Copy the files from the zip file "newssubscriber" directory to the internet server that hosts the public site.
Copy the files from the zip file "newseditor" directory to the intranet server on the LAN (local area network) or, if not available, to a web resource.
Log into the news editor system as "admin" with a password of "admin." Select the "Settings" tab. Within the administration area, the admin password is required for each change. Input the following:
A person's log in name determines what area of the system they access. Visit the other tabs in the menu to add users for news editing, patron management, advertising management, classified management and menu management.
Select the predefined tab. Enable as appropriate, 1) archive search, 2) calendar, and 3) classified ads. Select the menu tab. Add the other menu items and establish the sort order. Page content can be added and edited later on this page. Calendar events are maintained on the calendar tab.
Besides the databases, in order for subsequent updates to not overwrite customized files, there are files and locations in the newssubscriber directory that later updates will not overwrite.
Testing the system does not require modifying the above files. Production systems will want to modify the files to substitute the organization's logo, color scheme and specific configuration. In a production system, the includes directory should be moved to a location outside the public HTML folders.
For testing purposes, the configuration file, configuration.php (displayed below), might not require modification. For production systems, the four following edits should be made:
// INPUT: Time zone offset from GMT, Greenwich Mean Time
// The following entries are allowed:
// -12 -11 -10 -9 -8 -7 -6 -5 -4.30 -4 -3.30 -3 -2 -1 0
// 1 2 3 3.30 4 5 5.30 5.45 6 6.30 7 8 9 9.30 10 11 12 13
$gmtOffset = '-8';
// INPUT: Path to the includes folder, without trailing /
$includesPath = 'z/includes';
// INPUT: URI scheme, http or https
$uriScheme = 'http';
// INPUT: Free or paid access to news
$freeOrPaid = 'free';