Info and instructions

Install Instructions.

Please follow the instructions below and you should not encounter any issues with the install of your new site.

[1] Go to your hosting control panel and create a database and make a note of the password, username and db name.

[2] Unzip the download package and if you are installing in a subfolder open the’.htacces’ file with PLAIN text editor and find these 2 lines

RewriteBase/

ErrorDocument 500 /inv.php

and after the slash (/) write the name of your subfolder (WITH a slash at the end)like so:
RewriteBase/foldername/

ErrorDocument 500 /foldername/inv.php

then upload the files to your host

[3] CHMOD the ‘connect.php’ file to 777 to allow the installer to write to it.

[4] Navigate to http://yoursite.com/install and fill in the database details you noted in step [1] click ‘Install Now’

[5] If all went well the installer will take you to a page to fill in your website domain details, fill those in and click ‘Submit’

[6] Hopefully you should get a success message saying your site is installed successfully

[7] If the install was successful you should now delete the install directory and CHMOD ‘connect.php’ back to 644

[8] You should now login to your admin panel at http://www.yourdomain.com/admin default Username is admin Password is admin (You should change these to something more secure.)

[9] Change the site settings to your required details

Facebook & Twitter Setup

Navigate to THIS PAGE. You need to be logged into facebook first.

Give your app a name and click the ‘agree’ radio button, then click ‘Create Application’

This should bring you to a page with an Application ID, Public key and a Secret key. Copy the Public Key and secret Key details and paste them into your website admin panel in the appropriate places.

** If you just see a blank white page after you create your application click HERE then locate and click on your app name in the left hand column, then select ‘Edit Application Profile’.

Now in the left panel of this page click on ‘Canvas’ in the first field ‘Canvas Page URL’ put the name of your application, next row ‘Canvas Callback URL’ put the full url where you installed the site.

Click ‘Save Changes’. Please note these steps are only for the ‘Connect with Facebook’ feature it does not create a facebook application as such, although if you have experience with php coding and facebook application setup

you could create one quite easily.

Navigate to the front page of your site and click ‘Connect with Facebook’ in the Right hand login box and allow facebook to connect with your site.

That is the facebook integration hopefully set up.

Now go to Twitter.com and create a twitter account for your site then copy the last part of your twitter name i:e http://twitter.com/phpvalley, just the ‘phpvalley’ part

and paste it into the ‘Twitter Username’ section in your sitesettings admin panel. This links the twitter ‘follow us’ button to twitter.

Now go to Twitter.com/apps and click on the ‘Register a new application’ link

Fill in the correct details in the register form, Please note, In the ‘callback URL’ box you need to link to ‘confirm.php’ like this i:e http://www.yoursite.com/confirm.php.

This should then bring you to a page with your application details, copy the ‘consumer key’ and ‘consumer secret key’ make a note of these.

Now go to http://dev.twitter.com then go to “your apps” click the “Edit Details” link for your application, In the right panel click “Application Detail” then click “My Access Token” and copy the “Access Token” and “Access Token Secret”

and paste them in the appropriate place in your site admin panel along with the consumer keys you noted down earlier.

This should see your site fully set up and ready to go, if you have any issues contact us at Contact page.com. Please report any bugs you may find to the same email address.

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