Chapter 2: Getting Installed

Chapter 2 walks you through the basics of getting ExpressionEngine installed, including removing the index.php file from your URLs.


On page 25 (Installing ExpressionEngine, step 5), there is a sentence that says Select Unix as the type of server. You would normally know if your web server is Windows rather than Unix-based. This sentence can be ignored as ExpressionEngine no longer asks you for the type of server during installation. Thanks to John for pointing this out!

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* Note that during installation we renamed the system directory to a different name, so replace 'system' with that name instead