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Geeklog Installation with pairSIM

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PairSIM is a software installation manager that makes downloading and managing popular software easy. You can use PairSIM to install Geeklog, a dynamic web content manager. Use Geeklog to set up a site or blog with comment support, spam protection, and more! For more information, check out this What is Geeklog? article.

Note that this tutorial uses PairSIM, which is a web hosting add on. When this add on is enabled, your account is charged a monthly fee of $2.95.

Geeklog Installation with PairSIM 

Follow these steps to install Geeklog using PairSIM.

  1. Log in to the Account Control Center (ACC)
  2. In the left sidebar, click PairSIM and click Software Installation Manager in the drop-down
  3. If you have not yet enabled PairSIM, do so now by clicking Enable Software Installation Managerenable button image

    Please note that PairSIM is an add on. When it is enabled, your account will be charged a monthly fee of $2.95.

  4. Under Software Available for Installation, click the Geeklog linkGeeklog link image
  5. Enter the required information:Geeklog Installation page image
    • URL: Select the domain name from the drop-down and enter the desired extension in the box.
    • Database: A database will be created for your Geeklog installation. If you want to name your database, click Advanced Options and then enter the name in the open box.
    • Admin E-Mail: Enter the email that will be used for admin purposes. Information regarding this installation, such as your Geeklog credentials, may be sent to this address.
    • Site Name: Enter the name of the site.
    • Site Slogan: Enter a slogan that will be associated with your site.
  6. When finished, click Install Geeklog

If installed successfully, a page will appear telling you that your Geeklog installation was successful and show some information about your installation.

Geeklog installation success image

When finished, click Return to Software Installation Management.

This will return you to the Software Installation Manager interface, which will now show your currently installed software. Geeklog should now be shown in the Currently Installed Software section.Currently installed software image

After Installation

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Updated on February 19, 2020

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