Xampp is most widely used web server solution stack package on Windows local computer or localhost. We also know that it comes with PhpMyAdmin but how many of you noticed that your PhpMyAdmin is outdated and there is latest version available for Upgarde.Don't worry i will cover it on how to update PhpMyAdmin Manually to the latest version.
If your website installation is giving error then you need check System Requirements [Such as Php ,Database Versions] on your Xampp installation.
- Open the notepad
Paste the below code
- Save the file as phpinfo.php in Htdocs folder
- Type localhost/phpinfo.php in yoour web-browser
- See the Php version
- That's it
XAMPP is a free and open source web server solution stack package .It consists of Apache HTTP Server, MySQL database, PHP and Perl programming languages.Here the word "X" means cross platfrom.It is the easiest method to setup PHP, Mysql ,Apache Server on your local computer to run/ test websites on your local machine.It is available for download for windows , Linux and Mac OS Users.
Users who have installed Xampp on their machine sometimes may face the issue regarding Xampp Apache service not starting on windows machine. Don't panic , this is due to port number 80 which Apache server uses [ Port Number 80 & 443 ] by default has been used by another application before.Mostly Skype uses the port number 80 similarly the case with other softwares also.
If you getting the below error after moving the Live site to localhost .You may get the same error whether you are using Xampp or Wamp server on your local machine.
PDOException: SQLSTATE[HY000]  Access denied for user 'xxx'@'localhost' (using password: YES) in lock_may_be_available() (line 167 of C:\xampp\htdocs\xxx\includes\lock.inc).