How to install Drupal 9 in winodws xampp server
In this article, we are going to discuss installation of Drupal 9 in xampp server.
Download latest version from Drupal.org https://www.drupal.org/download
Requirement check before installation
minimum php 7.3 is needed for Drupal 9 to run and also PHP 8 is not supported
download install latest xampp server from this link. https://www.apachefriends.org/index.html
if your existing xampp is in older PHP version(<7.3) , take a back up of data folder in path C:\xampp\mysql\, also rename C:\xampp folder to some other name, then install new xampp with higher PHP version. place old data folder content in the newly created C:\xampp\mysql\data folder. so you can see all databases in your new xampp mysql.
increase max_execution_time value into higher values in php.ini.
you can edit php.ini file from xampp control panel by click on config button as shown below.
Then restart apache using xampp control panel. If you are not updating execution time , there is a chance to stop your installation process in the middle.
place extracted drupal folder in path C:\xampp\htdocs\
create a database and remember user name and password of your localhost
For installation, access new drupal site as shown below. Here drupal9 folder contains new Drupal 9 files.
choose a language
Select installation profile
Click save and continue, you can see whether your system has all the required software’s.
Click on continue anyway
Provide your database details
Keep default id you are localhost.
Click save and continue
this will take 5 to 10 minutes to complete
Provide your site name email and admin credentials here. You can change this at any time through the admin screen.
your new Drupal 9 site installed successfully.