How to Setup a Server on localhost and Install WordPress.
WAMP Server stands for Windows Apache MySQL Php. In this post, we will learn how to install Wamp on Windows 7 on localhost on Windows.
We’re going to do this in three parts.
1. Download WAMP and WordPress.
2. Creation of a database for the site.
3. Installing WordPress on localhost.
Follow these simple steps to install wamp on windows 7
1. Download WAMP server and install it on your system.
2. Download the latest version of WordPress.
3. Now that you need to download both, you will need to install the Wamp server. Launch the WAMP software, these are pretty simple steps, just click Next and you should be able to set it up, Installing WAMP
4. You will see a small icon on the right side of the taskbar, click on it and select localhost (wait for it to turn green). Start the wamp server.
Open your favorite browser and enter http: // localhost.
6. You will see a page like this in the tool menu and select PHPMyAdmin. The url must be changed to http: // localhost / phpmyadmin /
7. It’s time to create a database for your local website. Click on the database tab, enter the name of the database, here I will be using WordPress and click the Create button.
8. Open C: wamp www, add a new folder here and name it WordPress. Now you need to extract the wordpress.zip file to this WordPress folder.
9. Finally, you must create a config file for your WordPress installation, go to http: // localhost / wordpress in your browser.
You will see how to create a config file, click on it.
Enter the following details
WordPress database names
Password (leave blank)
Leave the other two at the default
After filling out this form, click “Submit”, if everything went well, you will be prompted to start the installation, click “Run the installation”.
On the next screen, you will be asked to enter your blog name, login username and password.
Congratulations !! you have successfully installed WordPress, now login with your username and password
If your work involves running your website / project on the internet and working with multiple locations, then a WAMP server may not be the right fit for you. Try USBWebserver, it just converts your Pen drive into a web server so you don’t have to install software on multiple computers.
Also Read: How to Convert Your Flash Drive to a Portable Web Server