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Poll Results: XAMPP or WAMP overall??

 
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    XAMPP
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post #11 of 20
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installed everything, now i cant seem to figure out how to get joomla installed
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post #12 of 20
I'm a Drupal guy but I'm guessing Joomla should be about the same. Just put the extracted Joomla folder that you downloaded in your sites folder (the folder called 'www' for Wamp or 'htdocs' for Xampp). This Joomla folder is your website, so rename the folder to what you want and then access that page through the browser. Let's say you renamed the Joomla folder to 'example', so you should go to 'http://localhost/example' and that should begin the installation process (again this is assuming installs it the same way as Drupal).

Also, you will need to create a database to use with the site. The installation process should ask you for the database name and credentials.
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I use xampp for windows. There's a nice setup checklist you can find online if you do a little digging.
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post #14 of 20
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i couldnt get wamp to work correctly on my pc so i installed apache, php, sql, phpadmin manually. Now im trying to figure out how to install joomla and wordpress. Per another members posts i followed a tutorial and setup a folder on my C drive called websites. ive never done one of these before. Ive always just done simple html/css sites and loaded them to a server. So this is all new to me. Im still looking on the web for tutorials. I would like to figure out a way to get the wamp setup without messing up what i have already done. Im running windows 7 32-bit pro
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post #15 of 20
I would recommend installing xampp if you have no idea what you are doing. If you are comfortable install with install and OS on a Virtual Machine like VMWare server which will run on any host and is free and ubuntu and lamp to install webserver. + webmin obviously. You could also install webmin first and use the web inference to install php, apache and mysql.
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So are you saying do everything all over, lol
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xampp finally installed and green lights all over the board. Now trying to figure out how to use it, lol
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Don't run mySQL until you've locked down the database and the PHPmyadmin panel.
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post #19 of 20
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Don't run mySQL until you've locked down the database and the PHPmyadmin panel.
i have done that, and at the localhost is says secure. Do i dump everything in the dtadocs folder and just go to localhost/folder to display the index file in a browser. I need to look for tutorials on how to integrate XAMPP with Dreamweaver.
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post #20 of 20
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how can i change this if my XAMPP is set on a web server and not the computer im designing on?


How do i load the server with a site im testing from another computer?? tutorial would be great

think i found it here
Edited by graphicsman - 8/15/11 at 3:29pm
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