Configure MySQL on macOS

Overview Note: I originally wrote this post for macOS Catalina; I plan to update it for macOS Big Sur. This is a followup post to my earlier Configure Apache and PHP-FPM on macOS Catalina post. With the addition of MySQL to my Mac website development environment, I can now install Content Management Systems, such as … Read more

Create a Send-Only SMTP Server on macOS Using Gmail

Introduction Note: I plan to update this post for macOS Big Sur. This post describes how I configured Postfix on my Mac to relay outbound email via Google’s SMTP service. Why? I am creating a local website development environment where PHP applications may generate email messages for contact forms or notifications. For example, after installing … Read more

Configure Apache and PHP-FPM on macOS

Overview Note: I originally created this post for macOS Catalina. I am planning to update it for macOS Big Sur. Over the last few months, I have experimented with different hosting arrangements and WordPress configurations. Now it’s time to start creating content to see if I can create a viable site. To that end, I … Read more

Welcome

Welcome to the new Altoplace. I am recreating my site. Please stop by again later! This is my place for sharing my technology and life interests as I learn how to create websites. I am recreating my WordPress installation. I do hope to restore some previous posts.