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.
Download and extract the WordPress package from http://wordpress.org/download/
Copy and paste the file in your “www” or “htdocs” folder.
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!
Prem Tiwari is the founder of FreeWebMentor.com and also a professional developer who has vast experience in PHP and open source technologies. Apart from this, he is a blogger by hobby and also he has been a regular speaker of WordPress sessions in various IT Companies. View all posts by Prem Tiwari