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Licensed WebSpellChecker Installation Instructions

Before the installation please review :

Please note that the WebSpellChecker.net application server should run on CGI capable web-server (IIS or Apache based) with enabled CGI handler.

Step 1 - Receive license ticket

Request license ticket for the WebSpellChecker.net application using sign-up form.

Step 2 - Download and install WebSpellChecker.net application on your server

Linux platform

Please go to the Linux installation page if you are going to install the WebSpellChecker.net application on the Linux platform.

Windows platform

Request WebSpellChecker.net application installation package

If you already have the installation package just skip this step, otherwise:

  • Please request installation package .
  • Fill in all necessary fields, specify exact platform (x64 or x86) and request the installation package .
  • Installation package with WebSpellChecker.net ticket will be sent to specified in the form e-mail.

Install the application

Please find appropriate installation manual below:

  1. Follow the instructions in the setup window, selecting the options that are appropriate to your environment.
  2. During the installation, specify installation of the “Web Interface” and “Application Server” components. Installation of the “Sample” component is optional. This component provides sample Web pages that you can use for testing WebSpellChecker.
  3. Note! Installation of application for FCKEditor/CKEditor doesn't require sproxy.
  4. It is recommended that you install the Application Server as a service. To do this, select the “Install Application Server as service” check box.

Activate license

Note! To immediately request a license on completion of the installation, select “Run Application Server to request a license” check box on the last setup step during the installation. The "Licensing WebSpellChecker AppServer" window is opened.
To postpone getting a license, clear this check box.
You can open the dialog box to request a license at any time by selecting Start > WebSpellChecker > AppServer > Request license in Windows.

You must use a combination of the following three options to activate a license:

  • Your user name or company name.
    Just type the name in the 'User name:' box (see the screenshot below)
  • License Request string.
    The string is generated automaticatly after prevous step.
  • License Reply string.
    To receive License Response you need to submit the generated License Request string and license ticket received in the email on the Step 1 at license/license_request.pl. Your License Reply string will be automatically sent to you by e-mail.
    Input the License Reply string into corresponding box.
    Click “OK, I have entered a valid license reply in the “License Reply” field”. The license is activated.
    Start AppServer if it's needed.
Fig.1. The request license window


Start the WebSpellChecker Application Server

To check the spelling, WebSpellChecker requires its Application Server service to be running.
The Application Server service is stopped after the installation if you still don't have a license for WebSpellChecker. After license is applied you should restart the AppServer.

Note: For information on running WebSpellChecker on Windows 2003 Server, see the instruction "How to run WebSpellChecker on Windows 2003 Server". For information on running WebSpellChecker on Windows 2008 Server, see the instruction "How to run WebSpellChecker on Windows 2008 Server".

In Order to Check Current Status of the WebSpellChecker.net Application Please Use the Following Links:

Step 3 - Embed WSC/SCAYT to your web-application

For CKEditor customers

CKEditor 3.0 has both WebSpellChecker.net products WSC and SCAYT embedded. You just need to change settings of the WebSpellChecker.net plug-in in your instance of CKEditor to start using it with licensed version instead of hosted. Review the instructions in the support section.

For FCKeditor customers

WebSpellChecker (WSC)

FCKeditor 2.6.4+ has WSC embedded. You just need to change settings of the WebSpellChecker.net plug-in in your instance of FCKeditor to start using it with licensed version instead of hosted. Review the instructions in the support section.

SpellCheckAsYouType (SCAYT)

SCAYT is a part of FCKeditor starting from version 2.6.5. Please follow the migration instruction to migrate from hosted to licensed version of the WebSpellChecker.net application.

For customers who DO NOT use FCKeditor/CKEditor

Please review samples Windows: Start –> All Programs –> WebSpellChecker –> Samples.

Note! Customers who require sproxy component can disable SSL certificate validation in sproxy.ini file. skip_ssl_certificate_checking=yes parameter should be uncommented.

Feel free to post any comments or suggestions to Technical support.