Install limesurvey

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Contents

  • 1 Installing LimeSurvey – Fantastico De Luxe
  • 2 Installing LimeSurvey – Manually
  • 3 Using LimeSurvey
    • 3.1 Create/Edit User
    • 3.2 Create a usergroup
    • 3.3 Create a Survey
    • 3.4 Delete Category
  • 4 Backup LimeSurvey database

Installing LimeSurvey – Fantastico De Luxe

  • Step 1: Login to your Admin cPanel http://www.yourdomain.com/cpanel
  • Step 2: Locate and click on the Fantastico De Luxe Icon
  • Step 3: Under the “Polls and Surveys” section, find and click on “LimeSurvey”.
  • Step 4: In the right panel, select “New Installation”
  • Step 5: on page 1 of the installation process, you will be prompted for the installation directory. To have LimeSurvey installed on your website’s main page (http://www.yourdomain.com) leave it blank else, insert the directory of your choice (http://www.yourdomain.com/limesurvey). Fill out all the required information accordingly and click “Install LimeSurvey”.
Step 6: A summary of the installation details will be posted. Once read, click “Finish Installation”. You will also see the link to your LimeSurvey application.

 

Installing LimeSurvey – Manually

  • Step 1: Go to the download section of limesurvey website, and get the latest version.
  • Step 2: Uncompress the downloaded file to a specified directory on your desktop.
  • Step 3: Upload the extracted files (keeping the directories structure intact) to your web hosting account via FTP to a specified directory of your choice (e.g. /limesurvey).
  • Step 4: Login to your Admin cPanel, locate and click on MySQL Databases.
  • Step 5: Create a MySQL database and save its name along with the username and password for future use.
  • Step 6: After successful database creation, open the file named “config.php” located under “/public_html/limesurvey” and change the database connection variables to the ones that you have just created. Save and close the file.
  • Step 7: Using your browser, go to the following location: http://www.yourdomain.com/limesurvey/admin. This will launch the install script that will create the database tables.
  • Step 8: Once all the database tables are fully created, then you can use LimeSurvey and create new customized surveys of your own.

 

Using LimeSurvey

Create/Edit User

To create a new user, simply:

  1. Login to the admin backend with your username/password
  2. Click on “Create/Edit User”
  3. Fill in the required fields and click “Add User”.

To edit a user:

  1. Login to the admin backend with your username/password
  2. Click on “Create/Edit User”
  3. Choose the desired user and click “Edit User”

Create a usergroup

To add a usergroup, simply:

  1. Login to the admin backend with your username/password
  2. Click on “Create/Edit a Group”.
  3. Click on the “Add a new group” button located on the right side of the page.
  4. Fill in the required fields and click “Add Group”.

Create a Survey

To create a new survey, simply:

  1. Login to the admin backend with your username/password
  2. Click on the “Create or Import a new survey” button, located on the top right side of the page.
  3. In the new page that displays, fill in the required fields and set your survey settings according to your needs. When done, click on “Create Survey”.

Delete Category

To delete an existing category, simply:

  1. login to the admin backend with your username/password
  2. Click on “Delete Category”.
  3. A popup will be displayed, select the category of your choice.
  4. Click “Delete”

 

Backup LimeSurvey database

  • Step 1: Login to the administrative backend of LimeSurvey.
  • Step 2: From the main menu, click on the sql icon named “Backup Entire Database”.
  • Step 3: LimeSurvey will automatically backup your entire database and will prompt you to download the .sql file to your desktop.
That will do it all!

 

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