How to Install Magento 2 in cPanel

    Posted in Magento Hosting, Whm/Cpanel on Jul 23, 2018

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    To easily install Magento 2, you can use the Softaculous auto-installer available from your cPanel. It will automate the steps needed for the installation into one configuration page and 30 seconds of waiting for the install.

    STEP 1 Locate Softaculous in cPanel

    To access your Softaculous auto-installer simply login in your cPanel navigate to the Software/Services section and click on the Softaculous Apps Installer icon.

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    Now you will need to use the Search bar to look for Magento and click on it.

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    STEP 2 Configure the Installation

    Here you will see different tabs containing overview of the features and reviews of the platform. Click on the Install tab to continue.

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    Now you will be able to configure the Installation details:

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    • Choose the version you want to install - Here, you will need to select version 2.0.0
    • Choose Protocol – If you have a valid SSL certificate activated for your domain, then you can select https://
    • Choose Domain – Select the domain on which you would like to install Magento 2
    • In Directory – If you want to have your store accessible directly via your domain name (https://www.CloudTechtiq.com) then you should leave this box empty. In case you would like to have your Magento store accessible via any subdirectory (https://www.cloudtechtiq.com/magento-hosting/), please fill the directory’s name.

    STEP 3 Create an Administrators Account

    • Admin Username – The username for your admin account
    • Admin Password – The password for your admin account
    • First Name – The First Name of the owner of the admin account
    • Last Name - The Last Name of the owner of the admin account
    • Admin Email – An email that will be associated with the Admin account and on which you will be able to receive account recovery emails and store emails.

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    You will be able to setup a few Advanced Options as well:

    • Database Name – Here you can change the name of the database that will be created during the installation process
    • Table Prefix – Prefixes are used to distinguish different applications’ tables situated in the same database, you can leave that as it is or change it for a more secure database
    • Disable Update Notifications – If you checkmark this box, you will not receive notifications for newer versions of Magento

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    When you are ready to complete the installation, click on the Install button. Once done, you will receive confirmation and links to both your Store’s front-end and Admin area.

    Congratulations, you have successfully installed Magento 2 using the Softaculous auto-installer.