Guide to installing Campfire onto your server.

Auto Installer

In order to make installation as easy as possible, Campfire comes included with it's own auto-installer, which will install Campfire in just a few seconds.

Below is just a walk-through of the information you'll need to give the installer in order to install.

Installation URL

This is the location where you'll be installing Campfire. You can usually leave this be, unless you're installing in a sub-directory. If this is the case, you're installation URL should look something like this.

Database host

This is the host name that is used to manage your mySQL databases. Most hosting providers use localhost by default, so in most cases, you don't have to change this.

Database name

This is the name of your mySQL database. You'll need to create a separate database that can specifically be used with Campfire.

Database username

This is the username of your mySQL user. This user must have access to the database you specify, otherwise Campfire won't have the permissions to read and write to the database.

Database password

This is the password of your mySQL user. This is needed in order to give Campfire the authorization into your database, with your database user credentials.

Warning: If you must use an already created database for installation, confirm that you don't have any tables named campaigns, responses, or users. If so, Campfire will drop these tables and recreate them for use with the software.

Account Details

This section is made up of a few fields that will be used when creating an administrator account for use on Campfire. The email and password you fill out in this section will be the one's you use when signing into Campfire. Make sure to keep these safe.

Once you've completed the installer, you'll be taken to the Campfire login page where you'll be able to sign in to your account with the details you just provided.

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