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<div align='center' class='tbl1'><img src='files/images/php-fusion-logo.png' alt='PHP-Fusion' title='PHP-Fusion'><br /><br />
Copyright &copy; 2002 - 2012 Nick Jones<br />
<strong>Version:</strong> 7.02.06 - <strong>Released:</strong> 27/01/2013</div>

<div class='tbl2'>INTRODUCTION</div>

<div class='tbl1'>PHP-Fusion is a
light-weight open-source content management system (CMS) written in PHP 5.
It utilises a MySQL database to store your site content and includes a simple, comprehensive
administration system. PHP-Fusion includes the most common features you would expect to see in many
other CMS packages.

<p>This software package is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms
of the GNU Affero General Public License (AGPL) as published by the Free Software Foundation,
either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

<p>This software package is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY;
without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
See the Affero General Public License for more details.

<p>You should have received a copy of the GNU Affero General Public License along with this software package. If not, see <a href='http://www.fsf.org/licensing/licenses/agpl-3.0.html'>www.fsf.org</a>.

<p><strong>Important Note</strong>: You are not permitted to remove the footer copyright notice:

<p>Powered by <a href='http://www.php-fusion.co.uk'>PHP-Fusion</a> copyright &copy;
2002 - 2011 by Nick Jones.<br />
Released as free software without warranties under <a href='http://www.fsf.org/licensing/licenses/agpl-3.0.html'>GNU Affero GPL</a> v3.

<p>For copyright removal options please refer to our license information page at
<a href='http://www.php-fusion.co.uk'>www.php-fusion.co.uk</a>.
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<div class='tbl2'>INSTALLATION</div>

<div class='tbl1'>Before installing PHP-Fusion you need to check the requirements for this version:
<p>- PHP 5.1.2 or higher<br />
- MySQL 4.1 or higher
<p>You have to create a MySQL database. You can do this via your web-hosting control panel or phpMyAdmin.
Make sure you have your mysql access details at hand including the hostname, username, password and database
name as you will need to specify these during setup.

<p><strong>1.</strong> Before you upload the files, rename the file _config.php (located
in the files folder) to config.php.

<p><strong>2.</strong> Upload the contents of the files folder to your web server.

<p><strong>3.</strong> Unless you run PHP-Fusion on a local server, in most cases you
will need to CHMOD the following files and folders to 777:

<ul style='list-style-type:disc'>
<li>administration/db_backups/</li>
<li>downloads/</li>
<li>downloads/images/</li>
<li>downloads/submissions/</li>
<li>downloads/submissions/images/</li>
<li>forum/attachments/</li>
<li>ftp_upload/</li>
<li>images/</li>
<li>images/imagelist.js</li>
<li>images/articles/</li>
<li>images/avatars/</li>
<li>images/news/</li>
<li>images/news/thumbs/</li>
<li>images/news_cats/</li>
<li>images/photoalbum/</li>
<li>images/photoalbum/submissions/</li>
<li>config.php</li>
</ul>

<p><strong>Note</strong>: Some hosts doesn't allow CHMOD 777, in that case you can use CHMOD 755 if CHMOD 777 fails.

<p><strong>4.</strong> Go to your website where setup.php should start automatically. If not, you
should run setup.php manually by entering your full site url followed by
/setup.php. Example: http://www.yourdomain.com/setup.php.

<p><strong>5.</strong> Complete the setup process by following all on-screen prompts.

<p><strong>6.</strong> Immediately after completing the installation of PHP-Fusion you
<b>must</b> CHMOD config.php back to 644 AND delete setup.php from your web server.
Failure to do so could lead to someone else taking control of your site.</div>

<div class='tbl2'>UPGRADE FROM V7.00.XX OR V7.01.XX</div>

<div class='tbl1'>Before you upgrade we strongly recommend that you backup your
files and your database as PHP-Fusion 7.02 is a major update from PHP-Fusion 7.01.
You need to follow these instructions precisely.
We also recommend that you do the upgrade from 7.00.xx to 7.01.xx first before you upgrade to 7.02.00.

<p>Before the upgrade you need to check the requirements for this version:
<p>- PHP 5.1.2 or higher<br />
- MySQL 4.1 or higher

<p><strong>1.</strong> Version 7.02 code is mostly compatible with version 7.01, however since
there are a lot of changes to the core, some addons (mods, infusions, panels or themes) may
not work properly.

