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Mastering Magento by Bret Williams

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Chapter 2. Successful Magento Installation

Now that you've got your plan in hand from Chapter 1, Planning for Magento, it's time to now take the leap and install Magento Community. While some hosting providers will install Magento for you, or provide installation assistance, Magento makes installing fairly easy. There are a few points to pay attention to, but if you follow the steps in this chapter, you will be up and running with Magento in quick order.

In this chapter, we will learn:

  • Installation strategies to improve Magento performance
  • How to configure multiple websites and stores
  • Strategies for backups and security

How hosting affects installation

If you own and operate your own servers, and your server meets the requirements for installing Magento, ...

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