How to Install WordPress on your computer using WampServer

About WordPress and wampserver
WordPress is a free and open-source tool and a content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL.Its Features include a plugin architecture and a template system. WordPress is the most popular blogging system in use on the Web.
WampServer is a local server package for Windows, allowing you to install and host web applications that use Apache, PHP and MySQL.
Why we need to install WordPress
The process of installing WordPress on your personal computer is also known as setting up a local server environment or localhost. Often theme designers and plugin developers install WordPress on a local server environment to speed up their development process. An average user can use the local server environment to test plugins and/or make changes to the site before making it live for their audiences.
The following steps allow you to install wordpress on your computer.
1.Go to and download the latest WampServer.
2.Once you have downloaded WampServer, run the installation program.At one point during the installation, WampServer will ask for the location of the default web browser. By default it will use Internet Explorer, but you can change that to Google Chrome or Firefox by locating the browser in Program Files.
3.Click on the Wampserver icon in windows taskbar and then click on phpmyadmin.phpMyAdmin will open in a new browser window. Click on Databases in phpmMyAdmin to create a new database for WordPress. Choose a name for your database and click on Create button.
5.Download a copy of WordPress from Extract the zip file and copy the wordpress folder. Go to C:\wamp\www and paste wordpress folder there. a web browser and go to: http://localhost/wordpress/
click on continue
click on Let’s go
7.On the next screen, you need to provide your database information. The database name will be the one that you created.
Please note that your default database username will be root and leave the password blank. Click on the submit button and WordPress will create a configuration file for you.
8.After this you will see a screen informing you that WordPress has successfully created the configuration file, and you can proceed with the installation. Click on Run Install button.
9.On the next screen, fill out the installation form. You need to provide a title for your website, choose an admin username and password, and provide admin email address. Finally press the Install WordPress button.
10.Once done, you will see a success message after the installation. You can then proceed to your WordPress by clicking on the Log in button.


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