AlphaLemon CMS Sandbox
Welcome to the AlphaLemon CMS Sandbox - a fully-functional Symfony2 application, powered by AlphaLemon CMS, that you can use as the skeleton for your new app.
This document contains information on how to download and start using AlphaLemon CMS.
From your console run the following command:
git clone https://github.com/alphalemon/AlphaLemonCmsSandbox.git
Setup the permissions on the installation folder as explained in the symfony2 setup and configuration tutorial
Vendor libraries installation
This step is required only if you are using the "without vendors" sandbox
Once you've downloaded and uncompressed the AlphaLemon CMS Sandbox, just open a console, move to the root folder and give the following command to download composer and install the required vendor libraries:
curl -s http://getcomposer.org/installer | php php composer.phar install
AlphaLemon CMS setup
AlphaLemonCMS requires several steps to be accomplished to properly setup the CMS itself. Luckily the AlphaLemonCmsInstallerBundle will do all the job for you, providing a web installer interface or an interactive symdony2 command to install AlphaLemonCMS.
Installing from the console
Installing AlphaLemonCMS from the console is really easy:
This will run the interactive command. Provide the required information and you are done! Point your browser at
to start using AlphaLemonCMS.
Installing using the web interface
To Install AlphaLemonCMS using the web interface, just point your browser at:
Provide the required information and you are done!
AlphaLemonCms is secured by default and a new user is created when the application is installed:
username: admin password: admin
enter the credentials above to signin.
You can read AlphaLemon CMS official documentation at alphalemon.com:
AlphaLemon CMS documentation repository lives at github.
If you require support you can ask for help at AlphaLemon CSM users forum.
If you want to collaborate, just introduce yourself at AlphaLemon CSM developers forum.
Stay in touch
AlphaLemon CMS is present on major social networks:
Follow @alphalemoncms on Twitter for the latest news
Like AlphaLemon CMS at Facebook
Connect with AlphaLemon CMS at Google+
Notes for windows users
AlphaLemon CMS has been written on a linux system machine, so you might encounter some small issues when you work on a windows machine:
- assetic:dump command might return an error
- Skin problems
None of those problems breaks the usability of AlphaLemon CMS. If you are a windows user and you want to fix them on your own, fork the repository, do the fixes then ask for a pull request: it would be really appreciated! :)