Set up a localhost Web Server for Faster Website Development

Dave Hollingworth, IT Trainer

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30 Videos (1h 17m)
    • Course introduction

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

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

      2:15
    • Install XAMPP (Windows)

      3:06
    • Install XAMPP (OSX)

      2:34
    • Install XAMPP (Linux)

      3:04
    • Install a code editor

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

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

      2:27
    • Develop multiple websites in subfolders

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      4:08
    • Configure Apache using .htaccess files

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

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

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

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

      1:24
    • Install WordPress locally

      6:01
    • Conclusion

      2:15