How to Install ExpressionEngine on Ubuntu Linux
ExpressionEngine or “EE” is a multi-purpose content management system developed by an American software company EllisLab. It is a modular web platform that offers three tiers of licenses: Freelancer, Non-Commercial and Commercial. One of EE’s proclaimed benefits is its ease of use.
1) Download expression engine from the below mentioned link.
2) Extract the zipped file.
# unzip ExpressionEngine_Core3.4.6.zip -d /var/www/html/engine
3) Change the ownership of /var/www/html/engine to www-data
# chown -R www-data /var/www/html/engine/
4) Grant all privileges to /var/www/html/engine/
# chmod 777 -R /var/www/html/engine
5) ExpressionEngine stores its database at MySQL database. This part of installation is very important. Log in to mysql database. # mysql -u root -p
6) Expression engine needs a fresh database. So create a new database in the name engine.
mysql> # create database engine;
mysql> # mysql> GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES on engine. * to euser@localhost identified by ‘YoUrPaS$w0rD’;
mysql> # FLUSH PRIVILEGES;
mysql> # exit
You can change the database name, database username or password according to your need.
Now open your web browser and navigate to ” localhost/engine/admin.php ” to proceed further with the installation.
Now enter the hostname, database name, database username, and password.
Enter your email-id, username and a password.
Log in with details created on the preceding page.
Finally, the ExpressionEngine Dashboard.
Please do reach our support department if you need any further help.
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