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How to Set Up CMS Made Simple v2.2 (LAMP in CentOS 7.3)

In this article, you will get the information on the installation of CMS Made Simple v2.2 on LAMP in CentOS 7.3.

CMS Made Simple is an open source and free content management system (CMS). It is user friendly and highly expandable and easy to integrate with ease of design and powerful addons and plugins.


  1. You must have Alibaba Cloud Elastic Compute Service (ECS). If you are new user, Click Here to try the Alibaba Cloud Free Trial. I have used Alibaba Cloud ECS and CentOS 7 for this tutorial. If you don’t know about how to setup your ECS instance, you can refer to this tutorial.
  2. You should setup your server’s hostname.
  3. Access to VNC console in your Alibaba Cloud or SSH client installed in your PC.

Update Your CentOS 7.2 System

Before proceeding towards installation of any kind of package, execute the command below to update your CentOS system.

Note: To execute this command, remember to login from non-root user with sudo privileges.

# sudo yum -y update

Now, you will be prompted to type your password to confirm. Type your password and hit Enter key and wait until your screen shows status “Complete!” as shown below.

You CentOS system has been updated successfully. Now, next step is to install Apache Web Server. Before installation of Apache Web Server, you will need to install nano editor and epel-release.


For details, you can go to How to Install CMS Made Simple v2.2 on LAMP in CentOS 7.3.

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