How to Install WordPress on XAMPP

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Mathias Amodu

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So far so good WordPress is one of the best platform that enables you do what you desire online and does not restrict you from doing what you want and how you want it to be online. WordPress is a lot more easier and faster to understand and has much advantage in the ranking system. And according to wikipidia XAMPP is a free and open source cross-platform web server solution stack package developed by Apache Friends, consisting mainly of the Apache HTTP Server, MariaDB database, and interpreters for scripts written in the PHP and Perl programming languages. Your wordpress site can be hosted offline when you want to check out how it looks when it is a beta form.

 

 

Step 1
First for you to be able to Install WordPress on XAMPP you will need to download and install or save the new version of wordpress  by click  hereNow you have to extract the zip file title WordPress.zip to the htdocs folder within the XAMPP directory.If that process was successful there will be a new directory  called WordPress within xampphtodocs directory.

Step 2
Now you will have to go to the XAMPP  web page by clicking here.

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Step 3
Now in that page at the bottom you will find this phpMyAdmin or you click here to get it direct.

Step 4
Now in that page I mean the phpMyAdmin  you will see MySQL.

Step 5
Now you will have to create a  new database just d that by inserting the word  wordpress  leveled collation then choose utf8_Unicode_ci then click on create.

Step 6
Make sure you use Windows explorer then navigate to xampphtdocswordpress directory then open a file title wp-config-sample.php I’m that same wordpress directory.

Change the following lines
/*The name of the database for wordpress */define(DB_NAME’,’database_name_here’)

> change
database_name_here’to’wordpress2’/*”MySQL

Step 7
After doing all the Editting  copy it as wp-config.php” into the wordpress directory.

Step 8
Visit the wordpress page and enter this url htt://local/wordpress/wp-admin/install.php

Now enter your blog title in the box that is Kent for blo

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