How to Install WordPress Locally on Windows 7 / 8.1 / 10

How to install WordPress Offline / Locally on Microsoft Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10. WordPress is a Content Management System (CMS) for Blogging or Other Online Content Platforms. It the one of the award winning CMS that provide content management with ease of use. More than 40% of site of world runs on WordPress CMS Platforms. WordPress established in the year 2003 by Matt Mullenweg. WordPress is a under GPL Open Source license and Open Source CMS Project and world largest CMS blogging Platforms. It is the blogging CMS project that is scalable in any conditions.

Pre Requested Dependencies required to install the WordPress

  1. An Updated Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 OS with all Service Packs and updates is installed Installed.
  2. A WAMP (Windows Apache MySQL PHP) server is required.
  3. A good Internet internet browser like Mozilla Firefox,etc is required.

WordPress Installation Steps

Step-1 (Download the WAMP Server Packages)

Download the WAMP Server Packages from official websites.

Step-2 (Installation of Wamp Server Locally)

Please do the installation according to the images shown below

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Step-3 (Run the WAMP Server)

Note: Run the WAMP Server Each time when you run the WordPress

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Step-4 (Check the WAMP Server on Internet Browser)

Check your localhost (http://127.0.0.1/) by using the web browser like Mozilla Firefox.

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Step-5 (Remove the default WAMP webpages files)

Check the Local Disc C:\> —-> wamp —–> www

Remove all default files present on that www directory

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Step-6 (Run the PHPMyAdmin to create the Database for WordPress)

On Mozilla Firefox Browser visit http://127.0.0.1/phpmyadmin/

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Step-7 (Setup the WordPress Database)

On PHPMyAdmin panel create user and password and check host % or localhost

Step-8 (Provide Global Privileges to WordPress Database)

Step-9 (Download the WordPress CMS)

Download the latest version of WordPress CMS from official Websites.

Step-10 (Extract the WordPress files to WWW directory)

Step-11 (Run the WordPress Setup)

Step-12 (Provide the Database Credentials to the WordPress CMS)

Step-13 (Provide the WordPress Site-name, Username and Passwords)

Step-14 (Login to WordPress with Credentials)

Step-15 (Check the Dashboard and create some posts)

Step-16 (Finally See the WordPress Websites and blogs)

Final Words

WordPress is the one of the best platforms to check and learn the WordPress. It is recommended CMS platforms for blog and sites developed by Web Designer , Web Developer and Tech Geeks. For more support and information regarding to this article post please use the comment section below.

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