How to Install WordPress for Offline Using XAMPP Server

WordPress is the best cms platform to start blogging, To learn PHP, theme developing, plug-in developing. If you start blogging with WordPress on your computer offline. Then you need a server for installing WordPress. Xampp helps to create a server on your computer. And you can easily run WordPress and make your blog offline. Let’s start step by step to run Xampp and install WordPress.

Download Xampp And WordPress:

Xampp is open-source software for the user. You can download it for Windows, Mac, and Linux. It helps to create a local server, PHP, database for your local computer.  You can download Xampp bottom of the page for the latest version. It may take some minutes or depend on your internet connection.

For downloading WordPress, You can visit the WordPress official site for the latest version. Or download this site please scroll down and go to the bottom of this page.

Installation Guide for Xampp:

In the first step, You need to run the downloaded Xampp file. If you use any antivirus software. You see a command box you just click ok. It depends on your computer configuration. Then you see standard installer screen like this:

Xampp Installer


Next step, You install it normally like other software by clicking the next button. At the last step of installation you see the screen like this:

Finish Xampp Install


The third step, after finishing the installation. You need to select a language like this. Finishing step, after selecting a language.


Select Xampp Language

Xampp Control Panel automatically run on your computer screen. You just click start button like this:

Xampp Control Panel

After doing this step, please go localhost on your browser.

Localhost Dashboard

Here we made a video tutorial for you. Follow our instructions step by step that helps you very easily.

Install WordPress Step By Step:

If you need to install WordPress manually, then follow this step below. First, you need to keep the WordPress file on your computer. Then you locate xampp folder on your c drive. Then you need to find htdoc folder like this image:

Find htdoc Folder

Next Step, You create a folder for your site.

Create folder for install wordpress

Then keep all the WordPress files that you download in this folder. It will look like this screen.

Put wordpress file to folder

Next step,  open your browser and go to localhost/phpmyadmin. Here you need to create a database name. it will look like this screen.

Phpmyadmin Page

Database creation Page:

Database Creation Page

Next step, go to your demo site like localhost/demo. Then you see the WordPress installation page you just click let’s go button. Then you see the WordPress installation page. Here you input database name that you create PHPMyAdmin section. Input root in the Username section and keep blank in the password field. Then click the submit button.

WordPress Setup Config Page

Next step, if you click the submit button you see all are right to setup then click the run button. Then you see the site details page. Now you fill the details like site name, WordPress user name, password, email section. Then you click the install WordPress button. This screen looks like:

Fill Site Information

Finishing step, if you complete all the above steps correctly you see the installation success page. Then click the login button and see the WordPress dashboard.

Welcome To WordPress Dashboard

If you successfully install WordPress in xampp server on your computer offline. Then you must ready for the next tutorial.

Else you try again and follow our installation guide from this page. Go to xampp download site for the latest version and go to the WordPress download page for the latest and previous version. If you face any problem with this guide please inform us in our contact section.