Tutorial Editing your local hosts file to preview sites


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[Tutorial] Editing your local hosts file to preview sites - How to preview your websites without changing your name servers.

How to edit your local hosts file to test websites
For a long time now Apache's mod_userdir has been the preferred way to check if sites are working properly on a machine without DNS being configured. This allows users to confirm a site is functional before the DNS is pointed to that system, allowing the site to be tested before it goes live.

However, there are two reasons that mod_userdir may no...
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