In this tutorial, we are going to show you How to Make a Website like Instagram without any coding. To build this website, we are using PixelPhoto – The Ultimate Image Sharing & Photo Social Network Platform script.
Why we are using PixelPhoto script
PixelPhoto is the most completed image sharing script, which specially designed to make a website like Instagram. It has a beautiful modern looking responsive design and perfectly optimizes for mobile devices. They also provide Android and iOS app separately.
PixelPhoto filled with tons of amazing features like Upload images & videos, face filters using a webcam, night mode, Ads system, affiliate system, Videocall, raise money system, store system to sell images, and more.
|Server Requirements||Files included|
|PHP 5.5+||PHP Files|
|MySQLi Extension||CSS Files|
Download the latest version of PixelPhoto Script.
Upload PixelPhoto script to server
1. Upload all files/folders located inside the “Script” folder to your server. (Don’t upload Script folder, upload all files and folders inside it) as shown in the image.
2. Now open your browser (Google Chrome recommended).
3. Go to http://www.YOURSITENAME.com/install (Replace “YOURSITENAME” with your domain)
4. Now you will be redirected to the installation page.
5. Fill all the requirements as mention below.
- Purchase code: Your Envato purchase code.
- SQL Host name: Your MySQL host name, e.g: localhost
- SQL Username: Your MySQL username.
- SQL Password: Your MySQL user password.
- SQL Database: Your MySQL database name.
- Site URL: Your website URL where you will install the script
- Site Name: Your site name, max 32 characters.
- Site Title: Your site title, max 100 characters.
- Site E-mail: Your site email.
- Admin Username: Choose your admin username.
- Admin Password: Choose your admin password.
6. Once you fill all the information, please click the install button, the installation process may take up to 5 minutes.
7. After the installation complete, you’ll be redirected to the login page.
Now your Website is ready to go. You can log in to your site as admin to access the admin panel.
PixelPhoto provides a powerful admin panel where you can control all website features.
To access the Admin Panel, you have to log in with the admin account and click on the Admin Panel icon.
In the Dashboard, you can track all your website stats like Total Users, Posts, Comments, Online Users, Messages, Videos, Photos, Likes, and more.
Go to Admin Panel » Settings » General Settings to control all the general features like Upload & Post system, Store, FFMPEG system, User, and more.
Go to Settings » Site Settings to access all the Website Settings, Image Watermark, Google Analytics, Post and Other Settings.
Now go to Settings » E-mail Settings to set your SMTP for email notification.
Social Login Settings
Go to Settings » Social Login Settings to add Facebook, Twitter, and more other social login options.
If you are using any third-party cloud storage like Google Cloud or Amazon S3 Storage, then you can manage via Settings » Storage Settings.
Go to Settings » Ads Settings to manage your ads code.
If You have Playtube script, then you can link your Playtube site here Settings » Playtube Support.
Go to Settings » Payment Settings to manage all your payment gateways.
PixelPhoto supports multiple languages and comes 8 pre-install languages.
Go to Admin Panel » Languages » Manage Languages to Manage & Edit Languages.
Add language & keys
For adding new languages go to Languages » Add language & keys.
To Manage and Edit users Go to Admin Panel » Users » Manage Users.
Manage Verification Requests
Go to Users » Manage Verification Requests to manage all users verifications.
Manage Business Requests
You can manage all Business Account Request here Users » Manage Business Requests.
To manage all the raise money funding system, Go to Users » Manage Fundings.
If you want to blacklist any user using IP, email or username, you can do it from here Users » Black List.
Go to Users » Affiliate Settings, if you want to enable the affiliate system so users can earn money by referring.
You can also provide the pro system to your users where they can boost their posts. To access this feature, go to Admin Panel » Pro System.
Go to Pro System » Pro Settings to manage Pro features.
Manage Pro Users
Go to Pro System » Manage Pro Users to Edit & Manage Pro Users.
PixelPhoto provides one of the best advertising system where users can advertise their products or brand.
To manage ads go to Admin Panel » Advertisement » Manage Ads.
Go to Advertisement » Ads Settings to enable advertisement system and change the bidding of cost by view & cost by click.
Go to Advertisement » Payment Requests to manage all the payment requests.
Bank Receipts and Earnings
To check your Total Earnings and Manage Your Bank Receipts, Go to Admin panel » Manage Bank Receipts and for earnings Admin Panel » Earnings.
To manage user posts go to Admin panel » Posts » Manage Posts.
To manage your store items, category, and check store revenue navigate to Admin Panel » Image Store.
Navigate to Admin Panel » Blogs to manage your articles, blog categories, and add new articles.
To select a theme, go to Admin Panel » Design » Themes, For Now, they have only one default theme, but if you want different theme then you can check third-party theme Pixelgram which specially made for PixelPhoto script.
Change Site Design
To add Logo, favicon, and more. Go to Design » Change Site Design.
To manage all types of reports, Go to Admin Panel » Reports.
Mobile & API settings
To manage push notifications system, Go to Admin Panel » Mobile & API Settings.
To create a backup of your website, Go to Admin Panel » Backup » Create New Full Backup.
Here are some of the details about PixelPhoto features that users will experience while using this site.
After login/registering, users will see the Homepage where they can access all the core features of PixelPhoto like upload media, Add story, Explore, Store, Messages, Notifications, Profile, etc..
In Profile Settings, users can manage all their settings like Password, Privacy, Business account, Verification, My affiliates, Withdrawal, etc..
PixelPhoto provides one of the best advertising system where users can advertise their products or brand, to access this feature click on advertising in the footer.
Go to Advertising » Create and fill all the necessary details.
Now go to the Wallet to add money for advertisement.
Go to Advertising to check your all advertising overview.
Now you are ready to launch your own Instagram looking website. If you have any questions or suggestions, please let us know by commenting below.