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 +====== NetInstall ======
  
 +NetInstall requires the transfer of a single file on your web server. The script it contains will download the Piwigo archive from piwigo.org, then extract its content and launch the installer.
 +
 +<WRAP center info round 60%>
 +The NetInstall process may not work on your web server, depending on the level of features provided. If you can't make it work, just switch to the [[installation_manual|manual installation guide]] instead.
 +</WRAP>
 +
 +===== Step 1 - Download The NetInstall script =====
 +
 +[[http://piwigo.org/download/dlcounter.php?code=netinstall|Download]] the NetInstall script.
 +
 +===== Step 2 - Transfer the NetInstall script =====
 +
 +Transfer the NetInstall script on your web server with any FTP client.
 +
 +<WRAP center info round 60%>Piwigo team recommends FileZilla as a FTP client software, because it is free as Piwigo is, and compatible with both Windows and Linux.</WRAP>
 +
 +Start FileZilla and fill the following connection settings with the information given by your web hosting provider:
 +
 +  * Host
 +  * Username
 +  * Password
 +
 +Click on the Quickconnect button. You are now connected to your web server.
 +
 +Select the piwigo-netinstall.php file on your hard disk drive and transfer it to the web server <wrap em>[fig A]</wrap>.
 +
 +{{ http://piwigo.org/screenshots/piwigo_install_2-2-a_en.png?500 }}
 +<WRAP em center centeralign 50%>[A] Connect and transfer</WRAP>
 +
 +===== Step 3 - Configuration =====
 +
 +Once the NetInstall script has transferred, go to its web address with a web browser, for example %%http://example.com/piwigo-netinstall.php%%
 +
 +Choose a directory name for your photo gallery on your website <wrap em>[fig B]</wrap>. By default, Piwigo will be installed in the directory //piwigo//. If you leave the Destination field empty, Piwigo will be installed at the same place you transferred the NetInstall script.
 +
 +{{ http://piwigo.org/screenshots/piwigo_install_1-1-b_en.png?500 }}
 +<WRAP em center centeralign 50%>[B] Choose a destination for your gallery</WRAP>
 +
 +Run the //"Retrieve and unzip Piwigo"// action, and then //"Install Piwigo now"// see <wrap em>[fig C]</wrap>.
 +
 +{{ http://piwigo.org/screenshots/piwigo_install_1-1-c_en.png?500 }}
 +<WRAP em center centeralign 50%>[C] Successful Piwigo download</WRAP>
 +
 +Now comes the MySQL database settings and the webmaster account to administer your gallery <wrap em>[fig D]</wrap>.
 +
 +{{ http://piwigo.org/screenshots/piwigo_install_2-3-a_en.png?500 }}
 +<WRAP em center centeralign 50%>[D] Installation page</WRAP>
 +
 +Fill in MySQL database connection settings, as given by your web hosting provider:
 +
 +  * Host
 +  * User ((Warning, your web hosting provider may provide separate connection settings for FTP and MySQL.))
 +  * Password
 +  * Database name
 +  * A prefix for Piwigo table names ((Most often, web hosting providers allow a single database per customer, but you can create as many tables as you want in the same database. To avoid conflicts with other web applications, or allow several Piwigo installations on the same website, the table names have a prefix. By default, this prefix is "//piwigo_//", but you can change it (only alphanumeric characters are allowed).))
 +
 +The webmaster account creation requires:
 +
 +  * An account identifier, chosen by you
 +  * A password you have to enter twice, for checking
 +  * Your email address, so that visitors can contact you
 +
 +Run the //"Start Install"// action.
 +
 +
 +===== Step 4 - First connection =====
 +
 +You will be informed <wrap em>[fig E]</wrap> about either success or failure of the installation process.
 +
 +{{ http://piwigo.org/screenshots/piwigo_install_2-3-b_en.png?500 }}
 +<WRAP em center centeralign 50%>[E] Successful installation</WRAP>
 +
 +Once the installation is finished, you can go into your gallery <span class="ref">[fig F]</span>. Login with your webmaster account, and you can reach the administration panel.
 +
 +{{ http://piwigo.org/screenshots/piwigo_install_2-3-c_en.png?500 }}
 +<WRAP em center centeralign 50%>[F] Piwigo is installed</WRAP>
 
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