WordPress installation

May 15, 2021 09:00 WordPress

Table of contents

WordPress system requirements

  • Database - MySQL 5.0 plus;

  • Web server -

    • WAMP(Windows)

    • LAMP(Linux)

    • XAMPP(Multi-platform)

    • MAMP(Macintosh)

  • Operating system - cross-platform

  • Browser Support - IE (Internet Explorer 8 plus;),Firefox,Google Chrome,Safari,Opera

  • PHP Compatibility - PHP 5.2 plus;

Download WordPress

When you open the https://wordpress.org/download/, you get to see a screen as the following snapshot -

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Create a storage database

  • WordPress requires a MySQL database. /b10>So create a new empty database with the user/password (for example, the user is "root" and the password is "root" or you can set it for your own convenience).

  • You can then proceed with the installation process, as described below.

The installation wizard

It's easy to set up WordPress to your system. /b10> The following steps describe how to set up WordPress locally on your system.

Step (1) - Extract the downloaded WordPress folder and upload it to your web server or local host.

Step (2) - Open your browser and navigate to your WordPress file path, and you'll get the first screen of the WordPress installer, as shown on the screen below. In our case, the path is localhost / slt;Your_wordpress_folder .

WordPress installation

Select the language of your WordPress, and then click Continue.

Step (3) - In this step, you can view the information you need for your database before continuing to install WordPress.

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Click on Let's go!

Step (4) - Here you must enter information about the MySQL database, as described on the screen below.

WordPress installation
  • Database Name - Enter the name of the database created for WordPress in the MySQL database.

  • Username - Enter the user name of the MySQL database.

  • Password - Enter the password you set for your MySQL database.

  • Database Host - Write to host name, localhost by default.

  • Table Prefix - Used to add prefixes to database tables, which helps run multiple sites on the same database. /b10> It takes the default value.

Once you have filled in all the information, click the Submit button.

Step (5) - WordPress checks the database settings and gives a confirmation screen, as shown in the snapshot below.

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Click run the install

Step (6) - Enter management information.

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It contains the following fields -

  • Site Title - Enter the name of the site you want to create in WordPress.

  • Username - Enter your username based on your choice when you sign in to WordPress.

  • Password twice - Enter your password twice to protect your website.

  • Your E-mail - Enter your email address to help recover your password or any updates.

  • Privacy - Allows search engines to index this site after selecting this check box.

Once you've filled out all the information, click the Install WordPress button.

Step (7) - After a successful installation, you will see a screen showing success, as shown below.

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You can view the username and password details you added to WordPress.

Click the Log In button.

Step (8) - After clicking Sign in, you'll get a WordPress ad-management panel, as shown on the screen below.

WordPress installation

Enter the username and password that you mentioned during the installation process, as shown in step 6, and then click the Log In button.