Setting display_errors variable in the php.ini for XAMPP on Windows

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XAMPP may come with the display_errors variable set to “Off” because that is the preferred setting for production. But when you are developing, it means that if you have a syntax error you will get a blank screen or a 500 – Internal Server error. This video goes through the steps to edit the php.ini file to change the configuration of your web server to display PHP errors in the browser. A high-quality version of this video is available at


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