With more and more people getting disappointed with the bar scene and other traditional methods of meeting people, the online dating industry has grown substantially. With the success of online dating sites comes a number of turnkey solutions that help anyone who wants to get into the online dating industry but doesn't want to spend the time, resources and effort in developing a full fledged dating website to purchase a website dating script. They can then install it on a server and get going. One of these dating scripts is PG Dating Pro.
Items you will need
- MySQL 3.23.0 or greater
Register your domain name (see Resources). The domain name registrar will give you access to your domain's control panel.
Purchase a hosting package. Make sure your web hosting package meets all the requirements of your dating pro script, or it won't install and work properly. If you are not sure, contact tech support. Setting up the hosting package will give you access to your FTP server and your DNS server entries.
Go to the Dating Pro website and purchase the script (see Resources).
Download the Dating Pro script to your computer.
Upload the dating installation script files to your FTP server using FTP software (see Resources).
Log into your web host's control panel and look for the MySQL icon. Open it to create a database for your Dating Pro script. If you are not sure about how to do this, contact Dating Pro's tech support team for help.
Log into your domain's control panel and change its DNS settings to point to your web host's server.
Open your browser and go to http://www.yourdomain.com/install/ (where www.yourdomain.com is your site name). Press "Enter" and follow the prompts to finish the installation.