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WordPress From Bootstrap to WordPress Setup a Bootstrap Theme Create the Basic WordPress Theme Files

Roman Kowal
Roman Kowal
1,086 Points

WP-Admin, wp-content, wp-includes, and all WP Install Files appear when I open project folder in localhost

I download, and then copy and paste wp files into xampp/htdocs/project_folder directory. I created php, css, and png files into /project folder/wp-content/themes. Go back into the WP Dashboard, load theme, open browser to open localhost/project_name and it gives a WP page with all the WP install files. I was expecting a blank page like in this video. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

2 Answers

HI Roman,

I notice you're working on the From Bootstrap to WordPress course.

If you aren't familiar with WordPress it may be worth starting on the WordPress Development track and this will go over all these things and explain how to install WP, etc.

The Local WordPress Development section should be particularly useful in this case.

If you haven't used WP at all I'd even work through the Learn WordPress track before that.

Hope that helps


Lucas Krause
Lucas Krause
19,924 Points

Do you really see a page created by WordPress?
If not, maybe your web server has crashed or it's responding to different port (like 8888, as shown in the video).