PHP-Nuke FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)



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Question
·  What is PHP-Nuke
·  Need I to know HTML to use PHP-Nuke?
·  What do I need to use PHP-Nuke?
·  What Operating Systems are supported?
·  Why to use PHP-Nuke?
·  How many languages support PHP-Nuke?
·  Where can I download PHP-Nuke?
·  Where is the CVS?
·  Guidelines for Press, Magazines and General Media
·  How can I contact the author?
·  Can I copy and use your topics graphics?

Answer
·  What is PHP-Nuke

PHP-Nuke is a news automated system specially designed to be used in Intranets and Internet. The Administrator has total control of his web site, registered users, and he will have in the hand a powerful assembly of tools to maintain an active and 100% interactive web site using databases.

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·  Need I to know HTML to use PHP-Nuke?

The answer is no. You only need to know the basic functions to change somethings through the system administration included in PHP-Nuke. This system is designed to do all its jobs automated using your preferred web browser. You'll never need to edit files in your server.

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·  What do I need to use PHP-Nuke?

To be able to use PHP-Nuke you need a computer, an SQL database server (highly tested on MySQL), Apache Web server and PHP version 4.x installed and running. All these programs are available for free in the Internet.

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·  What Operating Systems are supported?

PHP-Nuke runs well on the following Operating Systems:

  • Linux
  • Any Unix flavor
  • OS/2
  • Any Windows flavor
  • MacOS
  • FreeBSD
The system has been high tested on Linux systems, the other operating system has been reported by users that works great. In the future BeOS will be supported, this depends on the MySQL BeOS version to be released soon.

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·  Why to use PHP-Nuke?

There are many similar programs and projects like Slash, PHPweblog, PHPSlash, Thatware, Sips, NewsPro, etc, but PHP-Nuke is designed to be very customizable and flexible, is easy and pleasant to use, thinking about webmasters who pass hours administrating his web site.
PHP-Nuke also offers a very high number of features not present on other systems and on each release we'll add much more new and cool features.

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·  How many languages support PHP-Nuke?

PHP-Nuke distribution comes with English language set by default, but you can change it to your own language. There are more than 20 languages supported. Hopefully yours is in the list.

If your language isn't supported you can make the translation. After you translate it you can announce it here on the site. Don't forget to write your credits on the file!

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·  Where can I download PHP-Nuke?

To download PHP-Nuke you need to go to our Downloads section. On that section you'll find also some other cool stuff to use with PHP-Nuke on your site. Enjoy!

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·  Where is the CVS?

There isn't any CVS for PHP-Nuke.

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·  Guidelines for Press, Magazines and General Media

If you have a Magazine or online information system and want to publish something about PHP-Nuke, we have prepared some little and easy guidelines for you.

  • Always refer to PHP-Nuke as PHP-Nuke
  • Prefered link format is: https://www.phpnuke.org
  • Let me know when you write an article
  • If the article is published in paper, please contact me to send at least one copy for my records
  • Announce your article on this site on the Submit form.
This guidelines aren't strict, but prefered. Thank you!

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·  How can I contact the author?

My email isn't public anymore. Instead use the submission form on this site.

You can also send me a Private Message. My nickname is nukelite.

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·  Can I copy and use your topics graphics?

Absolutely No. All the topics graphics has been made by me and have copyright. You can't copy, modify and/or use those graphics. You can only use "phpnuke.gif" topic image to setup a topic in your web site that refers "only" to PHP-Nuke. Will be exceptions to this rule for PHP-Nuke community's sites. If you run a community support site (for PHP-Nuke ONLY), drop me line. You'll need my written permission to use them. Be fair and don't play with my hard work.

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