PHPauction FAQ (7 Articles)

How can I install/configure my phpAuction to be able to access it from the server’s URL?

You can update this PHPAuction setting through the script's MySQL database. The most convenient way to manage the database is through the phpMyAdmin tool. Go to your cPanel and click on the phpMyAdmin link in the Databases box. Once in the phpMyAdmin select the PHPAuction database from the drop-down menu on the left. The page will refresh and the database's tables will be displayed on it. Open the SQL tab (look at the top navigation bar). In the text field write the following SQL query: UPDATE PHPAUCTION_settings SET siteurl = "http://servername/~username" WHERE PHPAUCTION_settings . siteurl = "domain.com"; Change "servername" to the server's hostname you account resides on and "username" to your cPanel user. The "domain.com" stands for the domain name the PHPAuction is initially…

How to reset my administrative password?

In order to reset PHPAuction administrator's password please follow these steps: 1. Log in Cpanel and go to PhpMyAdmin 2. Once in phpMyAdmin select the PHPAuction database from the drop-down menu at left. The page will refresh and the database's tables will be displayed on it. Open the SQL tab (look at the top navigation bar). In the text field write the following SQL query: UPDATE PHPAUCTION_adminusers SET password = MD5( 'new_password_here' ) WHERE PHPAUCTION_adminusers . username = "admin_username"; "new_password_here" - replace this with the new password you wish to use. "admin_username" - replace this with the username the password should be updated for. Once you are ready, click on the GO button to submit the query. If everything goes fine without errors, you should be able to login to PHPAuction with the new…

How to install PHPAuction?

You can install PHPAuction from the Fantastico web installer in cPanel. To accomplish this go to your cPanel and click on the Fantastico icon. You will see a list of available applications, click on PHPAuction and follow the onscreen instructions. Since SiteGround no longer offers Fantastico, and PHPAuction is not included in Softaculous, if you are a SiteGround customer and you want PHPAuction installed on your account, you can request its installation from the Script Installation category of your SiteGround Help Desk.…