how to use #XAMPP #PHP version as a default one on your Mac:

1. open terminal and type:

                    sudo nano ~/.bash_profile

2. add this and save file:

                    export XAMPP_HOME=/Applications/XAMPP
export PATH=${XAMPP_HOME}/bin:${PATH}
export PATH

open terminal and type:

                    php -v

you should see your #php version:

                    PHP 8.1.2 (cli) (built: Jan 20 2022 05:55:20) (NTS)
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