A local server is a program used to serve local content to be accessible over HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol), just like a web server does for an online website.
When you try to open a website project locally or start developing a new web project and open the
index.html file in your browser, the URL on the address bar is something like
file://address-of-the-file.html. note that it says the project is served using
file protocol instead of
http as a normal web page.
file protocol) you may see errors like…