How to Install WordPress on wamp or xampp server

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.

Step 3: Set up wp-config.php

1.)- Open the web browser and type http://localhost/wordpress  Here is the screenshot.

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2.)- Click on the Let’s Go! Button.

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3.)- Enter Your database details

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4.)- Create the Admin user

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5.)- Done, Have Fun!

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Prem Tiwari

An engineer by profession and a passionate blogger by heart. Founder of FreeWebMentor.com (A Programming blog for beginners), Tech Speaker at various forums. A part from this he is an open source enthusiast, WordPress Lover, Blogger, SEO, and Growth Strategic.

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