welcome back to HackEveryThing.In. Today we are going to post a new topic that is how to install WordPress in localhost. Before going to main topic there are some technical point that should be known by the user . So lets discuss the points one by one.
What Is WordPress ?
WordPress is known as the most popular website builder in the world. It powers over 33% of all websites on the internet. The main reason for that is because WordPress is easy to install which makes it easy for anyone to create a website.
Also there are million of plugins are available to increase the features of your website. WordPress is capable of creating any style of website, from a simple blog to a full-featured business website. You can even use WordPress to create an eCommerce site.
What Is Localhost ?
Localhost refers to “this computer” or even more accurately “the computer I’m working on. Localhost uses the IP address 127.0.0.1. That is the most commonly used IPv4 “loopback address” and it is reserved for that purpose.
When setting up a web server or software on a web server, 127.0.0.1 is used to point the software to the localhost. In case of our local computer we make them as server by using several software .
Step : Go to the ”C:\xampp\htdocs” folder then create a new folder WordPress (You can gave any name)
Step 3: copy the downloaded WordPress zip file to the C:\xampp\htdocs/wordpress/ and extract that zip file.
Step 4 : Go to the Xampp control panel and turn on the Apache And Mysql
step 5: Open chrome(any browser) and type localhost/YourDestinationFolder in our case localhost/wordpress then it will redirected to localhost/wordpress/wp-admin/setup-config.php page.
Step 6: In an another tab open localhost/phpmyadmin/ and create a database named as WordPress.
Step 7: From step 5 choose language and click on continue then click on Lets go.
Step 8: Now it asking your database details fill the details like the below picture make sure password block must be empty .If your database named is different then put that name .For default username is – root and password is empty i.e. no password for root user.No need to change Database host and Table prefix .
Step 8: Provides your details Site Title , Username , Password , Your Email now click on Install WordPress.
All are setup if you does not have ant error then a success screen will be appear with your username.
You can see your site by by typing the address localhost/wordpress
If you face any error then comment below i will try to solve the error.