Webserver Apache 2.2 with mod_rewrite, headers and .htaccess files enabled

database MySQL 5 or higher

PHP 5 or higher

PDO drivers

Step 1: Download the latest release of the X3 CMS.None

Step 2: Unzip the compressed file into a folder.

Step 3: Upload the unzipped folder to your webspace using your favourite FTP client.

Step 4: Create a new Database for the CMS (done here through cPanel).

Step 5: Create a new Database user.

Step 6: Add the new user to the Database you created.

Step 7: Make sure to give full permissions to the user.

Step 8: Give full RWX (777) permissions to .htaccess, /cms/config/config.php, and the /cms/files folder (and all contents)

Step 9: Load website and follow installation instructions.

Step 9.1: Accept License Agreement.

Step 9.2: Requirement Check

Step 9.3: Permission Check

Step 9.4: Configuration.

Step 9.5: Database Building.

Step 9.6: Installation Complete. You will need to either delete or rename the INSTALL directory.

Step 10: X3 CMS is now installed on your website.

Step 11: Access [website]/admin for the Admin Login panel.

Step 12: You can now work on your site using X3 CMS.