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How to preview a website script?

Discussion in 'Web Design' started by jtos32, May 10, 2011.

  1. jtos32

    jtos32 Junior Member

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    Hi, I have a website script I downloaded online. My trouble is I dont know how to view the script?

    Is there any programs I can download to let me view this script to see what it would look like before I pay for hosting and domain name and everything?

    The script is called automagick video tube script....

    Basically, I want to preview and make some image changes (header) before I pay for hosting and domain name....

    Can anyone help?
     
  2. thesmiths

    thesmiths Newbie

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    Depends. if it's written in a server scripting language, you'll have to setup that software on your computer.


    If it's just html and images, you can just open it in your browser.
     
  3. wannabie

    wannabie Elite Member

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    Use xxamp as that let's you view websites on your localhost
     
  4. roamer

    roamer Power Member

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    EasyPHP, Xampp, Wamp... and there are even some more. Out of these, I use Wamp and EasyPHP the most to preview/debug PHP scripts locally. They all come with PHP, MySQL and extras, just read the documentation.

    Oh, and then there's Wapache, it's a self-contained apache server with PHP but it's hardly configurable, and I don't remember it having MySQL integrated.
     
  5. thesmiths

    thesmiths Newbie

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    If you dont want to install it on your own computer you can always install it on a virtual machine
     
  6. jtos32

    jtos32 Junior Member

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    Thanks guys. Really helps
     
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    thedandy Newbie

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    This is the script: Automagick Tube Script

    It's great! One of the best scripts out there.
     
  8. cherryberry

    cherryberry Junior Member

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    Thanks for working suggestions, I was also looking for this question.