Installing WHMCS on Windows(ASP) hosting


Today we’ll be walking through installing WHMCS on a windows account:

(optional pre-setup tasks, newer accounts may not need this) Log into your website panel, Click websites, website properties, On the general tab, add “index.php” to the default documents if it is missing, and click update:

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1) In your billing portal click free WHMCS License (1), then click generate license (2), then use the link to download the software (3).

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2) Log into your website panel, click on file manager (1), browse to where you want to install WHMCS (2), Click upload (3):

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3) Click Choose File (1), then browse to the file and click open (2):

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4) Select the file you uploaded (1), then Unzip it (2):

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5) Open the WHMCS folder (1), Create a new file (2), name it, configuration.php click create (3):

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6) Hover over Databases, Open MySQL 5.x:

(Detailed instructions on creating databases can be found here:  )

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7) Create a database:

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8) Create a user:

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9) Browse to the site, Click the link to begin, Click Agree, Click Continue:

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10) Enter the database we created earlier, and the license generated in the billing portal:

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11) Create the admin info:

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12) Install complete!

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12a)Back in file manager, delete the install directory, check the box (1), then delete (2):

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12b) Open scheduled tasks (1), create new scheduled task (2):

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12c) Fill out like below, and create:

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13) Click go to admin area, DONE!

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Prestashop 101 Day 16 – Employees and Languages

Time to expand our business to the rest of the world! But to do this we will need to add other employees and languages to our shop. Luckily, Prestashop saves us the day again providing easy ways to do both things!

Running time: 15 mins
Prestashop version:

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Using MODX Outside of MODX

Did you ever wish you could use some of MODX’s capabilities in a script running outside of MODX? Sometimes, it’s nice to be able to use $modx->getChunk() to get some content or $modx->runSnippet() to use a utility snippet. It’s also handy to be able to get and manipulate various MODX objects like Resources, Users, Templates, Chunks, and TVs in a script without having to create a snippet inside MODX to do it.

I end up writing a fair number of extras and utility scripts that can run both inside and outside MODX, so I’ve had to develop a fairly reliable method for instantiating the $modx object in a way that keeps things from falling apart. When I need MODX outside of MODX, I use some variation of the following code. You can put the code directly in your PHP file or use include to pull it in. Learn More

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