- 1 WordPress – Installation
- 2 Download WordPress
- 3 Create a store database
- 4 Setup Wizard
- 4.0.1 Site Title – Enter the name of the site you are going to create in WordPress.
- 4.0.2 Username – Enter the username you like when logging into WordPress.
- 4.0.3 Password twice – Enter the password twice to protect your site.
- 4.0.4 Your e-mail – Enter your e-mail address which will help retrieve the password or any update.
- 4.0.5 Privacy – It allows search engines to index this site after checking the search engines.
WordPress – Installation
System Requirements for WordPress
Database – MySQL 5.0+
Web server –
MAMP (Int Kintosh)
Rating operating system – cross-platform
Browser Support –
IE (Internet Explorer 8+), Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, Opera
PHP Compatibility –
When you open the link https://wordpress.org/download/, you will see the screen as a snapshot below –
Create a store database
WordPress requires a MySQL database. So create a new blank database with user / password (for example, user can set “root” and password as “root” or otherwise you can set it as per your convenience).
Then, you can continue with the installation process as discussed further.
Setting up WordPress in your system is very easy. The following steps describe how to set up WordPress locally on your system.
Step (1) – Caract the downloaded WordPress folder and upload it to your web server or localhost.
Step (2) – Open your browser and navigate to your WordPress file path, then you will find the first screen of the WordPress installer as shown in the following screen. In our case, the route is localhost / .
Select your language for WordPress and click Continue.
Step (3) – In this step, you can see the information required for the database before proceeding with the WordPress installation.
Step (4) – Here, you have to enter information about the MySQL database as described in the following screen.
Database Name – Enter the name of the database you create in the MySQL database for WordPress.
Username – Enter the username of your MySQL database.
Password – Enter the password you set for the MySQL database.
Database Host – Enter the host name, by default it will be localhost.
Table Prefix – It is used to add prefixes to database tables that help to run multiple sites on the same database. It takes a basic price.
After submitting all the information, click on submit button.
Step (5) – Checks the WordPress database setting and returns a confirmation screen as shown in the following snapshot.
Click Run Install
Step (6) – Enter the administrative information.
It includes the following areas –
Site Title – Enter the name of the site you are going to create in WordPress.
Username – Enter the username you like when logging into WordPress.
Password twice – Enter the password twice to protect your site.
Your e-mail – Enter your e-mail address which will help retrieve the password or any update.
Privacy – It allows search engines to index this site after checking the search engines.
After completing all the information, click on the Install WordPress button.
Step (7) – After the installation is successful, you will find the following success screen.
You can see the details of your username and password added in WordPress.
Click on the Login button.
Step (8) – After clicking Login, you will find the WordPress admin panel as shown in the following screen.
Enter the username and password you specified during installation as shown in Step 6 and click on the Login button.