In this article i will explain the easy steps to Install WordPress on your wamp or xampp server. WordPress is the most popular CMS (Content Management System) which is used to create a beautiful websites and blogs. WordPress was released on May 27 2003 by Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little under GPLv2 from Free Software Foundation.
Step 1: Download and Extract
Download and extract the WordPress package from http://wordpress.org/download/
Copy and paste the file in your “www” or “htdocs” folder.
Step 2: Create the Database
1.- Open phpmyadmin and create database or you can create database using below commands.
mysql> CREATE DATABASE databasename;
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.00 sec)
mysql> GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON databasename.* TO "wordpressusername"@"hostname"
-> IDENTIFIED BY "password";
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 sec)
mysql> FLUSH PRIVILEGES;
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.01 sec)
Step 3: Set up wp-config.php
1.)- Open the web browser and type http://localhost/wordpress Here is the screenshot.
2.)- Click on the Let’s Go! Button.
3.)- Enter Your database details
4.)- Create the Admin user
5.)- Done, Have Fun!