How to find and install Applications in Plesk

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How to find and install Applications in Plesk

Instead of manually creating files, writing the code, and developing a design for your website, you can install web applications that will accomplish most of these tasks for you. You can use the applications to add features to your site, such as a blog, photo gallery, online store, or you can base your site entirely on a single application, such as WordPress or Joomla.

1) Plesk comes with a built-in application installer that’s prefilled with a number of useful applications, and your hosting provider may have added even more. Click the Applications tab.

Featured Applications shows the most recommended and popular apps available for your websites.

2) Select the Learn More button to read about this app.

3) Here, you can view more information about this application before you install it, which you can do by clicking the Install button to the right.

4) Go to All Available Applications. This section shows all the applications, both free and commercial, that are available to be installed. Select a category to view specific apps.

5) To refine the list, choose a sub-category.

We can now view all the applications related to content management on the web.

6) Click an app’s name.

7) Let’s begin installing Joomla by clicking the Install button.

8) Now, you simply accept the terms and conditions, and wait for the system to load with your information.

Exactly what settings you’ll need to enter varies, but most applications will require you to enter the same basic information.

9) Set the location where the app should be installed.

10) Click the Show All Settings link to expand all settings.

11) Enter the site Administrator’s information here.

12) Type the site name.

13) Enter the SMTP Host which Joomla will use to send e-mail. This is usually localhost.

14) The rest of the default settings for this application should be fine, so click Install.

15) The application was successfully installed. Let’s return to the main Applications page.

16) This time, go to Manage Installed Applications.

17) This screen lists all the applications you have installed. If you ever want to change an application’s settings or uninstall an application, this is where you would go. Click an application’s name.

You can click the Administrative Interface link to view the admin interface. If you ever need to change the settings for this app installation, use the Settings button. To Uninstall an application, use the Uninstall button.

That’s it! Now you know how to find and install Applications in Plesk.

How to install Gallery 2 in Installatron

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How to install Gallery 2 in Installatron

This tutorial will show you how to install Gallery 2 in Installatron.

1) Go to Applications Browser.

Scroll down until you find the application in the menu on the left.

2) Select Gallery 2.

3) Click Install This Application.

4) Click Next to begin.

5) If you have multiple domains, choose the one where this script should be installed.

6) Set the path here.

7) Click Next.

8) Choose the version you want to install. You should pick the newest version unless you require an older release.

9) Click Next.

You must accept the End User License Agreement to install.

10) Click I Accept.

11) Select your database settings. Leave the default to automatically create and setup a database for you.

12) Click Next.

13) Click Submit to install.

After a moment, the software will be installed. This page will show details about the installation.

14) Click Complete.

15) Click this link to go to your new software and begin setting it up.

Here is your new software, ready to be used.

How to edit your account information in Gallery

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How to edit your account information in Gallery

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to Gallery

1) Click Your Account

This is where we can edit our account information

2) We can change our name…

3) … and we can change our email address

4) Gallery also supports many different languages… and we can select a different one here

5) When finished making changes, click Save

That’s it!  We’ve successfully changed our account information

This is the end of the tutorial.  You now know how to edit your account information in Gallery

How to edit album properties in Gallery

Gallery series

How to edit album properties in Gallery

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to Gallery

Now let’s learn how to edit album properties

1) Click here to view the album actions available

From here you can do several things… add album to cart, delete album, edit album, edit permissions or move album

2) Select Edit Album

This is the Edit Album page, where you can edit our album properties

Scroll down

You can edit such properties as allowing photo ratings and defining picture size limits

3) Click the Edit Permissions link

We can edit the permissions of the album on this page including deciding which users can view the album

This is the end of the tutorial.  You now know how to edit album properties in Gallery

How to change themes in Gallery

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How to change themes in Gallery

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to Gallery

Let’s learn how to change themes in Gallery

1) Click Site Admin

2) Then click the Themes link here

This is where we can change the look and feel, or theme of our Gallery installation

3) There are many theme settings we can change…  let’s change our color pack setting

4) When finished, click Save Theme Settings

That’s it! Our theme settings have been changed to the black color pack. Let’s go ahead and change back to the default colors

That’s all there is to it!

This is the end of the tutorial.  You now know how to change your theme in Gallery