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You can install DokuWiki automatically or manually:

Important points:

  • You can install DokuWiki automatically only on a site with a working domain, correctly directed to the hosting account.
  • If among the versions available for automatic installation, the one you need is not available, use manual installation.
  • Since authorization in DokuWiki does not work over HTTP, the site will automatically enable redirect to HTTPS.

To install DokuWiki silently, do the following:

  1. Go to "Hosting My sites"And in the site menu click"Installation CMS»:
  2. In the block "DokuWiki»Click«Set»:
  3. Fill out the form and click "Set»:
    • «Wiki Title"- enter an arbitrary name for your site.
    • «Administrator name"- specify an arbitrary administrator name.
    • «Administrator email "- specify the administrator's mail. By default, the field is filled with account mail.
    • «Administrator login "- specify the administrator's login. By default, the standard is substituted in the field admin.
    • «Administrator password "- enter the administrator password or click"Random"To generate it automatically. By default, an automatically generated password is substituted in the field.
    • «Version CMS»- select the appropriate version of DocuWiki from the list.
    • «Language»- select the required language.
  4. Wait for the installation to complete (at the initial stage, you can cancel it with the appropriate button):When the installation is complete, the status will change to “done»:
  5. Check the site is working. To access the admin panel use data specified during installation.

You can view the data that was specified during installation by clicking on the button with the gear image:

Before installation

  1. Download from official site on your PC an archive with the distribution of the latest version of DokuWiki.
  2. Place the distribution files on the hosting:
    1. Through filemanager or any FTPclient upload the archive to hosting in root directory preliminarily added site.
    2. Move the entire contents of the subdirectory dokuwiki in root directory.

To manually install the current version of DokuWiki, do the following:

  • Open the file install.php in the browser by clicking on a link like http://example.com/install.php, and fill in all the fields for further installation:
    1. «Choose your language»- select the language used for the installation and further configuration of DokuWiki.
    2. «Wiki name"- specify the name that will be displayed in the title of the tabs and on the pages.
    3. «Superuser»- specify the name of the user who will be the main site administrator.
    4. «Full name"- specify the real name of the administrator.
    5. «Email address"- specify the mailbox for use for the business purposes of the site.
    6. «Password»- enter the password for the superuser.
    7. «repeat»- repeat the previously entered password.
    8. «Original access rights policy"- a set of access rules using the module ACL in DokuWiki, which describes the principles of further work. The following options are available:
      • Open Wiki - any user can change / create / delete articles without prior registration or authorization.
      • Public Wiki - any user can change / create / delete articles only after logging into his account, any unregistered user can read articles.
      • Closed Wiki - DokuWiki will only be available after registration and authorization.
    9. «Allow users to self-register»- check if the site users should be able to register themselves.
    10. «Please select a license type for your wiki»- select the required license type to use DokuWiki.
  • Click "Save»And check the site.