Installing Link Roller
To install Link Roller, follow these simple steps:
Extract the distribution and preserve the directories. The directories that have been extracted correspond to the directories in your Movable Type installation. Upload these directories to your Movable Type installation such that file structure looks like so (where
MT_DIR/ |__ mt-static/ | |__ plugins/ | |__ LinkRoller/ | |__ styles-linkroller.css |__ plugins/ |__ LinkRoller/ |__ lib/ | |__ LinkRoller/ | |__ App/ | | |__ CMS.pm | |__ Asset/ | | |__ Link.pm | |__ Import.pm | |__ Template/ | | |__ ContextHandlers.pm | |__ Upgrade.pm |__ LinkRoller.pl |__ tmpl/ |__ edit_link.tmpl |__ quickadd.tmpl
If you're upgrading from MT Blogroll, copy the
Blogrollfolder found in
MT_DIR/plugins/LinkRoller/lib. This will allow your MT Blogroll links to be imported into Link Roller.
Point your browser to Movable Type (
mt.cgi) and you will be prompted to install Link Roller. This step will update your database in order to support Link Roller. At this stage, your MT Blogroll links will also be imported:
If the plugin has been correctly installed, the wizard will successfully complete and you will see the following under
System Overview > Plugins
If you're upgrading from MT Blogroll, your links should have been successfully imported. You can check this by going to the system-wide asset listing. You can now safely remove the
Blogrollfolder previously copied.