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Running multiple versions of Xampp

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Sometimes you need to run old scripts that are not supported by current standards.

Sometimes you need to test some newer script and your localhost server is still running an older version.

Maybe you are like me and simply have not upgraded yet. :)

This article will show you how to install multiple versions of Xampp on your local machine.

The Better/Easier Solution

Fortunately there is a practical way to have two versions of XAMPP installed simultaneously so you can run each specific version depending on the project in hand. The steps below outline how to achieve this:
Read the full article: http://biostall.com/how-to-install-two- ... e-by-side/

Very important that you realize you can only run one version at a given time.


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Re: Running multiple versions of Xampp

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Well I did all of that and it does work.

There might be a better way which I will check out in more detail later. Never do today what you can put off until the day after tomorrow. :)
Why switch between PHP versions when you can use multiple PHP version at a same time with a single xampp installation? With a single xampp installation, you have 2 options:
Read the full article: https://themanish.com/run-multiple-vers ... ple-xampp/

Apparently there is now a way switch PHP versions using the steps detailed in the above article.


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