Just copy all the files to a directory on your server and make the directory writeable (chmod 777 will work). Then view the
/install/ page and enter the basic information requested – that’s it!
You will need 4 pieces of information:
- Database host (sometimes ‘localhost’)
- Database name (e.g., ‘mydb’)
- Database user (e.g., ‘root’)
- Database password
If you use the email option and choose HTML formatting, a template will be used. That template is found in the file:
email_template.php in the
You should edit that file to suit your needs. The key point is to leave the line
$body .= $mailBody;
If you want to use the textarea_FCK field, but are already using a version of FCK editor, you can edit the
config.php file to specify a location for the script to find your FCK editor installation.
To upgrade, I recommend downloading the changed files collection from sourceforge rather than the entire collection of files. This collection will never include the user-specific (customization) files. If you do download and copy over the entire collection of files, first save your user-specific files and then replace the defaults with those. The files to worry about are:
Found a bug, if you have a blank password then the default 'x' in config.php wont be overwritten.
I didn't put a ton of effort into the install script. I have now added some basic error checking to make sure the core fields are entered. Could be tightened up some more but should suffice.