WordPress is a free and open source content management system (CMS) which is based on PHP and MYSQL. It is currently a fastest growing CMS software. Due to its user friendly environment for the users, it is being more popular among people to create their websites and Blogs.
Follow these steps to install WordPress manually:
Step 1:Download the WordPress package
Step 2: Extract the zip Then Copy the wordpress folder.
Step 3: Create a MySQL Database in your phpmyadmin
Step 4: Go through the installation process
The next step is to install WordPress. You will need to download a copy of WordPress from WordPress.org.
Go ahead and Extract the zip file and copy the wordpress folder.
After that, you need to navigate to the folder where you installed WAMP. In our tutorial, we installed it in C:\wamp64, so we’ll refer to that folder going forward. But keep in mind, it may be different for you depending on where you installed the program.
Paste the wordpress folder into the C:\wamp64\www folder.
You can rename the wordpress folder to anything you want, such as mysite, wordpress, etc. This will be the URL of your local WordPress site, so be sure to choose something you’ll remember easily. For the sake of this tutorial, we renamed our wordpress directory to mysite.
Now open your web browser and go to http://localhost/mysite/
The WordPress database setup will start automatically. First it will ask you to select your language. After that it will show you some information about setting up your database. Click the Let’s Go button when you’re ready.
On the next screen, you’ll need to provide your database information. The database name will be the one that you entered in the last step. In our case, we called it test_db.
Your default database username will be root and you can leave the password blank.
Next, click on the submit button and WordPress will create a configuration file
After this you will see a screen informing you that WordPress has successfully connected to your database, and you can proceed with the installation.
Go ahead and click the Run the install button.
On the next screen, you can fill out the installation form. You need to provide a title for your website, choose an admin username / password, and provide admin email address.
Once you’re ready, press the Install WordPress button.
WordPress will quickly run the installation and create database tables. Once done, you will see a success message after the installation is complete.
You can then proceed to your WordPress dashboard by clicking on the Log in button.
Congratulations, you have successfully installed WordPress on a windows computer using WAMP.