Localhost is simply the name given to the local server concept. So you can turn your personal computer into a server computer with some programs. As you may encounter while playing your htmlserver with local hosting, you can test your web applications on your web sites. The server software is usually run as a web server on personal computers. 127.0.0.0.1; It refers only to a personal computer limited service. Just like how Webhost is open all over the world, local hosting is open only to the authorized user.
How to login http://localhost/ server?
You can reach http://127.0.0.1 from your web browser by typing or http://localhost:80/. It is impossible for your computer to access these pages without installing a server software. In the following topics, you will learn how to do this.
What does do?
With a variety of software installed on your 127.0.0.1 ip, your computer can be turned into a local server. You can publish your internet site on it. You can install Php and Mysql based scripts. If you are a developer, you can test scripts that you write. If you are a designer, you can see how your website looks. Localhost is a test method used briefly before the real world for websites.
How can I Hosting on my pc?
Local hosting is closed on normal computers, so some programs need to be installed to get server properties in order to broadcast it. It is very easy to do this because the server operating systems are ready for it, but in end-user operating systems this is a bit tricky. Some software can do this easily, so let's have a look at them.
The programs mentioned above activate localed hosts of your computer. Php and Mysql are installed and your computer is ready to broadcast. It is for you to run the dynamic web pages of PHP, MySQL and PhpMyAdmin. While we can run static html or php pages on http://localhost/ without needing anything, we can not run dynamic web pages with php script like this.Can anyone access 127.0.0.1 from us?
We can answer this in the form of yes and no. Let me explain that nobody can see an internet site you posted on l.h., but if you set your modem's external ip to static ip and set external requests to redirect to local-host, you can open your site on your personel computer in the outside world.
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