I extracted the files to my WWW folder and went into the wp-config.php file and made these changes…
define(‘DB_NAME’, ‘wordpress’); // did nothing to this
define(‘DB_USER’, ‘root’); // changed this to your
define(‘DB_PASSWORD’, ‘ROOTPASSWORD’); // …and password
define(‘DB_HOST’, ‘localhost’); // 99% chance you won’t need to change
I make sure that root is in my MySQL users… and then I try /wp-admin/install.php … I get this error
We’re having a little trouble selecting the proper database for WordPress.
Are you sure it exists?
So then I got into MySQL and make a database called wordpress and then try that URL again and get this error…
[Table ‘wordpress.wp_options’ doesn’t exist]
SELECT option_name, option_value FROM wp_options
And I even made sure root had the permissions….
I am running