The easiest way to manage and publish your data.
Open-source, database-driven, online digital repository application for complex multimedia objects (text, images, audio, video).
kora stores, manages, and delivers digital objects with corresponding metadata that enhances the research and educational value of the objects.
- Linux Operating System
- Apache >= 2.0
- MySQL >= 5.7.20
- PHP >= 8.0.0
Install a LAMP stack, according to these configuration instructions
Clone the repository into your home or data directories -- DO NOT install it into your Document Root.
Installer composer dependencies
.htaccessfrom the example in
cp kora/public/.htaccess.example kora/public/.htaccess
a) Configure the
RewriteBaserule if the installation is NOT located at the root of your url.
i.e if url is http://www.example.com/digitalRepo/kora, then the rule is:
b) Configure the
php_valuerules in the newly created
.htaccessif the installation supports variable overwriting in htaccess (i.e. if you plan on uploading larger files).
.envfrom the example in
cp kora/.env.example kora/.env
a) If you wish to use the defaults, please configure your database with the expected defaults.
i.e. in mysql:
GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON *.* TO 'kora'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'kora'; CREATE DATABASE kora;
b) Otherwise, modify the ENV file to connect an existing empty database
Run the following command in the kora root directory to complete the installation:
php artisan kora:install
After installation is complete:
a) Give READ access to the web user for kora and ALL sub-folders.
b) Give WRITE access to the web user for the following directories and ALL their sub-folders:
c) COPY THE ADMIN USER PASSWORD YOU ARE GIVEN!!!
publicdirectory as a subdomain or subdirectory. It is very important that only this directory is served by your webserver.
Thank you for considering contributing to kora! The contribution guide can be found here
kora is an open-sourced software licensed under the GPU GPL-3.0 license