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Install OpenCart

  1. 1-Login into your cPanel
  2. Click Install Open Cart Softaculous2-Navigate to the Software/Services section and click the icon that says Softaculous. On the main "Top Applications" screen you should see Open Carts logo in one of the boxes.

    Click Install.


  4. Software set up Open Cart Softaculous
  5. 3-Fill in the following information in the Software Setup and Admin Account Sections.

  7. Software Setup

    Choose Domain: Select the domain you want to install Open Cart on.
    In Directory: Leave this blank to install Open Cart in the document root directory of the domain you selected. Enter a folder name if you want your Open Cart installed in a subfolder.

    Admin Account

    Admin Username: This is the username you will use to log into your Administrator Dashboard for your Open Cart.
    Admin Password: The Open Cart Administrators password.
    Admin Email: This needs to be a valid email address. Make sure you fill this out Softaculous will automatically create a filler email that is not valid.
    First Name / Last Name: This is a different name than the Open Cart Administrators login.

    Click Install.

  8. Installing status Open Cart Softaculous4-Wait for Softaculous to install the software. 

    Congratulations Open Cart SoftaculousWhen the installer is done you will see the Congratulations screen stating you successfully installed Open Cart.

    Click Return to Overview.


  10. Overview Open Cart Softaculous5-You will now see the new Open Cart installation listed in the "Current Installations". You can click the link or the admin icon to go either to your home page of your
  11. Open Cart site or to the administrators login. 
  13. New Install Open Cart Softaculous


  15. When visiting your Open Cart site you will see a brand new web site like the snapshot to the right. 


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