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Requirements:-Wamp Server and ???, Ofcourse WordPress.
How to Download WordPress to your Pc ?
1)First of all go to the www.wordpress.org and click on Download WordPress 3.5.2 as you can see in the Image below.
2)Now you will be taken to a new page as you can see in the Image below where there will be two options i.e download as .zip file and download as tar.gz make sure you download the .zip one not the tar.gz one.
3)After Downloading the WordPress.zip file just extract it where ever you want.
How to Download WAMP Server ?
1)First of all go to www.wampserver.com/en and then click on download as you can see in the Image below.
2)Now it will display many download options as you can see in the Image below.Just download according to your Operating System mine is 32 bit Operating System so I’am gonna download that one if your’s is 64 bit Operating System then download that one.
3)As soon as you click on Download it will open a popup window as you can see in the Image below just click on you can download it directly.Now you will be taken to a new page and your download will start in few seconds.
4)After Downloading Wamp server just Install it in its default directory i.e C when Installing just press next – next – next don’t do any changes just Install it where it is Installing.
How to Install WordPress on Pc Using Wamp Server ?
1)Now as you have downloaded the WordPress and Installed the Wamp Server so now we can start with Installing WordPress on Pc.
2)Now Go to My Computer –> C Drive there you will see a folder called wamp as you can see in the Image below just open that Folder.
3)Inside that folder you will see a folder called www it is the main folder where we are gonna put our files as in our hosting servers we have public_html folder so you can call that folder as public_html just open that folder.
4)Now in that www folder create a new folder and name it for instance I will name it wordpress you can name it whatever you like (Name it your site’s name).
5)The Just Copy the WordPress files which you earlier extracted from WordPress.zip in that folder as you can see in the Image below.
6)Now we will need to setup Database connection in order to Install WordPress.After the Installation of Wamp Server you will see a new Icon in your task bar as you can see in the Image below just click on that Icon and then click on phpMyAdmin.
7)PhpMyAdmin page will open in the browser and then the Login screen will appear as you can see in the Image below in order to Login just type the username as root and leave the Password field blank and then click on Go.
8)Now you will be Logged in to your phpMyAdmin as you can see in the Image below then click on Database.
9)When you click on Database it will take you to a new page there you will have to create your Database.Under Create Database just type wordpress and click on Go as you can see in the Image below a Database will name wordpress has been created now just close the window.
10)Now as the Database is created now we will have to connect the Database with our WordPress then only we will be able to Install WordPress.In order to Connect Database with WordPress just go to My Computer –> C Drive –>Wamp –> www –>wordpress.There you will see the files of WordPress just find a file named wp-config-sample.php just Right click on it and select the option open with notepad as you can see in the Image below.
11)Now do the changes as shown in the Image below and then save the file.Now your WordPress is connected to the phpMyAdmin Database.
12)After Saving the file you can close notepad then you will have to rename the wp-config-sample.php to wp-config.php.As shown in the Image below.
13)Now we are all set now we can start the WordPress Installation.In order to start WordPress Installation just open your Web Browser I’am using Google Chrome.In the URL bar enter :-
Now as you can see in the Image below the WordPress Installation screen comes up.Now it will ask you to enter your Site Title,Username (Note username once set cannot be changed),Password and your Email Id.Below you will see a box asking Allow search engines to Index this site if you wanna tick it then tick it if you don’t wanna tick it don’t tick it as its of no Importance as WordPress will be Installed on your Pc not on Server so it is not gonna be Indexed.After filling all those fields just click on Install WordPress.
14)Now it will Install WordPress as you can see in the Image below WordPress has been Installed and now click on Login.
15)Now as you can see in the Image below the Login screen appears just enter your Username and Password and hit Login Button.
Note:-In order to Login anytime to your WordPress Dashboard just type localhost/your folder name/wp-admin in your browser’s URL bar.As you can see in the Image I have entered localhost/wordpress/wp-admin.As my folder name is wordpress.
16)As you can see in the Image below you are logged in to your WordPress now Enjoy…
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