Tag: apache

  • Run multiple versions of PHP in XAMPP

    Download the required version of PHP from https://www.php.net/downloads.php. For PHP7+, you can download the Thread Safe version. For older PHP, try the Non Thread Safe version. Create another folder in C:\xampp for this version of PHP apart from the existing C:\xampp\php. E.g., C:\xampp\php74. Copy the downloaded version’s files into this folder Create php.ini in this […]

  • Redirect Subfolder to Subdomain using .htaccess

    Setup redirection after migrating a site from a subfolder to a subdomain. When a site in a subfolder is moved to a subdomain, .htaccess rules need to updated to redirect URLs. This can be done by adding the following lines to the .htaccess file in the root folder: This will redirect all calls to domain.com/subfolder/* […]

  • Fix PHP executable not set in VSCode when running XAMPP on Linux

    This is a fix for the following error when opening PHP files in VSCode or VSCodium: Cannot validate since no PHP executable is set. Use the setting ‘php.validate.executablePath’ to configure the PHP executable. This error means that VSCode does not know how to validate the contents of a PHP file and can’t show errors in […]

  • Get a Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate for your domain

    Install a free SSL certificate and serve your site with “https”. Let’s Encrypt provides free SSL certificates and with the help of the installation tool called Certbot, you can easily enable an HTTPS certificate for your website. These instructions are for users running either Nginx or Apache on Ubuntu server and have access to the […]