When creating Web applications and content, it is important to keep all of your files in the same place. If you don't, your PHP program may not find your MySQL database or other needed files to run your Web project properly. Finding the document root allows you to find the right place to save your project-related files. This online video takes you through the necessary steps to find and save project pieces in the right location.
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In this movie, we're going to talk about how to go about finding the document root. …It's a very important folder directory that we need to locate, so that we know …where to put our web files as we work. We're working with WampServer, assuming …you installed it in the default location, the document root is going to be inside …local C drive, inside the WAMP folder or wherever you installed WAMP. …And then from there, it's the www folder, that is the file that is going to be …served up by Apache. Apache is looking at this directory and …returning pages from this directory. So all of our project files need to go here.…
Now there is also another way that you can get there which is from the …WampServer menu over here at the side, it was www directory. …That is our document root. It opens up the exact same thing. …And index.php, well, that's this test page, that's right here for local host. …If you go to local host, you'll open up Firefox and it loads local host, whhich …is the same thing as local host index.php. …
- What is PHP?
- Installing and configuring PHP and MySQL
- Exploring data types
- Controlling code with logical expressions and loops
- Using PHP's built-in functions
- Writing custom functions
- Building dynamic webpages
- Working with forms and form data
- Using cookies and sessions to store data
- Connecting to MySQL with PHP
- Creating and editing database records
- Building a content management system
- Adding user authentication
Skill Level Beginner
PHP with MySQL Beyond the Basicswith Kevin Skoglund10h 26m Intermediate
1. PHP Overview
2. Mac Installation
3. Windows Installation
4. First Steps
5. Exploring Data Types
6. Control Structures: Logical Expressions
7. Control Structures: Loops
8. User-Defined Functions
10. Building Web Pages with PHP
11. Working with Forms and Form Data
12. Working with Cookies and Sessions
13. MySQL Basics
14. Using PHP to Access MySQL
15. Building a Content Management System (CMS)
16. Using Site Navigation to Choose Content
17. Application CRUD
18. Building the Public Area
19. Regulating Page Access
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