Install postnuke

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  • 1 Introducing PostNuke
  • 2 Installing PostNuke – Fantastico De Luxe
  • 3 Managing/Using PostNuke
    • 3.1 Admin Messages
    • 3.2 Blocks
    • 3.3 Modules
  • 4 Backup PostNuke database

 Introducing PostNuke

A free Open-Source Content Management System (CMS) that is forked from PHP-Nuke that helps you to establish your website and manage it flexibly and effectively. PostNuke contains various features such as RSS feeds, forums, polls, galleries, etc.

It is written in PHP and has a MySQL database.


 Installing PostNuke – Fantastico De Luxe

  • Step 1: Login to your Admin cPanel
  • Step 2: Locate and click on the Fantastico De Luxe Icon
  • Step 3: Under the “Content Management” section, find and click on “PostNuke”
  • 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 PostNuke installed on your website’s main page ( leave it blank else, insert the directory of your choice ( Also fill out the Admin access data. Finally, click on “Install PostNuke”.
Step 6: on page 2, a summary of the installation options is displayed, including database details and the installation directory chosen.
  • Step 7: Click on “Finish Installation” button to successfully complete your PostNuke installation process.


 Managing/Using PostNuke

PostNuke can me be managed using the administrative interface. This interface could be access by logging in using the administrator’s credentials. Once logged in, click on the “Administration” Link on the left.

Admin Messages

Admin messages are the messages that the administrator can write in order to post any news or information or updates regarding the site. Those messages will be posted on the main index page.


Blocks are boxes that you can control in order to edit the layout of your website. Boxes could be menu boxes, news boxes, who’s online box, etc…


Modules are the one of the most important factors that differentiates content management systems from one another. PostNuke contains various usable and pre-installed modules that the user can use and that will provide good functionality.

 Backup PostNuke database

  • Step 1: Login to your hosting account cPanel, locate and click on the “PhpMyAdmin” icon.
  • Step 2: From within PhpMyAdmin, choose the PostNuke Database.
  • Step 3: On the top menu of the database table list, click on “Export”
  • Step 4: In the export options, make sure you:
    • “Select All” Tables
    • Check “Structures” property.
    • Check “Data” property.
    • Check “Save as” option
  • Step 5: Once you double check that all the options in step 4 are set, click Go and save to the file to your desktop.


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