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Database Setup

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Database Type specifies the type of database to which Habari will connect. Changing this setting may affect the other fields that are available here. If the database engine that you wanted to use is not in this list, you may need to install a PDO driver to enable it. Learn More…

MySQL Settings

Use the settings below only if you have selected MySQL as your database engine.
Database Host is the host (domain) name or server IP address of the server that runs the MySQL database to which Habari will connect. If MySQL is running on your web server, and most of the time it is, "localhost" is usually a good value for this field. Learn More…
Database User is the username used to connect Habari to the MySQL database. Learn More…
Database Password is the password used to connect the specified user to the MySQL database. Learn More…
Database Name is the name of the MySQL database to which Habari will connect. Learn More…

PostgreSQL Settings

Use the settings below only if you have selected PostgreSQL as your database engine.
Database Host is the host (domain) name or server IP address of the server that runs the PostgreSQL database to which Habari will connect. If PostgreSQL is running on your web server, and most of the time it is, "localhost" is usually a good value for this field. Learn More…
Database User is the username used to connect Habari to the PostgreSQL database. Learn More…
Database Password is the password used to connect the specified user to the PostgreSQL database. Learn More…
Database Name is the name of the PostgreSQL database to which Habari will connect. Learn More…

SQLite Settings *

Use the settings below only if you have selected SQLite as your database engine.
Data file is the SQLite file that will store your Habari data. This should be the path to where your data file resides, relative to the Habari user directory. Learn More…
Table Prefix is a prefix that will be appended to each table that Habari creates in the database, making it easy to distinguish those tables in the database from those of other installations. Learn More…

Site Configuration

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Site Name is the name of your site as it will appear to your visitors. Learn More…
Username is the username of the initial user in Habari. Learn More…
Password is the password of the initial user in Habari. Both password fields must match. Learn More…
Admin Email is the email address of the first user account. Learn More…

Theme Selection

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Charcoal is a Habari signature release, demonstrating the craft and style of the Habari platform.
Mzingi, Swahili for foundation, is intended as a clean, simple design that can be used as a framework for customization and theme development.
This is a simple, open theme.
A cool blue responsive two column theme based on Habari's Mzingi. Arctic Ice uses Habari's HiEngine templating engine. Arctic Ice contains three areas in which blocks can be put: above the post content, below the post content, and in the sidebar.
Chaotic soul is a dark two column theme based on the former theme of 'a certain designer'. The Habari port was created by Richard Cockrum
A dark water-based three column theme.
A custom Habari theme utilizing the Habari Hiengine theme framework.

Plugin Activation

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Automatically close comments on posts older than a given number of days.
Automatically insert HTML paragraph tags and line breaks.
Adds XML-RPC ping support.
Send an email to the author of a post whenever a non-spam comment is moderated for one of their posts.
A collection of blocks for your sidebar or other areas.
Provides a core set of dashboard modules for the dashboard.
Automagically optimizes your database tables on a schedule you set.
Exports your Habari blog into the BlogML XML format. Includes: Users, Posts, Tags, Comments, and Options.
Feedburner plugin for Habari.
Implements basic Flickr integration.
Insert Google Ads into your theme.
Automatically adds Google Analytics tracking code to your webpage.
Import Habari 0.6 - .07 database.
Provides simple file uploading and embedding functionality.
Incoming Links Dashboard Module.
Adds a contact form to any page or post.
Publish posts using the jwysiwyg editor.
Uses ajax to keep a session logged in to the admin.
Adds easy HTML, Markdown, BBCode, or Textile tag insertion to Habari's editor and optionally your FormUI comment form.
Build menus using taxonomy. (Experimental.)
Adds search engine optimizations to the page head.
Adds metaWeblog support to the XML-RPC server.
Adds Pingback 1.0 methods to the XML-RPC server.
Provides podcasting functionality and iTunes compatibility.
Automatically approve comments based on the number of approved comments the commenter has previously made.
Mark posts as private so that only authenticated users who have read access to the "private" token can read them.
Anything defined here that exists in a comment (author name, URL, IP, body) will cause that comment to be silently discarded.
Sitemaps plugin for Habari.
Flags as spam obvious comment spam.
Adds autocomplete functionality to the tags input on the publish page.
Displays a tray of tags on the publish page to click on and add to the edited post.
Stores deleted items in a virtual trashcan to support undelete functionality.
Import a Wordpress 2.3+ database.

Install

Habari now has all of the information needed to install itself on your server.

The selected theme and plugins require additional features: