Add applications on top of WAMP

You can install several application modules on top of WAMP. That way, all of the Bitnami-packaged applications you want to run will share a single instance of Apache, MySQL or PostgreSQL (depending on the stack) and PHP, which will save space and improve performance.


You can download and install any PHP-based Bitnami application on top of an existing Bitnami WAMP Stack deployment. Find a list of all the supported application modules.

NOTE: You can only install PHP-based application modules on Bitnami WAMP Stack.

When installing an application module with the native installer, you can double-click it to start the installation process.

  • Change to the directory containing the downloaded module and double-click the module file to start the installation process.

  • During the installation process, you will need to specify the installation directory of your Bitnami WAMP Stack. By default, the installation directory is installdir.

  • During the installation process, you will also need to specify the current database administrator’s password (the password for user root for MySQL databases and user postgres for PostgreSQL databases). This password is part of the application credentials. Find out how to obtain credentials in the FAQ.

  • During the installation process, you will also be prompted to create an administrator account for the application, by providing a user name and/or an email address. Some application modules may also ask you to specify a password.

    NOTE: If not specifically prompted for a password, the default administrator password for the application is automatically set to the same value as the database administrator’s password provided in the previous step. This default administrator password can be changed at any time through the application’s Web administration panel or Web dashboard, after the module has been successfully installed.

After the installation process is complete, access the installed application by browsing to http://localhost/APPNAME. For example, if you have installed WordPress, you can access it at http://localhost/wordpress. To access the application’s administration panel or Web dashboard, use the application administrator account credentials set during the module installation process.

To run the installed application module using a virtual host instead of at http://localhost/APPNAME, use the conf/httpd-vhosts.conf Apache configuration file included with the module following the instructions to configure your application to use a virtual host.

Last modification March 25, 2019