If Power Tools is enabled for your site, you can install
and use Power Tools on your site.
Power Tools do not use any of your site's allocated disk
space or other resources until you install them. To install tools, however,
you need to have enough disk space and database availability for the tools.
If you do not have enough of these resources, contact your service provider
to increase your settings.
If you are installing a tool that requires a database, you
available on your site and you need to have changed
the default MySQL
database password before you install the tool.
To install a tool:
the shortcuts area of the Home pagePower Tools (Tools section). If you do not
see this link, your service provider has not enabled Power Tools for your
On the Power Tools
page, click in the Actions column
of the tool you want to install.
Provide the information
required on the installation form. This information includes:
Where to install
the tool on your site.
The user who will
own the tool. This user owns all of the files associated with the tool.
A user name for
tool administration. If the tool has a control panel, this is the user
name required for access.
A password for
tool administration. If the tool has a control panel, this is the password
required for access.
Many tools require their own databases. For these tools, you need to have
databases enabled and available.
When you have completed
the form, click Install.
The tool is installed. If additional steps are required
to use the tool, they are listed on the confirmation page.
Site Administrator's Help
Published April 16, 2004