How To Install WordPress Locally

You Guys Already Know What Is WordPress. Why Its So Popular On The Web. I Have Already Show You Guys How To Install WordPress On Server. Its Time To Learn How You Can Install WordPress On Your Computer Locally. Now Here Might Come A Question Why You Need To Install WordPress Locally? You Want To Publish Your Website On The Web So People Can See Your Website. Then Why You Need To Install WordPress Locally? Cause You Are Not Expert In WordPress. You Want To Learn How WordPress Website Work. WordPress Is Free. You Want To See How WordPress Works But You Don’t Have Money. Then How You Will Learn WordPress? That’s The Reason You Need To Install WordPress Locally. So That You Can Understand How WordPress Works. So Lets Start.

Environment Setup

I Will Show You Guys How To Install WordPress With XAMPP. First Of All You Need To Install XAMPP Software In Your Computer. Hoping That You Guys Can Install Any Kind Of Software. If Not Then Read About How To Install XAMPP In Your Computer. Then Come Back Here Again.

How To Download WordPress?

Click On This Link For Download WordPress. Or You Can Download WordPress From

Final Step For Installing WordPress

First We Need To Create A Database. For Creating A Database You Need To Open XAMPP Software And Run Apache And MySQL. Like Below.

XAMPP Control Panel
XAMPP Control Panel

After That On The Browser You Need To Write localhost/phpmyadmin/. Then Click On New. Create Your Database. Remember The Database Name. Cause We Need The Database Name. Here Is A Example Screenshot.

How To Create A Database
How To Create A Database

Then You Will Have To Find The Folder Name htdocs Where You Have Installed XAMPP Software. If You Install It On C Drive Then Go On That Drive And Find XAMPP Folder First And Enter Into That Folder. Then You Can Find htdocs. Or If You Install XAMPP On Other Drive Go On That Drive And Find The htdocs.

Now Extract The WordPress That We Have Download Already. Copy The WordPress Folder And Paste WordPress Into The htdocs Folder. Now On The Address Bar Please Write Like This localhost/wordpress. Or If You Change The Folder Name WordPress Into Any Other Name Then Please Write Like localhost/yourfoldername. Then You Will See It Like The Screenshot. Please Select The Language. In Default Selection It Is English. If You Want English Then Click On Continue…

How To Install WordPress
How to Install WordPress

After Click On Continue You Are One Step Ahead For Install WordPress On Your Computer. Lets See What Happened. After Click On Continue You Will See Your Screen Like Below Shot. Here We Need Five Information For Install WordPress.

01. Database Name

We Already Have Show How To Create A Database. So You Guys Must Have Remember That Database Name.

02. Database Username

In Default Database Username Name Is Root. So Database Username Is root.

03. Database Password

We Haven’t Set Any Password While Creating The Database. So The Password Will Be blank. Means It Will Be Empty.

04. Database Host

In Most Of The Cases Databases Host Is localhost. Its Not Different From That So Its Database Host Is Localhost.

05. Table Prefix

The Prefix For Your Database Table. You Can Give It In Your Choice. You Can Install Many WordPress With This Database Table Prefix.

Now We Know The Things That We Need To Know. Now Click On Lets Go!

How To Install WordPress
How To Install WordPress

After Clicking On Lets Go You Will Go On Next Step. Lets Check The Step. You Will See Like The Image Below. I Have Already Describe About The Data We Need. Now Fill The Form With The Data. If You Cant Check The Image For A Better View.

How To Installl WordPress
How To Install WordPress Step

Click On Submit. Then You Will See Like This. Click On Run The Installation. Its Easy Come On.

How To Install WordPress

Fill The Form With The Proper Information.

How To Install WordPress
Final Step Of Installing WordPress
WordPress Successfully Installed
WordPress Login
WordPress Username And Password

After Click On Log In You Will Get Your Website Back-end Dashboard. That’s All For Today. Hope You Guys Enjoy It. If You Want To Know How To Install WordPress On Server Then Click On Here.

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8 thoughts on “How To Install WordPress Locally”

  1. Hey Ripon,
    Thank you for this super simplified article and keep sharing.
    I actually wrote an exact same guide on this topic as well.
    I love XAMPP as it is cross-platform compatible.
    Any particular reason that you chose XAMPP over WAMP?

    Thank You and Keep sharing!

    1. When I Start Development I See That Most Of The People Use XAMPP So I started To Use That. That Was The First Reason For Using XAMPP. After That I Learn That XAMPP Is cross-platform compatible. So I Haven’t Think That I will Use WAMP Over XAMPP.

  2. I’ve been surfing online more than 3 hours today, yet I never found any interesting article like yours. It’s pretty worth enough for me. In my opinion, if all site owners and bloggers made good content as you did, the web will be a lot more useful than ever before.

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