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
Download the latest version of the XAMPP server
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
Then you see that installer screen:
Just click next to continue
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.
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.
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.
And click the next to continue.
It’s ready to install screen just click next to ready to run the installation.
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.
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
When you launch them you can see the Apache and MySQL turn Green its mean Apache and MySQL is ready
And now you should be able to test your local server
Open your web browser and type
You can see redirect link to http://localhost/dashboard
Now you can use your local server. Install the WordPress site on 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
So I just go to the c drive then XAMPP and then htdocs folder put the file here install your WordPress site on localhost