In this tutorial, you shall learn how to download and install XAMPP on your system with step by step process.
For development purpose, we use XAMPP. XAMPP is an easy to install Apache distribution containing MariaDB, PHP, and Perl.
1. Visit the URL https://www.apachefriends.org/download.html.
Based on the Operating System, and required PHP version, download the package using the Download button against the Version.
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.
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.
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.