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ce3_cart_installation [2013/09/02 12:25]
ben created
ce3_cart_installation [2014/03/20 07:37] (current)
ben [Further steps:]
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-To install the cart:+====== CE3 Cart Installation ======
  
-1. Unzip the 'cart' directory from the downloaded zip within your pages setup, or at the top level of your site.+===== To install the cart: =====
  
-2. Add a directory 'cart_dataat the same level as the 'cart' directory.+  - Unzip the 'cart' directory from the downloaded zip, either within your pages setup, or at the top level of your site. 
 +  - Add a directory //cart_data// at the **same level** as the //cart// directory.  You should then have the following structure: \\ ''%%/cart/%%'' \\ ''%%/cart_data/%%''  
 +  - Grant write access to the //cart_data// directory, by changing permissions to either 755 or 777, depending upon your host. For more information, see our guide [[creating_writable_server-side_directories|Creating Writable Server-side Directories]].  **This step is not required on Bluehost**. 
 +  - Visit the URL of the cart, e.g. http://yoursite.com/cart/. This should create the database and settings files and directories within cart_data, and report that the cart is empty.  This indicates that your basic installation is complete. 
 +===== Further steps: =====
  
-3. Change the permissions of the cart_data directory to 755 or 777. This is not necessary on Bluehost. +   - Set the admin password to something strong in the file //cart/config/config.php//  
- +   - Check that you can login at http://yoursite.com/cart/admin. Unless changed, the default login will be **admin** and **ttg8888**
-4. Visit the URL of the cart, e.g. http://yoursite.com/cart/. This should create the database and settings files and directories within cart_data, and report that the cart is empty. +   - Check whether you can browse the contents of http://yoursite.com/cart_data/. You should receive a permissions error. 
- +   - Try browsing to http://yoursite.com/cart_data/cart.sq3You should not be able to view or download this file. If you can, post your hosting details on our forum. We will then provide further assistance on how to secure this directory.
-Recommended steps: +
- +
-1. Set the admin password to something strong in the file cart/config/config.php +
- +
-Next steps: +
- +
-1. Check that you can login at http://yoursite.com/cart/admin. Unless changed, the default login will be admin and ttg8888. +
- +
-2. Check whether you can browse the contents of http://yoursite.com/cart/cart_data/. Firstly, browse to the URL. You should receive a permissions error. +
-Secondly, browse to http://yoursite.com/cart/cart_data/cart.sq3 You should not be able to view or download this file. If you can, please post your hosting details on our forum. We will provide further instructions on how to secure this directory.+
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