Alternate Software: WordPress, Joomla, Ghost CMS and Blogger.
License: Open source (GPLv3).
AnchorCMS is an Modern lightweight blogging application. It is very easy to use and has many features. This is very tiny size and installed very easily. Anchor CMS is an alternate web application for WordPress, Joomla, Ghost CMS and Blogger.
AnchorCMS is an Open source license under GPLv3, so we will use for personal blogging, small and medium sized organizations. But, AnchorCMS recommended for personal bloggers.
AnchorCMS has some features. These are the main features:
1. Open Source
2. Markdown and HTML support.
3. Very smaller setup file and Easy installation.
4. Drag-and-Drop function.
5. Supports local language.
6. Simple themes.
AnchorCMS to be simple, easy to Manage and Maintenance. Here the helphin guide will teach you how to install AnchorCMS on cPanel Linux hosting for your Blogging.
Go to AnchorCMS website. Click the Download button to download your package.
Log in your Godaddy hosting account. Navigate Web hosting tab and click Manage Button.
Click Manage button to enter your cPanel Dashboard.
Find database section and Click MySQL Databases link.
First Create your AnchorCMS Database. Enter your Database name and Click Create Database button.
Here I am choosing Database name as “anchorcmsdb”
Create Database username and password. Here I am choosing Username, Password is “anchordemouser” and “admin123“.
Now click Create user button.
Now we add a particular user to specified AnchorCMS database. so choose the AnchorCMS database and User. Click Add button.
Now we set full privileges to specified username. Check ALL PRIVILEGES and click Make Changes button.
Now go to your download directory on your system and Extract the AnchorCMS package.
Open Filezilla and log in your hosting account username and password. Copy the extracted package and paste your Public_html directory on hosting server.
Here I am installed AnchorCMS into demo/anchor directory under public_html. So I am copying my package into anchor folder on GoDaddy server.
Now open your browser and enter your domain name on the address bar.
So I enter www.helphin.com/demo/anchor.
You can see the AnchorCMS installer setup. click Run the installer button,
Choose your language and Timezone. Then press Next step button.
Here enter your Database Name, Database username, and Password. Now click Next step button.
Enter your website name and site description then press Next Step button.
Choose a Username, Password and Enter your Administrator mail id. Finally, Click Complete button.
Now AnchorCMS installed successfully on your domain. Now copy the code.
Open your favorite text editor and paste the code. Now Save the text as .htaccess file.
Now upload .htaccess file into your AnchorCMS root directory.
Here I am uploaded my .htaccess file into demo/anchor directory.
Now Navigate www.domain.com/admin on your browser and Login admin account.
Here I navigate helphin.com/demo/anchor/admin.
Now you can create posts and pages for your web pages.
This is the main page of your web page.
Now you can easily learn how to install AnchorCMS on your cPanel Linux hosting server for your personal or small or medium organization successfully.