About Automated Voting System In PHP
Admin has full control of the system, all the functions are to be performed from Admin panel. From here, he/she can view current candidates, add, edit and remove it, add voters, list all voter id, activate voters account, view canvassing report, and user management. While adding voters, he/she has to provide an id number, password, address, first name, last name, and select year level. The password can be generated automatically by the system too. Likewise, while adding candidates the user should select Position, provide First name, last name, year level gender and upload an image. Another feature is that the voters can be added to the system by importing external data i.e. CSV/Excel File.
After all the voting, results/ total votes can be viewed from Canvassing Report, which displays Position with candidate’s image and total counted votes. The voting process is checked twice as the system as for the final vote confirmation before proceeding and also it contains a user management system where the user can add, edit, remove and list users to handle the system. A clean dashboard is provided in the admin panel for the easy management of the system. Automated Voting system in PHP helps in easy management of the votes for certain objectives. The features of this project can be summarized as :
- Voter’s Login
- Admin Panel
- CRUD Candidates
- Add, list voters
- Activate Voter’s account
- Generate Random Voter’s password
- Canvassing Report
- User management
How To Run Automated Voting System In PHP ?
Design of this project is pretty and responsive so that user won’t find it difficult to understand, use and navigate. To run this project you must have installed virtual server i.e. XAMPP on your pc (for Windows). After Starting Apache and MySQL in XAMPP, follow the following steps
1st Step: Extract file
2nd Step: Copy the main project folder
3rd Step: Paste in xampp/htdocs/
Now Connecting Database
4th Step: Open a browser and go to URL “http://localhost/phpmyadmin/”
5th Step: Then, click on databases tab
6th Step: Create database naming “voting” and then click on import tab
7th Step: Click on browse file and select “voting.sql” file which is inside “database” folder
8th Step: Click on go.
After Creating Database,
9th Step: Open a browser and go to URL “http://localhost/automated voting/”
For Admin Panel
Final Step: Go To URL “http://localhost/automated voting/admin/”
Insert the username and password which is provided inside the “Readme.txt” file.
Note: Voter ID can be retrieved from Admin Panel. Copy the Voters ID and Password from Voters List, Admin Panel and Paste it to Voter’s Login in order to proceed for voting.
For login details, refer “readme.txt” file.