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Install PHP on OS X

8. September 2008

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This is a PHP module for the Apache web server included in Mac OS X. PHP is a server-side, cross-platform, HTML embedded scripting language. 1. Download the PHP package here: http://www2.entropy.ch/download/entropy-php-5.2.4-1-apache2.tar.gz 2. Install it, then test it at http://127.0.0.1/~your_username/test.php Thanks to Marc Liyanage for the PHP package.

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Install MySQL on OS X

8. September 2008

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1. Download the standard Mac OS X package at http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/5.1.html#macosx-dmg 2. Double-click on the .pkg file to install it. 3. Open Applications/Utilities/Terminal.app 4. Type: cd /usr/local/mysql 5. Type: sudo chown -R mysql data/ 6. To start the server, type sudo echo first, then type sudo ./bin/mysqld_safe & 7. Test it with /usr/local/mysql/bin/mysql test Important: You […]

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info.php for OS X

8. September 2008

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Create a new text document in your Sites folder named info.php. Enter this into the doc: [sourcecode language=’php’] [/sourcecode] Test it at http://127.0.0.1/~yourusername/info.php

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Best WordPress Plugins

8. September 2008

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Here are my list of must-have WordPress plugins that make blogging much easier. 1. all-in-one-seo-pack 2. cystats 3. email-protect 4. wordpress-automatic-upgrade 5. wp-spamfree 6. Maintenance Mode 7. WordPress Database Backup (WP-DB-Backup) You can find them and many others at http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/

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Install Webmin on OS X

8. September 2008

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Webmin is a web-based interface for system administration for Unix. Using any modern web browser, you can setup user accounts, Apache, DNS, file sharing and much more. Webmin removes the need to manually edit Unix configuration files like /etc/passwd, and lets you manage a system from the console or remotely. 1. Download it at http://www.webmin.com/download.html […]

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