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Revision as of 15:25, 1 July 2013 by Bharat (Talk | contribs) (Text replacement - "codex.gallery2.org" to "codex.galleryproject.org")

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Current revision of the Basic Uses document: File:Basic uses 1.pdf

Things done:

  • Completed another revision of basic uses
  • DOWNLOAD/INSTALL REVISION SET 1 D

pg5. "Downloading" I simplified the procedure by just having users go to http://galleryproject.org/

  • DOWNLOAD/INSTALL REVISION SET 2

pg 3: I need to explain what "server" and "client" mean

and clarify that the client just needs the text editor and FTP software.
  • DOWNLOAD/INSTALL REVISION SET 3

pg9. "initial procedures": Explain the process of connecting to an FTP client or point users to a good URL for doing so.



Things to do:

  • Additional revisions to Basic Uses as they are suggested.


  • Redo format of Basic Uses





  • DOWNLOAD/INSTALL REVISION SET 4

> pg14. "system checks"

Explain more and/or provide links to what users should do if things don't work.

    Specifically, if .htaccess based changes  

to php.ini files are blocked by hosting providers, users may need to actually edit a php.ini file or talk to their provider. I'll study the information on http://codex.galleryproject.org/Gallery2:Installation_Requirements#PHP_Settings. I may provide this link, but I haven't decided yet.

    Revise description of "output buffering."

    Explain what should the user do if they don't have new enough PHP and it's  

their computer.

    Provide a link to an online resource for win/mac/linux.
    Explain that localization support is only required for other languages, so they  

don't need to fix that warning if they just use English.

    Provide a link to an online resource here if they are on their  

own server.


  • DOWNLOAD/INSTALL REVISION SET 5

> pg 17. storage setup #3: Specifically recommend that g2data be outside of the web root for security reasons like is done in the installer. Recommend that users see http://codex.galleryproject.org/Gallery2:Security#What_does_web-accessible_mean_.2F_what_is_the_document_root.3F

> pg 18. "octal" [I've made some progress on this part, but I need to revise] I'll explain what octal is.


  • DOWNLOAD/INSTALL REVISION SET 6


> pg 21. database setup: Point users with their own server and/or who don't know mysql to online docs.


  • DOWNLOAD/INSTALL REVISION SET 7

pg 22 "create a config file": Eliminate the part where I specify as the file contents that are actually the commands that one runs on linux to make a file and set the permissions on it.

Instruct the user to simply create a blank file, upload it, and set the permissions on it.


  • DOWNLOAD/INSTALL REVISION SET 8

pg 27. install plugins: provide a URL to "our forums" when I mention them.

pg 27. install plugins: Redo the descriptions using http://codex.galleryproject.org/Gallery2:Modules:archiveupload and the codex pages.

Use "Gallery" instead of database

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