MAMP or pre-installed Apache

For local WordPress fun, I might install this package:

Although Apache is already available.

The pre-installed Apache can be accessed like this:

  • Go to System Preferences > Internet and Network > Sharing
  • Select Personal Web Sharing or click Start.
  • Copy & paste the URL listed in the lower part of the dialog box into a browser. The corresponding HTML and image files are located in Sites.

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1 comment

  1. persillie says:

    I installed XAMPP for Mac Os X. Works fine, the only thing I had to fix was the script which allows you to switch the php version. (It didn’t switch back from php 5 to php 4).

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