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Installation Documentation

Post by Wizzie » Thu Oct 12, 2006 11:22 pm

Folks,

We have been developing some "Installation Documentation" for our own clients and we would like to offer it for use by the Joomla! Project if you feel that it may be of use to you and other Joomla! users.

If you wish to review this document for use by yourselves, please PM me for a download location. (It's comes in around a 2MB PDF/66 Pages)

Table of Contents

  INTRODUCTION
  BEFORE WE BEGIN
  LOCAL SANDBOX, TEST AND DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENTS
    Manual Installation
    Sandbox Installation
  THIS IS ALL TOO HARD, IT’S NOT FOR ME.
    justjoomla!
  ASSUMPTIONS MADE IN THIS DOCUMENT
  INSTALLATION PLANNING
  THE “OFFICIAL” JOOMLA! COMMUNITY SITES
  DOWNLOADING JOOMLA!
    Distribution Maturity
    Distribution File Formats
    Distribution File Types
  APPLICATION PREPARATION AND UPLOADING
    FTP Access Only
    FTP Access and SSH Access
  DATABASE PREPARATION (MYSQL)
  USING PHPMYADMIN STANDALONE
    Creating the database
    Using the MySQL client through SSH
  MYSQL WITH COMMON HOSTING CONTROL PANELS
    Using cPanels dataBase Manager
    Using DirectAdmins dataBase Manager
  RUNNING THE JOOMLA! WEB INSTALLER
  ACCESSING YOUR SITE BEFORE DNS RESOLUTION
  ACCESSING YOUR SITE AFTER DNS RESOLUTION
  PRE-INSTALLATION CHECK
    Required Settings Check
    Version Check
    Security Check
    Resolving Security Check Problems
    Recommended Settings Check
    Directory and File Permissions Check
    Setting Install Permissions
  LICENSE
  STEP 1 - MYSQL DATABASE CONFIGURATION
    Loading the database data
  STEP 2 – ENTER THE NAME OF YOUR JOOMLA! SITE
  STEP 3 – CONFIRM THE SITE URL , PATH, ADMIN E-MAIL ETC
  STEP 4 – CONGRATULATIONS! JOOMLA! IS INSTALLED
    Fixing the configuration.php installation problem
    Deleting the “/installation” directory
    Visiting your public website or administration website
    I got an error or offline page instead of my site
  SECURING YOUR JOOMLA! DIRECTORIES AND FILES
    Directory and File Permissions
    htaccess.txt file
    Securing Your Administration Site
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Re: Installation Documentation

Post by hyphen8 » Thu Oct 26, 2006 6:01 pm

This sounds great Robyn.....I need every ounce of help I need when it comes to programming stuff (sob sob poor graphic designer  :'( ).......cheers. sorry, can you send me the link please?, thanks


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