WordPress Local Development Environment is the first step to start learning the CMS to earn online on Upwork, Fiverr, Guru etc as Freelancers.
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We are learning WordPress to Earn (without coding). This is Module 1 (Introduction and Installation). This course is being offered in Urdu and Hindi with English Terms on and off.
Either you are coding themes or plugins or you are simply editing and managing the content, you need to practice on localhost before you could go live on production site. To start working locally, we need to make our computers localhosts. For that, we need some kind of software to manage php, mysql and apache/ nginx services i.e. XAMPP.
XAMPP installation guide, step by step :
Step 1 : Download the software from https://www.apachefriends.org/index.html (32 bit or 64 bit)
Step 2 : Install the software on your machine.
Step 3 : Download Latest Version of WordPress from Official Website. Extract and put the folder in htdocs folder in the drive you installed XAMPP. Rename the folder wordpress as per your needs. For example, we renamed it as FarooqVision.
Step 4: Run the XAMPP. You will see a control panel. Start required services such as apache and mysql. If there is some port related issue, please let me know in the comments section or watch WordPress Spartans 300 Mission old playlist (Task 2).
Step 5: Open browser and type localhost/your site name. Hit enter.
Step 6: Select Language.
Step 7 : Go to localhost/phpmyadmin. Create database. Copy the name.
Step 8 : Install WordPress Step by step. Fill in the required information as shown in tutorial.
Step 9: Login Admin Dashboard
Step 10: You are ready to start learning WordPress to Earn.
Farooq Hussain Shah