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OS is winxp sp3. The Apache Friends download page for XAMPP states that Windows XP is no longer supported by the application. However, an alternative link is given for this OS. Windows XP or 2003 are not supported. You can download a compatible version of XAMPP for these platforms here. It seems that the latest version of XAMPP that is compatible ...


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From the Wikipedia entry for .localhost (TLD): As a top-level domain, the name has traditionally been defined statically in host DNS implementations with address records (A and AAAA) pointing to the same loopback addresses. However, as you have found, it would appear that it's just Chrome and later versions of Opera (possibly the WebKit browsers, so ...


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Hm... try to put this code into your host file. <Directory "/path/to/your/dir"> Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews AllowOverride all Order Deny,Allow Allow from all Require all granted </Directory>


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If you have an internet connection with static IP address, you can do it. First you have to create an entry in the Apache's VirtualHost on xampp with the domain name, and port. Here is a tutorial on creating the vhost entry. http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.0/vhosts/examples.html You can then add the a record with the value of the static public IP in ...


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WordPress only prompts for FTP credentials when the web server process does not have the essential file and folder permissions. You're need to make sure that your folders are using 750, or 755 and your files 644 or 640. SOURCE All directories should be 755 or 750. All files should be 644 or 640. If your folders and files are set correctly ...


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Where is your website directory on your local filesystem? My guess is that you've probably put the files in the wrong place. When you request <host>/xampp/ (a URL) it's actually serving the files from the /xampp/htdocs directory on the local filesystem (this is the default location at least). So, in order to successfully request ...


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... however they lose the page that they were going to. I'm not sure what you mean by this - they shouldn't "lose" anything? However, the URL in the address bar will not be updated - if that is what you are implying? An Apache Alias converts a URL to a server-side filesystem path (usually to allow access to files located outside of the document root) - ...



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