Note: This article is only relevant for GameSiteScript Enterprise v1.1.0 and later.
Welcome to the Complete Guide for Updating GameSiteScript! This article will guide you through the process of updating your Enterprise installation. Let’s begin!
1. Downloading the Updated Script Files
If you haven’t already, you will first need to download the update script files. To do this, go to the Customer Panel (http://www.gamesitescript.com/shop/customers/) and login using your GSS Shop Account details.
Under the ‘Home’ tab, click on ‘My Packages’ and you will see a list of your previous purchases. The script will probably be named similar to “GameSiteScript Enterprise v1.0.0 – GameSiteScript Core”.
When you have located the correct package, click the ‘Downloads’ link on the right-hand side.
This will take you to a page with a list of files you can download for this package. Find the UPDATE Zip for the version you want to update to (the latest versions will probably be at the bottom of the list).
Make sure you select the UPDATE Zip and not the INSTALL zip. Simply click on the Name and the download will begin.
IMPORTANT NOTE: You CANNOT update from say 1.0.0 to 1.0.2. You can only update to the very next version from your current one. For example, instead of trying to update from 1.0.0 to 1.0.2, you would need to update to 1.0.1 first, then 1.0.2.
Now you’re ready to update your installation.
2. Applying the Update
It’s very simple to apply the update to your installation. Simply log in to your GameSiteScript Admin Panel and under the “Dashboard” tab, click on the “Update GSS” link.
This will take you to the update page.
On this page there will be a Update Form. Click the “Browse” button on the form and select the UPDATE Zip you downloaded earlier.
Once you have selected this, click the Upload button and the Update will be applied. Some status messages will show reporting on the success of the update.
That’s it! That’s all it takes to update your GameSiteScript Enterprise installation.
If you have any issues with this process, submit a Support Ticket via the Helpdesk or make a post on our Support Forums.
Mochimedia is a great way to get 1000’s of games into your arcade in a matter of seconds.
GameSiteScript natively supports Mochimedia and allows you to post any games to your site quickly and easily.
The following guide will step you through the process of importing multiple games at once using a JSON Feed.
Ensure Mochimedia is Setup
Firstly, you must make sure your Mochi account is setup and configured for your arcade.
If you haven’t already done this, see this KB article for instructions: http://www.gamesitescript.com/shop/kb/index.php?task=article&article;_id=12&category;_id=2
Create a Custom Search in Mochi
To begin, go to the Mochi Games Catalog (http://www.mochimedia.com/games). From here you can build a Search Query for the specific games you want.
On the left there is a drop-down menu with some “Quick Search” options.
You can use these or build a more specific query by clicking the Advanced Search button and choosing more options.
Once you have your desired Search parameters, find where it says “Results Feeds: JSON XML” above the games thumbnails.
To get the URL you need, click the JSON button and a pop-up window will appear with a URL.
You need to copy this URL, as this is the URL that you will enter into GSS to get the games.
Enter the Feed URL into GSS
Now log into your arcade admin panel and go to Games > Manage Game Feed. You should see under the “Mochimedia” section called “JSON Mochi Feed Import”.
In this section is where you enter the Feed URL you generated from Mochi.
By default, this usually will retrieve 25 games from that search. If you want to import more, simply add &limit;=200 (or however many you want to import) to the end of the URL.
Note that if you have a very specific search, there might not be many games which fit your criteria.
If this is the case and there aren’t 200 games as you specified you wanted, it will import the entire search result and stop when it reaches the end.
When you have the URL finalised, click the “Import Games” button and a status message will appear underneath the box which will update when the games are imported.
For 25 games, it should take less than a second. For something like 500-1000 games, it might take 3-5 seconds to import.
When it’s done importing, it will report on how many games were imported successfully and how many failed. If any failed, it is most likely because they already exist in your arcade.
You can now repeat this process with different search criteria and populate your arcade with 1000’s of games very easily!
If you have any problems with this process, feel free to contact Support via the Helpdesk or our Forums.