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How to Install Drupal 8 on wamp server step by step

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How to Install Drupal 8 on wamp server

This article will guide you on how to install Drupal 8 on a localhost WAMP server. On a laptop, or virtual machine for web development. First of all, you have to install wamp server. Which includes the ability to run a web server on localhost with PHP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, & Apache/NGINX support. If you don’t know wamp installation follow the link given below.
How to Install Drupal 8 on wamp server step by step.

You have to install wamp server which includes the ability to run a web server on localhost. This will include PHP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, & Apache/NGINX support.

If you have already Wamp server installed on your computer then follow the steps given below to install Drupal 8.

Step 1: Download Drupal 8 From Official Website Of Drupal.

Go to drupal.org and download the latest version of Drupal core. You can also use Acquia Drupal or an installation profile. After download, extract Drupal zip file it in your wamp server www directory. Directry structure should be like this as shown in the give screenshot.

Step 2: Create settings file and database

Now go to your project and open sites/default folder and duplicate default.settings.php file and rename it as settings.php, after this open localhost/phpmyadmin and create a database with you project name as show in the screenshot below.

Step 3: Drupal installation

When you are done with settings.php file and database then run the Drupal 8 script from localhost/project_name in a web browser to launch the installer. Choose a Standard installation profile and continue.

Step 4: Database Configurations.

Leave database type option as it and enter your database name, user, & password information in the prompt screens. After this you will see another prompt screen where you need to add a site name, user admin account, & email address and password.

That’s it you are done.

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