I'm following the instructions on "Installing WordPress Locally on Your Mac With MAMP" and I'm on step 4. The problem I'm having is in this sentence:

"Lastly, we've got to run WordPress' famous 5-minute install. Visit your local site (localhost:port or localhost:port/wordpress), and enter the following information into the database setup form:

    Database Name: wordpresstest
    User Name (database): root
    Password (database): root
    Database Host/server: localhost
    Table Prefix: wp_

Ok, I have no idea what database setup form the instructions are referring to. I don't see where I'm supposed to find this form. Is it under some tab? Are they even still referring to the phpMyAdmin area?

It would be great if someone can help!

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EDIT: I figured out the problem by going to this site.

Forgot to include the actual files in the WP folder in htdocs. :\ D'oh!

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