How to Install Quick CMS with Apache on Rocky Linux 8

Quick CMS is a free content management system software. In this article, we are going to learn how to install Quick CMS on Rocky Linux 8. So, let’s get started.

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  • A system with Rocky Linux 8 installed and running.

  • root access to the system.

Once you're all set, we'll proceed with Quick CMS installation and configuration.

Install Apache & PHP

Let's begin with installing Apache and PHP. Install using the below codes.

yum install httpd httpd-tools php php-curl php-gd php-mbstring php-zip php-json -y

Enable services

systemctl enable httpd

systemctl start httpd

systemctl status httpd

Enable Firewall

firewall-cmd --permanent --add-service=http

firewall-cmd --permanent --add-service=https

firewall-cmd --reload

Install Let's Encrypt SSL Certificate

Next we will install Let's Encrypt SSL cert so we can have the domain running on HTTPS.
You can refer the following link for instructions on how to Install Let's Encrypt.

Download Quick CMS

Download Quick CMS from official website : Click here.

cd /var/www/html/

mkdir quickcms

cd /var/www/html/quickcms


mv 'home.html?'



Setting up File Permissions

Let's make the folders readable.

chmod -R 755 /var/www/html/quickcms

chown -R apache:apache /var/www/html/quickcms

chcon -R -t httpd_sys_content_rw_t /var/www/html/quickcms

Configuring Apache vHost

Create a new apache configuration file for the domain with the following command:

vi /etc/httpd/conf.d/

Add the following codes:

<VirtualHost *:80>

DocumentRoot /var/www/html/quickcms

<Directory /var/www/html/quickcms/>
    Options -Indexes +FollowSymLinks
    AllowOverride All

ErrorLog /var/log/httpd/
CustomLog /var/log/httpd/ combined


Change with Your Domain Name.

Now, press the Esc key, and type :wq! and press the Enter key to save and exit the file.

Now, restart & check the apache with the following commands:

systemctl restart httpd

systemctl status httpd

Configuring Quick CMS

Now open the URL from your browser, this will redirect you to configuring the final parts of the Quick CMS installation.

Replace the with the actual IP or domain configured on the server.

You can set your password on /admin.php page. Just enter your preferred username and password then enter :

Now you have successfully installed Quick CMS with Apache on Rocky Linux 8.