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Cannot install WordPress in localhost using Xampp (6 posts)

  1. patoy
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    hi,

    i'm having problems in installing wordpress in localhost. i am using xampp, i already configured the wp-config.php with the right settings. but i manually add the database for wordpress in mysql using phpmyadming. what's wrong with the installation?

  2. moshu
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    I am afraid that's not enough info to enable us to tell "what's wrong".

    I hope the order described above is not the real one:
    1. editing wp-config
    2. creating the database

    It should go the other way around: otherwise you don't know what to put in the wp-config file :)
    See if this tutorial helps: http://www.tamba2.org.uk/wordpress/xampp/

  3. patoy
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    thanks! it worked.

  4. puba
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Hey,

    I have installed exactly like tutorial says, but I have winxp pro on my system. How to remove IIS, cant find it in services?

  5. puba
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    got this error:

    Parse error: syntax error, unexpected $end in C:\xampplite\htdocs\wordpress\wp-config.php on line 21

  6. puba
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    line 21 looks like this:

    ?>

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