Installation of Yumpee CMS

Web Administrator February 14, 2018

A guide on how to install Yumpee CMS


Before Installation, ensure you have WAMP or LAMP server installed. 

YumpeeCMS works best with PHP 7.0. You could use a lower version but might run into issues especially when working with Twig.


Installation of Yumpee CMS

Download the Zip file, extract to your webserver's directory and follow the instructions below

  1. Go to the common/config/params-local.php and change the @image_dir and the @themes to point to the root directory of your upload and themes folder

  2. Ensure your .htaccess file in the root directory has the content


RewriteEngine on

# If a directory or a file exists, use it directly

RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f

RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d

# Otherwise forward it to index.php

RewriteRule . /index.php


Please note: In the last line above, if your installation directory is http://localhost/yumpeecms then you should change the line to RewriteRule ./yumpeecms/index.php


  1. Grant webserver access to the following  - assets folder - admin/assets folder

  2. Install your database using the following migration script (db/yumpeecms_[database].sql) located in your root folder. Use the appriopriate database script type for your database
  3. Go to common/config/main-local.php file and change the database configurations to match yours I.e dsn, username and password
  4. To visit the admin go to your http://[your_host]/backend/web and login with default admin/adminpass password
  5. To visit your website go to http://[your_host]/frontend/web