Thank you for downloading Dawgclan Network Downloader. This README will guide you through the basics of installation and operation. Please ensure you read this document fully before proceeding with the installation.
Dawgclan Network Downloader is a script written in PHP. It is a download counter-logger that keeps track of file downloads and hides download source. The script also includes a statistic page.2. Current features
Dawgclan Network Downloader contains the following files:
If the above files are not all in this package, it may be fake. If this is the case, visit http://www.dawgclan.net to ensure the original copy.4. Installing the downloader
Example: For my page I used:
<?php include $DOCUMENT_ROOT . "/files/index.php"; ?>
The above code includes the script in any page I place it, regardless of directory (files is my directory, you would change it to yours).
I put this code at the top of "index.php" (the main page not script)
Keep this in mind.
Otherwise use the following:
<?php include "path/index.php"; ?>
You now have access to all the functions, and since the script is above the header, the downloads can be sent.
If you would like to include the script after the header, you can use output buffering.
Example: <?php ob_start(); PHP code ?> HTML <?php include script; ?> HTML <?php ob_end_flush(); ?>
Read more information on PHP.net
<?php RetrieveDownloads(); ?>
The above function will determine what it should call. It is also the function that outputs the download table.
If the script won't work for any reason you can:
We attempted to make modifying your style as easy as possible, therefore instead of modifying the actual code we created a css stylesheet.5.i Changing the cellspacing
Cellspacing is not possible via the css stylesheet, therefore to change the cellspacing modify "index.php" and edit the cellspacing manually in the tables.5.ii Personalizing your downloader
To personalize the look of your downloader a css stylesheet was created that includes the basic css options. Using this you can change all your options within "style.css", if you need more help visit w3schools.5.iii Adding downloads
Adding a download to the script is made easy via this script. Follow the steps below:
Download number|Release Date|URL to description (optional)|Description|Filename|Author E-mail (optional)|Author|Downloads
Download Number - Should be incrementing by one downward, so line one is 1, line two is 2 etc.
Release Date - Date you added the file, whatever format you wish to add it as.
URL to Description - This is an optional field. Insert link to description, or authorpage here.
Description - Brief description of the file your adding.
Filename - Should be the filename you uploaded to your file directory.
Author E-mail - Another optional field. Insert authors e-mail here.
Author - Author of the file your adding.
Downloads - Automatically managed, but you can choose your start statistics.
1|July 20th 2003|http://www.dawgclan.net|Test Fileemail@example.com|Rothgar|0
2|july 20th 2003||Test File|test.zip||Rothgar|0
Recap syntax: FILEID|DATE|DESCRIPTION PAGE|DESCRIPTION|FILENAME|AUTHOR E-MAIL|AUTHOR|DOWNLOADS
5.iv Modifying the sourcecode
Although the source should not be modified, some users may continue to modify it discarding warnings against this. We will provide minimal support for source modifications, if you would like to suggest an option do so below. If you modify our source Dawgclan Network must be credited and the copyright notices maintained.6. Getting help
PHP can be daunting to new users, particularly when attempting to install the script. This readme has been conducted to help answer your questions. If you need additional help there are several places you can look:6.i Online documents
An up-to-date version of this readme can be found at the following location:
Forums can be found at http://forums.dawgclan.net.
Additional assistance is available through our IRC channel. This operates on a few IRC networks, such as irc.us.gamesnet.net. Support can be found in the channel #Dawgclan which is accessible to any good IRC client such as mIRC or any other IRC programs.7. Whats new (version history)
We appreciate receiving bug reports and are open to ideas on script advancements. You can contact us via the forum, e-mail or ICQ.
Please be detailed in your report, if possible list the steps required to duplicate the problem. Please do not include fixes in the report.
In order to keep up-to-date, we store the current bugs online.10. Contacts 11. Disclaimer