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In this tutorial we will walk you through a manual installation of osCommerce, which is a popular free open-source E-commerce software option. osCommerce is written in PHP, and requires a mySQL database to function.
We also have a guide on how to install osCommerce fom Softaculous, which is a simplified installation.
Minimum System Requirements:
PHP 4, but PHP 5 is recomended.
mySQL 3, but version 5 is recommended.
Note: Webhosting Hub's servers meet these requirements.
Extract & Upload:
|Database Server||Since the database is on the same server as the install you will use localhost. If you are connecting to a database remotely, you will typically use the domain name.||localhost|
|Username||Enter the username you setup previously.||userna29_oscom|
|Password||Enter the password you setup previously.||h19H9~=+%f|
|Database name||Enter the name of the database you setup previously.||userna29_dbnam|
|WWW Address||Enter the address of your oscommerce website, include the http://
Example: http://mydomain.com, or http://mydomain.com/eshop
|Webserver Root Directory||
Enter the root directory of the osCommerce install.
Example: If it is in your public_html folder, the location will be:
If it is within the public_html folder, it will be:
|Store Name||The name of the online store that is presented to the public.||John's Eshop|
|Store Owner Name||The name of the store owner that is presented to the public.||John Doe|
|Administrator Username||The administrator username to use for the administration tool.||admin|
|Administrator Password||The password to use for the administrator account.||K^38H@B*(2r|
|Time Zone||The time zone to base the date and time on.||New York|
Congratulations, now you know how to perform a manual installation of osCommerce! Next, login to the Admin panel to begin working on your osCommerce eshop.
|1.||Installing osCommerce Using Softaculous|
|2.||How to Manually Install osCommerce|
|3.||Securing osCommerce Through htaccess/htpasswd|
|4.||Logging into the osCommerce Admin Panel|
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