In this tutorial, you shall learn how to download and install XAMPP on your system with step by step process.

PHP Setup

For development purpose, we use XAMPP. XAMPP is an easy to install Apache distribution containing MariaDB, PHP, and Perl.

Download XAMPP

1. Visit the URL

download XAMPP

Based on the Operating System, and required PHP version, download the package using the Download button against the Version.

XAMPP installation file

2. Double click on the file and follow the instructions.

3. Once the XAMPP is installed successfully, we get Welcome window of XAMPP as shown in the following.

XAMPP Welcome Screen

Go to Application button opens to the dashboard of the server that is running.

Open Application Folder button opens the root directory of the XAMPP application.

4. Now, let us see Manage Servers tab.

SAMPP Server Management

In this tab, we can manage the servers. We can start or stop individual servers. We can also start all or stop all the servers.



In this PHP Tutorial, we learned how to download and install XAMPP for PHP development.