How To Install Magento2 Sample Data On Xampp
XAMPP is the most popular local web development solution for Windows. How to install Magento 2 on localhost XAMPP with composer 1. Before we can let Magento 2 store goes live we need to test and build it on local host first, the most stable localhost software to install Magento 2 is XAMPP and WAMP. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install Magento 2 on localhost XAMPP.
When you finished 10 steps to install Magento 2 localhost with XAMPP, though having a successful notification, you still have a chance to face some errors, especially the layout crashing. According to our experiment, 70% Windows PCs can take the risk of encountering this error but mainly focus on Windows 10. The previous Windows versions such as Windows 7 and Windows 8 has a slightly chance to have layout crashing but it still worth to consider the solution.
Watch this video or read the tutorial below to fix this common error when installing Magento 2 on localhost.
It seems to look normal but it’s not
Magento logo is missing in backend interface
The menu slide bar is not responding
The problem is due to unsuccessful symlink process when Magento 2 cannot use symlink to connect its modules and make them work. You can find more documents about the error by google these keywords “symbolic symlink in magento 2” or “Magento 2 cannot create symlink”.
These are 5 simple steps from Magestore to fix it. Hope this will help you!
Ye rishte pyar ke. Step 1 Download and install Notepad++ (Click here to download)
Install Magento 2 Xampp Windows 10
Step 2 Go to your Xampp folder > htdocs > mageto2 > app > etc and find “di.xml” file
access C:xampphtdocsmagento2appetc and find di.xml
Step 3 Click right mouse button at “di.xml” file and choose “edit with notepad++”
Step 4 On Notepad++ window, scroll to the line “584” :
On the line 584, modify the word “Symlink” into “Copy” and save the file
Step 5 Restart Apache and MySQL on XAMPP then access your localhost of Magento 2 website again and problem will be solved.