Kathirvel K

Installing Xampp and WordPress

Posted on: May 19, 2010


First go and download XAMPP Lite from http://www.apachefriends.org/en/xampp.html. You can choose a larger package if you need, but for WordPress, the Lite package is fine.
You can choose one of two download packages – the ZIP or the EXE. If you are unsure, choose the EXE as this will install itself. (The EXE is also smaller).
Move the downloaded EXE file to the root of the drive. In my case, this is C:\

Double-click the file and the extract dialog will appear:


Click extract – and wait a few moments while it does it’s job.
You will then have the xampplite directory at root:

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