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How to Install Magento 2 on WAMP Server Localhost

Hello everyone, today with this guide, SimiCart will share you a tutorial on how to setup Magento 2 in a local server which, in this case, is WAMP.

Note: Want to know about Magento 2 System Requirements? Here is the full checklist. Don’t skip it!

Installing WAMP Server

Step 1: Click here to download your preferred edition of WAMP Server

Step 2: Install WAMP (usually in C:\)

Getting Magento from Magento website

Step 1: Navigate to the download page of Magento here.

Step 2: Look up to your preferred Magento edition and click on Download.

magento download

Step 3: Login will be required in order to get the step proceed.

magento download login

Extract Magento File to WAMP

Step 1: Move your downloaded Magento File and extract to a new folder (let say folder Magento) in WAMP/www.

Step 2: In your browser, navigate to localhost/Magento.

Magento Installation

Step 1: In the first pop-up, click on Agree and Setup Magento and choose Start Readiness Check to have your WAMP environment checked. Assume the checking process goes smoothly as expected, click on Next button to move on.

Step 2: To setup your database:

  • Open a new tab and navigate to http://localhost/phpmyadmin/ and click New
  • Name the database Magento and click Create
  • Get back to the other tab when you get the below message and click Next
    success message

Step 3: In Web Configuration, make your preferred changes and click Next
***Note: In the Magento Admin Address box, you can put just Admin in order to have better security and easily remember.

Step 4: In Customize Your Store, you can make changes such as Time Zone, Currency, Language and other Advanced Configurations. Click Next when you are done.

Step 5: In Create Admin Account, fill out your Username, Email, and set your Password. We do recommend you to go with a strong password (including Numbers, Symbols, Capital Letters, and Lower-Case Letters). When you are done, click Next to keep moving.

Step 6: Click on Install Now button to install Magento when you feel all of your configuration is ready. A message with your basic filled out information will appear when the installation is successful.

Final Step: To access your Admin Panel, click Launch Magento Admin.

Related posts:
How to Install Magento 2 on Localhost
How to Install Magento 2 Using Composer
How to Install Magento 2 on Ubuntu 16 Using Nginx


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5 years ago

I am getting error of “Internal Server Error”.
I have completed all steps till Step#2 in tutorial this but error is showing.
In same WAMP server I am running wordpress and it is running.
Please guide.

2 years ago
Reply to  Dom

Same issue, and this post helped me ! Thanks