Installing WordPress in Windows

Installing WordPress in Windows
Installing-WordPress on Windows

WordPress is an open source free CMS (Content Management System) based on MySQL and PHP. Installing WordPress in Windows is a very simple process. No more time takes for installing WordPress. Before installing the WordPress you have to ensure that your web hosting provider fulfills the necessary software and conditions. You must have an access method to the server and some tools also. You must have PHP, MySQL, and HTTPS support. For that, you have to install XAMPP or WampServer on your local computer.

WordPress Installation Guide

If you have already downloaded WordPress zip file then you don’t need to download again. If you don’t have then you have to follow the WordPress download steps.

  1. Step 1

    Go to https://www.wordpress.orgDownloading WordPress

  2. Step 2

    Click on Get WordPress buttonget WordPress

  3. Step 3

    Click on Download WordPressDownload WordPress

  4. Step 4

    Open downloaded file location and unzip the WordPress zip folder.Unzip WordPress

  5. Step 5

    Open unzipped folder and copy wordpress folderCopy WordPress folder

  6. Step 6

    Open htdoc folder of XAMPP server (eg.C:\xampp\htdocs) and paste WordPress

  7. Step 7

    Rename wordpress folder according to your site name e.g mysite.

  8. Step 8

    Run XAMPP server and Start Apache and MySQLXAMPP Server

  9. Step 9

    Browse http://localhost/phpmyadmin/ and create a database for your site. e.g mysite_dbphpmyadmin

  10. Step 10

    Browse http://localhost/mysite
    Select language form the list and click on Continue button
    WordPress Installation

  11. Step 11

    Click on Lest’s go! buttonWordPress Installation

  12. Step 12

    Give database name in database field(e.g mysite_db which you already created in phpmyadmin) See Step 9.
    Type root in the Username field
    Leave blank in the password field
    Do nothing for other fields
    Click on submit button
    WordPress Installation

  13. Step 13

    Click on Run InstallationWordPress Installation

  14. Step 14

    In Welcome page fill the
    Site Title
    Username
    Password
    Confirm Password
    Your EmailWordPress Installation

  15. Step 15

    In Success page click on Log In buttonWordPress Installation Success

  16. Step 16

    In Log In screen, log in with your user name and passwordWordPress Log In

  17. Step 17

    After Log In you can view WordPress dashboard where you can create a WordPress Site.WordPress Dashboard

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