How to download & install xampp?
Install WordPress on xampp windows local
Make a folder in htdocs called wp.
then your address will be localhost/wp or 127.0.0.1/wp
Click bitnami in status bar right side of window.
click access to MySQL.
xampp errors MySQL won’t start
fix mysql not starting in xampp error on port 3306
solution check if any applications / processes / services on running port 3306.
then close them.
quick solution: xampp netstat to view ports using by applications. then close those services in windows services.
ps aux grep
windows: task manager>>services>> open services
knows apps: skype, bitnami nginx, teamviewer
you also change mysql port number
\xampp\mysql\bin\my.ini file in a couple of places.
There is also a couple of default MySQL port settings in the \xampp\php\php.ini