?
Solved

running a php site in windows

Posted on 2013-02-05
1
Medium Priority
?
334 Views
Last Modified: 2013-02-20
Hi,

I have a wordpress site that ive been asked to create a local copy of and host on one of my windows servers.

I've install Xampp for windows onto 2008R2 server and i have a copy of the base site and its mysql db but im unsure as of what to do next.

Any tutorials or guides anyone can point me in direction of would be great.

thanks
0
Comment
Question by:Z1ggy
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
Misbah earned 1000 total points
ID: 38855915
here is a video tutorial of how to install xampp on windows 2008 R2:
http://vimeo.com/11390928

and this is another tutorial you can read:
http://www.edukatr.com/14-mins-to-start-your-own-xampp-server-on-windows-2008-server-r2/


I personally prefer to install php and mysql separately on windows 2008 R2:
here is a guide to install php on IIS:
http://lazynetworkadmin.com/knowledgebase-mainmenu-6/2-windows/141-install-php-on-server-2008-r2

mysql installation is very easy , just follow the setup wizard.


here is the wordpress installation guide:
http://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_on_Microsoft_IIS
0

Featured Post

On Demand Webinar: Networking for the Cloud Era

Did you know SD-WANs can improve network connectivity? Check out this webinar to learn how an SD-WAN simplified, one-click tool can help you migrate and manage data in the cloud.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In Solr 4.0 it is possible to atomically (or partially) update individual fields in a document. This article will show the operations possible for atomic updating as well as setting up your Solr instance to be able to perform the actions. One major …
Periodically we have to update or add SSL certificates for customers. Depending upon your hosting plan you may be responsible for the installation and/or key generation. In the wake of Heartbleed many sites were forced to re-key. We will concen…
In this video, we discuss why the need for additional vertical screen space has become more important in recent years, namely, due to the transition in the marketplace of 4x3 computer screens to 16x9 and 16x10 screens (so-called widescreen format). …
Windows 8 came with a dramatically different user interface known as Metro. Notably missing from that interface was a Start button and Start Menu. Microsoft responded to negative user feedback of the Metro interface, bringing back the Start button a…

741 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question