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2.13.10.10.1. Installing October

You can install October automatically or manually:

Important points:

To install October silently, do the following:

  1. Go to "Hosting My sites"And in the site menu click"Installation CMS»:
  2. In the block "October CMS»Click«Set»:
  3. Fill out the form and click "Set»:
    • «Administrator name"- enter the name of the administrator.
    • «Administrator surname"- enter the name of the administrator.
    • «Administrator login "- specify the administrator's login. By default, the standard is substituted in the field admin.
    • «Administrator email "- specify the administrator's mail. By default, the field is filled with account mail.
    • «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 October version from the list.
    • «Database»- select one of the existing databases, to which the site will be connected, or click "Create DB"To create a new.
    • «Clear database before installation CMS"- checked box means that the selected database will be cleaned beforehand. The checkbox cannot be cleared because October requires an empty database and is not installed if there are tables in it.
  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 adminpanels use data specified during installation.

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

To manually install the current version of October, do the following:
  1. Download from official site on your PC an archive with the distribution of the latest version of October.
  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. Unpack the downloaded archive using the file manager.
    3. Move the entire contents of the subdirectory install-master in root directory.
  3. Prepare the database:
    • If there are no free databases, create a new.
    • If there is an unused database, you can clear and use it.
  4. Install:
    1. Open the site in a browser by adding to its address install.php (example - example.com/install.php).
    2. Step 1... Make sure that there is a green checkmark in the list of requirements next to all items, read the license and accept it by clicking “Agree & Continue».
    3. Step 2... Fill the form:
      1. Specify your database connection settings and click "Administrator >»:
      2. Specify the administrator information (they will be used to access the site's admin panel) and click "Continue»:
        • «First Name"- name.
        • «Last Name"- surname.
        • «Email Address" - mail.
        • «Admin Login"- login.
        • «Admin Password"And"Confirm Password"- password.
    4. Step 3... Click on the desired installation option:
      • «Start from scratch"- clean install without any plugins or themes.
      • «Start from a theme»- installation with one of the ready-made themes to choose from.
      • «Use a project ID»- installation of a finished project by its ID.
    5. Wait for the installation to complete.
    6. Make sure the files have been removed from the root directory of the site install.php, .girignore and subdirectory install_files... If they are still present, remove them yourself.
  5. Check the site is working.