How to install Wordpress within Xampp server

How to install WordPress within Xampp server

Steps to install WordPress within Xampp server.

 

  • Go to official webpage  and download the latest release (currently 3.2) of WordPress.
    .

    wordpress download
    Go to Official page of WordPress
    download wordpress from official page
    download wordpress from official page

     

  • Extract downloaded zip file and rename it to WordPress.
  • Save this extracted file to the directory C:\xampp\htdocs
xampp directory
xampp directory
htdocs directory
htdocs directory

 

 

wordpress directory
wordpress directory
  • Open your Xampp control panel and activate Apache and Mysql features.
xampp control panel
xampp control panel
  • Open your web browser and goto localhost/xampp and open phpMyAdmin page.
phpMyAdmin
phpMyAdmin
phpmyadmin dashboard
phpmyadmin dashboard

 

  • Create Database for your WordPress site.
create database
create database
database creation
database creation

notification of database

  • Now, Open your browser and go to the link, localhost/wordpress/
wordpress installation
wordpress installation
  • Now you can see WordPress installation form.
wordpress installation steps
wordpress installation steps
  • Enter localhost on the Host column, root is your default username. Then go to next.
  • You can set database name, username and password by editing wp-config.php file within wordpress directory.
Wordpress data submission form
WordPress data submission form
  • Enter your website details and go to install.
Wordpress site details
WordPress site details
  • Your WordPress site has been installed within Xampp server
Wordpress installation successful
WordPress installation successful

 

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