When a developer starts to design a website he will not design a little and then upload it directly to the webserver or FTP media. No, any developer doesn’t do it. They design or develop their website in their localhost. That means in their local server. How to make your computer as a local server? If you don’t know it please see my article how to install WAMP or MAMP or XAMPP in your pc. In this article, I will show you, how you can access your local server.
I will show you the procedure for the Mac Pc. The procedure is the same for the windows also. To access your local server firstly you have to run your xampp server.
Firstly click on Launchpad
Then click on xampp folder. Open the application
Then Click on manage server
Select the MySQL Database and from the right side start it
Also select the Apache Web Server and from the right side start it
Now in two ways you can access your local server in 2 ways. Firstly in Mac you can click on the “Open Application Folder”
You will see a window like this
From this window click on the htdocs. This is your local server
In another one way you also can access your local server. Firstly Click on Finder
Then click on application and find the XAMPP folder.
In the Xampp you will find the folder htdocs that is your local server.
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