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<h1>Install Process</h1>

<p><strong>BackendPro</strong> comes with an installation process to setup the system ready 
for your use. It is very important the process completes successfully otherwise parts of 
the application may fail.</p>

<p class="important"><strong>Important:</strong> Please make sure you have the latest version of CodeIgniter on your webserver before 
trying to run the install process. <strong>BackendPro</strong> can only run if CodeIgniter is already there.</p>
 
<h2>Starting the Install</h2>
<p>To start the install direct your browser at the <kbd>/install</kbd> directory of 
where you installed the application and where CodeIgniter is. You should be presented 
with a form and further instructions.</p>

<h2>Installation Steps</h2>
<p>During the installation the following steps will be performed to setup your system 
ready to be used. Please each one so you know what will happen and what you need to do.</p>
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	<li><strong>CodeIgniter File System</strong><br />
	First you are asked for the structure of your CI file system. This is useful if you 
	have changed the location of your application folder or any other main system folders. 
	<i>Please note these folders will not be changed in the CI files, you will have to do this
	manualy, this is only for the install process.</i></li>
	
    <li><strong>Database</strong><br />
    You are asked for the details of the database where 
    the application will be setup. The user specified must be able to create tables of
    the type <strong>InnoDB</strong> and the database specified must already be created.</li>
    
    <li><strong>User Account</strong><br />
    This is the first user account on the system. It is initially granted Administrator
    rights but you can change this after installation.</li>
    
    <li><strong>ReCAPTCHA</strong><br />
    Please note this section is not required unless you want to use captcha checks 
    on registration and login. If you decide not to provide public/private keys at this
    stage you can add them to the system manually in the file <kbd>modules/recaptcha/config/recaptcha.php</kbd>.</li>
    
    <li><strong>Encryption Key</strong><br />
    During the setup a random encryption key will be created in your <dfn>system/application/config/config.php</dfn> 
    file. <strong>DO NOT CHANGE THIS KEY AFTER THE SYSTEM HAS BEEN INSTALLED</strong>. Doing so 
    will corrupt all user passwords currently on the system.</li>
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<p class="important"><strong>Important:</strong>&nbsp; Please remove the <dfn>/install</dfn> 
directory after you have setup the system. Leaving it on the system is a huge security risk.</p>
 
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