Dimofinf CMS Installation



Brief: the below tutorial shows how to install Dimofinf CMS in simple quick steps.


Setting Steps: 

To get your copy, login to your client area and follow the below steps: 

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

2- the home page appears, press (active services) and a list of your service shows up. 

3- press (view details) in front of Dimofinf CMS license. 

A new page of the product data is shown including: 

License Key: you need to copy and paste it in (config.php) file before the step no. 7 of installing. 

License Domain: is the domain that is authorized to install CMS to. 

Downloading the version folder. 

4- download the Dimofinf CMS version folder to your device. 

5- extract the compressed folder. 

6- open the file (include), you will find inside another file named (config.php.new), change the file name to (config.php) and delete the extension (.new). 


7- open the file(config.php) and add the below data: 


License Key: it is shown in the service page on the client area page as mentioned previously. 

Database name [dbname]: that is created in the previous step. 

Database username [dbuser]: that is created in the previous step. 

Database password [password]: that is created in the previous step. 


$setting ['LicenseKey'] = '';

$setting['Databasename'] = 'dbname';

$setting['MasterServerusername'] = 'dbuser';

$setting['MasterServerpassword'] = 'password';

8- upload the extracted folder to your website where you want to install a new version (or upload the compressed folder and then extract it using the cpanel). 

9- provide the 777 permission to the below folders through the cpanel. 

Folder: contents

Folder: styles

Folder : contents/datastore

Folder: contents/datastore/layout

File: contents/datastore/datastore_default.php

File: contents/datastore/rout.data.php

File: contents/datastore/l.dat


Installing Steps: 

-recall the file (upgrade.php) using the browser as per the uploaded folder, for example:  http://www.DOMAIN.TLD/install/upgrade.php

Bearing in mind that you have to replace (DOMAIN.TLD) with your website domain. 

1- the welcome message is shown to start the first steps of installing. Press (proceed) as shown below: 


2- the installing process starts, and you will receive a message stating that the process succeeded. Press (next step) as show in the below picture: 


3- another page o general settings is shown as below: 


-Site title : The website name such as (sabaq newspaper, etc) 

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

-Path to save cookies: the path in which cookies are saved on the server. 

- Your Domain: the website domain. 

- Site mail: the approved email address that is used to send messages from your website.

Press (proceed) after filing the previous template fields. 

4- after the installing process is done, a new template will show up to enter some data of the website admin as shown in the below picture: 


User Name: the username used to login to the CMS. 

Display Name: the name showed to other members on the website. 

Password: your CMS account password. 

Confirm Password: re enter the password. 

Email Address: enter your email address. 

Press (proceed) after filing the previous template fields. 

5- the last stage is to activate the uploaded plugin in the folder named (include/plugins/) as the picture below: 


Choose plugins and modules that you want to activate, and then press (proceed) as the previous picture.

Note: this step may not be shown if the folder has no plugins, or if the installation is tackled for the first time. 

6- after the process is done, the system asks you to delete the folder (install) for security wise. So, delete the folder and press (proceed): 


Then, login to the CMS control panel using the username and password set in the step 4. 

7- after logging to the CMS control panel, a very important window is shown including FTP data, and Dimofinf store one. 

-Note: the store data is sent to your email address registered in the website, so login to your email inbox to get the data.


The window explanation: 


- FTP Host: the server name of the FTP account.

- FTP User: the FTP username. 

- FTP Password: the FTP account password.

- FTP Port: the port number of your FTP account.

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

- Store Username: Dimofinf store username (sent to your email address after purchasing the CMS version)

- Store password: Dimofinf store password (sent to your email address after purchasing the CMS version)

- Use SSL FTP: enables you to use the secured login to FTP.

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