I have installed the latest version of xampp on an XP machine and it works great. I would like to know how to use includes (*.inc or *.php)in a directory above the document root directory. I know how to include the includes in php files, it's the config that has eluded me. I've read a fair amount about this subject in the past few days, and unless I'm completely stupid, I can't seem to get it to work.
IF my includes directory is:
and the directory for the pages that would be using these includes is:
What file(s) are to be edited, and what should be added in those files.
can it be done with .htaccess? IF so what would I put in it and where to put the file, or is there one that can be edited.
If anyone would be so kind, please show me how this is done.