How To Start An HTTP Server From Any Folder Using Python SimpleHTTPServer
Posted by Weston Ganger
If you ever have worked on a simple HTML/CSS/JS site you may want a simple solution to serve it. This is super simple thanks to python and its built in Simple HTTP Server.
cd ~/path/to/my/project/ # this folder must contain index.html # Default, serve app on 0.0.0.0:8000 python -m SimpleHTTPServer # Use Different Port, Ex: Port 7777 python -m SimpleHTTPServer 7777 # Run server in background (requires using pkill to stop the server though) &python -m SimpleHTTPServer
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