Omeka Website Set Up: An Introduction to Digital Humanities Class

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Create a new MySQL database
Add the User responsible for making the backups to the new MySQL database.
Install the current version of Omeka: http://omeka.org/codex/Installation.
Configure Thumbnail Creation by adding the following lines to the appropriate Omeka file: http://omeka.org/codex/Configuring_Thumbnail_Creation
  • fileDerivatives.typeWhitelist[] = "image/jpeg"
  • fileDerivatives.typeWhitelist[] = "image/image/png"
  • fileDerivatives.typeWhitelist[] = "application/pdf"
Install and activate the following Plugins: http://omeka.org/codex/Managing_Plugins_2.0
  • Coins
  • ExhibitBuilder
  • Geolocation
  • Neatline
  • SimplePages
Install all available Themes: http://omeka.org/codex/Managing_Themes_2.0
Modify the site Appearance settings: http://omeka.org/codex/Managing_Appearance_2.0
  • Themes->Set Theme to Thanks, Roy (Default)
  • Navigation->Change “Browse Exhibits” to “Browse Student Exhibits”