For accessing your personal website via your own server, you have to do a number of things to make it fully accessible online. Some of the things that you need to install include Apache and PHP and MySQL for running your applications. But if you require accessing it simply from your PC or removable devices such as CD/DVD, USB flash drive etc., you need to use a WAMP application. WAMPs are set of standalone program which are installed and run on a Ms Windows operating system enabled PC. WindowsWAMP v.8.70 is a WAMP application for users who require personal website functionality locally on their PC.
WindowsWAMP is a Shareware utility which essentially combines all the web packages into a simple windows application and thereby facilitating user to access his/her PHP website locally from hard disk or removable media without installing and configuring it. The main advantage with this application is that it eliminates the need for initializing Apache, MySQL and PHP. This is a simplified application which you can open just by double clicking the icon and close like the conventional windows program. Apart from this, it eliminates the need of starting or stopping servers, adding extensions, running scripts etc. It has a smart feature of scanning the open ports which are suitable for running the server thereby ruling out the need for manually seeking the open ports. It also has browser capabilities which are built-in so that you can run the scripts as they are run on actual website.
Overall, WindowsWAMP v.8.70 is a powerful and simple utility for running your PHP website locally on your system. The operation of this application is just like any conventional windows program which facilitates user with ease of use simultaneously maintaining full functionality of a WAMP application. Hence, it receives a score of four rating points on the scale of five.