How To Create an Advanced Social Networking Site


In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to create your own amazing social networking site like Facebook, including all necessary features like real-time chat, video call, live stream, create pages, groups, and so on, without any coding in a few minutes. To make this website possible, we are using WoWonder – The Ultimate PHP Social Network Platform.

Wowonder is the most complete & perfect PHP social networking script with tons of features that helps you to create your own stunning social networking website with ease. WoWonder is fast, secured, updated regularly, and offers some amazing features, including a built-in Live streaming feature that allows users to go live and share their moments with others instantly.

Also, we recommend you to check our post about 10 best ultimate PHP Social Networking scripts, if you want more Social Networking PHP Script options.

WoWonder PHP Script Requirements

  • PHP 5.5+
  • MySQLi Extension
  • GD Library
  • Mbstring
  • cURL
  • ZIP
  • allow_url_fopen

WoWonder PHP Script Installation

Download the latest version of WoWonder Script from here.

  1. Login to your cPanel and click on the File Manager.

  2. Now go to the public_html folder and Upload all files/folders located inside “Script” folder.

    If you are using more than one domain, then select the public_html/domain name folder where you want to install the script and Don’t upload Script folder, upload what inside it as shown in the image below.

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  3. Now go to cPanel and click on the MySQL Database Wizard.

    Create a new Database and Database User.

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  4. Now create a New Database and click on Next Step button.

  5. Now create a New User Database and click on Next Step button.

  6. Then Click on All Privileges and Save.

    Now you have successfully created a Database and User.

  7. Open your Site URL/install and follow the Installation steps. (Google Chrome recommended)

    Fill all the requirements & database details which you created before. After filling in all the required information, please click the install button. The process of installation may take up to 5 minutes.

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  8. After the installation complete, you’ll get an “WoWonder Successfully Installed” Message.

    Now your Website is ready to go. You can log in to your site as admin to access the admin panel.

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    Make sure to delete the “install” folder, after the installation is finished.

Now you are ready to launch your own social networking website, also we recommending you to check our FAQ section below for more info about the WoWonder PHP script.


Does WoWonder Script Work With Shared Hosting?

Yes, we tested WoWonder on shared hosting its working totally fine, but we recommend using VPS or Dedicated Hosting for better performance.

Does WoWonder Scrip have a voice & video chat system?

Yes, WoWonder has a voice & video chat system, but it uses the third-party video chat system Twilio, and you have to purchase their plan separately.

How many payment gateways WoWonder PHP Script supports?

WoWonder has 9 payment gateways, which are PayPal, Stripe, Bitcoin, Alipay, Bank transfer, Paystack, Cashfree, Razorpay, and Paysera.

WoWonder has an affiliate system?

Yes, WoWonder has a built-in affiliate system

WoWonder has an Android and iOS app?

Yes, WoWonder offers Android and iOS apps separately.