How to Install WordPress in localhost via XAMPP?
Today in this tutorial you will learn how to Install WordPress in Localhost via XAMPP. This tutorial will provide you step by step process to install WordPress in Localhost via XAMPP. But before getting started let us have a quick look on this short video tutorial embedded below
Video Tutorial– How to Install WordPress in localhost via XAMPP VIDEO
Follow the steps to Install WordPress in localhost via XAMPP:
Step::1 Considering that XAMPP is already installed on your PC
Step::2 Go to https://wordpress.org and download the wordpress.zip file. Direct Link to get WordPress.zip
Step::3 Then, in Windows, navigate to the folder where you installed XAMPP. For me, that’s C://xampp.
Step::4 Then, in that folder, find the htdocs subfolder
Step::5 In htdocs, create a new folder for your test site. This folder name will become the sub-name used to access your site. Here we are making saifphotography folder
Step::6 Now paste that downloaded file and extract it in the same folder wordpresss.zip
Step::7 Next open your browser and type localhost/phpmyadmin, if this doesn’t work replace localhost with 127.0.0.1
Step::8 Once you reach to the phpMyAdmin dashboard, create a new database
Once a new database is created in localhost, simply edit wp-config.php inside that htdocs folder
Step::9 Once you find wp-config.php file, right click and open with Notepad++ to edit
Step::10 Now here enter the that you created earlier. Make sure you write Username as Database Name, Username & Password root and password as blank i.e you don’t have to write anything in password.
Step::11 Once you entered the credentials, click on Save file
Step::12 Next open the browser and reach to your site in localhost via typing localhost/saifphotography Make sure you replace saifphotography with the subfolder you created inside htdocs
Step::13 Now you will see WordPress configuration page, simply click on Let’s go button
Step::14 Here enter the (leave blank) and click on Submit button Database Name, Username as root & Password
Step::15 Next click on Run the Installation tab
Step::16 Now you just have to fill in the WordPress installation information like Site title, Username, Password as well your email address
Step::17 Next click over Install WordPress
Step::18 Finally you will see Success! message saying WordPress has been installed. thank you and enjoy!
Step::19 Now just login to your WordPress Dashboard using Username & Password
Step::20 Once you logged in successfully, you will reach up to the WordPress Dashboard.
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