Installation | Flextype

Installation

Getting Started

Flextype is incredibly easy to set up and get running. Installation of Flextype is a simple process without any of hard routine of configuring databases, servers and etc...

Download and installation

We provide two downloadable packages for you to get started with

Flextype CMS

This package contains example of content, fieldsets, plugins, default theme and more. This package ideal for new users to explore many of Flextype's options and get to know the Flextype Admin Panel.

  1. Download Flextype CMS
  2. Unzip the contents to a new folder on your local computer, and upload to your webhost using the (S)FTP client of your choice. After you’ve done this, create directory project and be sure to chmod the following directory to 755 (or 777), so it is readable and writable by Flextype.
  3. Visit your new Flextype site in your browser at yourdomain.com
  4. Visit the Flextype Admin Panel at yourdomain.com/admin and create admin account.

Flextype Core

This package with a minimal Flextype setup with the basics you need to start a project from scratch. It is the ideal choice if you are already familiar with Flextype and want to start your project step-by-step.

  1. Download Flextype CMS
  2. Unzip the contents to a new folder on your local computer, and upload to your webhost using the (S)FTP client of your choice. After you’ve done this, create directory project and be sure to chmod the following directory to 755 (or 777), so it is readable and writable by Flextype.
  3. Visit your new Flextype site in your browser at yourdomain.com

Installation issues

Broken subpages

Your homepage is working, but subpages won't open or lead to a server error?

  1. Make sure that the .htaccess file is present in your Flextype folder.
  2. Check if mod_rewrite is enabled on your server.
  3. Please try setting the RewriteBase in the .htaccess file:
RewriteBase /

If you run Flextype in a subfolder, make sure to set the RewriteBase according to the name of your subfolder:

RewriteBase /my-subfolder/
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