Install WordPress on windows computer using wamp server, if you are completely new on WordPress and want WordPress as your blog so my review is install WordPress on locally and know all WordPress functions first.This Tutorial will Guide You step by step to Install WordPress on computer using wamp server with help of screen-shot. WordPress Challenge it takes 5 minute to installing and its true, Let see how to install WordPress on computer.
For mac users read : How to install wordpress on mac using mamp.
Six Steps to install WordPress Using Wamp server :
- download WordPress and wamp server.
- setup wamp server
- create database.
- extract wordpress zip file to wamp server root directory
- submit and Fill information
Step 1 : Download wamp server and WordPress latest copy
WordPress Latest Version :- Download
Download Wamp Server :- Download[Note :- wamp server only running in Windows OS ]
There Is option for if your OS 64bit then Download 64 bit version or if Your OS 32bits then download 32bit version
After Successful download both software follow below step to install WordPress.
Step 2- Install Wamp Server
Set Up your wamp server software Run As admin[in windows 7]
It Install it By default C drive [C:\wamp]
After Successful install of wamp server open wamp server it shows on tray beside of window time and date.
Right click on wamp icon and click on start all service ,
Now Again right click on wamp icon and click local host[You can Manually start service open Browser and write Localhost in Address bar]
Your Wamp Server Installed.
Step 3 – Create Database to install wordpress
WordPress Required database. so before install wordpress you must create database its very easy let see how to create database.
To create WordPress database Required MySql. and wamp server already include MySql latest version so dont worry just run wamp server and open localhost on your browser.
Now,under the Tools Select phpmyadmin.
Now Click database to create new database
You Can Give Any Name Of database I wrote WordPress And click on Create.
Your Database Created!
After create Successful database, now ready to installing wordpress.
Step 4 – Install WordPress locally
For installation WordPress we have to extract WordPress download zip file to root directory of Wamp server.
Extract WordPress zip file To Specific Folder [C:\wamp\www] Under WWW Root Directory.
Now After successful create Database Extract WordPress To Specific Folder .[C:\wamp\www] Under WWW Root Directory
Now go open localhost. Under Your Projects Option you can see WordPress.
click on run the install button
Step 5 : Fill Information and Submit data
Now fill the Detail
Write Database Name – WordPress[If you wrote another database name when create database so you have to write that database name]
Change Username to root.
Leave Password blank [You can give username and password for database it help to protect database]
You can change table prefix.
After Successful Submit Information now Welcome to WordPress fill the information site name , username , and password etc…
Welcome to WordPress family.. any problem to install WordPress locally or In Windows? feel free to Comment 🙂