How to Set Up Drupal on Localhost with XAMPP

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Bobcares shares a blog post titled "How to Run Drupal on Localhost?" detailing the steps to set up Drupal on a local computer using XAMPP. Drupal, a free, open-source CMS, can be installed locally for a cost-effective, fast, and offline development environment. 

The process begins by downloading the latest Drupal version from its official website and extracting the files into the htdocs folder within the XAMPP directory. After starting Apache and MySQL services in XAMPP, a new database is created via phpMyAdmin. The Drupal installation is initiated by navigating to localhost/[folder-name] in a web browser, following which language and installation profile are selected. If any errors related to PHP extensions or OPcode Caching occur, modifications are made to the php.ini file. The installation continues with database configuration and site details entry. This method allows developers to work on Drupal without incurring hosting costs or depending on an internet connection. 

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