Quick Start

Last updated: Dec 24th, 2017

Purchase

To start using PlayTube, you can purchase it from Envato Market.

Purchase PlayTube

Download

To start using PlayTube, you have to download it from your Envato downloads page.

Download PlayTube

Installation

Step One

Get your purchase code.

  • Where can I get my purchase code?
    • Login to your Envato account.
    • Go to your downloads page.
    • Beside our product, you can see the download button, click on it, then click on License certificate & purchase code (text). as shown below:
    • For more info on how to get your key, please follow this video

Step Two

Upload the files, and get started

How to upload PlayTube to server?
  • Upload all files/folders located inside "Script" folder to your server. (Don't upload Script folder, upload what inside it) as shown below:
  • Open your browser, (Google Chrome is recommended).
  • Go to http://www.YOUTSITE.com/install

Step Three

The installation is pretty easy, please follow the steps below

How to install PlayTube?
  • Before we start the installation, please make sure you have the following installed on your server
    • PHP 5.5 +
    • MySQLi Extension
    • GD Library
    • Mbstring
    • cURL
    • ZIP
    • allow_url_fopen
    • You can check if the requirements are installed from the next step in the installation wizard:

  • Installation requirements:
    • Purchase code: Your Envato purchase code.
    • SQL Host name: Your MySQL host name, e.g: localhost
    • SQL Username: Your MySQL username.
    • SQL Password: Your MySQL user password.
    • SQL Database: Your MySQL database name.
    • Site URL: Your website URL where you will install the script, examples:
      • http://siteurl.com
      • http://www.siteurl.com
      • http://subdomain.siteurl.com
      • http://siteurl.com/subfolder
      • http://localhost
    • Site Name: Your site name, max 32 characters.
    • Site Title: Your site title, max 100 characters.
    • Site E-mail: Your site email, ex: info@yourdomain.com, Gmail or Hotmail is not supported. It should be one of your server's emails
    • Admin Username: Choose your admin username.
    • Admin Password: Choose your admin password.
  • Once you have wrote the information, please click the install button and wait for a while, the installation process may take up to 5 minutes.
  • After the installation is done, you'll get a page that looks like:

What's next?

If you follow the steps above carefully, the script should be installed on your site, and you are ready to use it!
However if your server is using Nginx, please follow the last step below:


  • Open your server's root nginx.conf file, most of the time It's located it in: /etc/nginx/nginx.conf
  • Open the home directory of the script, you should be able to find this file (nginx.conf):



  • Open the located file, and copy its content to your root nginx.conf file: /etc/nginx/nginx.conf
  • If you find it something difficult to do, please contact your hosting provider, and they will do it for you easily.

Important!

After the installation is finished, please make sure to delete the folder "install".

Do you have any questions?

Please contunie to FAQs page for any common questions.