How to Install XAMPP and WordPress Locally on PC/Windows in Hindi – AK Maurya

What is XAMPP?

XAMPP stands for cross-platform, Apache, MySQL, PHP and Perl. It’s a simple and lightweight solution that allows you to create a local web server for testing purposes.

What is WordPress?

WordPress is an online, open source website creation tool written in PHP. But in non-geek speak, it’s probably the easiest and most powerful blogging and website content management system (or CMS) in existence today.

Follow the steps below :

  • Go to the https://www.apachefriends.org/index.html and download XAMPP.
  • Install XAMPP on your system
  • Start up both Apache and MySQL in XAMPP control panel.
  • Download the latest version of WordPress. https://wordpress.org/download
  • Go to the XAMPP folder on your computer and open the htdocs folder – C:/Program Files/XAMPP/htdocs. and page your WordPress files.
  • find the wp-config-sample.php file and rename it wp-config.php.
  • open in browser http://localhost/phpmyadmin
  • create a new data base and copy its name and enter in wp-config.php file.
  • Replace “username_here” with “root” and leave “password_here” blank, Save the file and close it.
  • Open your browser and go to http://localhost/your wordpres folder name/
  • chosen your language, continue onto the next screen and enter you username and password details. Click Install WordPress.
  • Your WordPress installation is now complete!

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