WordPress Installation

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Complete WordPress installation is a very easy task and it takes less than five minutes.

cPanel and cloud hosting has one-click WordPress installation facilities, but you can also install it by uploading files directly into the web server.

System requirements for WordPress installation

  • If you are using Windows then you require installing WAMP (Windows, Apache, MySQL, and PHP).
  • If you are using Linux then you require installing LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP).
  • If you are using MAC then you require installing MAMP (Macintosh, Apache, MySQL, and PHP).
  • Or you can also install XAMPP, which is Multi-platform and came with (Apache, MariaDB, PHP, and Perl).
  • WordPress is compatible with PHP 5.2+ and MySQL 5.0 +

Download WordPress

WordPress is free and an open source platform under the GNU General Public License (GPL), and you can download it directly from WordPress official website. You can also open https://wordpress.org/download/ link directly to download WordPress.

WordPress Installation

  • First, you required extracting downloaded WordPress and upload into your localhost or web server project folder.
  • You required to open your web browser and navigate the URL of WordPress folder path (In case of localhost URL will be http://localhost/wordpress_project_folder_name).
  • WordPress installation requires empty MySQL database, so you required to create it before.
  • WordPress Setup wizard will ask you initial information about the website, which is mentioned below.

Step 1: The WordPress installation setup will ask you about the language preference on the first step.

Step 2: Installation second stage provides info about required information before proceeding.

Step 3: In this installation steps you have to provide MySQL database connection credentials.

Step 4: Installation setup checks database credential authentication and provide your confirmation.

Step 5: This is the final step, where you have to provide site admin information.

Step 6: This is WordPress admin login screen. Enter username and password you have chosen in the previous screen and log in.

that's it, you have successfully installed WordPress.