How to install Joomla on XAMPP ?

Joomla is one of the most popular CMS that is being used now a days. The greater flexibility, easy to understand and availability of thousands of extensions which increase the functionality of the CMS has led to increase in acceptance of this awesome CMS by large number of web designers and developer throughout the globe.
Before uploading to a live server developers prefer to work on the local machine to make changes and modification according to their needs and requirements. To install joomla on your pc you need to download WAMP, XAMPP or MAMP. If you are using Windows pc, then we would recommend you to Download XAMPP.
After downloading the xampp file, install it on your PC in any of your drives, turn on APACHE and MYSQL by going into xampp-control.exe file which gets created on the desktop or the “yourdrive/xampp/” folder. Once you have started your apache server, you can then follow the video to get Joomla 2.5.x installed. The above video can help you install 3.x.x.