Install phpesp

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  • 1 Introducing phpESP
  • 2 Installing phpESP – Fantastico De Luxe
  • 3 Installing phpESP – Manually
  • 4 Using phpESP
    • 4.1 Create a new survey
    • 4.2 Change the status of a Survey
    • 4.3 Create a new user
  • 5 Backup phpESP Database

Introducing phpESP

A php based scripts that enable you to create and manage surveys of your own. In addition to that, you can gather all the results and save them to a database for future use. phpESP is an easy web application to use.


Installing phpESP – 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 “Polls and Surveys” section, find and click on “phpESP”.
  • 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 “phpESP” installed on your website’s main page ( leave it blank else, insert the directory of your choice ( Fill out all the required information accordingly and click “Install phpESP”.
Step 6: A summary of the installation details will be posted. Once read, click “Finish Installation”. You will also see the link to your phpESP script; click it to start using the application.


Installing phpESP – Manually

Manual installation of WebCalendar is an automatic procedure via the web interface that will guide you through step-by-step in order to have WebCalendar fully and correctly installed..

  • Step 1: Browse the official site of phpESP and download the latest stable version of phpESP to your desktop.
  • Step 2: Uncompress the downloaded file to a specified directory on your desktop.
  • Step 3: Upload the extracted files to your web hosting account via FTP to a specified directory of your choice (e.g. /phpesp).
  • Step 4: Login to your Admin cPanel, locate and click on MySQL Databases.
  • Step 5: Create a MySQL database name “phpesp” and save its name along with the username and password for future use.
  • Step 6: Also from within cPanel go to “PhpMyAdmin”, select the database you have just created, and click on “SQL”.
  • Step 7: Copy the content of the file named "mysql_populate.sql" which is available under “/public_html/phpesp/scripts/db”, and paste it into the SQL Form and click Go. This should create the database tables of phpESP.
  • Step 6: After successful creation of the database and its tables, go to the location of your newly uploaded files:

The default username/password are root/esp
phpESP is now fully installed. Don’t forget to change the default administrator password.

Using phpESP

Create a new survey

To create a survey:

  1. Login to phpESP administrative backend.
  2. Click on “Create a New Survey”
  3. Fill in the required fields and move along the wizard to fill all the 5 steps and provide all the data required.
  4. Once finished, you will have to activate your survey in order to be able to use it.

Change the status of a Survey

To change the status of a survey:

  1. Login to phpESP administrative backend.
  2. Click on “Change the status of a survey”
  3. Click on the status that you would like to change the survey to. (delete/activate/end)

Create a new user

To create a new user:

  1. Login to phpESP administrative backend.
  2. Click on “Manage Designer Account”
  3. Fill in the required fields and select the proper privileges
  4. Click “Add”


Backup phpESP Database

  • Step 1: Login to your hosting account cPanel, locate and click on the “PhpMyAdmin” icon.
  • Step 2: From within PhpMyAdmin, choose the phpESP 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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