VIPER Guestbook FAQ (6 Articles)

Where can I find the official ViPER Guestbook Forum?

The official Viper Guestbook's forum can be found at: http://www.vipergb.de.vu/ However, since Viper guestbook developers do not offer support for this application any longer, you can use the Ardguest guestbook application or search for another guestbook script.…

I have upgraded ViPER Guestbook from Fantastico and it is now broken

***** ViPER Guestbook is no longer supported by its developers and is not recommended for use.****** Instead, if you are a SiteGround customer you can use the Ardguest guestbook application or check the scripts listed in cPanel->Softaculous->Guest Books. Basically if the automatic Fantastico upgrade fails you would need to restore your ViPER Guestbook from a backup and to start the upgrade process again. ViPER Guestbook backup restore If you have made occasional backups of you ViPER Guestbook on your local computer, which is highly recommendable, you will be able to restore the latest one. Alternatively, the Fantastico auto-installer usually creates a full back-up of the application on your account before upgrading it. In order to learn how you can restore this backup please refer to our article about Fantastico backup restore .…

How can I upgrade my ViPER Guestbook?

***** ViPER Guestbook is no longer supported by its developers and is not recommended for use. ***** Instead, you can use the Ardguest guestbook application or check the scripts listed in cPanel->Softaculous->Guest Books . Please, note that upgrading your application manually can be quite a dangerous process, because if it is not conducted properly, it might damage your data permanently. Therefore, if you do not feel ready to take such risks, you have the alternative to purchase an application upgrade from our script installation specialists, by posting a ticket under: Customer Area -> Support tab -> Open a Support Ticket -> Development Services -> Application Upgrade …

I am receiving 500 Internal Server Error message with Viper Guestbook

***** ViPER Guestbook is no longer supported by its developers and is not recommended for use.****** Instead, you can use the Ardguest guestbook application. If you are getting Internal Server Error message after you have installed ViPER Guestbook, the first thing you should do is to check what is the exact error that you're receiving in your cPanel -> Error Log. If you see an error like "/path/to/your/root/" is writable by "others" this should mean that the permissions are 777. Please set them to 755, since this is the maximum allowed value on most servers. You can change the permissions from: cPanel -> File Manager When you find the file or directory which needs to have its permissions changed, you have to click on its name and choose "Change Permissions" from the upper right corner of your screen. If the permissions are OK, please make sure to check the .htaccess file for some permanent redirections or other rules (you'll see if there is an error with the .htaccess again in the cPanel -> Error Log), which may cause this error. In this case you should delete or at least comment those lines in the  .htaccess file.…

How can I get ViPER Guestbook installed on my account?

***** ViPER Guestbook is no longer supported by its developers and is not recommended for use. ****** Instead, you can use the Ardguest guestbook application or check the scripts listed in cPanel->Softaculous->Guest Books . Detailed instructions on how to complete scripts installations through Softaculous can be found here .…