Installing bbpress in localhost



2.WAMP or XAMPP Server to be installed.

Here is the steps to install bbpress in localhost.

Step 1:
Download the bbpress Package.

Step 2:
Unzip the downloaded package to the Server root directory.

If the Server,your using is XAMPP then,


Copy the unzip bbpress package in to the htdocs directory

Step 3:
Start the Xampp Server.

To check the xampp Server is Running.

Open the browser and hit the Url.


You should see the Xampp Server Configuration Page.

Step 4:
In that click on phpmyadmin on the left hand side of that page.

In the phpmyadmin page,create a database for your bbpress.(The Name can be anything has you wish)

To need to create any Tables inside that.

Note:But the remember the database name what ever you have created.

Step 5:
Now,open the browser hit the url like

http:\\localhost\(name of the bbpress directory that has been copied to the htdocs folder in xampp)

You should see the bbpress Configuration Page.

Step 6:
The bbpress Configuration looks like this

It will ask you some Information for creating bbpress config file.

Database name:Its the name of the database you have created in phpmyadmin in XAMPP.

Database Username:The default username for XAMPP is “root”

Database password:The default password for XAMPP is “”.

Database Host:The host is nothing but “localhost”.

Step 7:
After all this , click on ‘Worpdress Integration’.

For the time leave the wordpress integration by skipping it.

Then ,it will ask you for

Forum Site Name:The name you wish to have for your Site.

E-Mail:Your E-Mail Address (in case of lost password).

Make sure the Check box has to be checked.(To make your blog appear in the search engine)

Step 8:
After all this,you are set with the bbpress.

You will see a Username is admin and the password will be an autogenerated one.

Copy the Password and click on Login.

Login with your current Username and Password.

Once you see your Dashboard.

Go to Authors in the left hand side of your Dashboard.

In that click on Users.

You will see the Authors Name ‘admin’ over there.

Click on Edit and down below that you will have fields for change your password.(The password can be has you wish)

Thats all done.

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