Manual installation of OpenCart is highly recommended to advance Joomla users. Please be guided with this article for the instructions.
- domain or subdomain name must be pointed to the correct directory
- MySQL Database (You may create a new one)
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.
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.
Step 7. Check the Pre-installation information. Click Continue.
Step 8. Enter the database details:
Username: Your database username
Password: Your database password
Database: Your database name
Prefix: You may leave it to its default prefix
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.
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.
If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact our support team.