However, if you want to install PHP 7.0 that is available as well. Now you’ll just need to review your PHP code to ensure it’s compatible with your newly installed PHP version. As far as I'm aware PHP7 isn't officially included in your version of Ubuntu (not sure about plans for the future) - so you will have to either find some unofficial packages or build your php7 installation yourself.2.108' in /Applications/XAMPP/xamppfiles/htdocs/website/php/phpmailer/php on line 367 SMTP Error: Could not connect to SMTP host.I'm guessing this has something to do with server configuration, but I'm not at all sure.This issue is well covered and has existed since PHP 5.6, which introduced (quite rightly) verification of certificates by default.If you run the code through a linter like php7cc, it shows that there is code in the source that isn't supported by PHP7.XAMPP runs on all platforms so the instructions below are probably the most generic. First Validator, then Semantic Mediawiki, must be activated using the following lines: Enabling one extension at a time is safer as you can determine which change or extension caused a problem. Download and install Media Wiki [these instructions were tested with 1.21.2, current bitnami version is 1.23 as of December 2014] for XAMPP and your OS from  5. Experienced users should not need these line by line instructions. It may not be the latest version - see steps 13-14 below for how to install the latest version if required.
For example, you can follow these steps to install Word Press on Windows PC with XAMPP, Mac OS X users can refer to this tutorial to install Word Press on Mac with XAMPP.Failure to follow these directions carefully may result in data loss.XAMPP is a great tool to help webmasters and designers run their own local development environment.First, choose the version of PHP you want to install.In this example, I’ll install PHP 7.1 as that is the latest stable version of PHP. Continue the conversation on Twitter or in a comment.If you ran into the same problem when upgrading Word Press from dashboard with XAMPP, you may follow below steps to solve the problem. Find the file which is located in xampp/php directory.