How to install WordPress on local host or local PC

If you are looking to learn WordPress development, your first step is to install the WordPress on localhost or your pc.Local host can be refer to your pc window or Mac.

To install WordPress on you localhost, you need local server applications like XAMP, WAMP.

So we shall be using XAMPP to install the WordPress on locahost for this tutorial.

In following Tutorial, We shall let you know following

  • Installing XAMPP on Localhost
  • To setup the wordpess on Local host
  • Running the WordPress Over Localhost

Installing XAMPP on Localhost

First, You need to download the Xampp application from its official website or you can click here to download the xampp.

Now Click on Xampp Setup and you will see the following screen

Now click on Next> Button to install the XAMPP

After clicking there you will get following screen

On the above screen, you can select the location where you want to install the XAMPP

Now XAMPP will installed successfully on your local host.

Installing WordPress on Localhost / Local PC

Now you can download WordPress from its official website will be downloaded as zip file so you can extract it and after extracting the WordPress zip file, you can rename it with your project name or you can put it as it is.

Location to put WordPress

Go to –> C –> Xampp





Xampp -> Htdocs

Place your WordPress folder under htdocs



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