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    Post How do I get a testing server

    I have a site hosted at hostgator, but I'm new to designing and wanted to know of some tips on how to test my pages on a server. Should I use the one my site is already on in its own folder or is there another way.

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    You can install a local web server such as XAMPP or IIS (Windows) and do it that way. I personally use IIS and run my pages that way before I upload them.
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    It really depends on what you're working with. If you're working on a static site, any *AMP software will work, as well as many of the servers that come built into server-based software. For instance, PHP comes with a server that can be invoked from the command line by navigating to the site's root folder and typing: php -S localhost:80

    It'll work for static sites that don't necessarily use PHP as well. That's the way I do it most of the time. It works cross-platform, but I'm using Linux, ATM.
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