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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  1. What is phpMySport ?
  2. Can phpMySport be used for any sports?
  3. What do I need to use phpMySport?
  4. Do I need to know HTML or a web language to use phpMySport?
  5. Can I customize the webdesign of phpMySport?
  6. Which web browsers are compatible with phpMySport?
  7. Why should I use phpMySport?
  8. What are the available languages?
  9. How can I support phpMySport project?

Answers

What is phpMySport?

PhpMySport is a open source software designed for all sport clubs and leagues which want to easily create and manage their website.

Can phpMySport be used for any sports?

PhpMySport can be adapted to any team sports, as long as there are two teams playing matches or games. E.g.: soccer, football, handball, volley, basket, hockey, rugby, water-polo, baseball, etc.
For now, phpMySport can not be used with individual sports such as swiming, tennis or track & field.

What do I need to use phpMySport?

To install phpMySport, you need:
- either a website host which propose a MySQL database and PHP
- either your own server: a PC with Apache, MySQL database and PHP (> 4.0.3). These applications can be downloaded for free.
If you think to use phpMySport in local mode, for example to perform some tests, we invite you to have a look at and install EasyPHP or Wamp.

Do I need to know HTML or a web language to use phpMySport?

The answer is no, you don't. The website wan be enterely manage from a web interface using forms. Besides, phpMySport includes a text editor WYSIWYG which make the text edition easier. If you have some knowledge in HTML or CSS, it will be however helpful to change templates and so website design.

Can I customize the webdesign of phpMySport?

Yes, you can. And it is one of the main features of the application. You can entirely modify your site colors, add your own images and change the layout of the pages. Actualy, phpMySport uses CSS styles and a template system.

Which web browsers are compatible with phpMySport?

PhpMySport was tested with the web browsers Internet Explorer 6.0/7.0 and Mozilla Firefox 1.5/2.0. Note that to work properly, the activation of javascript is required.

Why should I use phpMySport?

PhpMySport is currently the only web application designed for sport clubs that want to have a comprehensive website adapted to their needs. All team sports can be adapted: soccer, football, rugby, volley, basket, hockey, etc.
PhpMySport proposes a simple and easy way to manage members, teams composition, matches, news stories and even more.
Eventually, its design is customizable so that your site can perfectly feet your club colors.

What are the available languages?

PhpMySport is available in French, English, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Russian and Bulgarian. It can be used in any other language thanks to the use of languages files that can easily be translated.

How can I support phpMySport project?

Any ideas, some advices, want to report a bug? Please leave your message in the forums to help us improving the software! If you would like to take part in the development, do not hesitate to contact us at djayp [at] users.sourceforge.net


Last update : 2007-12-17