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Problems with CMS/dbase conmection

Thread began 2/19/2012 12:19 pm by dbarry4377469 | Last modified 2/22/2012 3:43 pm by Jason Byrnes | 1057 views | 4 replies |

dbarry4377469

Problems with CMS/dbase conmection

Hi - I purchased design extender and need to insert Cms into a template. I can't access the Cms"recipes" to get the dbase and have no dbase to connect to the wizard. Next, how do I get the editor to work in a browser? I don't know what the database structure needs to be nor do I understand wheat needs to upload to my server and how I access the editor online to make edits. I've read every tutorial and have tried all avenues of support.... Please help I'm so lost. Thank you!!

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

you only need to have an empty database, and a connection to the empty database. Power CMS Builder will create the tables that are needed in the database that you specify.

In your Dreamweaver site, are you using a local testing server or a remote testing server?

if you are using a local testing server, connect to the local mysql server using PHPMyAdmin, if you are using a remote testing sever, connect to the remote MySQL server in php my admin, then create a new blank database.

in dreamweaver, you will need to create a connection to the database.

you may want to review the "Defining a Dynamic Site in Dreamweaver", "Creating your database connection in Dreamweaver", and "Managing your live database settings" tutorials on the learning resources page.
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once the database connection is created, you can create a new CMS content area on your page by selecting the part of the page that should be converted to a content are and going to WebAssist -> CMS -> Add Content to Power CMS

after the area is converted a power cms content area, you will be prompted to upload files to the server and begin the Power CMS installation. this will create the Power CMS tables in the database and create the power CMS Admin pages.

you can then log into the power CMS admin area to manage the content of the content areas.

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dbarry4377469

Thank you for your quick reply - I have done all of that, and when I try connecting to the database in dreamweaver *either locally or remotely* I get errors each time saying "error 500 cannot connect" or that theres a problem connecting to the database etc...
It seems that setting up the site dynamically causes issues as I can't preview anything correctly and it doesn't load up to the server as well. I also am using site import and each time it stalls and crashes dreamweaver. I have a client waiting days now for their content management system so design extender is the priority for me to get working. Thank you again.

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dbarry4377469

if I go with the remote server, how do I connect to the dbase I created in my phpadmin via cpanel? Again, here I get errors each and every time. Can I connect to the remote dbase through phpadmin/mamp on my computer? Sorry - I'm just spinning at this point in confusion.

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

I have created a support ticket so we can look into this issue further.

To view and edit your support ticket, please log into your support history:
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If anyone else is experiencing this same issue, please append to this thread.

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