iScripts EasyCreate Installation Manual
iScripts EasyCreate Installation Manual
Please read every step of the relevant instructions before undertaking the first step. It is always a good idea to backup your data before performing any sort of changes to your server/files.
The iScripts EasyCreate 3.2 is developed in PHP and the database is MySQL. Since the software uses a considerably large number of GD library (A PHP add-on library used for image manipulation) functions, it requires your version of PHP compiled with the GD library extension.
Following are the requirement for iScripts EasyCreate:
1. PHP > 5.x.x with GD support. (You can get the latest PHP version at http://www.php.net).
2. MySQL > 3.x.x
3. Curl Support (For using Authorize.net, Link Point payment gateway)
Other Requirements for Trouble-free Installation/Compatibility are:
a) GD complied with your PHP Build - (Yes).
b) SendMail - (Yes).
c) PHP safe mode - (OFF).
d) PHP open_basedir - (OFF).
e) CURL extension - (Yes).
f) DOMXML extension - (Yes).
iScripts EasyCreate performs to it’s maximum potential, if your server meets all of the above conditions.
Overview iScripts EasyCreate
Whether your customers need a personal website or if they want to create a website to promote their business, they can create the perfect website using your services. This online website building tool is easily installed on your server. Customize the script to fit your businesses needs by setting your logo, brand information, marketing messages, special offers and custom support links on the interface. After completing this phase, you can begin to offer website building services to your clients.
iScripts EasyCreate makes creating and managing a professional website quick and easy for your customers. The step-by-step approach paired with the drag and drop functionality allows users to build and upload websites within minutes. To build websites, users do not have to have any HTML skills. At the same time, an expert user can control generated code to achieve a precise look and feel.
Users create standalone websites and have the choice of uploading them with a FTP client or publishing them as a zip file. Users can modify and rearrange their web pages at any time and utilize a wide array of tools provided by software including guest books and custom forms. Users can also optimize their websites for search engines using the built-in promotion tools.
Given below are the step to be performed for installing iScripts EasyCreate in your server.
3.1) Unzip the entire contents from EasyCreate.zip to a desired location. Once complete, upload the contents to the desired location in your server using a FTP client. If you do not have a FTP client we suggest you to use CoreFTP or FTPzilla.
In most cases, depending on hosting company, the browser accessible folder is often listed as public_html. All files should be uploaded in this location. For example: yoursite.com/public_html/easycreate
If no folder is required for public browser view, install to the root level or a folder of your choice.
3.2) Set 'Write' permission to the following folders (Set folder permission as 777)
a) The folder to which you have extracted your files to.
3.3) Provide 'Write' permission for the following file (Set file permission as 777)
3.4) Run the link http://www.yoursitename/install/ in your browser and follow the given below instructions.
If you have uploaded the files in the root (home directory), you can access iScripts EasyCreate installation wizard at http://www.yoursitename . You can also install the script in any directory under the root. For example if you have uploaded the zip file in a directory say http://www.yoursitename/easycreate then you can access iScripts EasyCreate at http://www.yoursitename/easycreate.
Now fill in the installation form:
Database server host name: It is given as ‘localhost’ in most cases. In all other cases, you can contact your server provider for database host name.
License Key: Make sure you enter the same license key you received at the time of purchase,in the "License Key" field. The script would function only for the domain it is licensed. If you cannot recall the license it is also included in the email you received with subject: iScripts.com software download link. You can also get the license key from your user panel at www.iscripts.com.
Database name, Database Username & Database password: Create a new database from your Cpanel/database manager for iScripts EasyCreate. Also create a database user and provide full access to the database created.
Site Name: iScripts EasyCreate automatically grabs your domain name as site name. If you prefer a different name, you can edit to provide a desired name.
Admin Email: Provide site owner email id.
Once you have completed the installation form, press install now.
The settings values are described as below:
a) Site Name : This is the name of your site.
b) Admin Password : The default admin name is 'admin' and it is not changeable. This field sets the administrator password. Choose a password which is hard to guess.
c) Admin Email : The administrator's email address
d) Site building mode : Paid/Free.
e) Enable Paypal : Decide whether to enable Paypal.
f) Paypal Email Address : Paypal Login ID.
g) Paypal Identity Token : Identity Token issued from Paypal.
h) Google Checkout : Decide whether to enable Google checkout.
i) Google Checkout ID : Google Merchant ID.
j) Google Checkout Key : Google Merchant Key.
k) Payment Gateway : Decide which payment gateway needed.
l) No of days temporary sites should be maintained : The sites created by users are stored as files in the web server. This value sets the number of days these temporary files will be kept in the web server. Higher this value, the more space you must reserve for your users.
m) Site price : The charge in dollars for publishing a site.
n) Authorize.net Account Transaction Key : Your authorize.net transaction key for payment gateway
o) Authorize.net Account Login Id : Your authorize.net Login Id for payment gateway.
p) Publish Option : Site publishing options for users.
q) Default Root directory for FTP Uploads : The default root directory which will be used as the default value on site FTP upload by users.
r) Logo : Your site logo.
3.5) On clicking ‘install now’, iScripts EasyCreate configures the database and script according to your specification. If the installation is successful, you will be able to view the following:
Home URL: http://www.yoursitename/.
Admin URL: http://www.yoursitename/admin.
Username - ‘admin’
Password - ‘admin’
Note: Make sure you change the admin password as soon as the installation procedure is complete.
3.6) It is strongly recommended to remove the 'Write' permission provided to the file 'includes/configsettings.php' for security reasons . Also make sure that you delete 'install' folder once installation is complete