How to Install WordPress on wamp or xampp server

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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.

2.)- Click on the Let’s Go! Button.

3.)- Enter Your database details

4.)- Create the Admin user

 

5.)- Done, Have Fun!

 


About: Prem Tiwari

Prem Tiwari is the founder of freewebmentor.com and is 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.


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