How to install opencart

5 years ago

Step 1

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Please download Opencart Latest version from opencart.com , right now 2.3.0.2 most suitable version https://www.opencart.com/index.php?route=cms/download

Step 2

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When you are done, please start your favorite FTP program in order to upload the OpenCart installation files. If you are not sure how to use a FTP program you can check our FTP tutorial or upload and unzip the OpenCart installation archive via your cPanel -> FileManager following our cPanel tutorial. The files that should be uploaded on your hosting account are located in the 'upload' folder included in the OpenCart installation archive. If you would like to have your store accessible directly via your domain name (ex: http://example.com) then you should upload the OpenCart files under the public_html directory. In case you would like to have your OpenCart store accessible via any subdirectory (ex: http://example.com/store/), please create the desired directory under your public_html and upload the OpenCart files in it. When you have your OpenCart installation files placed in your desired account folder, please create a database via your web hosting account control panel.

Step 3

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Next, you should access the address of your store via your browser (ex: http://example.com/store). This will load the first page of the installation process to accept the OpenCart license. Click on the Continue button to proceed with the next step of the installation. On the next step you should include several important configuration settings in order to proceed with the installation further. First, please enter your Host, Database Username, Password and database name. These settings should be provided to you during the database creation process or by your hosting provider. Next, you need to input the desired username and password, as well as the administrative email address for your main OpenCart admin user.