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XAMP Change Localhost To Domain

Follow the below steps to Change localhost to custom domain name in XAMP server

1) Open the file C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc and edit “as Administrator” => hosts file.

Add the below line and save the file. phpcodez.com

2) Edit httpd-vhosts.conf file (In my system E:\xampp\apache\conf\extra and edit httpd-vhosts.conf )

Add the below lines and save the file

<VirtualHost *:80>
 ServerName www.phpcodez.com
 ServerAlias phpcodez.com
 DocumentRoot e:/xampp/htdocs/phpcodez

3) Restart XAMPP and url www.phpcodez.com will load content form e:/xampp/htdocs/phpcodez


Change XAMPP Server Port

Follow the below steps to update the defalt port 80 apache XAMP Apache server

1) Stop the XAMPP server, if it is running already.

2) Open the file httpd.conf(In my case its E:\xampp\apache\conf\httpd.conf)


Listen 80
ServerName localhost:80

And replace with the other port number(8012)

Listen 8012
ServerName localhost:8012

3) Open the file httpd-ssl(In my system its E:\xampp\apache\conf\extra\httpd-ssl.conf)

Locate the following lines

Listen 443
<VirtualHost _default_:443>
ServerName localhost:433

Replace them by with a other port number(8013)

Listen 8013
<VirtualHost _default_:8013>
ServerName localhost:8013

4) Restart the Apache server and http://localhost:8012/ should work.