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Localhost, or is name of a secret directory that contains a script, that can be opened in a browser and show words It works!.

In some lucky cases, the file that produces words It works! can be found; often on the directory


In other cases, the sentence It works! is stored somewhere else, and modification of file


does not affect the message and does not allow to fill the content of the localhost with a more meaningful information.

In general, the sentence It works! may have meaning, opposite to that it could have in a conventional English. This sentence indicates, that the Apache server is not configured well, is not useful, or reveals serious damage, corruption of the file system.


It works, Apache, PHP


https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2721548 pforkes. I seem to be in an unending battle with PHP. Jan 15, 2011 8:25 AM If I open Safari and enter:// +http://localhost/+ // it shows me: "+It works!+" <..>