Installing PHP-Fusion manually


In the event you cannot install PHP-Fusion on your server using Softaculous, you can install PHP-Fusion manually by downloading the files from the PHP-Fusion site.

To get started installing PHP-Fusion manually, you will need to download the “PHP-Fusion v7.02.06 (full) 7.02.06” files. Visit the following link and click the Download icon for PH-Fusion.

You should have the following file on your Desktop.

After you get the files, follow the steps below to install PHP-Fusion to your server.

Steps to install PHP-Fusion manually

  1. Login into your cPanel.
  2. Go to the File Manager. Select the directory you want to install PHP-Fusion on and click Go.
  3. How to upload a file to your server. Extract the .zip file. Make sure the software is not in a files subfolder. If so you will need to move the files to the document root.
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    Make a copy of the _config.php file and name it config.php.

  5. Create a databaseand add a user with full permissions to that database.

    Make sure you notate the username, database name and password you set for the Database. This will be needed on Step 3.

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    Visit the url where you uploaded the files on your server. On Step 1, select your language and click Next.

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    On Step 2, PHP-Fusion will check the file permissions on the server. When finished, click Next.

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    Enter the Database username, name, and password. :Leave the other settings as is. Click Next.

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    On Step 4, you should see a confirmation that the database tables were created. Click Next.

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    Enter the admin username. you will need 2 different passwords, one for the standard login and one for the admin login. Click Next.

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    You should see a confirmation that PHP-Fusion was installed. Click Next.


    You should see a fresh install of PHP-Fusion on your domain now.

    Important! When you are done installing PHP-Fusion, you will need to delete the setup.php file from your server. If you don’t you will get a “Warning: setup.php detected, please delete it immediately” error when loging in.

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