Sep 13, 2017

What is Xampp and How to Install for Windows

Hey! Welcome to Guide Tricks, the coolest texture on the web. Today I am going to discuss about how to set up XAMPP and how to use it.

What is The Meaning and Important of XAMPP?

XAMPP is a software that allows you to run your site in localhost, in other way XAMPP is a Software that contains Localhost that allows programmers to test their writing programs, it guides them to figure out whether if there Is any error or problem within the program and can be fixed before uploading it to the internet.

XAMPP for Windows 7 version provides an easy to install Apache-MySQL-PHP-PERL-PEAR framework. XAMPP saves time and effort and provides the software support for web frameworks on any Windows PC.

How to Install XAMPP

         1.    In your web browser, go to

          2.    Click on the download link for XAMPP.

         3.    When prompted for the download, click "Save" and wait for your download to finish.


          4.    Open CD or DVD drive from My Computer. Install the program, and click on "Run."

     5.    Accept the default settings. A command will open and offer an initial installation prompt. Just hit the Enter key, and accept the default settings. To simplify installation, just hit ENTER when prompted on the command line. You can always change settings, by editing the configuration files later.

       6.    When your installation is complete, exit the command window by typing x on the command line.

    7.    Start the XAMPP Control Panel.

       8.    Start the Apache and MySQL components. You can also start the other components, if you plan to use them.

     9.    Verify the Apache install, by clicking on the Apache administrative link in the Control Panel.

             10.                       Verify the MySQL installation, by clicking on the MySQL administrative link in the XAMPP Control Panel. If the verification steps are successful, XAMPP should be successfully installed on your PC. Open a browser and enter "localhost" on your address bar. You will be redirected to a page telling you that you've successfully installed XAMPP on your system

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