How to install WordPress on Localhost Xampp Server ( Beginner’s Guide )

5 December, 2017 Hozaifa Sheikh 69 Views
How to install WordPress on Localhost Xampp Server

WordPress is a really great platform for blogging, and if you are one of them who try to new things on your WordPress blog, it’s always a good idea to get a local installation of WordPress on your system. You can use it to try new WordPress plugin, making changes in your theme and many more task.

To run WordPress locally need to download & install Xampp on your computer then you can run your WordPress application install and run on your computer.

How to install WordPress on Localhost Xampp Server

If you planned to work on WordPress for blogging then it’s really great, to start set up WordPress locally you need to download the latest version of WordPress from the official site.

Follow These Steps to install WordPress on Localhost Xampp Server

  1. Go to WordPress official site and download latest version WordPress from there.
  2. Find the Downloaded file of Word press ( Zip) file extract them and rename according to your blog.
  3. Go to Document Root “C:/xampp/htdocs/mysite/” .
  4. Go to phpmyadmin by entering ” localhost/phpmyadmin” in the browser.
  5. Click on the database then create database name for your blog.
  6. Provide the name of the database for your blog  ( wordpress_test).
  7.  You can create your database name as per your project.
  8.  Now go to the browser and run as  ” localhost/mysitename “.
  9. Enter your information on your blog and Save changes.
  10.  Enter your admin related information and click on complete.
  11. Successfully you have installed WordPress on localhost Xampp server.
  12. Done 

WordPress Localhost Installation guide With Screenshot

Screenshot 1: Enter into PhpMyadmin using Database credential.

How to install WordPress on Localhost Xampp server ( Beginner's Guide )

Screenshot 2: Click on a database to create database name.

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Screenshot 3: Fill all site-related information 

How to install WordPress on Localhost Xampp server

Screenshot 4: Fill all admin related information 

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Screenshot  5: Successfully installed.

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Notes: Run your site to browser as   localhost/sitename

In next article, we will cover following topics

Congratulation You have successfully installed WordPress on Localhost.

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