Windows 10 stands out as an environment in which we can apply any modification, adapting with numerous applications the resolution of any conflict that may arise, be it due to work, academic or simply out of curiosity.
However, many of these options are often quite difficult to access or are not commonly used by all users, such as XAMPP. When we talk about XAMPP we refer to a programming tool that helps to enhance web development supported in the PHP language .
XAMPP has the advantage that it does not need an internet connection for its use , in addition to its multiple functionalities, they make it a fairly accessible and easy-to-use tool, its only problem being that data security is not as reinforced.
- What are the modules that can be used from XAMPP?
- How can you make XAMPP run as an automatic PC system service?
- With a shortcut
- As application
- How to configure XAMPP options with automatic boot from Windows 10?
- What can you do to disable the automatic startup of XAMPP modules?
What are the modules that can be used from XAMPP?
When we talk about XAMPP we can also refer to it as an acronym for the acronym that belongs to Linux, Apache, MySQL / MariaDB, PHP, Perl . These could constitute the main models, but for the general interest of most people the description of the following is made:
When we want to make use of a free distribution web server, the best option we can turn to is Apache, which began as an initiative in 1996 that sought the objective set out above and which currently supports 50% of network servers of the world , supported by an incredible community that improves it more and more.
PHP is an open source language , which is constantly updated to improve the features that make this language so popular, which are mainly aimed at facilitating the web development environment and improving interactions between servers and users.
For its part, MySQL is a relational database management system , which has the detail of being used under license for any corporate or sales use.
How can you make XAMPP run as an automatic PC system service?
When installing XAMPP for our web development activities , we will need the application to start immediately on our desktop as soon as it starts, luckily for us, the Windows service is able to allow us to perform this action through the following configurations:
With a shortcut
We will go to the taskbar at the bottom of the screen, and we will look for the appdata% appdata% folder in which we will follow the following path to open folders:
- AppData \ Roaming \ Microsoft \ Windows \ Start Menu \ Programs \ Startup
In the latter, we will see the .EXE called xampp-control to which we will only have to right-click and open with direct access on the desktop.
We will go to our XAMPP application and in the Config option we will look for the autostart of module s section, where we will select the modules we need to work initially
How to configure XAMPP options with automatic boot from Windows 10?
Windows 10 as a customizable environment is usually the environment for which we currently work the most and although we believe that the process can be complicated, we can use any of the aforementioned processes to execute an automatic start of the XAMPP modules on our computer.
However, the preferred option is the one that makes direct use of the application to obtain automatic and personalized startup of the modules with which we will work in XAMPP.
What can you do to disable the automatic startup of XAMPP modules?
In the opposite case that we do not want these modules to start automatically, we will only have to go to the task manager, from here we are located in the startup tab and we will search for XAMPP and then right-click the option to disable .
Any other questions that may arise from this can be consulted with XAMPP for Windows user support