[pmwiki-users] Installation Problem

ABClf languefrancaise at gmail.com
Fri Jan 2 02:33:25 CST 2015

Control where your PmWiki folder is located : should be in htdocs.
In my case, local website is "quinze" :
I meet pmwiki at http://localhost/quinze/pmwiki.php

You can check php running by going to : http://localhost/
should be redirected to : http://localhost/xampp/ ; find a shorcut for


2015-01-02 3:25 GMT+01:00 Ron <RBelcher3 at charter.net>:

> XAMPP 5.6.3 is installed and running. XAMPP's Status button says PHP is
> The XAMPP Control Panel v3.2.1 says Apache is running on ports 80, 443.
> I would be happy to verify that PHP is running if you can suggest a way to
> do it, from either the Firefox browser address line or from a Windows
> command window.
> I also tried running, on the Firefox address line, "
> http://localhost/pmwiki/pmwiki-2.2.71/pmwiki.php".  That resulted in an
> Error 404, "Object not found!".
> Also, thank you for the suggestions for shared hosting, but I really want
> this running on my target machine.  The installation on my machine is a
> practice run.  My intention after I learn how and get it running, is to run
> it on our church's office machine for use by our Fellowship.
> Any other ideas?
> By the Way - I am new to the pmwiki users forum.  I did not see any way to
> post a followup to the two replies I received, so I am trying by forwarding
> one of them to the email address.  That does not seem to me like the best
> way, but maybe it is.  Any instruction you would care to offer would be
> most welcome.
> Ron
> On 01/01/2015 07:41 PM, erik burggraaf wrote:
>> Hi, As has already been stated, you need a web server running php in
>> order to test on a local machine.  You can install it all yourself if you
>> want, but unless you are on a very very tight budget, some shared hosting
>> for 2 to 5 dollars a month will save you infinite grief.  If you already
>> have hosting, then you can upload pm wiki to a space on your host without
>> impacting anything that is already there as long as you leave the root
>> pmwiki folder.
>> Best,
>> Erik
>> On Dec 29, 2014, at 2:48 PM, Ron <RBelcher3 at Charter.net> wrote:
>>  I downloaded http://www.pmwiki.org/pub/pmwiki/pmwiki-2.2.71.zip and
>>> extracted it to C:\pmwiki\pmwiki-2.2.71.  I then navigated my Firefox
>>> browser to that folder (file:///c:/pmwiki/pmwiki-2.2.71) where I
>>> clicked on pmwiki.php.
>>> The result was "File not found" and "Firefox can't find the file at
>>> /c:/pmwiki/pmwiki-2.2.71/$pageurl."
>>> This was done on a Windows 7 system.  What am I doing wrong?
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