Are you finding problems while setting up localhost website on your Windows or Mac system
Then you have reached the right place , we at SupportNo1 have compiled together a step by step easy to understand manual which will help you easily to setup a localhost on your system.
We have also included videos providing you a visual description of the installation procedure.
- 1 Setting up localhost website in windows
- 2 Setting up localhost website in Mac
- 2.1 Watch our Full Video Tutorial on Setting up localhost environment in Windows
Setting up localhost website in windows
Goto google and type xampp download, see the first search result, choose it. and Click on Download Xampp ie first search result
The latest version is downloaded as it is notified
Choose the install destination here it is c://xampp
Now proceed further by clicking next
Finish the installation, please tick the checkbox,
This is the default localhost page.
NOTE: The Webserver software has the default document root where the path is C://xampp/htdocs where the files accessed by the webserver software needs to be put. This will reflect in the localhost ‘s webpage
IMPORTANT TO NOTE:
To work a webserver software in windows we need to disable User Account Control.
You can do it by typing UAC in start ➢ search
Disable the settings.
Setting up localhost website in Mac
Now run the downloaded setup file, refer the bottom left portion,
Now please read the pop up and choose “Open”
Now it asks for Apple ID authentication, please authenticate,
Make sure all are checked click next
After installation please check launch Xampp and click finish
The localhost page opens and this page is default xampp page.
To see the xampp control panel goto the deck and click on Launchpad and search for Xampp.
The XAMPP control panel, shown in figure.
The htdocs folder is the document root of a webserver.
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Watch our Full Video Tutorial on Setting up localhost environment in Windows