Getting Started With Demotic CMS

Server Requirements

  1. Apache or Nginx server
  2. PHP 7.3 or greater
  3. MySQL PDO extension should be enabled
  4. PHP's LibXML enabled
  5. The GD Graphics Library
  6. PHP Sessions
  7. Apache's mod_rewrite

Installing Demotic CMS

  1. Unzip the ZIP file of the latest release.
  2. Open the "config.php" that is within the extracted folder. Use a good text editor like Notepad++ or Sublime Text for this operation.
  3. Delete everything that is within the "config.php" file and save it.
  4. Prepare the database that you want Demotic CMS to create tables in.
  5. Move the extracted to your server. If your server is on a web host you can zip the folder, upload it then unzip it on the server.
  6. From your browser navigate to the root of the extracted folder for your site. If it is in a subdirectory, navigate to the root of the subdirectory.
  7. This will launch Demotic CMS' web installer. Follow the steps to install.