Documentation for Cartweaver 4
Cartweaver 4      

Cartweaver® 4 ColdFusion Quick Start

Make sure your site supports ColdFusion 8+ / Railo & MySQL 4.5+ and make sure they are working together before attempting to install Cartweaver. If you are installing locally be sure to have your local development and testing web enviroment set up and running properly.
 

Quick start steps for Adobe Dreamweaver CS3 and later

  1. Double-click the .mxp file to install Cartweaver 4 into Dreamweaver. If DW is open while installing, close and re-open it after installing the Extension
  2. Set up your MySQL database. An empty database with a user assigned to it with username and password and all rights to this database is all that is needed
  3. Set up your ColdFusion data source connection to this database using your ColdFusion administrator
  4. Set up your new site in Dreamweaver, place the site folder in the local ColdFusion root directory ( ColdFusion9/wwwroot/[YourFolderHere])
  5. Open the Cartweaver menu and click Cartweaver 4 ColdFusion > Install Cartweaver 4
  6. Fill in required fields and click OK
  7. Now in your web browser - browse to the admin - ( http://localhost:8500/cw4/admin ) you will see the database creation utility page
  8. Double check to see the data source information is correct
  9. Leave the "Delete Setup Files" check box unchecked and click Create Database - the Cartweaver database elements will be added to your database
  10. Enter the admin at the "developer access level" using the username: developer - and password: admin - or browse to your home page (http://localhost:8500/index.cfm)

Quick start Steps for developer using code editors

  1. Set up your MySQL database. An empty database with a user assigned to it with username and password and all rights to this database is all that is needed
  2. Set up your ColdFusion data source connection to this database using your ColdFusion administrator
  3. Set up your new site in Dreamweaver, place the site folder in the local ColdFusion root directory ( ColdFusion9/wwwroot/[YourFolderHere])
    Note: if you are using the open source CFML server - Railo - refer to your Railo documentation for installation and set up instructions
  4. Copy the Cartweaver 4 site files - in your zip download - to your site folder
  5. Find and open the Cartweaver config file, and fill in required data connection fields and save (cw4/cwconfig/cw-config.cfm)
  6. Now in your web browser - browse to the admin - ( http://localhost:8500/cw4/admin ) you will see the database creation utility page
  7. Double check to see the data source information is correct
  8. Leave the "Delete Setup Files" check box unchecked and click Create Database - the Cartweaver database elements will be added to your database
  9. Enter the admin at the "developer access level" using the username: developer - and password: admin - or browse to your home page (http://localhost:8500/index.cfm)

Cartweaver 4 ColdFusion remote setup steps

  1. Set up or have your host set up your site, database, and ColdFusion data source name for your data access
  2. Upload your Cartweaver 4 site to your host server
  3. If you DSN settings are the same on your host as they are locally proceed to the next step, if not you'll need to change the cw4/cwconfig/cw-config.cfm file to the proper settings for your server data connection
  4. Now in your web browser - browse to the admin - ( http://YourWebURL.com/cw4/admin ) you will see the database creation utility page
  5. Double check to see the data source information is correct
  6. Check the "Delete Setup Files" and click Create Database - the Cartweaver database elements will be added to your database and for security the set up utility files will be deleted
  7. Enter the admin at the "developer access level" using the username: developer - and password: admin - or browse to your home page of your site

Note: To avoid having to have different copies of the cw4/cwconfig/cw-config.cfm file for your local and remote sites, use the exact same data source name and the same username and password for your local database as is used on the server.