Set up your own web server using WAMP


In this article I am going to tell you How to set up your own web server using WAMP. WAMP - Web Application Messaging Protocol is a web development platform on Windows allowing you to create dynamic web applications with Apache2, PHP and MySQL. Read this article carefully and follow all the steps.

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When we browse the internet, without even realizing, our team is making hundreds of requests to servers around the world that have the option of providing the web service.
Set up your own web server using WAMP
On these servers is where all the web pages consulted and they are responsible for providing us the information we are requesting are housed.

What is WAMP?


WAMP is one of the simplest and most effective options to turn your PC or server on a web server, in addition to being a free and great community Update application.
The name of this application is made ​​by the initial letter of Windows, Apache, MySQL and PHP, ie the 4 products that our machine needs to accommodate and serve all kinds of web pages.

What can I use WAMP?


This service will make your computer or server to simply become a powerful web server, so you can use it to host any website, forum, blog, etc.
By using your own hardware for publishing page, you save on costs by avoiding resort to renting a virtual or physical, in one of the many hosting companies that offer these products machine.

How do I install WAMP?


Installation is really simple, only need to download the package in the 64-bit or 32-bit depending on your operating system available in the links at the end of the article and follow these steps:
Step 1- Click Next on the first window that welcome us.
Step2-Accept the terms of use of the product and click Next
Step3-Choose the installation path or else leave the one default and click Next
Step4-Choose whether you want to create an icon on the desktop or Quick Launch bar and click Next
Step5-Click Install
Once you have completed these steps, installation will begin when we finished making settings as follows:
1-Once installed we will request access through Windows Firewall, click Allow Access
2-PHP request that you indicate SMTP mail server and an email address that will be used in the mail (function), if we will not use this feature you need not complete data, it is still advisable to do so, the most common are:
Google: smtp.google.es
Hotmail: smtp.live.com
Yahoo: smtp.mail.yahoo.com
3-Choose whether you want the application is running right now and click Finish
After making the necessary settings, you computer or server is ready to host and serve web pages.
If you are interested to get to know all the possibilities offered by this great tool, you can do so via it's official forum
WAMP | Version 64 bits-http://www.wampserver.com/en/download-wampserver-64bits/
WAMP | Version 32 bits -http://www.wampserver.com/en/download-wampserver-32bits/



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