When I install XAMPP for the first time and navigate to localhost, I am NOT greeted with the yellow background config page with all of the sections on the left pane. Instead, I am greeted with the below, with NO left hand side menu. Did I do something wrong? How do I configure XAMPP?
Welcome to XAMPP for Windows 5.6.12
You have successfully installed XAMPP on this system! Now you can start using Apache, MySQL, PHP and other components. You can find more info in the FAQs section or check the HOW-TO Guides for getting started with PHP applications.
Start the XAMPP Control Panel to check the server status.
XAMPP has been around for more than 10 years – there is a huge community behind it. You can get involved by joining our Forums, adding yourself to the Mailing List, and liking us on Facebook, following our exploits on Twitter, or adding us to your Google+ circles.
Contribute to XAMPP translation at translate.apachefriends.org.
Can you help translate XAMPP for other community members? We need your help to translate XAMPP into different languages. We have set up a site, translate.apachefriends.org, where users can contribute translations.
Install applications on XAMPP using Bitnami
Apache Friends and Bitnami are cooperating to make dozens of open source applications available on XAMPP, for free. Bitnami-packaged applications include Wordpress, Drupal, Joomla! and dozens of others and can be deployed with one-click installers. Visit the Bitnami XAMPP page for details on the currently available apps.