How to Install WordPress in Localhost

How to install wordpress in localhost step by step:

1. Download Xampp

Xampp is an Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP and Perl. This makes it awesome for WordPress. You can download the latest version of XAMPP 118MB for windows xp, windows 7, 8 from here Download

2. Install Xampp

Double click on the installer file (xampp-win32-1.8.1-VC9-installer) and then click Next.

setup xampp
Then again click Next
set up xampp component
Again click Next
Unchecked Learn more about BitNami for XAMPP then click Next
Again click Next then start Installing
After complete installing click Finish

3. Create Database

Open XAMPP Control Panel then click 2 Start button right side of Apache and MySQL

starting xampp and mysql
If you get a warning from Windows, you want to make sure that Windows allows access
Now running your server and then click Admin button right side of MySQL or
Open your browser then type http://localhost/phpmyadmin/
Now click the Databases from top to create a database
database creation
Now write a name for your database like wordpress. You can write anything. Then click Create.
Your database(wordpress) created. See it left side of this page.

4. Download WordPress

Download the latest version of WordPress from here Donwload

5. Install WordPress

Now unzip wordpress. After unzip it you will get a wordpress folder inside wordpress-3.8. Copy it and paste it inside C:/xampp/htdocs folder

folder creation
Now open your browser then type http://localhost/wordpress/ then click Create a Configuration File button
Then click Let’s go! button
Now Fill up this form.
Here database name is wordpress that i had created before. User name is root by default. Password is blank because i didn’t use any password.
Database Name: wordpress
User Name: root
No need to change anything. Now click Submit button
Now click Run the install button
Now write Site Title name. You can write here anything like MY WORDPRESS SITE.
Username is admin.
Password: write your password 2 times.
Your E-mail: write your email id.
Now click Install WordPress button.
Then open new page like this. For login your wordpress site click Log In button.
Then Login page will open or go http://localhost/wordpress/wp-login.php
Enter your username and password here then click Log In button.
After login your wordpress site you will see like this page.
From this dashboard you can add many pages and posts.




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