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OpenCart 2.x. How to install OpenCart engine and template on localhost

This tutorial will show you how to install OpenCart 2 engine and template on localhost.

  1. Copy the themeXXX(full).zip from themeXXX folder to your localhost folder.

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  2. Next, unzip the archive.

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  3. Create a new database with your database management tool for OpenCart installation. It’s usually accessible via PHPMyAdmin tool within your local hosting software.

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  4. Then, open your website url: localhost/yourwebsitefolder and proceed with installation.

  5. Check an OpenCart license agreement and click the Continue button if you accept the terms.

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  6. On the second step OpenCart is going to check if your hosting settings match the required ones and if the files and folders permissions are correct.

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  7. On the Configuration step you’ll need to input your database and administrator user details. Click the Continue button to complete installation.

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  8. For security reasons make sure to delete or rename ‘install’ folder in the root folder of OpenCart installation.

  9. When ‘install’ folder is deleted or renamed, installation is completed. You can enter site admin panel by adding /admin to your site address.

That is the end of the tutorial. Now you know how to install OpenCart 2.0 engine and template on localhost.

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OpenCart 2.x. How to install OpenCart engine and template on localhost

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