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File name: documentation/INSTALL.txt
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1 trevor 1.10 /**
2 trevor 1.10 * CPG Dragonfly CMS
3 nanocaio 1.16 * Copyright © 2004 - 2006 by CPG-Nuke Dev Team, dragonflycms.org
4 trevor 1.10 * Released under the GNU GPL version 2 or any later version
5 nanocaio 1.18 * $Id: INSTALL.txt,v 1.17 2006/12/23 03:27:00 nanocaiordo Exp $
6 trevor 1.10 */
7 djmaze 1.1  
8 trevor 1.14 In-depth installation instructions can be found on our website:
9 djmaze 1.15 http://dragonflycms.org/Wiki/id=47.html
10 trevor 1.14  
11 djmaze 1.1  
12 djmaze 1.1 Base Requirements
13 djmaze 1.1 -----------------
14 djmaze 1.1  
15 trevor 1.10 In order to setup CPG Dragonfly CMS, the following prerequisites are necessary:
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17 trevor 1.7 - a web server (Apache prefered)
18 trevor 1.7 - PHP 4.1 or higher (4.3.x prefered)
19 trevor 1.8 - an SQL server (MySQL 4.x and PostgreSQL 7.3.x or later are supported)
20 djmaze 1.1  
21 djmaze 1.6 Setup of these required packages is beyond the scope of this document and if
22 djmaze 1.6 you are unsure you should check with each of the appropriate web sites for
23 djmaze 1.6 further details.
24 djmaze 1.6  
25 djmaze 1.1  
26 trevor 1.2 Installing the Package
27 trevor 1.2 ----------------------
28 djmaze 1.1  
29 djmaze 1.6 If you are going to upgrade your website start at step two...
30 djmaze 1.15 See http://dragonflycms.org/Wiki/id=40.html for info on starting a cvs site.
31 djmaze 1.6  
32 trevor 1.12 1) Create a new database, for example, 'dragonfly': mysqladmin create dragonfly
33 nanocaio 1.18 OR add a database through your web control panel
34 nanocaio 1.18 OR create a database in phpMyAdmin or MySQL-Front.
35 djmaze 1.6  
36 nanocaio 1.17 2) Upload all content from the /html directory to your webspace.
37 djmaze 1.1  
38 nanocaio 1.17 3) CHMOD the following file to 600 (622 if 600 fails):
39 djmaze 1.6 - cpg_error.log
40 trevor 1.2  
41 nanocaio 1.17 4) CHMOD the following directories to 755 (777 if 755 fails):
42 djmaze 1.6 - cache
43 nanocaio 1.18 - includes
44 djmaze 1.6 - modules/coppermine/albums
45 djmaze 1.6 - modules/coppermine/albums/userpics
46 djmaze 1.6 - uploads/avatars
47 djmaze 1.6 - uploads/forums
48 djmaze 1.1  
49 nanocaio 1.17 5) In your web browser go to http://example.com/install.php
50 djmaze 1.6 The setup will install/update your database.
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52 djmaze 1.6 After the database is created you will be prompted to insert additional
53 djmaze 1.6 information and, if it's a new install, to create the super user account.
54 djmaze 1.6 Create your super user following the on-screen instructions.
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56 nanocaio 1.17 6) Login following the admin link (http://example.com/admin.php)
57 djmaze 1.1  
58 djmaze 1.6 Now click on "Main Settings" and change whatever you want to fit your site
59 djmaze 1.6 info. All the options you need to change are in the Settings menu.
60 djmaze 1.1  
61 nanocaio 1.17 7) After installing, delete install.php and the /install directory!
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63 djmaze 1.1  
64 djmaze 1.1 Testing the Installation
65 djmaze 1.1 ------------------------
66 djmaze 1.1  
67 djmaze 1.1 Go to your homepage, for example:
68 djmaze 1.1  
69 nanocaio 1.16 http://example.com/index.php
70 djmaze 1.1  
71 trevor 1.2 To login as administrator:
72 djmaze 1.1  
73 nanocaio 1.16 http://example.com/admin.php
74 djmaze 1.1  
75 djmaze 1.6 This will give you full administrator privileges to your installation of
76 trevor 1.10 CPG Dragonfly CMS.
77 djmaze 1.1  
78 djmaze 1.6 Remember to logout from admin after you use it. From this area you can
79 djmaze 1.6 delete or add content on your site, so never leave your computer without
80 djmaze 1.6 logging out from the admin account.
81 djmaze 1.1  
82 djmaze 1.1 We recommend the use of MySQL-Front or phpMyAdmin. Those are good
83 djmaze 1.1 administration systems for MySQL databases.
84 djmaze 1.15 dragonflycms.org/downloads/mysqlfront25.exe (free version)
85 djmaze 1.1 www.mysqlfront.de (30 days free)
86 djmaze 1.1 www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page
87 djmaze 1.1  
88 djmaze 1.1 We also recommend setting a password for your MySQL access. This is
89 nanocaio 1.18 important as some data in the database is not encrypted, so for
90 trevor 1.5 security reasons you need to set a password. Not only that, it's a
91 trevor 1.5 good practice!
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93 djmaze 1.1  
94 djmaze 1.1 Final Notes
95 djmaze 1.1 -----------
96 djmaze 1.1  
97 trevor 1.10 That's it! You're done with CPG Dragonfly CMS. Just navigate around, play with it,
98 trevor 1.10 abuse it and if you like CPG Dragonfly CMS, use it. Spend some time getting used to the
99 djmaze 1.6 administration interface.
100 djmaze 1.6  
101 djmaze 1.6 To change your site's logo, go to the /themes directory and make a custom
102 djmaze 1.6 logo for each individual theme. Just navigate around all themes and change
103 djmaze 1.6 the graphics you want.
104 djmaze 1.6  
105 djmaze 1.6 PS: When you e-mail us asking something, just remember that we receive A LOT
106 djmaze 1.6 of e-mails a day! We don't answer, but for sure we'll read it.
107 djmaze 1.15 Your best bet is to visit the forums at dragonflycms.org/Forums.html and post
108 djmaze 1.6 your questions there.
109 djmaze 1.1  
110 djmaze 1.6 ** A special thank you to all the people who have helped is in CREDITS.txt **
111 djmaze 1.1  
112 trevor 1.10 Enjoy!


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