When you are developing websites you often run into the need to test them on a server environment, because browsers block websites with certain features from running locally.
Here is a really quick way to run such a website in a server environment using Python 3 (which you probably have already installed on your machine anyways).
- Open the command window where your website root folder is. One easy way of doing that is simply typing “cmd” in the Windows Explorer address bar.
- Type this command in the command window:
python -m http.server 8000
- Now simply go to http://127.0.0.1:8000/ in your browser.
If you are getting errors regarding script files with that simple version, you can also try this longer code:
And open that with: