How to install DokuWiki manually

DokuWiki is one of the most used free Wiki platforms available.

How to install DokuWiki manually:

1. Download the DokuWiki archive from

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2. Extract the archive. You can use the a software like WinRAR, WinZip, 7-Zip. Many files managers like Total Commander can uncompress the archive.

3. Use an FTP client to connect to your web hosting account and upload the files. We recommend FileZilla. Check the tutorial here

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4. Access the install.php in your web browser

and enter the installation’s details – Superuser, email, password, the type of the ACL policy and the content license you want to use.

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Click the Save button to save the configuration. A confirmation message will be displayed:

The configuration was finished successfully. You may delete the install.php file now. Continue to your new DokuWiki.

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5. Delete the install.php file. The DokuWiki installation is now complete.

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