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How to Fix the XAMPP Localhost index.php Error (2 Methods)

In this article, learn how to fix the localhost index.php error in the XAMPP local development tool.
Reading time
6 min read
Updated date
October 28, 2022
Topic
Localhost
Topic
PHP Errors
Topic
XAMPP

How to Fix the XAMPP HTTP Error 404 “The Requested Resource Is Not Found”

In this article, learn how to fix the "Requested Resource is Not Found" 404 error in XAMPP.
Reading time
8 min read
Updated date
January 9, 2024
Topic
HTTP Status Codes
Topic
Website Errors
Topic
XAMPP

What Is Node.js and Why You Should Use It

Node.js is a highly-scalable event-driven JavaScript environment. In this article, learn more about Node.js, its architecture, how to use it, and m…
Reading time
14 min read
Updated date
November 7, 2023
Topic
JavaScript Frameworks
Topic
Node.js

How to Fix XAMPP if It’s Not Working (3 Common Solutions)

Are you experiencing issues with the XAMPP local development tool? In this article, learn how to troubleshoot XAMPP if it's not working.
Reading time
10 min read
Updated date
December 15, 2022
Topic
Localhost
Topic
PHP Errors
Topic
XAMPP

How to Change Your MySQL Password in XAMPP (3 Methods)

Learn how to change your MySQL root password in the XAMPP local web development tool.
Reading time
6 min read
Updated date
January 9, 2024
Topic
MySQL Database
Topic
XAMPP

How to Resolve MAMP’s “Localhost Refused to Connect” Error (7 Methods)

MAMP is a popular local development tool, but it can fall prey to localhost problems. In this article, learn how to resolve the “localhost refused…
Reading time
12 min read
Updated date
September 16, 2022
Topic
Localhost
Topic
MAMP
Topic
PHP Errors

The Laravel PHP Framework – Web App Construction for Everyone

Laravel is a powerful and easy to use PHP web development framework. In this article, we'll take an in-depth look at what you can build with Laravel!
Reading time
16 min read
Updated date
April 30, 2024
Topic
Laravel
Topic
PHP Frameworks

How to Troubleshoot Error 403 in XAMPP

Have you encountered the "Error 403" message in XAMPP? Check out these three different ways to help you fix it.
Reading time
6 min read
Updated date
September 15, 2022
Topic
HTTP Status Codes
Topic
Website Errors
Topic
XAMPP

What to Do If MAMP Is Not Starting (5 Top Solutions)

MAMP is a popular local web development tool. Learn how to troubleshoot your MAMP installation when it's not starting up correctly.
Reading time
8 min read
Updated date
December 15, 2022
Topic
Localhost
Topic
MAMP
Topic
PHP Errors

How to Fix the MAMP “Error Establishing a Database Connection” (In 3 Steps)

Have you encountered the "Error Establishing a Database Connection" error in MAMP? Learn how to fix this error to get your workflow back on track.
Reading time
6 min read
Updated date
September 16, 2022
Topic
Localhost
Topic
MAMP
Topic
PHP Errors

How to Fix the XAMPP Error “Apache Shutdown Unexpectedly”

Learn how to fix the "Apache Shutdown Unexpectedly" error in the XAMPP local development tool following these steps.
Reading time
7 min read
Updated date
April 10, 2024
Topic
Localhost
Topic
PHP Errors
Topic
XAMPP

How To Troubleshoot and Repair WordPress Database Issues

Troubleshooting and repairing WordPress database errors isn't difficult if you know what's causing them. Learn the most common causes of database i…
Reading time
13 min read
Updated date
January 10, 2024
Topic
WordPress Issues