opencart2.xGetting started with opencart2.x

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This section provides an overview of what opencart2.x is, and why a developer might want to use it.

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Installation or Setup

There are following setups to install opencart on your webserver

  1. Download the latest version of opencart for the official website or github and extract the files. In extracted files you can see the upload folder, license.txt file and readme.txt file

The upload folder contains all the files to host open-cart website needed to upload on server. license.txt contains the license agreement andreadme.txt file contains current install and upgrade instructions.

  1. The next setup to upload files on web-server. You can use the filezilla to upload the files.

  2. Create database for you shop using cpanel . C panel provides an interface named phpmyadmin to create database.

  3. You have to rename the two files named config-dist.php to config.php and admin/config-dist.php to admin/config.php .

  4. Final step is to run auto-installer. Open your browser and run your shop url, you can see the installation first page.

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