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:
XAMPP server is available for windows and mac.
Visit apachefriends.org/download and download XAMPP SERVER for your respective operating system.
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)
Locate the download xampp file and double click on it.
Once the dmg files open, then the following screen will appear.
Drag the xampp image icon to the folder icon (on which A is written)
Then the following process image will appear.
Once it completes, the xampp is successfully installed in the mac os x.
XAMPP installation in windows operating system
First locate the downloaded xampp file. Double click on it.
Then welcome screen will appear.
Then click on next
Then select components screen will appear as below.
Leave the default selection. Click on next.
Then it will ask to set the location where you want to install xampp.
If you want different location other than c:\ then set and click next otherwise simply click next.
Then it will show a message ‘setup is now ready to begin installing xampp..’. Click on next button.
Unpacking and installation process screen appears as below.
Once the process completes, click on next button.
Then Permission access screen will appear as below. Click on allow access.
Then software installation completion status screen will appear.
Click on finish button, and xampp is successfully installed in the windows operating system.