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OpenCart 1.4 Beginner's Guide by Murat Yilmaz

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Chapter 1. Installing OpenCart

Since OpenCart is a considerably new online shopping cart solution, many web hosting service providers do not have one-click installation for OpenCart yet. So, we will need to install OpenCart ourselves.

Installation of OpenCart is an easy task and follows a standard procedure like PHP and MySQL-based open source software. On the other hand, there are some important key points we should be careful at.

In this chapter we shall:

  • Learn the system requirements needed to install OpenCart
  • Learn to download and upload OpenCart files to a web server
  • Learn to set file and folder permissions
  • Learn to create a MySQL database and user
  • Learn to complete installation with the OpenCart wizard

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