fastCMS

How to install fastCMS

STEP 1

Create A New Database

Inside the cPanel main dashboard go to the "Databases" section and click the MySQL® Databases link.

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Use the "Create New Database" section to create your new database. Enter a name for the new database and click the "Create Database" button.

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Use the "Add New User" section to create a new user for your database. Enter user name and password for the new database and click the "Create User" button.

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Use the "Add User To Database" section to add the created user to your new database. Choose the user and new database to link and then click the "Add" button.

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Use the "Manage User Privileges" section to add privileges to chosen user. Check the "All Privileges" tick box and the click the "Make Changes" button.

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STEP 2

Import SQL File Into New Database

Inside the cPanel main dashboard go to the "Databases" section and click the phpMyAdmin link.

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Inside the phpMyAdmin area, you will see your new database listed in the left column, click on the link for the new database.

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Once your new database has loading click on the "import" tab in the top menu.

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On the import page click the "choose file" button and select the core.sql file that came with your fastCMS PHP script download.

Once the core.sql file has been selected, click on the "go" button at the bottom of the page. Wait for phpMyAdmin to then import your sql file.

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After the core.sql file has been imported to your new database, you will see the following success message.

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STEP 3

Upload The fastCMS PHP Script Files To Your Server

Inside the cPanel main dashboard go to the "Files" section and click the File Manager link.

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Once inside the file manager double click on the "public_html" folder, to open it.

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Then click on the "upload" link at the top of the page.

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Then click on the "Select File" button and select the "upload.zip" included inside your fastCMS PHP script download folder.

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Once the "upload.zip" has completed uploading to your server, right click on the "upload.zip" and choose "extract" from the list of dropdown actions.

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STEP 4

Edit the "config.php" file with your own server details

The fastCMS PHP script files are now on your server, to complete the install we just need to edit the config.php file. To do this, highlight the config.php file and then click the "edit" button at the top of the page.

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Once the "config.php" file is open edit the following variables to match your own server. $site_url, $database, $username and $password.

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Congratulations! Your fastCMS PHP script is now installed. Proceed to the quick start docs page to see details on how to quickly set up fastCMS for use.