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Author Topic: Shaper Installation - Via Fantastico/Softaculous  (Read 1036 times)
Tristan Rineer
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« on: November 28, 2012, 12:58:15 PM »

  • Download the Shaper .zip file
  • Use your hosts auto-installer tool to create a fresh WP installation where you want your site to be
  • Extract the shaper .zip to a folder on your computer
  • Upload the extracted files to your server via FTP and copy the sample data injector to the plugins folder   
    • Download Filezilla (Client)
    • Install Filezilla
    • Connect to your server in Filezilla
    • Navigate in Filezilla to the folder on your server where you would like your site to be located
    • Drag the files from your computer into Filezilla and drop them in the server folder you have open
    • Choose "Overwrite all" when prompted.
    • (Pre-Vertex Releases Only) Navigate to the wp-admin folder, and copy or move the "sampledata.php" file from that folder to the "wp-content/plugins" folder
  • Navigate to your site admin in your browser
  • Activate the "Sample Data Injector" plugin and refresh the page 1-2 times until it deactivates automatically.
    NOTE:  You will lose all existing content/settings/changes every time you activate the plugin; delete it to prevent accidental losses.
  • Update WP and all Plugins
  • Enjoy your new site!
« Last Edit: December 31, 2013, 06:23:02 PM by Tristan Rineer » Logged

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