Attendize is a free and open source ticket selling and event management web application. If you want to try Attendize before deploying a full production version then this post is for you.
This post will present a step by step guide on how to install Attendize for free on Cloud9 for development purposes, please note that it’s not advisable to install a Production version of the web application on Cloud9 as the free tier isn’t designed for that intended purpose. Now, and without further ado let’s dive into the tutorial.
First, you’ll need to sign-up for the free version of Cloud9.
After signing up and confirming your email, you’ll be directed to your dashboard, just click on the “add workspace” plus sign.
You’ll be directed to a new window where you should set up your workspace, select the PHP option, then create the workspace.
First, you’ll need to download Attendize, via the following command;
The second step is to unzip the downloaded file via the following command;
Now, just click on the “Run Project” arrow, then click on the “Preview”, the installation window will appear in a browser like a side-window.
In the first part of the installation process you should select the database system you’re going to use, “select MySQL from the drop down menu” enter the database credentials, use the ones in the screenshot below; Host Name “0.0.0.0”, username “root”, database name “c9”.
In the second part of the installation process, you should create your email and name, which you’re going to use for sending emails, then type the word “mail” in the mail driver field. Finally hit the “Install” tab at the bottom of the page.
Now, you’ll be directed to a page where you should create your login email and password.
Then you’ll be directed to the login page where you should enter the email and password you’ve just created.
Finally, you’ll be directed to your Attendize portal.
Congratulations, now you have a fully functional installation of Attendize portal on Cloud9. But, remember this installation should be for development purposes only and not for production.