I installed XAMPP 1.7.4 (with PHP 5.3.5), the problem is PHP does not display any error messages. E.g. if I connect to MYSQL with
mysql_connect() without parameters, PHP will not complain about the required fields.
Why is this?
How can I configure PHP to display errors?
To turn on errors at the script level, include at the top of your script:
Alternatively, if it is not a production site and simply a development / testing site, you can turn on error reporting in php.ini. Search it for these settings: