Installing wordpress on localhost

Installing wordpress on localhost

First install the XAMPP 1.6.4 which setups apache (web) server and MySQL database on your system. Don’t forget to secure your system by browsing to http://localhost/security/index.php after setup.

Download and copy to c:\xampp\htdocs\ a fresh copy of wordpress. Browse to http://localhost/phpmyadmin and create a new database for wordpress.
Rename the wp-config-sample.php (inside the wordpress directory)  to wp-config.php and edit it and enter the correct values for the database connection

That’s all! Now browse to http://localhost/wordpress to finish your setup !!


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