After you build WampServer on your computer, you can run WordPress on localhost. In this article, we’ll explore step by step how to install WordPress.
How to Configure WordPress in Windows 10 Localhost
Before you start installing WordPress, you need to install WampServer. To prevent common 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.
Press the Windows + R keys together and open the Run window, type [services.msc] and click OK.
In the Services window, you can examine the IIS (www) service from the following image. To install the IIS service, right-click on the start menu and click on Programs and Features.
In the Programs and properties window, click the 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 IIS service, click Close to close the window.
In the Services window, you can see that the WWW publishing service is enabled.
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 the Windows 10 operating system you are using is 64 Bit, download WampServer 64 Bit from this window.
After clicking the Download button, a small window will open. Click the direct download option here.
Please wait for a little while the WampServer download process will begin.
After downloading the program, run it as an administrator.
Select the English language by default from the Setup Language window, and 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 the question whether you want to select 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. If you want to change this, click Yes to continue. 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! MSVCR110.dll error cause by a DLL error missing on your operating system.
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 then copy it to C:\Windows\System32.
After downloading WordPress 5.2.2, extract the compressed file. And then copy all the files to install WordPress.
Go to where WampServer installed.
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!
Open the Internet Explorer Browser, type [localhost] in the URL field and click 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 fill in the necessary 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 you can see in the picture below, continue by clicking the Login button.
Type the user name and password, and then click Login.
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. Therefore, you should always make a backup of your site. Thanks for following us!