Category Archives: WAMP

Wamp – Error displaying the error page: Application Instantiation Error

My localhost WAMP on my personal Windows 10 machine just crapped out on me. PHPmyAdmin wouldn’t run I get the following on my screen when I go to my localhost website running in WAMP. Error displaying the error page: Application … Continue reading

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Install Drupal 8 on WAMP

I wanted to play around with Drupal 8. I often use WAMP and I have also install XAMP. They both work well. WAMP can be a tougher install in my opinion especially on Windows 10. During my Drupal install I … Continue reading

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Joomla 3.X Strict standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in – Solved

I was testing a clients website local host and it was throwing a bunch of errors in WAMP. Strict standards: Only variables should be assigned by reference in These errors were related to SuperFish Menu Module. I love SuperFish Drop-down … Continue reading

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Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware quarantined necessary files in WAMP server

I upgraded a localhost version of a Joomla 3.4.8 website to version 3.5. When I did Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware quarantined some Apache files and a registration key. When I tried to view the sites front end looked like this. This all … Continue reading

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Looking to use #include in WAMP

I am looking for a way to add Server Side Includes not PHP includes with my WAMP. Another programmer used them extensively and I am now working with his files. I plan to change the files over to PHP and … Continue reading

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Drupal 7 install on WAMP – now page is forbidden

Playing around with Drupal I suddenly found I was unable to view pages with the “localhost” URL. Solution was a “.htaccess” file got written to the www folder. I deleted this file and everything was normal again The issue would … Continue reading

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