We finally took upon the task, we are happy to announce the transition to Express 4 is now done! (dixit Slawo)
You can now use npm to install Cody thanks to Jonas.
By following these steps you will be running your own CMS system in no time. If any of the steps do not work for you, please report this as an issue on this github repository and we will look into it as soon as possible!
Create a new directory for your cms and navigate to it (in unix):
$ mkdir codydev$ cd codydev
Install cody and its dependencies
$ npm install cody
Set up a new web site using the guided scaffolding
$ node ./node_modules/cody/bin/create_siteCreating cody web tree in current directory1) Enter sitename: mysiteNote: also using my site as database name.Note: by default the mysql root user has no password so you can just hit enter, if you forgot the root password see2) Enter root password for mysql so we can create a new database and user:3) Enter site database user: mysitename4) Enter site database password: mysitepassword5) Enter hostname for site: mysite.local (or localhost)Site mysite has been prepared.Please create DNS entries, or add to /etc/hosts:127.0.0.1 mysite.localAlso check index.js and config.json to fine-tune extra parameters, encryption key, ...Start your site using:forever start mysite.jsornode mysite.js
Add a DNS entry for given hostname, e.g.
$ sudo bash -c 'echo 127.0.0.1 mysite.local >> /etc/hosts'
Run the server
$ node mysite.js
or if you want to automatically restart the server on changes
$ forever start mysite.js
Go to "http://mysite.local:3001" to see your current site and go to "http://mysite.local:3001/en/dashboard" to see the CMS of the site.
the default users are: 'super', 'admin', 'test' and 'user' which all have password 'empty' you can ofcourse use "http://localhost:3001" too.
The create_site scaffolding creates a config.json file in the root of your project directory. This configuration can be adjust in the following three ways, listed in order of overwriting order (e.g. values of 2 will overwrite those of 1, etc.):
$ node index.js -c my_overwriting_config.json
$ dbuser=dbuser dbpassword=dbpassword port=8080 node index.js
Careful, all three cases need a server restart before they take effect! Have a look at the generated config.json file to see which configuration variables you can use.
Your mysql server is not started.
$ mysqld &
You entered the incorrect password for your root user of the mysql database.
Try to figure out the correct password or reset it: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/resetting-permissions.html
You? We are always happy to review and accept your issues/pull requests!
Copyright (c) 2012-2015 Johan Coppieters, Howest Brugge. See the LICENSE.md file for license rights and limitations. This project is licensed under the terms of the MIT license.
Johan Coppieters, Jonas Maes, Howest Brugge - Tim Coppieters, VUB.