Installing Wordpress Locally with XAMPP

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Slidedeck from the last Gainesville Wordpress Meetup Group on how to work with Wordpress on your local machine using XAMPP.

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Installing Wordpress Locally with XAMPP

  1. 1. Installing Wordpress Locally Creating a local virtual server with XAMPP Joshua Rapp; User Experience Designer / Wordpress Developer
  2. 2. Joshua Rapp; User Experience Designer / Wordpress Developer
  3. 3. Joshua Rapp; User Experience Designer / Wordpress Developer Installing XAMPP Directory Structure C:/ C:/xampp C:/xampp/htdocs
  4. 4. Joshua Rapp; User Experience Designer / Wordpress Developer Start up XAMPP and visit PHPMyAdmin in your browser
  5. 5. Joshua Rapp; User Experience Designer / Wordpress Developer Create a New MySQL DB with a utf_general_ci collation
  6. 6. Joshua Rapp; User Experience Designer / Wordpress Developer Click on the privileges tab and add a new user
  7. 7. Joshua Rapp; User Experience Designer / Wordpress Developer Create your DB user credentials (setup host as localhost)
  8. 8. Joshua Rapp; User Experience Designer / Wordpress Developer Check all privileges for yourself as a DB user and ADD User
  9. 9. Joshua Rapp; User Experience Designer / Wordpress Developer Visit Wordpress.org and download the latest version
  10. 10. Joshua Rapp; User Experience Designer / Wordpress Developer Directory Structure C:/ C:/xampp C:/xampp/htdocs C:/xampp/htdocs/directory
  11. 11. Joshua Rapp; User Experience Designer / Wordpress Developer Locate the wp-config-sample.php file Change the data needed and save as wp-config.php
  12. 12. Joshua Rapp; User Experience Designer / Wordpress Developer Congratulations on installing wordpress on your machine

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