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XAMPP and WAMP are two competing PHP development stacks for those who are working on Windows. While both products serves for the same purpose, there is a separation in the development community over whether to go for XAMPP or WAMP. In this article I have tried to give you some insights into both products so… read more »

Site can’t be reached

Have you seen this screen whenever you tried to load one of your own websites in the browser? So what causes this and how to fix it? Technically this error comes up when the HTTP service is not running on the server (in this case ‘localhost’). HTTP request are served through the HTTP service which… read more »

Installing Apache Server on Ubuntu 16.04

First step is to logging into your linux shell. For this tutorial I am using a VPS (A Digital Ocean Droplet running Ubuntu 16.04). I have opened an ssh connection to server using Bitvise SSH client. Having logged in, first run below command to get an updated list of packages from your system’s software repositories:… read more »

Enabling mod_rewrite on Apache

I do my developments on a Digital Ocean droplet running Ubuntu 16.04. After freshly installing Apache server I wanted to have mod_rewrite module enabled in it. However I wasn’t sure whether it was already enabled by default with the Apache installation. To check that, I ran below command in my SSH shell: It showed me… read more »


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