|If the auto install has aborted, this is no problem, follow these instructions. Note that if the system created any database tables, you should delete these first.
1 => In your server administration area, create a database to hold your guestbook tables. If you are unsure of this
procedure please contact your web hosting company.
2 => Using a text editor, open up the 'control/connect.php' file and edit the preferences to point to the database
that you created in step 1.
3 => Again, using a text editor, open up the 'control/pwd.php' file and set a username and password for your
admin area. Password is also used for private entries if enabled.
4 => Upload ALL the contents of the Maian Guestbook .zip file into a directory on your web server.
5 => CHMOD the following folders to 777 to make them world writeable:
If you are unsure of this process, contact your web hosting company.
6 => Using your web hosting MySQL administration tool (ie: PHPMyADMIN) run the 'docs/schematic/tables.sql' file to set up
the tables for your guestbook.
7 => Access your administration area by using the username and password you set earlier.
8 => Once logged in, select 'Settings' from the drop down menu to configure your guestbook.
TO VIEW YOUR GUESTBOOK, ACCESS THE FOLLOWING IN YOUR BROWSER:
TO VIEW YOUR SIGN PAGE, ACCESS THE FOLLOWING IN YOUR BROWSER:
Thats it, you`re done! Enjoy!
SECURITY NOTE: For extra security you should rename your 'admin' folder to something unique!!