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HTML HTML Basics Going Further with HTML Root-relative Paths

Julien Rotundo
Julien Rotundo
10,018 Points

How do I set up the simple web server on a mac?

The teacher notes say to navigate to a directory and enter this

python -m SimpleHTTPServer 8000

Do I have to do this with terminal?

1 Answer

Rich Zimmerman
Rich Zimmerman
24,062 Points

Yes, you will do this in a terminal on your computer, if you're coding outside of workspaces. This then creates a local webserver for you to go to your webpage.

If you're running a webserver on your local machine, you can use the web address "localhost:8000" where "8000" is the port number you specify in the command "python -m SimpleHTTPServer 8000"