Setting up Virtual Hosts on WampServer

January 30, 2011 Rui Miguel Feio

If you’re a web developer you know how fantastic WampServer is in allowing you to have Apache, MySQL and PHP server locally under Windows. This allows you to test all your websites locally before you upload them into the “real” server. Now, the problem is that by default if you […]

Change the www root directory on WampServer

January 30, 2011 Rui Miguel Feio

If you do not wish to use “c:/wamp/www/” as your DocumentRoot you simply have to perform the following steps: 1. Click on the WampServer icon 2. Select Apache > httpd.conf 3. Search for “DocumentRoot” 4. Change the path to whatever you wish to be the new Document root directory (make […]

phpMyAdmin root with no password message

September 17, 2009 Rui Miguel Feio

After installing WAMP Server it is common when you first access phpMyAdmin to get the following message: “Your configuration file contains settings (root with no password) that correspond to the default MySQL privileged account. Your MySQL server is running with this default, is open to intrusion, and you really should […]