This article will cover installing WordPress on Localhost in Windows 10 or other Windows-based operating systems and making the necessary settings and connections.
How to Configure WordPress in Windows 10 Localhost
Before you start installing WordPress, you need to install WampServer. To prevent general problems when installing WampServer, we will install IIS (Internet Information Services) on the Windows operating system and then stop it.
To set up WordPress on localhost using WampServer, follow the steps below.
To open the Run window, together press the Windows + R keys, type services.msc, and click OK.
You can examine the IIS (www) service in the Services window from the following image. To install the IIS service, access the Programs and Features option by right-clicking on the start menu.
Click the Programs and Properties window’s Turn Windows features on or off option.
In the Windows Properties window, select the Internet Information Services checkbox.
After selecting it, start the installation by clicking the OK button.
Wait while the IIS service installs.
After installing the IIS service, click Close to close the window.
You can see that the WWW publishing service is enabled in the Services box.
To stop this service, you must disable it in the property window.
After the service stops, click OK to continue.
How to Install WampServer on Windows 10
Follow the steps below to install WampServer step by step on the Windows 10 operating system.
Now enter the first site after typing WampServer in the Google Search Box. After opening the WampServer site, click Download.
If your Windows 10 operating system is 64 Bit, download WampServer 64 Bit from this window.
Upon clicking the Download button, a little window will appear. Click the direct download option here.
Please wait for a little while until the WampServer download process begins.
After downloading the program, run it as an administrator.
Select the English language by default from the Setup Language window, then click OK to continue.
In the License Agreement window, select Accept the Agreement. Then, click Next.
In the WampServer information window, click Next.
In the Select Destination Location window, do not change the value of C:\wamp64 and click Next.
In the Start Menu Folder setting, click the Next button.
In the Ready to Install, click the Install button.
Wait while installing WampServer.
WampServer will use the Internet Explorer browser by default in the system. When the Setup window opens, you can select the desired browser after answering Yes to whether you want to choose another browser on your system.
To select the default browser, continue by selecting iexplore.exe in the window that opens.
Here, WampServer says that it will use the Text Editor by default. Here, WampServer says that it will use the Text Editor by default. Click No to continue the installation.
After reading the information in this window, click Next to continue.
After the WampServer installation is complete, click Finish.
Right-click the WampServer shortcut on your desktop and click Run as administrator.
How to Fix MSVCR110.dll in Windows 10
Yeah! Many people encounter this error! A missing DLL error on the operating system is the cause of the MSVCR110.dll error.
Follow the steps below to fix the MSVCR110.dll error to run WordPress on WmpServer.
Download the MSVCR110.dll file from the following button and copy it to C:\Windows\System32.
MSVCR110.dll Error! Click OK to continue.
After copying the MSVCR110.dll file, you can see that the WampServer shortcut is Green after opening the program by clicking on the program shortcut. Now click on the program, then click phpMyAdmin.
The user name is Root by default on the phpMyAdmin page. The password section must be empty. Continue by clicking the Go button.
The initial step involves creating a new database on the phpMyAdmin page.
Type the name you want as the database name, and then select utf8_general_ci in the language code and click the Create button.
Click the database you created. Then click the Authorities section.
You can create another user name in the Authorities section and grant full authority to access the database. By default, it is Root.
How to Install Localhost WordPress on Windows 10
You can now proceed with the installation steps after you have installed WampServer, the program required to use WordPress on Windows 10.
Now, first, download WordPress’s latest version to your computer.
After downloading WordPress, extract the compressed file. And then, copy all the files to install WordPress.
Head over to the installation directory of WampServer.
Click the www folder in the WampServer folder.
Paste all the WordPress installation files you copied into the www folder.
Everything is fine until this step!
Launch the Internet Explorer Browser, enter localhost in the URL field, and hit Enter.
On the WordPress setup screen, click Let’s Get Started.
Type the database name that you created in phpMyAdmin.
Type Root for the username and leave the database password blank. Then click Submit.
Click the Install button.
You can input all of the relevant information for your site here. You need to set a strong password for your WordPress admin panel. Then, click the Install WordPress button to complete the installation.
If the database connection with WordPress is successful, as seen in the picture below, continue by clicking the Login button.
Enter your designated username and password credentials, and subsequently, initiate the login process by selecting the “Login” option.
You have finished installing WordPress using WampServer on Windows 10!
In this article, we have examined how to install WordPress step by step. A website hosted on a WordPress infrastructure is easy to manage, but add-ons that you add to your site can sometimes fail. As a result, you should constantly create a backup of your website. Thanks for following us!
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