administrators (basic) This page explains how to download and install PmWiki 2.0. Here's a list of related pages:
2. Unpack the archive (
COPYING The GNU General Public License local/ A directory for local configuration scripts pmwiki.php Main PmWiki script pub/ Directory of publicly accessible files css/ Directory for generic .css files skins/ Directory of layout templates (skins) sample-config.php A sample configuration file scripts/ Some scripts that extend the possibilities of PmWiki wikilib.d/ Directory containing some default PmWiki files cookbook/ A directory for recipes obtained from the Cookbook.
3. The pmwiki-x.y.z directory needs to be placed into a location accessible by your webserver (e.g., in a public_html directory of some sort). You can place files and directories using a number of methods -- FTP, or a Unix
Note: It's probably also a good idea to change the "pmwiki-x.y.z" directory name to be simply "pmwiki".
4. Open a web browser to the pmwiki.php script on the server (i.e., not the one on your local computer or accessed using a file://... URL). PmWiki will then analyze your system configuration and provide instructions (if needed) for creating the wiki.d/ directory which will be used to hold the pages created for your site. Usually there are two ways to achieve this:
4a. You can create the wiki.d/ directory manually, and then give it full write permissions (i.e., "
4b. On some systems you can let PmWiki create wiki.d/ by temporarily changing the permissions on the directory containing the pmwiki.php file to 2777. In Unix this is commonly done by changing to the directory containing pmwiki.php and executing the command
chmod 2777 .
(note the dot at the end). The
5. After establishing directory permissions, try opening a browser to the pmwiki.php script again. If all is well, the wiki.d directory will have been created and you'll see the default home page.
Important: If you used method 4b, you should reset permissions by executing "
7. If you want to use PmWiki in a different language download the international language pack as zip archive (i18n.zip) or as gzipped tarball (i18n.tgz) from http://www.pmwiki.org/pub/pmwiki/. Then extract it and copy the files into the wikilib.d/ directory as described above
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