How to Install WordPress in localhost via XAMPP?

How to Install WordPress in localhost via XAMPP? [EASY INSTALL]☑️

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

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

How to Install WordPress in localhost via XAMPP

Step::3 Then, in Windows, navigate to the folder where you installed XAMPP. For me, that’s C://xampp.

How to Install WordPress in localhost via 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

How to Install WordPress in localhost via XAMPP

Step::6 Now paste that downloaded wordpresss.zip file and extract it in the same folder

How to Install WordPress in localhost via XAMPP

How to Install WordPress in localhost via XAMPP

Step::7 Next open your browser and type localhost/phpmyadmin, if this doesn’t work replace localhost with 127.0.0.1

How to Install WordPress in localhost via XAMPP

Step::8 Once you reach to the phpMyAdmin dashboard, create a new database

How to Install WordPress in localhost via XAMPP

 

Once a new database is created in localhost, simply edit wp-config.php inside that htdocs folder

How to Install WordPress in localhost via XAMPP

Step::9 Once you find wp-config.php file, right click and open with Notepad++ to edit

How to Install WordPress in localhost via XAMPP

Step::10 Now here enter the Database Name, Username & Password that you created earlier. Make sure you write Username as root and password as blank i.e you don’t have to write anything in password.

How to Install WordPress in localhost via XAMPP

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

How to Install WordPress in localhost via XAMPP

Step::14 Here enter the Database Name, Username as root & Password (leave blank) and click on Submit button

How to Install WordPress in localhost via XAMPP

 

Step::15 Next click on Run the Installation tab

How to Install WordPress in localhost via XAMPP

Step::16 Now you just have to fill in the WordPress installation information like Site title, Username, Password as well your email address

How to Install WordPress in localhost via XAMPP

Step::17 Next click over Install WordPress

Step::18 Finally you will see Success! message saying WordPress has been installed. thank you and enjoy!

How to Install WordPress in localhost via XAMPP

 

Step::19 Now just login to your WordPress Dashboard using Username & Password

How to Install WordPress in localhost via XAMPP

Step::20 Once you logged in successfully, you will reach up to the WordPress Dashboard.

How to Install WordPress in localhost via XAMPP

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