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OSShare v1 Install Instructions:

Step 1:-

Default :
upload all the folders to your website, 

you can just upload the app/webroot folder to your website and keep the cakephp folders behind the document root and configure the routes,environment accordingly, this is suggested only for the users with cakephp knowledge

step 2:-
Create a mysql database on your host control panel 
and make username/password to access this database

step 3:-

setup write permissions for your WebUser to access the directores 


also their subdirectories

in linux chmod 0777 , in windows just set the IISUSER to write these dirs

and files

step 4:-

just browse your site on the browser


or domain.com/index.php if you have installed the site on the root

this will take you to the installer

follow the installer that will help you to install

step 5:-

login to your site using the admin logins that you created on installation

and then setup atleast a Category first.


you can setup additional slave servers there as well

Additional Info for Advanced Intallers:

If you want urls to look without index.php and optmized for seo , you have to 

Rename  the HTACCESS files from / , app/ , app/webroot/ to .htaccess for mod_rewrite related configurations

and then edit app/config/core.php

and edit the linke 59 to look like

//Configure::write('App.baseUrl', env('SCRIPT_NAME'));

you have to comment that line by adding // before it , if its not commented already

If you dont want this kind of urls , for the reasons like your webserver doesnt support mod_rewrite, you can Just delete the .htaccess files and 

edit app/config/core.php

and edit the linke 59 to look like

Configure::write('App.baseUrl', env('SCRIPT_NAME'));

you have to uncomment that line by removing // before it  
then remove the .htaccess files from / , app/ , app/webroot/

For skining ,take a look at existing skins at


you can make a new skin by copying over a old skin and placing it into

app/views/layouts , then applying the new design

PHP settings :-

For good working of the script you Must run php without safemode

max_execution_time 6000
upload_max_filesize = 200M
post_max_size = 200M
max_input_time 6000M
memory_limit = 128M 

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