At that time PHP 5 was the existing version. Today’s version is PHP 7 and we have not retested. Information for installing a localhost was based on Windows 7. Might still work. MAY NOT. I’m old, exhausted, have, and sluggish exchanged Home windows for Linux. The mixture of MYSQL and PHP when used together can create some pretty impressive results for dynamic interactive websites.
Unfortunately, PHP/MySQL has always been a confusing subject for beginner website authors and even some with experience. It is definitely a hassle to create your database on your web host’s server and then use scripts to include data or records to the database and provide gain access to for your website users.
This tutorial will show you A BETTER WAY. I’ll show you how, step-by-step, to build your data source and your scripts directly on your PC and then Export everything to your web-hosting accounts after you’ve exercised all the pests. I’ll introduce you to 2 tools that can make the experience easier and successful for almost everyone that attempts.
The lessons provided in this tutorial will be short and simple. You’ll learn to create and manipulate a simple database of names and birthdates. To be able to build your data source on your computer and later Export it to your website requires setting up a localhost server on your PC and finding an HTML editor that will sync up with the server.
If you utilize Windows, the process of establishing and running a local host …