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Access local website from another PC

Hi All,

Is it possible to access your created website local in other computer even the computer accessing the site don't have a wamp or xampp installed? if yes please teach me how to do it. Please anyone here know this?
I know if it is just a static website but the website i am creating is dynamic(involved database).


You're host servers firewall must allow access to port 80. Then you can just access that page using the LAN-IP with the respective IP and *bamm* there's your page.

Or you could name it in your hosts file and access it via a name instead of IP

Like if the local machine running the site was, in the machines that AREN'T running the site you'd enter into the hosts file: bamboo

Then from that machine if you go to http://bamboo the site will come up. Basically just bypasses DNS.

Hi PhilTem and CroNiX Thank you works perfectly. But IP address looks silly in the url. How do i name my host file to make it only the site name in the url?

My post shows how to turn it into a name. But doing that really depends on your OS on the machines.

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