Important Hint:

Detailed tutorials with screenshots can be found here:


- Webspace with more than 5 MB
- Access to your webspace via FTP
- Server-side PHP-Support (version 8 or newer)
with module 'gd' enabled
with module 'mbstring' enabled
- SQL database (e.g. MySQL 5.5 or newer, MariaDB)
- Web browser with cookies and JavaScript enabled


- Download the latest version of GigKalender:
- Unzip the file into an empty local folder
- Open the file 'gigkalender.ini.php' with a text editor
- Insert the SQL access data, like the SQL database name, host, password and script path



$db_name = "db123456789";
$db_host = "";
$db_user = "dba123456789";
$db_password = "xyz123";
$prefix = "gigkalender_";
$GigKalenderPath = "";

local server (localhost):

$db_name = "mydatabase";
$db_host = "localhost";
$db_user = "root";
$db_password = "xyz123";
$prefix = "gigkalender_";
$GigKalenderPath = "http://localhost/gigkalender/";

- If necessary, change the table prefix '$prefix' in the file 'gigkalender.ini.php' to something different.
- Change the path variable '$GigKalenderPath' in 'gigkalender.ini.php' to your GigKalender folder (absolute path).
- Connect via FTP to your webspace and add a new subfolder 'gigkalender' or what you defined above
- Upload all files into this new subfolder
- Run the installation script
- When installation has finished, rename or delete the folder 'install' via FTP
- Login to GigKalender with
Username: Admin
Password: admin
- Try Admin > Export:
If an error message appears, change the attributes of the folder 'gigkalender/export' to 777 via FTP.
- Don't forget to change the password!


- Rename the installation folder back to 'install' or replace it from the downloaded zip file
- Open
- Follow the instructions on screen
- Delete the folder 'gigkalender' via FTP