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WordPress Installation on Localhost

WordPress is one of most popular content management system(CMS).WordPress installation takes less than five minutes to complete.

We will use following step to install wordpress on localhost.We are assuming that you already have xampp or wampp in your machine.

Step 1

First we download WordPress from here

Step 2

Unzip the above download folder inside "C:/Program Files/XAMPP/htdocs"(or "C:\wamp\www").

Step 3

Create Database

CREATE DATABASE wordpress; Step 4

Now go to "http://localhost/wordpress/".you should see following screen.

Click on Let's go button.

Step 5

Replace Database Name with the name of your database in mycase it is wordpress. Replace User Name with "root" and leave "Password".

Step 6

Enter your details and click "Install WordPress" button.

Step 7

Congratulation WordPress installation on localhost is now completed.