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OpenCart 1.4 Beginner's Guide by Murat Yilmaz

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Summary

As you see, OpenCart installation is very straightforward. The most important thing is to be sure that your hosting environment runs on an Apache server with (Linux or Windows) and PHP 5.0+ and MySQL is supported. If we want to SEO-enable our system, let's be sure that mod_rewrite extension for Apache and permission to change .htaccess file is allowed.

In this chapter, we learned how to install OpenCart on a web server.

Specifically, we covered:

  • Requirements
  • Downloading and uploading files
  • Setting permissions
  • Creating MySQL database and user
  • Using Installation Wizard
  • Deleting install directory after the completion of installation
  • Checking storefront and administration screens

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