If you are a beginner and want to learn WordPress but you don’t want to invest a single penny for your learning period then this is a special article for you because in this article I will tell you How To Install WordPress On Localhost on your PC for learning purpose with just 2 easy steps.
Hi Guys, I’m Adeel Qadir, Today I’ll be showing you How you can install WordPress on localhost on your computer and if you are very beginners in WordPress and want to learn WordPress from scratch then I have already shared 12 easy steps guide and in which you can easily learn WordPress from A To Z.
Now, the question is Why would you want to Install WordPress locally?
But if you don’t want to launch a website yet, and just want to try and test WordPress, you can do that by reading this special tutorial.
Okay! So, when you install WordPress locally all your website’s files will be stored on your computer disk, and this means only you will be able to access your website and you can access it on the same computer on which you have installed it.
Now, this is a great way for you to learn to make your website for free of cost And, once you’ve built your WordPress website locally, you can then move it to a live website with your domain and Webhosting.
So keep reading with full attention and now, let’s install WordPress locally! and It is going to be totally free and we’re going to do it in just 2 simple steps!
Let’s Start And Install WordPress On Localhost
First, we’re going to download a software called ‘Bitnami WordPress‘ Now, this is the software which is going to allow us to run WordPress on our computer localhost.
So to download it, let’s go to our browser And, then click on ‘Bitnami WordPress‘ and you will redirect to the download page where you can see the download file for “Windows”, MacOs X, and Linux.
Now, download Bitnami WordPress as per your system requirement means which system do you have, Windows, Mac, or Linux?
When you click on the Download button, it will ask you to Sign in with your account for download, its very simple just click on “Sign In with Google” and log in with your Gmail id. That’s Done.
Okay! So the Bitnami software is downloaded! Now, let’s go to step 2, which is to install this software.
So let’s open the folder where we’ve downloaded the file and, right-click on it and click Run As Administrator.
Now keep clicking ‘next’, two times and you will be taken to the installation path section, where you can see the WordPress installation path.
You can change this path as per your needs or leave it as it is, but keep this path in your mind because in the future you will need this path to upload a lot of files like Plugins, Themes, Media ETC.
Now click the next button to move to the next step.
Okay! So this is the next page, where we need to enter the WordPress login details of our local WordPress website. Now enter “Your Name“, “Email Address“, and then the “Admin Username” and the “Admin Password” for WordPress.
Make sure you remember these details because of this your website admin detail as you’ll be needing this to login into your local WordPress website. Once you’re done, keep clicking the next button.
Now click the Next button 5 times or Until the WordPress installation begins.
Now that the WordPress installation has started, it will take some time, so wait for it to complete.
After the installation is complete, Now let’s click the finish button! make sure to “Launch Bitnami WordPress Stack” must be checked.
As soon as you click on the finish button it will take you to this page and that means WordPress is now installed on our computer. Now to access your site, you just have to click the ‘Access WordPress’ Link.
So let’s click that And as you can see, our WordPress website is now running on our PC without any errors.
Okay! You can access your site home page anytime by going to “127.0.0.1/wordpress” or “localhost/wordpress” and access your website admin panel by going to “127.0.0.1/wordpress.login” or “localhost/wordpress/login” on your browser.
Now if you want to login to WordPress, you just add “/login” And, it will take you to the login page of WordPress. I have written the full address in detail above.
Now you can login into the admin panel, by entering the details that you gave during the installation. So, once you’ve logged in, you can start building your website.
So this is the simple tutorial on “How you can Install WordPress On Localhost on your PC and start building your website.
Once you’ve completed building your website you can then move it to a live website with your own domain and Webhosting and people will be able to access this website all over the world.
You can do this simply by Reading This Tutorial, here!
We show you how you can migrate your website from localhost to web host with your custom domain name.
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