In this post, I will explain how to create apache virtual host.
Virtual host is apache feature to allow us to make our website with it own domain in our computer . So we can access our website through “real” url. yes !!
so , we will make a virtual host for www.yourname.com domain. you can use .org – .com – .net …etc
mmmmm…… next steps
1 // open your terminal .. and return 🙂
If you installing lampp in /opt you need, you must be root to edit /opt/lampp/etc/httpd.conf file. ok
2 // Use
sudo gedit /opt/lampp/etc/httpd.conf
3 // And add this line in the last file:
save and close ok……
4 // now..
Open your text editor
And add these lines
Save this file as extra-httpd.conf in /home/username/website, as we define in httpd.conf file. ok
5 // add host :
Then, we must add the IP address we use above to /etc/hosts file.
add : ip > 127.0.2.1 and domain http://www.yourname.com
6 // if you have ubuntu
Go to System >> Administration >> Network.
Change to the tab to Hosts, and click Add, enter the IP address and the server name.