How to manually install OpenCart via FTP?

Manual installation of OpenCart is highly recommended to advance Joomla users. Please be guided with this article for the instructions.

Pre-requisite:

Install OpenCart via FTP

Step 1. Download the latest version of OpenCart package.

Step 2. Unzip the file.

Step 3. Locate the upload folder and upload all the files in to your web space via FTP. Make sure that the files are uploaded in the correct directory.

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Step 4. Rename config-dist.php to config.php.

Step 5. Also locate admin folder and rename config-dist.php to config.php.

Step 6. Access your domain through a browser. Read the License agreement and click continue.

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Step 7. Check the Pre-installation information. Click Continue.

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Step 8. Enter the database details:

Hostname: localhost

Username: Your database username

Password: Your database password

Database: Your database name

Port: 3306

Prefix: You may leave it to its default prefixopencart-configuration

Step 9. Enter your administrative login details for OpenCart.

Username: Desired username

Password: Desired password

Email: Your email address that will receive notifications about your OpenCart site.

Click Continue.

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Step 10. The installation is now complete. You may now access your OpenCart admin site yourdomain.com/admin (replace yourdomain.com with your actual domain name.installation-complete-opencartopencart-login

If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact our support team.

OpenCart via FTP

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