Installing Oxwall Community Software on Rackspace Cloud Sites is easy for the advanced users but for new users Oxwall needs hint to understand its potency. Basically any PHP MySQL based softwares, Python, Ruby, Java based Web software can be installed on Rackspace Cloud Sites, but we specifically write the guides for two niche – one which are already popular and second one is very less known yet quite powerful software. For Installing Oxwall Community Software on Rackspace Cloud Sites, we will describe in detail with link to other guides.
Installing Oxwall Community Software on Rackspace Cloud Sites : The Primary Needs
Oxwall is actually quite powerful software to create a community including social networks, dating websites, matrimonial websites etc. The official download link is :
As usually the requirements for Installing Oxwall Community Software on Rackspace Cloud Sites like any other PHP MySQL softwares is very few :
- The Oxwall software itself
- Any SFTP software like WinSCP for Windows
- Rackspace Cloud Sites Account
- A good text editor like Gedit (although you will not need it)
Installing Oxwall Community Software on Rackspace Cloud Sites : Steps
Oxwall is 5 MB in size, download it, uncompress it on desktop and drag all the files to root of your www folder (or subfolder) from SFTP software (WinSCP is shown on screen shot) :
Now login to Rackspace Cloud Sites account and create a database (if you are new to Rackspace Cloud Sites, please check installing WordPress on Rackspace Cloud Sites guide for creating database in detail). So here the database details page after creation of database :
The path to run the installer script to Installing Oxwall Community Software on Rackspace Cloud Sites is :
You will get the form to fill like this, we have gave some info markings :
The number one marked field is the publicly available URL. The number two is the full Linux Path, which you will find within your Control panel, if you can not find, click to Open the Live Chat with Rackspace, give them this URL as reference to ask the full Linux path. For security reasons, we are not publicly showing it.
This is all about Installing Oxwall Community Software on Rackspace Cloud Sites. But few things will help you :
There are quite good number of free plugin like things :
Second is the demo :
With CSS and plugins you can change the look. They probably made it white for custom designing. Also ready made Free themes are here :
You definitely need a bit customization but, a free dating script is quite rare to find. It actually can be used for various purposes.