How To Start A PHP-Fusion Website?

PHP-Fusion is a free content management system and portal application you can use on your hosting account for creating a free portal website. It was initially released in 2002. It is a lightweight, simple and powerful CMS with a myriad of features.

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Main Features of PHP-Fusion:

  1. News
  2. Discussion Forums
  3. Photogalleries
  4. Articles
  5. Visitor/Member Comments
  6. Member Preferences
  7. Member Ratings
  8. Member Submissions
  9. Member Polls
  10. Weblinks
  11. User Groups
  12. Custom User Fields
  13. Custom BB Codes
  14. Private Messages
  15. Custom Themes
  16. Infusions
  17. Custom Panels
  18. Built in Error Log
  19. Customisable User Log
  20. Choice of Captchas
  21. Flood Control
  22. Password Hashing
  23. Word Censor
  24. XHTML 1.0 Valid

In this tutorial we will be showing you how you can easily install PHP-Fusion and start a website with it using your hosting account.

How To Install PHP-Fusion?

If you are a new user then you should know that it provides you free domains with website hosting plans. Read tutorial on how to register a free domain name?

So first thing you need to do is get a website hosting plan, a free domain name then login to your account and launch Installatron, one click website installer.

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Select Application Browser tab:

Installatron Applications Browser

Scroll down to ‘Apps for Content Management’ section and click ‘PHP-Fusion’.

Clicking ‘PHP-Fusion’ opens up it installation page showing you details and features of a PHP-Fusion based website. From here you can take application demo, check other websites using the same application etc.

To start PHP-Fusion installation process, click ‘+install this application‘ button.

PHP Fusion

This asks you to select a domain/subdomain/directory for installing your new PHP-Fusion  website. If you are already running a website on your main domain then you can either go for a subdomain or use a subdirectry for installation.

Scroll down to ‘Settings’ section and type in your new website a username, password, admin email and then click ‘Install’ button.

It takes a few seconds and then provides you your new website address & admin section URL from where you can login and start managing your PHP-Fusion website.

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