This article will explain how to install Apache XAMPP on Windows. XAMPP is a free open source software that provides an easy way for web designers and developers to install PHP based software like WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, and others on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.
If you’re a web developer, designer, or a person trying to get into blogging, XAMPP will save you time and frustration having to manually install and configure Apache, MySQL, PHP, and Perl on your computer to create a test environment.
Follow the below step by step process to install xampp on windows.
Step1: Download XAMPP from Apache Friends.
Step2: Double-click the file to run the xampp installer.
Step3: Click OK on the warning popup to continue.
Step4: Click Next on the setup wizard.
Step5: XAMPP offers a variety of inbuild components that you can install as MySQL, phpMyAdmin, PHP, Apache, and more.
Step:6 Uncheck the Learn more about Bitnami for XAMPP and click Next.
Step7: Leave the default install location settings or choose another folder to install, and click Next to start the installation.
Step8: Click Finish to complete the installation and to start using XAMPP Control Panel.
Step9: Open xampp control panel and start the apache and MySql services.
Step10: Once service are started access localhost in the browser. You will see the dashboard page of xampp.