How to Install XAMPP on Windows 8

XAMPP is an open source cross-platform web server solution stack package which is free. It consists of mainly  Apache HTTP Server, MySQL database and also interpreters scripts that are written in the PHP and Perl programming languages.

Similar to XAMPP, there exists a WAMP for Windows, MAMP for Mac  and LAMP for Linux.

Installation steps

 

Step 1 

Go to official page  and Download Xampp.

xampp download
Download xampp from official page

Step 2 

Once your download is completed, click on the .exe file and then run it.

 

click to install xamp
click to install xamp

 

Step 3 

Select from the window opened, which are the features you need to install with Xampp 

select which features you need to install with xampp
select which features you need to install with xampp

Step 4

Select the directory where you need to install the Xampp.

Select the directory where you need to install xampp
Select the directory where you need to install xampp

Step 5 

Click next to start the installation process

Click next to start installation process
Click next to start installation process

Step 6 

Now, you can see that, installation is on process.

Installation is on process
Installation is on process

Step 7

Once the installation completed, you need to click on the shortcut icon in the desktop to start Xampp control panel

Step 8

You can start Apache and My SQL components from Xampp control panel. You can start other components also from here.

Click to start apache and mysql
Click to start apache and mysql

Step 9

Verify the installation by clicking on the administrative link in the control panel. Now XAMPP is successfully installed on your PC. Now open the browser and enter “localhost” on your address bar. You will be redirected to a page telling you that you’ve successfully installed xampp on your system.

Xampp succesfully installed
Xampp succesfully installed

 

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