Today, Magento is one of the leading e-commerce platform around the world, which has a lot of e-Commerce features. You can easily configure your online web store by using Magento. If you like to work with Magento you should install that on localhost at first. Then you can easily know about features and options of Magento locally.
Here i wrote about installing Magento on localhost with WAMP server. You can easily install Magento on your localhost by following some steps which are given below:
Step 1. Download full release version of Magento from Here.
Step 2. Now extract the zip folder and copy the folder called “magento” into your /wamp/www/. It should be accesible at http://localhost/magento/
Step 3. Start Your WAMP server and create a database for Magento at your WAMP server from phpmyadmin interface. goto: http://localhost/phpmyadmin/ give Database Name and click on create button. Here i wrote magentodb as my database name.
Step 4. Now click the WAMP System Tray icon, go to the “Apache” menu and click on "httpd.conf"
Edit httpd.conf file. Remove # from following line: (It should be around: 116) and save the file.
#LoadModule rewrite_module modules/mod_rewrite.so
Step 5. Then click on the WAMP System Tray icon, Go to the “PHP” menu and click on the “PHP extensions“. After that check mark the following extensions:
Now click on “Restart all Services” of your WAMP server
Step 6. Then enter http://localhost/magento/ on your browser and follow the Magento install process Step-by-Step. You must use the default database username is “root” and there is no password. Don’t make any changes in that wizard options, if you are not sure. at ones it will ask you to enter the admin details and you are done.