Install wordpress in your local host desktop to make the necessary changes in your blog or web site. As we know that it is very difficulty to edit the template of the blog regularly in the hosting panel (web space) in order to make the changes it is highly recommended to do them off line i.e test all your changes in your local host.
Word press is SEO friendly and there are many tool available in web to make the wordpress blog or site more search friendly. So many of the bloggers choose to the wordpress as their blogging plat forum. Because it makes their work easy. So in this article i’m going to tel you “how to install wordpress in localhost desktop“.
Word press comes with .php scripting. In order to execute the .PHP files we need to have local host. There are lot of softwares on the web which makes our desktop as local host. One of the software among those is WAMP server. This WAMP server is 100% free software which is available in the market.
Thing you need to host a wordpress in local desktop is WAMP Server and word press installer.
First get your need to Download WAMP SERVER as soon as you download you are ready to install it on your machine. Below i have provided you step by step process how to install the WAMP Server in your desktop.
Click on Next
Accept Agreement and Click on Next
Click on Next
Click on Create Desktop icon if you needed and Click on Next
Click on Install
Installation is being processed
Don’t change any thing just click on next
As soon as the installation is done you can see an icon at your task bar right side
Just refresh it by clicking on the right button of your mouse.
If you see this window after clicking on the right button you will see this above image if you see this then it is conform that you have installed WAMP Server successfully.
Now you need to download the wordpress installation set up. You can download the set up from wordpress.org
As soon as you download the set up unzip the folder and copy the wordpress set up in the C drive of your machine.
Open the WAMP folder in your C: drive
Open the WWW folder in WAMP folder
Past the wordpress installation file here.
After saving the wordpress folder in WWW folder go to your browser and type http://localhost
You will observe the window as shown below
As soon as you observe the above the window click on the PHP my Admin to create database
As soon as you create the database just go to your browser and type the following http://localhost/wordpress you will observe the window as shown below then just follow the screen instructions and follow the steps carefully
Make sure that you type user name as root leave the password column blank
After installation you will find the below window where you need to give the log in details which you used in the above steps.
Here is your wordpress dashboard on your desktop.
Now you can make all the necessary changes on your blog or web site on desktop in off line mode as soon as the changes are done you need to download the data base from the PhpMyAdmin and upload it to your web server to show sour changes to viewers.
So by this step every thing is completed in setting up the word press in your localhost desktop.
There are lot of plugins available on this web to optimize the wordpress in coming articles i am going to show you how to make more use of the wordpress and its blogging.