How to install WordPress on XAMPP server

Sep 16, 2006Blog, WordPress

Install WordPress on XAMPP server If you want to try running environment of some modern publishing system, eg WordPress on XAMPP server, you may have already done your work for ten minutes.

Install WordPress on XAMPP server

Follow this description.

In your browser http://localhost/. Run phpMyAdmin. Select options, it’s in the picture, ie for the name of the database as wordpress, you also select the desired character set.

Install WordPress on XAMPP server

Download and unzip the WordPress, open file wp-config-sample.php and the following settings as needed.

define('DB_NAME', 'wordpress'); // Database name
define('DB_USER', 'root'); // MySQL username
define('DB_PASSWORD', ''); // password ...
define('DB_HOST', 'localhost'); // 99% chance that you do not change this

Write down these changes and save the file as wp-config.php.

Now place the installation into the existing structure on the disk ie in C:\www\. The entire directory relocate there. Start the installation http://localhost/wordpress/wp-admin/install.php, if everything is okay you’re done.


Graphic and website designer, currently, I attend to the maintenance of about thirty sites for existing clients as well as creating websites for the new ones. In my free time, I get into the secrets of the world of Linux, SSH, WP-CLI and I’m preparing this blog.

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