<p><strong>2.</strong> You must first upload the upgrade script from the folder
named 'upgrade v7' (or 'upgrade v701' if you already have v7.01 running)
to the administration folder of your site and upload the folder named
'locale' to the root of your site. Without the locale files, some names may not be added
to the database.

<p><strong>3.</strong> Login to your site as the Super Administrator. Under the System
Admin tab of the Admin Panel, click on Upgrade then click the button marked
Upgrade. YOU MUST perform the upgrade first! The upgrade
process will complete only when you see 'Database upgrade complete'.

<p><strong>4.</strong> VERY IMPORTANT: Since this release contains a number of structural
changes, some elements of your site will not work properly until you have
updated all of your files. YOU MUST upload ALL of the files from the /files-folder, EXCEPT:

<ul style='list-style-type:disc'>
<li>_config.php</li>
<li>setup.php</li>
</ul>

CHMOD the following files and folders to 777:
<ul style='list-style-type:disc'>
<li>downloads/</li>
<li>downloads/images/</li>
<li>downloads/submissions/</li>
<li>downloads/submissions/images/</li>
<li>ftp_upload/</li>
</ul>

<p>If at all you are any doubt please feel free to ask one of our support
sites for help, there are plenty of knowledgeable users in our community
who can help or advise you regarding the upgrade process.</div>

<div class='tbl2'>MINOR FIX FOR NON-CORE THEMES</div>

<div class='tbl1'>If you are using a non-core theme for your site, you will need 
  to edit theme.php and styles.css in order for your theme to display this options.<br />
 <br /> 
News category images:
  <ul>
    <li>Open themes/your_theme/theme.php</li>
    <li>In the function render_news function</li>
    <li>Find <strong>&quot;.$news.&quot;</strong></li>
    <li>Replace with <strong>&quot;.$info['cat_image'].$news.&quot;</strong></li>
  </ul>
  
Avatar comments:
  <ul>
    <li>Open themes/your_theme/theme.php</li>
    <li>In the function render_comments function</li>
    <li>Add <strong>if ($settings['comments_avatar'] == "1") { echo "<span class='comment-avatar'>".$data['user_avatar']."</span>\n"; }</strong></li>
    <li>Don't forget to add in your styles.css the <strong>.comments_avatar { }</strong> class and personalized as you like.</li>
  </ul>
  
Save and reload the file.
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<div class='tbl2'>SECURITY TIPS</div>

<div class='tbl1'>Here are some useful tips to help keep your site secure:
<ul style='list-style-type:disc'>
<li>Ensure config.php is not writable (should be CHMODed to 644).</li>
<li>Never leave setup.php on your server once PHP-Fusion is installed.</li>
<li>Always ensure your FTP and MySQL passwords are different.</li>
<li>Never allow forum attachments such as php, html, exe, or any type of text file.</li>
<li>Only use addons that have been tested and approved as safe.</li>
</ul></div>

<div class='tbl2'>SUPPORT SITES</div>

<div class='tbl1'>If you have any questions or problems regarding PHP-Fusion, please visit
the main development site at <a href='http://www.php-fusion.co.uk'>www.php-fusion.co.uk</a>
and post a message on our support forums. We have a dedicated support team who aim to
resolve any issues you may have within 48 hours.<br /><br />

  Addons:

PHP-Fusion's features can be expanded by adding Infusions, these are plugins which are extremely
easy to install. You can find a variety of useful Infusions in our
<a href='http://www.php-fusion.co.uk/infusions/addondb/'>AddonDB</a>.<br /><br />

If you are not satisfied with PHP-Fusion's bundled themes or if you simply want a more uniqe look
to your site you can find a large variety of high quality themes also in our
<a href='http://www.php-fusion.co.uk/infusions/addondb/'>AddonDB</a>.<br /><br />

