Enabling Apache mod_rewrite, Curl, SQLite etc. components on WAMP Server makes almost all web softwares to run on your local computer. Here is a guide for it. There are most commonly missed things which creates a bit problem to a new user.
First Make Your Windows PC Ready for Enabling Apache mod_rewrite, Curl, SQLite on WAMP Server
Before Enabling Apache mod_rewrite, Curl, SQLite etc. components on WAMP Server, basically you need to prepare your PC. This guide on Installing WordPress on Windows PC using WAMP will give you a hint for that purpose. Basically we need a full Linux server setup. That is why this guide for Enabling Apache mod_rewrite, Curl, SQLite on WAMP Server is written.
Enabling Apache mod_rewrite, Curl, SQLite on WAMP Server : Steps
You will need a good free text editor named Gedit for your Microsoft Windows crapware to edit most of the files. Open Gedit and drag and drop to open them. It is better for long term if you could upgrade to Ubuntu or some other Linux distro. By the way, stop and Exit from WAMP before enabling Apache mod_rewrite, Curl, SQLite.
Enabling Apache mod_rewrite : In a normal Windows and WAMP installation, the httpd.conf file will be located here :
Drag and drop to open it. Find the line saying :
#LoadModule rewrite_module modules/mod_rewrite.so
Like this :
Enabling cURL : In the same way, for a normal installation, the php.ini file will be in :
Open it in Gedit and find the line :
Remove the space and semicolon and save it :
SQLite on WAMP Server : The SQLite library is not included by default. First find two lines on the same php.ini file :
extension=php_pdo_sqlite.dll ; extension=php_sqlite.dll
The first one is usually not commented out by adding that semicolon and space. But the second will be inactive. In the same way, remove the semicolon and space and save it. Install some GUI tool for SQLite for easy management. Enabling Apache mod_rewrite, Curl, SQLite on WAMP Server are most commonly asked problems, so we provided the solution for the three. There are other parameters for advanced usage those needs to be modified.