In order to build a website or blog with WordPress, you can use the free tool at WordPress.com or download WordPress. In this article, I will guide you how to download WordPress and use it for many different purposes.
As you know, WordPress is an opened source blogging platform. It is used by millions website and bloggers all around the world.
1. Download the Latest Stable Version of WordPress
Access to the website: https://wordpress.org to download the latest version of WordPress. Then click on the blue button with the text “Download WordPress x.x.” as shown below to download WordPress:
2. Download the Previous Versions of WordPress
If you want to download old versions of WordPress, visit the website Release Archive.
Then click on “zip” to download the old version of WordPress.
3. Download the Beta Version of WordPress
If you has only a dabbling of PHP and want to participate in the process of WordPress testing and notify the errors that you find to WordPress developers. You can download the beta version of WordPress by following the instructions here:
4. Download the Source Code of WordPress
If you want to directly participate in the process of WordPress development as a WordPress developer, you can download /checkout Source Code via Git or Subversion (SVN). Link of the repos that you can see at the following link: https://wordpress.org/download/source/