How to download and install OpenCart. OpenCart installation of a new version may be very complicated, but we make sure that users can quickly and easily enjoy the enormous benefits OpenCart 2.0 simple as possible by making the installation process. The following step by step guide will guide you through the download and install the latest version of OpenCart; OpenCart 2.0. If you previously installed versions of OpenCart, it is likely that you are already familiar with some of these steps, you may even be able to skip to step 6.

Step 1 – Download

To download OpenCart 2.0, just head over to the download page for experts OpenCart site, click on the download link, version 2.0. When prompted, save the ZIP file to your computer.

Step 2 – Unzip

Once the zip file has been saved on your computer, unzip using your favorite unzip the program file. If you do not have a program to unzip the file, you might want to consider using ‘7-Zip’s “- a completely free decompression tool.

Step 3 – Upload

Now, you have all new OpenCart 2.0 file is ready, you can begin to upload them to the server. To do this, we first need an FTP program. If you do not already have an FTP program, then FileZilla (the client) is a very popular choice by many OpenCart users.

Step 4 – Database

You can create a database on your hosting provider’s control panel, such as the cPanel. It may also be possible to do in phpMyAdmin. Remember to pay attention to the details that you use, you need their next step.

Step 5 – The Configs

In the next step, you need to rename these two profiles. Using the selected FTP program, rename the configuration, dist.php to config.php file and the management / configuration -dist.php to config.php file

Step 6 – Automatic installation

The final step is to run the automated installation program. Open your favorite browser, and add “/ install” to the end of your web site address. If you do, you should see the following page:


Click “Continue” after reading the GNU licence.


(6B) pre-installed
Your server meets the pre-installation page to check the minimum requirements. If you have any questions, then you may need to contact your hosting provider. Assuming everything is normal, click “Continue” button.


(FIG. 6C) Configuration
In the first section, enter the required details of your input step 4 and the second use of the database administrator user name, password and email address. Once all the information is entered, click on the “Continue” button.