Install WordPress on Localhost

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Do you want become WordPress developer? If yes, Here is first step to start your WordPress development. Here is simple steps to install WordPress on localhost. Steps to install WordPress on xampp and wamp server are same. If you already installed localhost (xampp and wamp server) on your PC or laptop, then follow the rest of the steps in the tutorial. If you not installed localhost server then refer my previous tutorial how to install xampp in your PC.Step 1: Download WordPress software from the WordPress website (download wordpress). 
how to install wordpress on localhost

Step 2: Create folder (wordpress) in your localhost C://xampp/htdocs/. Then unzip downloaded WordPress files in the folder (wordpress) in localhost.

Step 3: Now start your localhost to run your WordPress using following URL
http://localhost/wordpress/. It will shows following error because still you are not created database for WordPress theme.
how to install wordpress on localhost
 Step 4: To rectify this error go to your loacalhost database  http://localhost/phpmyadmin, Create database for your WordPress
how to install wordpress on localhost

Step 4: Find wp-config-sample.php file in your localhost folder (C://xampp/htdocs/wordpress), and rename it like wp-config.php. Then edit wp-config.php to enter database name, username, password details. Finally save it.

how to install wordpress on localhost

Step 5: now start your localhost using following URL : http://localhost/wordpress/. Now it opens with following window where you need enter site name, user name, password and email id etc… Finally press install button on the left bottom of the page.

how to install wordpress on localhost

After installing wordpress you get following response. Now you login into your sample site using following user name and password you created.

now go to the following URL : http://localhost/wordpress/. You will see your sample WordPress site

Now you become successful WordPress developer. Enjoy your journey in the WordPress development. 

Install WordPress on Localhost


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