How to PHP Scripting- Install & configure notepad++

In this tutorial, we will install & configure Notepad++ for our PHP coding in future guides. Notepad plus plus is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Running in the MS Windows environment, its use is governed by GPL License.This step by step tutorial includes 2 main steps.

1.Download and install Notepad++.
2.Configure Notepad++ for PHP.

 

1.Download and install Notepad++.

Download Notepad++ utility from https://notepd-plus-plus.org/. Notepad++ is written in C++ and uses pure Win32 API and STL which ensures a higher execution speed and smaller program size.

Notepad PHP

 

Once you download the file, run the setup and install to the preferred location of your computer.

Once you complete the installation, check to Launch Notepad++. Click Finish to close the setup and to run Notepad++ on your computer.

Notepad PHP

 

2.Configure Notepad++ for PHP.

Once you open the Notepad++, Create a new file from the file menu.

Notepad PHP

 

And save it as a *.php file.

Once you saved, you can start coding in PHP scripting language.

Notepad PHP

 

A PHP tag Syntax:

     <?php
        //PHP codes.
     ?>

 

Notepad PHP

Now you are ready to code in PHP. To run PHP code, you have to install XAMPP server on your computer. Check our guide that explain how to install XAMPP server.

Anwar Yakkiparamban

Anwar Yakkiparamban is the founder of Lauyou Learning. Prior to Lauyou learning, Anwar worked at ARD Engineering & Development, Qatar. He holds bachelor degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Govt. Engineering College Idukki.

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