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Where does PHP need to be installed for it to work?
At the beginning of the video Alena mentions PHP needs to be installed locally to run. When I think of local, I think of the computer I am using?
Does she mean on the computer we are using? Or on the server?
Please clarify. Thanks!
Christoffer Bergenstråhle5,706 Points
Yes it means you have to install a server on your computer. There are different ways to do this but personally I use Wamp and it works just fine for me.
Go to http://www.wampserver.com/en/ and download it from there. Look up youtube videos on how to install and use if you are unsure.