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Classic Installation / Server Management

  1. Configuring Amazon S3

    S3 is a reliable, scalable cloud storage service provided by Amazons AWS platform. Using AWS, for some, may be a cost effective and faster way to store data outside of your usual hosting environment. The following guide shows how to set up S3, alongside your Invision Community setup. Note that this guide is correct at the time of writing, and screens may vary from time to time on the AWS console. If you have not set one up already, please first of all ensure you have created an amazon AWS a
  2. Moving to another server / server transfer

    Moving your site to another server / Server Transfer is a relatively simple task with regards to the way in which your software works. In order to do this, you would follow the process below. Step 1 - Your old hosting Switch your site offline ready for transfer to your new server Make a full backup of your database. Make a full backup of your files and folders. Step 2 - Your new hosting Create a new database Restore your backup from the above steps to t
  3. Improving performance

    This guide has been put together to give a general direction on how to improve the performance of your site on a self-hosted environment. However, while we make continuous performance improvements at a software level with each release, most issues such as this are the result of an underperforming, overloaded or misconfigured server. As a software manufacturer, our ability to troubleshoot this is limited and your host has the best tools and access to the most resources to troubleshoot the is
  4. How to switch to Community Classic terms

    In the past we sold Invision Community with the option to choose which of the various apps you wanted. This was great for purchasing flexibility but limited our ability to provide a cohesive experience. We have streamlined our offerings by combining the entire suite into a single package. Now you can really have it all at a more affordable price. We have also increased our payment flexibility and are now offering monthly payments of rather than the 6-month renewal term.  For full infor
  5. Install and Upgrade

    Installing Note that on our cloud services we install Invision Community for you so this entire section on installing may be skipped.   Applies to self-hosted customers only Installing Invision Community on your server is very easy. Just follow these steps: Ensure your server meets the system requirements. Download our compatibility checker. Download the latest version from the client area by selecting Manage Purchases then your purchased license.
  6. License Keys & URLs

    Applies to self-hosted customers only This guide on changing of URL, is related to self hosted customers. If you have your own domain, and you are looking to use this on our cloud platform, please see the following guide   Licensed URLs Before we continue through this guide, a brief explanation of how URLs work may be beneficial. Each license entitles you to installation on one URL only. On installation of the platform, your licensed URL is set, and will show wi
  7. Purchasing and adding a new IPS product

    There may come a point after the installation of your product, that you wish to purchase another part of the IPS community suite. The following instructions will show you how to do this. Purchasing a new product Purchasing a new product for your suite can be done directly from your client area, in the following manner Log into the client area, using your client credentials Go to the "Manage purchases" tab  Select the license in which you would like to add th
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