How to install WordPress on localhost using Wamp Server (Beginners Guide)

Wamp wordpress

Hello Friends. We Meet after a long time. Today I will show you how to install WordPress on Localhost using Wamp Server. There are many advantages of installing WordPress on localhost. For e.g. you can practice your skills on WordPress File Editing, Import/Export of your Databases,Blogging Practice,Theme Optimization and More! So you Know What is WordPress and Wamp Server?? Don’t Know! No Pro!  Don’t Worry. I will Show you What is WordPress and Wamp Server.

What is WordPress??

WordPress is a 100% free :P and open source blog Software and a Content Management System (CMS) depending on PHP and MySQL. It has Many Functions along with a plug-in Structure and a Design program and Theme option.  WordPress is currently the most well-known Blogging Platform on the Web.

What is Wamp Server??

Wamp Server is a Windows based web development environment. WAMP means established from the name of the Windows operating Systems and other package are: Apache, MySQL and PHP. Apache is a web hosting server. MySQL is an open-source data Software. PHP is Most Well Known Scripting language. which is allows to operate information organised in a database Software.Other applications may also be involved in a wamp Server such as phpMyAdmin which provides a gui for the MySQL database Software.

Requirement For Installing WordPress:

Step 1: Install WampServer on your Computer Then Double click on WampServer.

Step 2: open your Browser and go to http://localhost/ and Click PhpMyAdmin. (Click to Enlarge Image)

phpmyadmin

Step 3: After open PhpMyAdmin Then Create Your Database For Wordpraess Installation.

Database 1

Step 4: After Create a Database Then Simply go to this Location “C:wampwww”  Now extract the WordPress.zip File and Copy all the files and folders and Paste into  “C:wampwww”

www Folder

Step 5: Open your Browser and Go to “http://localhost/wp-login.php” or “http://127.0.0.1/wp-login.php” and click on create a configuration file Button.

wordpress Config File

 

Step 6: Enter the details For WordPress Installation

  • Database name : Type the Database name you have created in PhpMyAdmin [here it is TechnoTactics]
  • Username : root
  • Password : Leave blank
  • Database host : Keep default [Localhost]
  • Table Prefix : Keep default [wp_]

After Filled up  your Database Details then Click Submit Button and Run the Install.

DatabaseForm

Step 7: Now Simply give a site Title , Username, Password and Email Address and click on Install WordPress Button.

Site Information

This is it. Everything is ready for a GET, SET and GO..!! Now your WordPress local Site is Installed on your PC! So go ahead and enjoy using WordPress on your PC or Windows  and if you have any queries about wordpress installation , Please feel free to jot down your doubts, errors and suggestions right here on my article! The space is all yours. :)




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  1. Kavan Pancholi

    Very nice post buddy..Its a Best way to test and edit wordpress site locally. And you have done a wonderful job for beginners.

  2. shiv

    “http://localhost/wp-login.php ” type this link in url bur it show this msg what is proble and also start wamp servwer

    Not Found

    The requested URL /wp-login.php was not found on this server

  3. Munna
    Twitter:

    It did not happened to me, it happened to my friend. After some digging, I did realized that phpmyadmin files making the error. So I had edited phpmyadmin from C:/wamp/alias folder and changed allow deny allow from all . NOW THE PROBLEM IS FIXED


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