Install Magento2 on Windows using Xampp – Beginner’s Guide

Install Magento2 on Windows using Xampp – Beginner’s Guide

Looking for E-commerce platform with an array of useful features?

Magento 2 is the definitely right choice for your e-commerce store. If you are finding difficulties while installing it, then you have come to the right place.

For this tutorial, I am installing Magento 2.1.4 on my localhost using Xampp.


1) Technology stack requirements

– Apache 2.2 or 2.4 – Download from here.

– PHP 5.6.5–5.6.x, 7.0.2, 7.0.4, 7.0.6–7.0.x


– MySQL 5.7


2) Download Magento2

– Go to the official website and download Magento in your preferred format.

– Create a folder named ‘Magento’ at xampp/htdocs and extract your Magento archive at xampp/htdocs/magento/.


3) Configure php.ini file

– Go to your php.ini file and search for ‘extension=php_intl.dll’ and ‘extension=php_xsl.dll’, and remove the semicolon “;” from the beginning as shown below.














– Go to phpMyAdmin and create a database with the name magento2.


4) Install Magento2

– Open the web browser and go to localhost/magento.  Click on ‘Agree and Setup Magento’.

STEP 1: Perform a Readiness check as shown below. If you see your readiness Completed as shown then you are good to go for next step.

STEP 2: In the next step ‘configuration page’ will appear. Enter database details as the one you created in phpMyAdmin (in my case it is magento2). Click on Next after completing those details.

STEP 3: In next ‘web configuration step’, complete your store, and admin panel address as shown below.

STEP 4: Now customize your store as per your requirements and click on Next.

STEP 5: In this step, you need to create an Admin account and click on Next.

STEP 6: In this 6th step, all you need to do is hit the ‘Install Now’ button.

5) Explore your store and admin panel

– Open your favorite web browser and go to localhost/magento. If you see the following result on the screen, then you have successfully installed Magento 2 on your system.

– Now go to localhost/magento/admin and you will see a screen like this. These login details are the one you have created in step 5 of Magento 2 installation process.

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