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WAMP: Troubleshooting tips

After fresh install wampserver, some configurations need to be changed, or you’ll get 403 Forbidden error for setting up virtual directories (url links for local machine) C:\wamp64\bin\apache\apache2.4.17\conf\httpd.conf <Directory /> AllowOverride none Require all denied </Directory> change to: <Directory /> # … Continue reading

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Server: Wampserver error 403 on named virtual hosts outside of www

Installed the latest wampserver 2.5 and setup the virtual host files. For virtual hosts config, added these lines into conf/extra/httpd-vhosts.conf Solution: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/15717739/wamp-server-virtual-hosts-configuration # # Use name-based virtual hosting. # NameVirtualHost *:80 Encountered Forbidden error 403 when I typed in the … Continue reading

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What To Do When Your Website Goes Down

Before raising the alarm, do a check to find out if the website is really down by testing the link at http://downforeveryoneorjustme.com/ Check these useful sites and links to diagnose website down issues in order to arm ourselves with enough … Continue reading

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