I'm trying to setup a an Apache / MySql / PHP environment to develop dynamic websites. I've installed, and enabled and got working all of the components, edited and amended the httpd.conf and php.ini files as directed in both written material and following a Lynda.com tutorial.
This is my first attempt at doing this on a Mac. I've done this without problem on a Windows PC using Wamp but trying to get this working on my MacPro desktop.
The problem is when I open a browser to view a file in my local user sites folder, i.e. test.php that I get a permissions error.
You don't have permission to access /~Richard/test.php on this server.
The url I try to goto is http://localhost/~Richard/test.php
and this results in this 403 error.
Being a Mac newbie could someone please guide me as what I need to do to provide the right permissions on which folders and how best to set them to get this up and running. Thanks.