How to install WordPress in WampServer

Hi friends, this tutorial is for the beginners those who have plans to start development in the WordPress framework. So, in this tutorial, I will show you how to install WordPress in WampServer in a Windows operating system environment.

How to install WordPress in WampServer in Windows Operating System environment

Install WordPress in WampServer

Install WordPress in WampServer is very easy and simple. Just follow the steps below —

Step 1: Download the WordPress framework

Download the latest version of the WordPress Framework from the following link if you not yet downloaded.

Download WordPress.

Step 2 : Extract zip file

Extract the zip file inside the wamp/www/ folder. By default the extracted folder name is wordpress. Rename it whatever you want. In my case, I renamed it to mtbwordpress.

Step 3: Create database

Open PhpMyAdmin in the browser by entering the following URL — http://localhost/phpmyadmin. Next, create a database and name it mtb_wordpress. By default, in PhpMyAdmin there is a root user and its password is null or blank.

Step 4: Begin the WordPress installation

Now, it is time to start the actual installation of the WordPress framework in WampServer. Open http://localhost/mtb-wordpress in the browser and press enter. Remember mtbwordpress is the name of the folder in the wamp/www/ folder. The very first page you will face during the installation of WordPress Framework in WampServer is like the below image. Choose the language and press the Continue button.

Select the language during wordpress installation

Step 5: Gather database connection details

Next, you will prompt to a new page where you have been informed to know the database name, database username, and password, hostname, and database table prefix before you start installing WordPress. Apart from hostname and table prefix, all other information is already you have in Step 3. Now press Let’s go! button.

Database information required befor start wordpress installation

Step 6: Enter database connection details

In the next page, you have to enter the database connection details. Leave password blank if your database user doesn’t have any password. Database host is localhost and writes wp_ or whatever you want as table prefix. Press the Submit button.

Database connection details during wordpress installation in wampserver

If you correctly entered database connection details then you will see the following page below. Now press the Run the installation button.

Database connection message during wordpress installation in wampserver

Step 7: Enter additional information

In the next and last page you have to enter some additiona information like your site title, Admin username and password, your email. After filling the form press Install WordPress button.

Additional information required during WordPress installation in WampServer

If everything goes perfect then WordPress will show the success message like below. That’s all.

Success message after wordpress installed in WampServer

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