[Tutorial] How to install a MODX modification

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Re: [Tutorial] How to install a MODX modification

Post by mrmax79 » Fri May 08, 2009 7:17 pm

Hmmm quess modx is dead? no support?
mrmax79 wrote:I have had ModX installed for a couple of months, but frankly I am confused.
First which mods are compatible with MODX? I have installed several mods manually no problem, but could I have saved steps by using ModX?

How do I identify which mod is compatible with ModX?

And then how do I use ModX to install that mod?

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Re: [Tutorial] How to install a MODX modification

Post by igorw » Fri May 08, 2009 7:36 pm

This topic is not supposed to be a topic for questions about MODX. You should use the MOD writers discussion for that: http://www.phpbb.com/community/viewforum.php?f=71

To answer your question. MODX is not a program. It is a file format. MODs that are in this format (more or less any MOD) can be installed manually or using AutoMOD. If it works in AutoMOD, it should be fine.
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Re: [Tutorial] How to install a MODX modification

Post by mvnvltn » Wed Jun 03, 2009 4:39 pm

I am having trouble figuring out which files to edit when adding a MOD. I am hosted with Lunar Pages. I am new to "Modding" and need some help. If anyone can walk me through an easy one like chat it would be appreciated.

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Re: [Tutorial] How to install a MODX modification

Post by battye » Thu Jun 04, 2009 6:24 am

mvnvltn wrote:I am having trouble figuring out which files to edit when adding a MOD. I am hosted with Lunar Pages. I am new to "Modding" and need some help. If anyone can walk me through an easy one like chat it would be appreciated.
Where exactly are you having trouble? You cannot find the files?
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Re: [Tutorial] How to install a MODX modification

Post by frenzy coke » Sun Jul 26, 2009 8:19 am

hi everyone, i just did what u said here. edit, n also upload all the files via FTP. but once i did it, on my index page. it said

' Please delete, move or rename the install directory before you use your board. If this directory is still present, only the Administration Control Panel (ACP) will be accessible'

so am i need to delete it. but i havent install it yet. soo??

thx everyone

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Re: [Tutorial] How to install a MODX modification

Post by 27th_Acer_CO » Thu Aug 27, 2009 10:43 pm

I wish someone would make a video tutorial on how to install a Mod from start to finish.

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Re: [Tutorial] How to install a MODX modification

Post by 04wayne » Sun Sep 06, 2009 8:01 pm

I second that! A video would be so helpful! I've tried installing a Mod but it doesn't work. I edited the files via my File Manager (CPanel) and then saved them. I followed the rest of the instructions, and still, nothing :(

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Re: [Tutorial] How to install a MODX modification

Post by DoRyN » Mon Sep 07, 2009 6:41 pm

04wayne wrote:I second that! A video would be so helpful! I've tried installing a Mod but it doesn't work. I edited the files via my File Manager (CPanel) and then saved them. I followed the rest of the instructions, and still, nothing :(

Download the MOD archive on your PC. Read the instructions. If the instructions provide for modification of the phpBB files, download it on you own PC, edit them and then they climb back on the server (after you've made a backup of them).

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Re: [Tutorial] How to install a MODX modification

Post by GoBieN » Wed Sep 09, 2009 6:40 pm

Never use a File Manager !

They will most likely create problems with the UTF encoding, or by turning & into & signs and so on.
I suggest a good text editor and FTP client.
I use Notepad++ and Filezilla.

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Re: [Tutorial] How to install a MODX modification

Post by w4r3zh4ck™ » Thu Sep 10, 2009 5:45 am

i found another good tutorial
its in HD
enjoy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUZSWn0C ... age&fmt=22

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Re: [Tutorial] How to install a MODX modification

Post by cla1067 » Wed Sep 16, 2009 5:57 am

bump

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Re: [Tutorial] How to install a MODX modification

Post by Andrewkin » Sun Oct 11, 2009 10:23 pm

This isn't really helping me, I still cant figure out how to copy the files to where they need to go.

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Re: [Tutorial] How to install a MODX modification

Post by cla1067 » Sun Oct 11, 2009 11:19 pm

*download automod and upload it to your site*

just put them in (your sites forum root)/store/mods/

okay in the mod it has root folder, modx files, contrib (sometimes). just upload the folder that all of those files and folders are in to (your sites forum root)/store/mods/

So for example my forums are hosted at (site)/community and i want to install application form 1.0.1 using automod I would then upload the folder application_form_1.0.1 w/ all the folders and files to /community/store/mods/

After I did that I would then go to the automod tab in admin control panel, locate the mod i want to install, and then click install.

You can upload the folder using a FTP manager like filezilla

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Re: [Tutorial] How to install a MODX modification

Post by skycat » Sat Nov 14, 2009 9:47 am

27th_Acer_CO wrote:I wish someone would make a video tutorial on how to install a Mod from start to finish.
i think so. video tutorial should be made. it would help most people. it's not very easy to install a mod for someone who's new to phpbb.

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Re: [Tutorial] How to install a MODX modification

Post by Peter77sx » Fri Nov 20, 2009 2:00 pm

It's not so bad if you start off with the smaller mods first. stay away from AutoMOD cuz then you will really never figure it out on your own. :)

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