Installing the Viper Guestbook on Your Website

The Viper Guestbook is a new guestbook that is offered through your Control Panel. With this guestbook you have many options. You can add your own drop down boxes and your own input fields. You can also control your own rating system. The guestbook has a bad word filter. So you can decide what words can’t be used on your guestbook. Also BB Codes can be used. There are many more features on this guestbook. I think you will be pleased with it. So let’s begin the installation.

Follow the instructions below to install the Viper Guestbook.

Login to the c-panel of the website that you wish to install the Viper Guestbook on. Once you are logged in, look for the link that says Fantastico. Click on that link. The next page will have a lot of links down the left side. Scroll down the page until you find the Viper Guestbook and click on that link. Now you will see a brief description about the guestbook. Under that you will see a link that says New Installation and it will tell you how much space is required. Then right under that you will see how much space you have available. Make sure you have enough space available before you start the installation.

To begin the installation, click on the New Installation link. The next page will be the Viper Guestbook End-User License Agreement. Read through the agreement and then check the box underneath the agreement. Now click on the Continue button.

The next page is very important. This is where you will choose where to put the guestbook, your password, and the language you prefer. I will walk you through each step of this page.

Installation Location

Install on Domain – Choose the domain that you want to install the Viper Guestbook on. You will have more than one option if you have sub-domains on this server.

Install in Directory – You more than likely don’t want to install the guestbook on the front page. So type in a name for the guestbook so that you can put it in a sub-directory. Which means that it will create a new page for the guestbook. You could use the name guestbook for example. So to access the guestbook, you would type in http://www.yourdomain.com/guestbook . This is just an example. You can name it whatever you like.

Admin Access Data

Password – Type in the password that you wish to use when you login to the admin panel of the guestbook.

Base Configuration

Admin Email – Type in your email in this field.

Preferred Language – Drop down the box and select which language you prefer to use.
Now click the Install Viper Guestbook.

The next page will tell you that you have chosen to install the guestbook on so and so domain and in so and so directory. And then it will give you the access URL to the guestbook. Click the Finish Installation button.

The next page will tell you that you have successfully installed the Viper Guestbook. This page will give you your password, your admin url, and the url to access the guestbook. Save this page or print it for your records. You can also choose to have this information emailed to you. Simply type your email in the field and click the Send Email button.

Now you are ready to configure your guestbook on your website to suit your taste.

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