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Radiant

Content Management System
Thf ( 5:30 – 7:00 )

What is Radiant
• Radiant is a no-fluff, open source
content management system
designed for small teams.
• Current Version: 1.1.3 This version
includes a powerful extension system
so developers can tailor Radiant to
their specific needs. Head on over to
the download page and get started.

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Logo. . • This site is made with Ruby and powered by Radiant. • Web Site Design. All Rights Reserved. Hosting is graciously provided by the kind folks at AVLUX. extended by Sean Cribbs. John W. Etc. and has been continuously improved by a  team of core committers with dozens of additional contributions from the Radiant community. Long. Copyright © 2006– 2015. Long.• Radiant CMS was created by John W.

Versions 1. if you have Ruby installed you have RubyGems installed. The latest version of Ruby Enterprise Edition runs Radiant without issue.7 then you need to upgrade your RubyGems installation.2 or 1. Ruby on Rails Radiant versions less than 1.0. Ruby Enterprise Edition An alternative to the official Ruby package is Ruby Enterprise Edition. to check if this is the case for your system open a terminal window and run: ruby --version If you see some output that includes 1.Requirements • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Ruby Many operating systems ship with a compatible version of Ruby installed by default. RubyGems In all likelihood. Radiant versions 1.2+ is included in with Radiant 1.7 you can skip this step. If you see some output but the version number is lower than 1. Support for Ruby 1. Refer to the REE documentationfor installation instructions. the current Radiant release is recommended to be run on 1.7. To determine if you have RubyGems installed go to a terminal window and run: gem --version If you see some output that includes a 1.9. If you don't see any output you'll need to install the latest version of RubyGems. Refer to the RubyGems download page for instructions.9.3. Refer to the RubyGems download page for instructions.3.x and greater will install the appropriate version of Rails as part of the gem install radiantprocess.0 and newer will also run on Ruby 1. Official Ruby The Ruby Lang website has instructions for installing Ruby on a variety of systems.7 or higher version number you can skip this step.8. .9. A Google search for "setting PATH" followed by the name of your operating system should get you plenty of help. although some systems do ship them separately. If you don't see any output that means you either don't have Ruby installed or wherever it is has not been added to your PATH.3.x vendor Rails so you do not need to install it.8.

# Radiant 1. Run radiant --help for details.x radiant ~/project_name # uses sqlite by default cd ~/project_name bundle install bundle exec rake db:bootstrap bundle exec script/server # Radiant 0.x radiant -d sqlite3 ~/project_name cd ~/project_name rake db:bootstrap script/server . but Radiant specific). sudo gem install radiant Creating a New Project Once you have the Radiant gem installed you can create a new project with the radiantcommand (which is similar to the rails command.• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • The Radiant Gem Once you have Ruby and RubyGems installed the Radiant gem can be installed by running: gem install radiant Depending on your system you may need to install the gem with sudo.

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7. Make sure to write down the randomly generated password. Ruby. and some key gems. and pick a name for your database.webfactional.com domain. such as radiant.2. • 3. Go to the Domains section of the control panel and create a domain to associate with your app. Select your subdomain. • 2.7)”. Later you can point your app to a different domain.8/Ruby Enterprise Edition 1. and in the URL path enter “/”. “radiant”.) . Rails.8. select MySQL.64/Passenger 2. For now you can just add a subdomain name to your webfactional. but PostgreSQL should work too. or anything else. • 4.3. as well as the database name. In the WebFaction control panel go to Applications > Add New and select “Rails 2.com. To make sure there’s no confusion later in the tutorial I’m going to name it “rails”. Name it “rails”. Go to Databases > Create new database.How to Install Radiant CMS • Control Panel • 1.5 (nginx 0. Go to the Websites section of the control panel and create a new site. (For this example we’re using MySQL.username. your Rails app. Passenger. • This creates a folder in your webapps directory containing installations of Nginx.

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