How to Download and Install PHPMotion Manually Using cPanel

This article will give you a step by step guide on how to download and install PHPMotion manually using cPanel. PHPMotion is a free video sharing software that also has support for other types of media such as audio/mp3 sharing. Go to the PHPMotion download page by clicking HERE and follow these steps:

1) Enter your email address

2) Click Download Now

3) Click Download PHPmotion (for servers running PHP5.0.x – PHP5.2.x)

4) Save the file to a easy to access location (such as your Desktop)

5) Sign in to your cPanel account

6) Click File Manager under Files

7) Click on Public

8 ) Click New Folder

9) Name the folder “phpmotion”

10) Click Create New Folder

11) Open your new phpmotion folder

12) Click Upload

13) Click Choose File

14) Find and open the zipped file that you saved in step 4

15) Return to your file manager

16) Select the phpmotion.zip file

17) Click Extract

18 ) Click Extract File(s)

19) Click Close

20) Open the new phpmotion folder

21) Click Select All

22) Click Move File

23) Change the destination from “/public_html/phpmotion/phpmotion” to “/public_html/phpmotion/”

24) Click Move File(s)

25) Click Up One Level

26) Open the cgi-bin folder

27) Select the four files starting with “uu_”

28 ) Click Change Permissions

29) Check all of the Execute boxes

30) Click Change Permissions

31) Open the Audio folder

32) Repeat steps 27 through 30

33) Return to your cPanel

34) Click MySQL Databases under Databases

35) Enter “phpmotion” in the New Database box

36) Click Create Database

37) Click Go Back

38 ) Go to the Add New User section and enter a username into the Username box

39) Enter a password into the Password box

40) Click Create User

41) Click Go Back

42) Go to the Add User to Database section and select the new user you just created

43) Select the new database you just created

44) Click Add

45) Click All Privileges

46) Click Make Changes

47) Click Go Back

48 ) Go to the website that you have installed PHPMotion to

49) Click Continue

50) Click Continue

51) Click Continue again

52) Enter ‘localhost’ into the MySQL Host box

53) Enter the username that you use to sign into your cpanel followed by ‘_phpmotion’ into the Database Name box
This will look like: USERNAME_phpmotion
Refer to the picture below for an example (Click on the picture to enlarge it)

54) Enter the username that you use to sign into your cpanel followed by ‘_username’ you created on step 38 into the Database Username box
This will look like: USERNAME_DBuser
Refer to the picture below for an example (Click on the picture to enlarge it)

55) Enter the password you created on step 39 into the Database Password box

56) Click Continue

57) Enter the username you want for the administrator of your website into the Username box

58 ) Enter a password for the administrator of your website into the Password box

59) Enter the email address of the administrator of your website into the Email Address box

60) Enter the name of your website into the Site Name box

61) Enter the full website URL of your website into the Website Url box
It will look like this: http://phpmotion.yourdomain.com/

62) Enter an email address which you would like to be used to send out notification into the System Email Address box

63) Enter the name of the sender of the System emails into the System Email box

64) Click Continue

65) You will now get a confirmation that your setup was completed successfully

66) Return to your cPanel and open your File Manager

67) Open your phpmotion folder

68 ) Find and select the setup folder

69) Click Delete

70) Click Delete File(s)

This concludes how to download and install PHPMotion manually using cPanel

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One Comment on How to Download and Install PHPMotion Manually Using cPanel

  1. thats very nice article

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