Start – Stop Apache HTTP server by click

Usually, you start and stop the apache server by the terminal on Mac OS X.


But with the Automator, you can do it by simple click.


Start the Automator and select “Application”.

automator apache

Now insert the action “Run AppleScript” from library into workflow window.

automator apple script

Insert the following script and save your application.

As a small highlight you can change the icon. Select your app and press “CMD” + “i”. Now drag an other icon file on place of Automator icon.

automator icon