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Unable to install WP correctly in XAMPP environment (2 posts)

  1. groeneweg8
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hello all,

    I'm new to the world of WP and today I tried to experiment with WP in combination with the XAMPP Apache server and MySQL (v3.1.0 beta4).
    The server runs locally without problems and I have wordpress installed in the correct folder (C:\xampp portable\htdocs). I have then created an new database. So far, so good. Next step is to run the install.php script, I enter all required fields and then click the button Install WordPress. Then it goes wrong.
    I get a screen with website not found. It seems like there is no connection, but in the database, I see that there are wp_ tables created (11 pieces). What is striking is that the table contains no rows WP_users.
    When I drop all the tables I 'm able to install WP again but again with the same negative result.

    Who knows what I'm doing wrong?

    Kind Regards Ronnie
    Netherlands

  2. noahjonah
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I'd try to install a "fresh" copy of wordpress.
    Create a new database.

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