Get Help With Forward

Overview

Forward allows you to easily make a webserver running on any port on your computer accessible to anyone you'd like. When you run Forward, you get a unique URL, viewable over the internet from anywhere with just a web browser. All requests to that URL are tunneled to the webserver running on your computer.

A few common uses:

  1. Share your Forward URL with clients or coworkers to get quick feedback on your local development site
  2. Test your locally-run development server with a real SSL certificate (great for pesky IE SSL bugs)
  3. Develop and test against APIs that require callback URLs that are accessible on the public Internet
  4. Develop and test mobile applications against locally run servers