XAMPP INSTALLATION

XAMPP is a software from Apacefriends.org which helps us to use our computer system as server.

XAMPP installation – step by step guide (for windows and mac os X)

Before proceeding further, you must have good understanding of the difference between client side and server side. If not, then read following article:

Difference between client side and server side

XAMPP server is available for windows and mac.

XAMPP DOWNLOAD

Visit apachefriends.org/download and download XAMPP SERVER for your respective operating system.

XAMPP DOWNLOAD FOR MAC OS Xxampp download for windows

If your operating system is mac os, then download XAMPP-VM/PHP 7.2.6 and if your operating system is windows, then download 7.2.6/php 7.2.6.

XAMPP installation in MAC OS X (in two easy steps)

Step 01:

Locate the download xampp file and double click on it.

xampp installation in mac os x step 1

Step 02:

Once the dmg files open, then the following screen will appear.

xampp installation mac os x step 2

Drag the xampp image icon to the folder icon (on which A is written)

Then the following process image will appear.

xampp installation mac os

Once it completes, the xampp is successfully installed in the mac os x.

XAMPP installation in windows operating system

Step 01:

First locate the downloaded xampp file. Double click on it.

xampp installation in windows operating system step 1

Step 02:

Then welcome screen will appear.

xampp installation in windows operating system step 2

Then click on next

Step 03:

Then select components screen will appear as below.

xampp installation in windows operating system step 3

Leave the default selection. Click on next.

Step 04:

Then it will ask to set the location where you want to install xampp.

xampp installation in windows operating system step 4

If you want different location other than c:\ then set and click next otherwise simply click next.

Step 05:

Then it will show a message ‘setup is now ready to begin installing xampp..’. Click on next button.

xampp installation in windows operating system step 5

Step 06:

Unpacking and installation process screen appears as below.

xampp installation in windows operating system step 6

Once the process completes, click on next button.

Step 07:

Then Permission access screen will appear as below. Click on allow access.

xampp installation in windows operating system step 7

Step 08:

Then software installation completion status screen will appear.

xampp installation in windows operating system step 8

Click on finish button, and xampp is successfully installed in the windows operating system.