How to install Codeignetor centos 7?

Codeignetor is a PHP framework used to build a web application that is used widely by the developers over the world. Before you install Codeignetor make sure the following requirements are already installed.

  • Webserver apache or nginx
  • PHP 5.6
  • MySQL
  • Composer

Once you confirm the above component on your server. Proceed to install Codeignetor with the following steps.

  1. Set SELinx Status to disable.

    # SELINUX=disabled
  2. Let us create MySQL Database for codeignetor.

    # create database mycode_db;
    grant all privileges on mycodeusr.* to [email protected]'localhost' identified by 'your_password';
    flush privileges;
    exit
  3. Now, we will install Composer Package Manager.

    # curl -sS https://getcomposer.org/installer | php
    
    # mv composer.phar /usr/local/bin/composer
    # chmod +x /usr/local/bin/composer
    exit
  4. We will install Codeigniter. Go to the root directory html.

    # cd /var/www/html/
  5. Clone CodeIgniter from its git repository.

    # git clone https://github.com/bcit-ci/CodeIgniter.git


  6. We will install required dependencies running composer.

    # composer install
    
  7. Provide file ownership of files to apache user.

    # chown -R apache:apache /var/www/html/
    
  8. We will configure the base url by editing config.php file.

    # vi /var/www/html/application/config/config.php
    
  9. locate the below line.

    $config['base_url'] = '';
    
  10. Modify this line by adding your application url in the quotes.

    $config['base_url'] = 'http://173.248.174.102';
    
  11. To configure Codeignetor Database connection setting, edit the following file with your favorite text editor:

    # vi /var/www/html/application/config/database.php
    
  12. Locate below path.

    $db['default'] = array(
            'dsn'   => '',
            'hostname' => 'localhost',
            'username' => '',
            'password' => '',
            'database' => '',
            'dbdriver' => 'mysqli',
    
    Change it to:

    $db['default'] = array(
            'dsn'   => '',
            'hostname' => 'localhost',
            'username' => 'mycode_db',
            'password' => 'your-db-user-password',
            'database' => 'mycodeusr',
            'dbdriver' => 'mysqli',
    
  13. Once you are done with the changes, save this file. Access the url which you have added earlier in base_url and verify that codeignator is working.
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