WordPress download and installation tutorial with XAMPP
WordPress download and installation tutorial with XAMPP

WordPress download and installation tutorial with XAMPP

This is a guide for beginners who are looking for installation CMS WordPress from scratch with XAMPP local server.

Download WordPress

Here you can find a link to the latest version of WorPress.

Just click Download

Download XAMPP local server

Visit this page and find your operation system: OS X, Linux, Windows. Click Download button aside version you are looking for. Recommend to use the latest version of PHP. For this moment it’s 7.3.4

 local server

Install XAMPP

Install XAMPP on Windows 10 OS

Install XAMPP on Mac OS X

Install WordPress in XAMPP

  1. Go to htdocs XAMPP folder and create a new folder with name codinglikepro and unzip WordPress there.
  2. Go to XAMPP and Start Apache and MySQL
  3. In your browser open URL http://localhost/phpmyadmin/ Note: username to phpmyadmin is root and password empty. Create a new database: name it codinglikepro
  4. In your browser open link http://localhost/codinglikepro and follow instructions installation WordPress

WordPress installation Step by Step with XAMPP

1. First, you see a welcome message, where just need to click

WordPress welcome installation screen

2. Enter database connection details:

– Database name: codinglikepro
– Username: root
– Password: empty
– Database host: localhost
– Table prefix: wp_

WordPress database connection

3. All right, sparky!

If all details were right, you will see the screen with All right, sparky! If you see error messages, return to the previous screen and check all fields.
Click Run the install

wordpress run the install

4. Next step is to fill some information about your site and create admin user crdentials:

– Site title: WordPress Test Site
– Username: admin
– Password: you can use automatically generated password or change to your own.
– Your email: here use your real email address, it helps to restore password if you forgot it.
– Click Install WordPress

wordpress site title

5. After installation, you can see the login form

If no you can open that page by URL: http://localhost/codinglikepro/wp-admin

wordpress admin login

That’s it. Just now you installed WordPress web site on XAMPP local web server. Enjoy it.

WordPress admin area

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