple Web File Manager to access the WordPress themes and plugins.
- For more advanced users, InstantWP is a portable Alpine Linux server with one click SSH access, a QEMU VM terminal that allows snapshots and a web-based console with WP-CLI installed.
The current version of InstantWP contains the following software:
- WordPress Version 4.7.1
- PHP 7.0.14
- MySQL – 10.1.20-MariaDB MariaDB Server
- Apache/2.4.23 (Unix)
- PHPMyAdmin Version 18.104.22.168
- PHP Composer and WP-CLI also installed
For other software versions, please see the InstantWP wiki:
- InstantWP is released under the GPL v3. See the included LICENSE file.
- You can use InstantWP for any purposes for an unlimited period of time.
- InstantWP is provided free of charge.
- InstantWP may be installed and used on any number of systems.
- THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” BY CORVIDEON LTD AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED.
- All trademarks and images are copyright of their respective owners.
- Software licenses are provided in the respective software directories or links are included in the documentation below.
- InstantWP is not associated with Automattic or WordPress.com.