How To Create A PHP Website With Mongoose

1. Create a directory which will contain your website files. For example, on drive C:\, create a directory called my_website:

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2. Inside my_website directory, create a new file called "index". This will be the default web page shown when the website is visited.

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3. Open index file with your favorite editor (for example, Notepad) and enter some HTML / PHP code:

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4. Save this file as index.php:

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5. Download Mongoose executable from http://cesanta.com/mongoose.shtml and copy the executable inside my_website directory:

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6. Double-click mongoose executable. An icon will appear on a system tray in the bottom right corner of the desktop:

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7. Download PHP 5.3 zip (do NOT download PHP 5.5 cause you might have missing DLLs problem) from http://windows.php.net/download and extract it to C:\php5 directory:

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8. Click on the mongoose icon and choose "Edit Settings" menu.:

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9. A settings dialog will appear. Click on cgi_interpreter button:

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10. Choose C:\php5\php-cgi.exe and click "Save Settings":

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11. Click on the mongoose icon and choose "Go to my address" menu:

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12. A browser will popup displaying index.php.

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Author(s): Monika Florek-Jasinska , Raphael Schaller
autogenerated on Thu Jun 25 2020 03:46:05