How to use Xampp?

Today, we will install Xampp for windows on our own computer as a local web host.

What is Xampp?
XAMPP ( or ) is a free and open source cross-platform web server package, consisting mainly of the Apache HTTP Server, MySQL database, and interpreters for scripts written in the PHP and Perl programming languages. -

Where to get Xampp?
You can download it from here :
That site also provide information about how to install and manage.

How to use?
Usually, i use Xampp for testing my web pages. To test the web pages, put the file or folder at the "htdocs" folder in installed Xampp folder. For example : I create one folder of web pages named "" in that "htdocs" folder.

To test the web pages, i start my Xampp and open my favorite web browser .
I just need to type this url on the web browser : "localhost/" and enter.

Now, i can see preview my website on my computer. Finish!

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