WordPress is a free and open-source content management system. In order to install WordPress on your Computer, we need to install WAMP to setup your own local server environment. Insted of WAMP you can also use XAMPP. Install WAMP Download and install latest WAMP from WAMP Server Website. WampServer comes with phpMyAdmin. Select phpMyAdmin from WAMP Server icon. Go to databases to create a new database for WordPress. Provide a name for your database and click on Create button. Install WordPress Download and extract WordPress from WordPress.org. Go to C:wampwww and create a folder and name it as Mysite then paste all the files and folders under wordpress folder there. Start WAMP and start all the services by left clicking on it in the task bar. Open http://localhost/ and click on phpMyAdmin and create a database for your WordPress. Open http://localhost/Mysite and click on create a configuration file. Provide your database information such as Database name, Username, Password, database host and Database prefix. Click on Submit. On next screen click on Run setup. Here you enter the details such as site title, username, password and email. Finally press the Install WordPress button. Once done, you will see a success message after the installation.
Compared to WordPress, Tumblr is much simple version of Blogging and website design. But the advantage of WordPress over Tumblr is it has more customization option and plugins. Advantages of WordPress over Tumblr WordPress offers more Customization and Plugins WordPress is customizable whereas Tumblr offers limited customization option. WordPress provides huge number of plugins. And Tumblr contains no plugin to increase features or functionality. Provides more Support WordPress offers more support. WordPress is an Open Source community which has a huge developer recourse to use. Tumblr is free but it is owned by Yahoo which means that is lacks the huge developer community support. More Flexible than Tumblr WordPress is very flexible. With thousands of plugins and widgets available in the WordPress.org to extend the functionality of the websites. On Tumblr, one can share text, photos, quotes, links, audio, videos and more. WordPress is much better than Tumblr. Customers can fully control their blog’s appearances, frameworks, and content on WordPress.