PHP-Fusion also has a number of official foreign language support sites based in

<a href='http://www.phpfusion-ar.com'>Arabia</a>,
<a href='http://www.phpfusion-nederlands.info'>Belgium</a>,
<a href='http://www.phpfusionbrasil.com'>Brazil</a>,
<a href='http://php-fusion.cms-bg.org'>Bulgaria</a>,
<a href='http://www.php-fusion.dk'>Denmark</a>,
<a href='http://www.phpfusion.cz'>Czech Republic</a>,
<a href='http://www.phpfusion-fr.com'>France</a>,
<a href='http://www.phpfusion-support.de'>Germany</a>,
<a href='http://www.php-fusion.co.hu'>Hungary</a>,
<a href='http://www.fusion.alaviweb.com'>Iran</a>,
<a href='http://www.php-fusion.it'>Italy</a>,
<a href='http://www.phpfusion-lt.com'>Lithuania</a>,
<a href='http://www.phpfusion-nederlands.info'>Netherlands</a>,
<a href='http://www.phpfusion-no.com'>Norway</a>,
<a href='http://www.php-fusion.pl'>Poland</a>,
<a href='http://www.phpfusion.ro'>Romania</a>,
<a href='http://www.rusfusion.ru/'>Russia</a>,
<a href="http://php-fusion.uni.cc/">Spain</a>,
<a href='http://www.php-fusion.se'>Sweden</a> and
<a href='http://www.phpfusionturkiye.com'>Turkey</a>.</div>

<div class='tbl2'>BUG REPORTING</div>

<div class='tbl1'>If you discover any bugs, errors or other issues with this release please go to the PHP-Fusion website at <a href="http://www.php-fusion.co.uk">http://www.php-fusion.co.uk</a> and follow instructions about reporting bugs there.

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<div class='tbl2'>ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS</div>

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<p><strong>Project Founder</strong><br />
Nick Jones {Digitanium}</p>

<p><strong>Project Manager</strong><br />
Philip Daly {Hobbyman}</p>

<p><strong>Management Team</strong><br />
Arda Kilicdagi {SoulSmasher}<br />
Emma Wall {samem}<br />
Happy Svensson {KEFF}<br />
Jan Mølgaard {janmol}<br />
Joakim Falk {Domi}<br />
Max Toball {Matonor}<br />
Nicolae Crefelean {kneekoo}<br />
Richard Ainz {Homdax}</p>

<p><strong>Development Manager</strong><br />
Max Toball {Matonor}</p>

<p><strong>Lead Developer</strong><br />
Christian Damsgaard Jørgensen {PMM}</p>

<p><strong>Senior Developers</strong><br />
Bartlomiej Gajda {bartek124}<br />
Ion Cladico {Falcon}<br />
Joakim Falk {Domi}<br />
Karoly Nagy {Korcsii}<br />
Slawomir Nonas {slawekneo}<br />
Valerio Vendrame {lelebart}</p>

<p><strong>Junior Developers</strong><br />
Ankur Thakur {Ankur}<br />
David Gütl {Discofan}<br />
Patranescu Florin {keddy}<br />
Robin Frykholm {DrunkeN}</p>

<p><strong>Additional Contributors</strong><br />
Andy B {gh0st2k}<br />
Claus Pedersen {flyingduck}<br />
Hans Kristian Flaatten {Starefossen}<br />
James {Daywalker}<br />
Johan Wilson {Barspin}<br />
Maarten Kossen {mpkossen/mistermartin75}<br />
Marcus Gottschalk {MarcusG}<br />
Patric Forcelini {IceWasp}<br />
Paul Beuk {muscapaul}<br />
Robert Gaudyn {Wooya}<br />
Sveinung Skjaerseth {sveinungs}</p>

<p><strong>3rd Party Components:</strong><br />
<a href='http://tinymce.moxiecode.com/'>TinyMCE v3.3.8</a> - A HTML WYSIWYG editor by Moxiecode.<br />
<a href='http://phpmailer.sourceforge.net/'>PHPMailer v5.2.1</a> - Sendmail class with SMTP support by Brent R. Matzelle, Andy Prevost, Marcus Bointon<br />
<a href='http://www.phpclasses.org/browse/package/2221.html'>HTTPDownload v1.3</a> - A download handler class by Nguyen Quoc Bao.<br />
<a href='http://jquery.com/'>jQuery v1.7.2</a> - Javascript/Ajax toolkit.<br />
<a href='http://jqueryui.com/'>jQuery UI v1.8.18</a> - An open source library of interface components based on jQuery.<br />
<a href='http://colorpowered.com/colorbox/'>ColorBox</a> - A light-weight, customizable lightbox plugin for jQuery.<br />
<a href='http://icon-king.com'>Nuvola Icons</a> - Images used in bbcodes, news categories and admin icons by David Vignoni.</div>

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