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#1 aflaton


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Posted 07 June 2010 - 05:48 AM

Hey All,

<< ------ Start of Tutorial Part One ------ >>

Click Here for tutorial � Part # 01 (Complete Installation of SE for beginners)
Click Here for tutorial � Part # 02 (adding new fields to SE Profile)
Click Here For tutorial- Part #03 (Editing and modifying Language setting of your SE)
Click Here for Tutorial - Part #4 (Installation New Language Pack for SE)
Click Here for tutorial � Part # 05 (Edit Your SE Keywords & Description)

Complete Installation of SE for beginners.

Let�s start��..

You can find more & new version of SE for installation in SEF.

And you can find the installation folder also with this that is easy & sample.

Installation folder inclue:

  • install.php
  • installsql.php
Server Requirement:

  • MySQL database
  • PHP 4.3 or newer
  • PHP Safe Mode OFF
  • GD Libraries 2.0 or newer
  • For optional search engine friendly URLs you will need: Apache web server with mod_rewrite ability to use .htaccess files
Installation & Creating Mysql Data base Guide

01. Create a new MySQL database: it is easy and sample if you are using Cpanel for hosting find mysql database wizard click on it, step by step create your data base. If you can�t create your database contact your hosting provider support team or share it with SEF.

02. Upload all the files in your root or sub-web directory

03. Using FTP set permissions as below:


Set full permissions (CHMOD 777) on the "/include" directory

Set full permissions (CHMOD 777) on the "/uploads_user" directory

Set full permissions (CHMOD 777) on the "/uploads_admin" directory

Set full permissions (CHMOD 777) on the "/uploads_admin/ads" directory

Set full permissions (CHMOD 777) on the "/include/smarty/templates_c" directory

Set full permissions (CHMOD 777) on every file inside the "/templates" directory

Start Installation:
01. http://yourdomain.com/install.php < --- Root directory

http://yourdomain.co...ine/intsall.php < --- Sub-directory

02. Follow the installation steps

03. Now DELETE files -> "install.php" and "installsql.php"

04. Login into your admin panel with provided password

http://www.yourdoami...admin_login.php ----- Root directory

http://www.yourdoami...admin_login.php < --- Sub-directory

05. Goto -> "View Admins"

06. Change your password and email address (Important)

Your installation is now complete. Congratulation


after you install your SE & want to change the header, Logo and many more.... Read Below.

1. after you complete Installation of SE

a. Login to your admin Panel click on Language Settings then --> Edit Pareses on Phrase ID enter 657 this is the MSg which is showing in your Main page of SE change it as you wish. If you want show only Photo instead of Msg do as below.

First create or find your favorite photo you wish to show on main page of your SE. upload it to your SE directory --- > images folder

delete this entire Msg enter this code.

<img src='./images/my-main-page-photo.jpg' border='0' alt='' />

change the my-main-page-photo.jpg to your photo name with format.

b. again enter in Phrase ID 642 this is your SE website title change it as your website Title Ex: Online Community

C. Now enter in Partial Phrase (Social Engine) or (Social Network) click one by one Edit button in left hand of MSg and change all Social Engine & Social Network to as you wish.

D. again enter in Partial Phrase (Social Network) do as above

E . Enter in Phrase ID --- > 850009 change the Welcome in your main page as you wish (be careful not long Msg becuase it is also appearing some where else like in Signup welcome MSg.

Ex: welcome to my Website.

2. Change your Site Logo,

a. First Create your site logo, and save it in PNG format ex: logo.png

b. upload it to your SE directory ----- > in images folder

C. Open header.tpl

find it

<table cellpadding='0' cellspacing='0' style='width: 100%; padding-top: 20px;' align='center'>
<td align='left' valign='bottom'>
<a href='./'><img src='./images/logo.gif' border='0' alt='' /></a>

change the logo.gif to logo.png

and delete the logo.gif photo from your images folder.

3. Change the footer Copyright:

a. enters in phrase ID --- > 1175 change it to as you wish. Ex: Copyright My site

4.CHange the Network Statictics in your main page of SE.

A. enter in phrase ID ---> 511 changes it to as you whish. Ex: My site Network Statistics

5. Now click on System E-mails

a. there is System Email that will send automaticly to all users. You can edit as you wish you will find there is some thing like (Social Network administration) in bottom of each msg change it as your website environment, ex: My site Team.

6. Installing Plugin :

a. each & every plugin have the Installation guide. Read step one Installation & Creating Mysql Data base Guide

b. after you upload all you plugin files to your SE directory login to your SE admin panel , click on --- > Veiw Plugin
it will show all your uploaded plugin click on Install plugin it will be install within 1 mint delete the install_plugin.php file from your SE admin directory.

c. modifying and editing your installed Plugin : see in plugin settings your SE admin panel click one by one read and edit.

7. For more looking and feeling Open . Styles.css & make changes as you wish

<< ------ End of Tutorial Part One ------ >>

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#2 aliakbar


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Posted 09 July 2010 - 05:36 PM

Its not for the beginner but also very helpful to Intermediate level.

Nice post and +1 REP :pos:

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#3 endzoutdotcom


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Posted 16 July 2010 - 05:32 AM

very helpful, thanks.....

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 08:51 AM

yeah it very help full thanks how can i modify my home page

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 10:02 AM

Edit templates/home.tpl. Thank You
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Posted 09 August 2010 - 05:03 PM

wow this is exactly what i needed to give my site a "personal" look thank u

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Posted 04 December 2010 - 08:47 AM

Thanks for information
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Posted 26 December 2010 - 12:23 PM

Thanks man,

gr8 work.

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Posted 10 January 2011 - 10:20 AM

thank you verymuch

#10 soundman


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Posted 02 February 2011 - 08:36 AM

Very good post! Thank you!

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