How to Setup PHP Server on your Computer

 Why Install PHP Locally?

Installing PHP on your development PC allows you to safely create and test a web application without affecting the data or systems on your live website. This post describes PHP installation as a module within the Windows version of Apache 2.2. Mac and Linux users will probably have it installed already.

All-in-One packages

There are some excellent all-in-one Windows distributions that contain Apache, PHP, MySQL and other applications in a single installation file, e.g. XAMPP (including a Mac version), WampServer and Web.Developer. There is nothing wrong with using these packages, although manually installing Apache and PHP will help you learn more about the system and its configuration options.
Follow this steps to install PHP on your Computer :
1. Download any one of the application above.
2. Install it like a simple application which you’re installing daily on your PC.
3. Select the services which you want with it like SQL,Apache,etc.
4. Click Next,install will do the rest & setup will complete.
5. To Check if it working or not just open your browser & write http://localhost/
6. Setup Completed,Don’t forget to start before Run it.

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