Upgrading to Dimofinf V.5

 

Brief: The below tutorial shows how to upgrade Dimofinf V.3 & V.4 to V.5 through quick and simple steps.  

Preparation Steps: 

1- Close your website from Dimofinf Settings through Dimofinf CMS control panel. 

2- Create a new database from the hosting cpanel. 

3- Copy the original database, and include this copy to the database created through the previous step. 

Setting up Steps: 

To install your new version, login to cpanel and follow the below steps: 

1- Login to your client area on Dimofinf website using your (email and password). 

2- Your client area will show up, press (Services), and a list of your services will appear. 

3- Press (View Details) existed  in front of Dimofinf CMS License. 

A new page includes the product data will show up as below: 

License Key: (you need to copy the license key  and paste it in config.php folder before starting the installation step no.7. )

License Domain: ( is the licensed domain to install Dimofinf CMS) 

Download the version folder 

4- Download the version folder to your device.

5- Upload the extracted folder to a location of your website in which you want to install the CMS ( or upload the compressed folder, and extract it through the cpanel)  

6- Open the folder (include), and will find (confing.php.new)folder inside, change its name to (confing.php). (delete the extension “.new”) 

7- Open the folder (config.php) by pressing the right button of the mouse and press edit, add the required data as shown below: 

License Key: appears in the client area. 

Database Name: enter the name of the created database instead of dbname. 

Master Server Username: enter the username of the database instead of dbname. 

Master Server Password: enter the paseword of the database instead of dbname. 

Save changes. 

8- Move the content of folder (Contents) to the new version. 

Upgrade Steps: 

-Call the folder (upgrade.php) through the browser by the folder used to upload the version, 

Ex. http://www.DOMAIN.TLD/install/upgrade.php

Or 

http://www.DOMAIN.TLD/folder/install/upgrade.php

Considering that you need to replace (DOMAIN.TLD) with the website domain, and replace the folder name in the second case. 


1- The Welcome message will show up to start the first step of upgrading by filling data as shown below: 

The explanation of the previous template: 

First part is related to the website data: 

-LicenseKey: the license key mentioned in Config folder as step (7).

-FTP Host DOMAIN OR IP: the name of the server that hosts the FTP account. 

-FTP USERNAME: The username of FTP account. 

-FTP PASSWORD: The password of FTP account. 

-CMS FTP Folder: the name of the folder that includes all the CMS files. 

-FTP Port: the number of FTP port. 

-connection SSL FTP: enable you to activate the secured login protocol by connecting your FTP. 

-Site title : is the website name such as, ElRyad newspaper, Sabaq newspaper,..etc) 

-URL of your Dimofinf : Dimofinf CMS link on your website. 

-Your Domain : your website's domain name. 

-Path to save cookies:  is the path of save cookies on server. \

-Site mail: the website mail that receives the incoming messages. 

The second part is related to the admin data changing to login the cpanel: 

Select Current administrator: enables you to choose the member to change its password. 

Password: enter the new password. 

Confirm Password: confirm the enter password in the previous step. 

Press (Proceed) 

The upgrading process will start as shown in the below picture. 

Only few seconds and the process will end showing the below picture: 

It refers to that the upgrading process has been ended and your have to delete the folder (install) from cpanel, then press (Proceed) 

The installation process has ended, and you can now manage the CMS easily. 

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