This post is about the configuration of the php.ini file. This file contains a lot of important and useful configurations of the PHP Language which can be customized according to your needs and requirements. in Ubuntu php.ini file is located at /etc/php5/apache2/ directory. First, have a look at the file and then we’ll discuss some important configurations one by one. Run the following command in your terminal to open php.ini file in your gedit text editor:
sudo gedit /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini
Look through the file and if you can’t understand what is this all about, then don’t worry, in this section you’ll learn about the some useful directives available in this file.
In my previous post, Installing LAMP Stack on Ubuntu and Debian in Just 3 Steps, you’ve learned how to install LAMP Stack on Ubuntu.
In this post we’ll:
- learn what is Root Directory
- check whether PHP5 Engine is working correctly or not.
- learn about and install some useful PHP5 Extension Modules such as mcrypt.
In this post you’ll learn how to setup LAMP Stack on Ubuntu and/or Debian in just 3 easy to follow steps. I’m not making the post fatter, thinner and filled with a lot of theory. I’ll just go straight forward towards the installation process. But if you want to learn a little bit of theory behind the seen then you must read my blog Understanding Root Directory, Testing PHP Engine and Installing PHP Extensions on Ubuntu after this post. For now, let’s get started!
First of all let’s define LAMP Stack for those of you who don’t know about it. LAMP Stacks means: “Storing/retrieving data in/from MySQL DBMS, on Linux Operating System, using PHP Server Side Scripting Language running on Apache Server”.
In this post you’ll learn how to install WordPress. I’m sure that after this tutorial you’ll say yourself how easy that was! 🙂
Step 1 – Downloading WordPress:
- First of all you need to download WordPress from the wordpress.org.
- Unzip the .zip file to your server’s www (for WAMP users) or htdocs ( for XAMPP users) directory.
Step 2 – Select Language:
- Browse to the wordpress folder from your browser (click here if you are using WAMP or XAMPP)
- You should see the following window: