Install Magento at localhost Windows with WAMP

Magento is one of the most popular ecommerce platforms available today.

Many developer like to build websites, templates and applications on localhost. In this case, we are using WAMP as a server in WINDOWS OS.

Magento requires itself to be installed on a host name at least one period ‘.’ in it, therefore installing to http://localhost or http://localhost.magento doesn’t work

There is a way to fix that.
Go to


Open a file name host in notepad

Add the following line to host