How to setup existing WordPress project on XAMPP


I’m starting some work on an existing wordpress project on Github. Basically, the entire WordPress install is on Github. I cloned it to my local XAMPP installation. What’s the best way to get everything configured? I know I have to make a config file and get WP talking to my MYSQL database. I did that, and while I got the wp-admin stuff working fine, the front-side stuff isn’t showing up.


In the database you need to update the links so that they point to your local host.

The way I do that is that I make a backup of the sql database and then replace everything like:




And then restore it

Answered By – Jester

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