How to install XAMPP Server on localhost

How to install XAMPP server on localhost:

When you want to install WordPress website or WordPress development in your localhost then you need a localhost server like XAMPP. When you install XAMPP server or any localhost server you easily install WordPress in just a few clicks.

But the XAMPP server is not easy to install in your windows PC

First, you need to download XAMPP server on your PC

I give the link To download the XAMPP server

 XAMPP Software

Download the latest version of the XAMPP server

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download-xampp
Download XAMPP

 

If your net speed is good then it will take max 1 or 2 minutes only depending on your broadband connection

When the download is finished then go to the download section where it downloads

Run the file and launch the XAMPP installer

 

Installer Screen
Installer Screen

 

Then you see that installer screen:

Just click next to continue

 

Select Components
Select Components

 

On the next screen, you can choose the components you want to install clear the components you do not want to install. Click next when you are ready to continue.

 

Select Folder
Select Folder

 

Then you go to the next screen now you can select a folder where you want to install XAMPP server.

If you are not select an option, to leave it because installer by default installs your XAMPP server in C drive.

Click next to continue.

 

Bitnami Screen
Bitnami Screen

 

Then you got another next screen it’s a Bitnami for XAMPP.

We do not need to install Drupal, Joomla or WordPress, so we just inject the box.

 

Ready To Install
Ready To Install

 

And click the next to continue.

It’s ready to install screen just click next to ready to run the installation.

 

Setup Screen
Setup Screen

 

 

The install process may take a few minutes it depends on your PC.

Once it finishes, you can launch the control panel to start work with XAMPP.

 

Finish
Finish

 

Test your XAMPP server:

When you launch the XAMPP server it opens a window that names them control panel then you start Apache and MySQL

 

Stoped XAMPP
Stoped XAMPP

When you launch them you can see the Apache and MySQL  turn Green its mean Apache and MySQL is ready

 

Start XAMPP
Start XAMPP

 

And now you should be able to test your local server

Open your web browser and type
http://localhost/

 

Dashboard
Dashboard

 

You can see redirect link to http://localhost/dashboard

Now you can use your local server. Install the WordPress site on XAMPP.

 

XAMPP
XAMPP

 

If you want to install the WordPress on your localhost then you manually install a WordPress on your XAMPP folder

When you install the XAMPP server setup ask you select a folder where you install xampp server manually you go there and put the file in htdocs  folder

Like when I install XAMPP server by default it’s install in C drive

 

htdocs Folder
htdocs Folder

 

So I just go to the c drive then XAMPP and then htdocs folder put the file here install your WordPress site on localhost

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