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Download and Install WordPress

In this article I will show you how to install WordPress software in your system. To install WordPress software in your system follows the following steps.

Step 1: First of all download the latest version of WordPress software. You may download WordPress software from http://wordpress.org/  site.

Download and Install WordPress

 Step 2: Extract the zip file.

Download and Install WordPress

Step 3: Open the extracted folder and find out the ‘wp-config-sample.php’ file and rename it with ‘wp-config.php’. We are doing this because WordPress provides ‘wp-config-sample.php’ file as sample of configuration file but actually it is not an original configuration file due to which we renamed it and make it original configuration file for WordPress.

Download and Install WordPress

After rename the file the following window will be visible.

Download and Install WordPress

Step 4: Open ‘wp-config.php’ file and enter the some basic information related to MySQL database such as database name, user name, password etc.

Let’s have snapshots on it.

Download and Install WordPress

Note: Which database name you choose here that should be available in your MySQL Database.

Now save the file.

Step 5: Now deploy the downloaded WordPress file into apache web server (you may use any other web server such as IIS) .If you are using apache web server manually then deploy your WordPress file into ‘htdocs’ folder and if you are using WAMP server  for PHP development then you simply deploy your WordPress folder into www root directory folder.

Here I am using WAMP server which have already apache server. 

Download and Install WordPress

Step 6: Now open the WordPress project by starting WAMP server localhost. When you click on localhost button on WAMP server  then following window will be visible where you should be enter some basic information related to website  and site administrator .

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Now fill the entire text field with appropriate value.

Step7: Now click on the Install WordPress button.

Download and Install WordPress

After the successful installation the following window will be visible.

Download and Install WordPress

Now The WordPress Software has been installed successfully in your system. You may enjoy with it by login in WordPress.


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