How to install WordPress on localhost using Wamp Server (Beginners Guide)
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.
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.
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.
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)
Step 3: After open PhpMyAdmin Then Create Your Database For Wordpraess Installation.
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”
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.
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.
Step 7: Now Simply give a site Title , Username, Password and Email Address and click on Install WordPress Button.
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. :)