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Set up a localhost Web Server for Faster Website Development

Dave Hollingworth, IT Trainer

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30 Lessons (1h 17m)
    • 1. Course introduction

      1:59
    • 2. Develop locally: the advantages of installing a web server on your computer

      3:14
    • 3. Learn what you need to develop websites locally

      2:15
    • 4. Install XAMPP (Windows)

      3:06
    • 5. Install XAMPP (OSX)

      2:34
    • 6. Install XAMPP (Linux)

      3:04
    • 7. Install a code editor

      1:54
    • 8. Find the web server's root directory

      2:05
    • 9. Develop one website in the web server root

      2:27
    • 10. Develop multiple websites in subfolders

      2:44
    • 11. Use easy-to-remember web addresses: an overview of the Domain Name System

      3:22
    • 12. The hosts file: add your own web addresses locally

      2:53
    • 13. Develop multiple websites in the web root using virtual hosts

      2:13
    • 14. Choose a local web address for the virtual host

      1:54
    • 15. Add a web address to the hosts file (Windows)

      1:37
    • 16. Add a web address to the hosts file (OSX)

      1:31
    • 17. Add a web address to the hosts file (Linux)

      1:23
    • 18. Add a new virtual host (Windows)

      2:22
    • 19. Add a new virtual host (OSX)

      2:53
    • 20. Add a new virtual host (Linux)

      3:00
    • 21. Use a web address in DNS for the local web server

      2:41
    • 22. Add a new virtual host with a DNS web address

      2:44
    • 23. Virtual document roots: Get the document root from the web address

      4:08
    • 24. Configure Apache using .htaccess files

      2:22
    • 25. Enable .htaccess files in the virtual host configuration

      1:31
    • 26. Using .htaccess files: common usage and an example

      3:02
    • 27. Local databases: Access phpMyAdmin and create a new database

      2:01
    • 28. Add a new user account and grant access to a database

      1:24
    • 29. Install WordPress locally

      6:01
    • 30. Conclusion

      2:15