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CMS Made Simple 1.6 by Sofia Hauschildt

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Chapter 2. Getting Started

Before you start creating a website with CMS Made Simple, you have to install the application on your web hosting and make some important configurations that will have an impact on everything you do with the website in future. To install CMS Made Simple, you should understand what is web hosting. You should be able to create an empty database in your web hosting account and upload CMS Made Simple's installation files through FTP.

In this chapter, we will:

  • Install CMS Made Simple
  • Learn about the admin console and how it is organized
  • Finish the installation
  • Configure the e-mail settings

CMS Made Simple is a PHP application that uses a MySQL database. This means that you need web hosting with PHP and MySQL to run CMS Made Simple. ...

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