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The main components you need to install Magento are:

1. Download Magento from here:

2. Extract the compressed Magento to a known folder location. Rename folder if desired

3. Install XAMPP from here:

4. Move the Magento website folder to the htdocs folder within XAMPP

5. Open phpmyadmin on localhost

6. Create a blank database with a desired database name. This is where the Magento database will be created at the installation process

7. Open the Magento site in localhost. e.g. http://localhost/magentosite

8. After installation Navigate to the Magento website folder

Open the command prompt by holding the shift key and right clicking and open "Open command window here"

Run the below commands

open the terminal and navigate to magento web root


cd /xampp/htdocs/magentowebsite



Copy paste or type in the below command

php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy

Command 1


Copy paste or type in the below command

php bin/magento indexer:reindex

Command 2.


make sure apache “rewrite_module” is enable and then restart the server


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