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Anyone Ever Used Piwigo Photo Gallery?

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Not sure if this is the right section, but I was wondering if anyone has had any experience using Piwigo (http://piwigo.org/)? I know someone else who has it and fits my needs for an image gallery. The installation seems simple enough:

 

You download the zip file, unzip the files and upload to the server (they suggest under a folder like photos). Where I get confused in what to provide before installing is the following:

 

- MySQL host

- User

- Password

- Database name

 

Normally when I install these it's through Fantastico, so how do I it here? Is it as simple as setting up a new user in cpanel and creating a database?

 

In the meantime, I'm going to re-explore Coppermine but even if I go in that direction, still interested if others have used Piwigo before.

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Never used it but your values would be the following. These values would go into the configuration file for the application (they should provide a sample that you can edit). You would first have to create the database, user and add the user to the database through cPanel.

 

- MySQL host - localhost

- User - cpanel-name_user-you-created

- Password - just-the-password-you-created for above user

- Database name - cpanel-name_database-name-you-created

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