Installing WordPressMU in localhost


1.WordpressMU Package

2.WAMP or XAMPP Server to be installed.

Here is the steps to install WordPressMU in localhost.

Step 1:
Download the WordPressMU Package.

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

If the Server,your using is XAMPP then,


Copy the unzip wordpress 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 wordpressMU.(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 wordpressMU directory that has been copied to the htdocs folder in xampp)

You should see the WordPress Configuration Page.

Step 6:
It will ask you some Information like.

Blog Address:You have to choose Sub-directories(because we are trying in localhost)

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 “”.

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

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 7:
After all this , click on ‘Submit’.

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

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 WordPressMU Dashboard.

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

In that click on Authors and 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.

Note that the Site Admin in the WordPressMU Dashboard.(It won’t be available in WordPress).

Share your queries and comments.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s