How To Install And Test PHP In Windows And Linux


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How to Install PHP in Windows and Linux?
How to Test PHP Installation?

As you are ready to learn PHP, It is recommended to Install proper software to your PC so, you can develop and test PHP locally. In this chapter, I will tell you how to setup your Windows or Linux PC to work with PHP.

INSTALL PHP IN WINDOWS

I recommend you to install Wamp, Zend or XAMPP server on your PC. These are a complete package of PHP, MySQL, and PHPMyAdmin. Installing this software are very easy and once you install you are ready to work with PHP with MySQL database.

Install Wamp Server in windows http://www.wampserver.com/en/

You can open root folder at c:\wamp\www

INSTALL PHP IN LINUX

You can install LAMP server in Linux. LAMP means LINUX, APACHE, MYSQL and PHP.

Install LAMP in Linux: https://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/486

Once you install host server on your PC, you are ready to work with PHP. You can open root folder at : /var/www/html

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