It learns to install WordPress in the premises with XAMPP in a few steps

the WordPress-premises

If you want to prove new things in your webpage, but it gives fear to touch you when being online, the solution is to install WordPress in the premises.

You don't know how to do it? Tranquil@, for that there are preparation this guide where we showed all the steps to you that you must follow to install WordPress in your computer.

We assured to you that he is super-simple and that it will not take to you more than 30 minutes.

You don't create to us? To time. 😉

Why to install WordPress in the premises?

If you do not finish understanding why you must install WordPress in localhost, these are all the advantages that you will obtain:

  • Practices for the future: although nowadays the majority of hostings professional has automatic installers, never is of knowing the process more manual in case there is some problem.
  • You only install what works: the world of plugins of WordPress is enormous. Every day they remove new options that can be very interesting for your page but eye, not always are compatible. If you install it first in the premises, you will be able to assure if it works or not in your page.
  • Your Web stays cleaning: following with the subject to install plugins, if constantly you add and acquittals, floods of files trash your blog and that causes that it goes slower.
  • To prove changes: if you want to prove a new subject or to modify it, for example, the dangerous thing is evident that it would turn out to do it in a page that is online.

Everything is transformed in which what you do in your site that is open to the public, you will do it with the certainty that works.

How to install WordPress in the premises

Moment for happening to tell the steps you that you must follow to install WordPress in the premises.

It is a very simple process and that once you dominate it, you will install WordPress of form manual where you need it without effort no.

1. It unloads the necessary archives

In order to install WordPress in the premises (or any other place) it is necessary to only unload two archives.

First of them, evidently, he is the own manager of contents. For it, it sees the section unload of its official page and unloads the file zip all archives. Although if you prefer to save the steps to translate it to the Spanish, you can lower already translated it of here.

But as all CMS, it needs a servant and a data base to work. There it is where XAMPP enters, the second file that you must unload from its official page, that will be the one in charge to simulate a servant Apache (most common in hostings).

Thus it will help you to familiarize to you with the surroundings that soon you will use when you engage a professional servant.

2. It installs XAMPP

Once you already have both archives, first it will be to install XAMPP. If you work with Windows, we advised to you that you initiate the installer doing right click envelope he and selections “To execute as administrator”.

Once executed, the screens that you will see are:

  1. Screen of welcome: the only thing that you must do is beats on next.
  2. Selection of components: you can leave them so what is but you want to save space, the indispensable ones are apache, MySQL, PHP and phpMyAdmin.
  3. Place of the installation: by defect it is “C:\xampp”. Our recommendation is that you maintain that route but you want to change it, while is not within “program files” will be no problem.
  4. Installation of Bitnami: it is a tool to install some of the most common CMS automatically. As the idea is that you learn the form manual and you are not going it to use, you can do without him.
  5. Confirmation: the last step before it begins with the installation.
  6. Installation: the typical bar of state that is growing as is completing the process.
  7. Complete: if everything has gone as it must, it will appear a screen indicating that it has finished and everything is ready to begin. It beats on finish.

During the installation, it is possible that it appears a message of error indicating that has not been file “- n”. It is quite common following the version of Windows that you use.

In order to solve it, you only must go to the folder where you are installing XAMPP and execute the file setup_xampp.bat.

3. It creates a data base

When starting XAMMP (if it appears a message of firewall of Windows, it marks the square of private networks) will show the Control Panel, in which you must press the bellboys of “Start” of Apache and MySQL.


Once the names are marked in green, it punctures on the option “Admin” of the row of MySQL to accede to phpMyAdmin and to create the data base that you need.

In the page that has opened, presses on the eyelash superior “Data base” or the left menu in “New” and you will accede to the page where you will be able to create it.

Ponle the name that you love (we we will use wordpress for this example) and in the cotejamiento, utf8_general_ci chooses. It beats in “Creating” and ready.

4. It installs WordPress in your computer

First it is to decompress zip of WordPress that you have unloaded at the outset in the folder “htdocs” that one is where you have installed XAMPP. The structure thus must be: “DondeSeaQueHayasInstaladoXAMPP/htdocs/Wordpress

It remembers, for this example we have called to the folder “wordpress”, but you can put the one to him that you want.

Now it opens a navigating Web and it accedes to “http://localhost/wordpress/” to initiate the installation.

In the second screen, it requests the details of connection for the data base. Fill up them as in the image:


It remembers to change the name of the data base if you have used another one.

If everything has gone well, the next screen will be the one to form your site of WordPress (Name, catchphrase, user, password, etc…) and after that the screen to do login and ready, you finish installing wordpress in the premises.

To that it has not been for as much? 😉

You already know how to install WordPress in the premises

Since you have seen, the process to install WordPress in the premises does not have any complication.

Now, if you want “to trastear in line” with your site, you can use anyone of many plugins that there is to migrate your page from a servant to another one (in this case, the one premises).  Our recommendations are:

Some doubt? You know another system? You want to add something more? If it is thus, you have the commentaries to your disposition.

We waited for you in them. 😉