How to install PrestaShop in Linux

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Prestashop is free and fully featured open source E-commerce application. It is written in the PHP with support for the MySQL database management system. It is most widely used application for E-commerce. It is currently used by more than 2, 50,000 shops and is also violable in 60 different languages.

In this article, We will be known about the installation of PrestaShop in Linux

Before we going to proceed with the installation, We have to install some Prerequisites as follows

  • Install Lamp stack and PHP modules
  • Disable SELinux
  • Create Database/User
  • Install and Configure Prestashop

First of all, update your system by using the following command

#yum –y update

Then install Lamp stack from here or use the following commands.

# yum -y install httpd mariadb mariadb-server php php-mysql php-gd php-ldap php-odbc php-pear php-xml php-xmlrpc php-snmp php-soap curl zliab

Once the installation completed start and enable the httpd and mariadb services as follows

#systemctl start httpd mariadb
#systemctl enable httpd mariadb

Now Configure the Database as follows

 
[root@localhost ~]# mysql_secure_installation
NOTE: RUNNING ALL PARTS OF THIS SCRIPT IS RECOMMENDED FOR ALL MariaDB
      SERVERS IN PRODUCTION USE!  PLEASE READ EACH STEP CAREFULLY!

In order to log into MariaDB to secure it, we'll need the current
password for the root user.  If you've just installed MariaDB, and
you haven't set the root password yet, the password will be blank,
so you should just press enter here.

Enter current password for root (enter for none):
OK, successfully used password, moving on...

Setting the root password ensures that nobody can log into the MariaDB
root user without the proper authorisation.

Set root password? [Y/n] y
New password:
Re-enter new password:
Password updated successfully!
Reloading privilege tables..
 ... Success!


By default, a MariaDB installation has an anonymous user, allowing anyone
to log into MariaDB without having to have a user account created for
them.  This is intended only for testing, and to make the installation
go a bit smoother.  You should remove them before moving into a
production environment.

Remove anonymous users? [Y/n] y
 ... Success!

Normally, root should only be allowed to connect from 'localhost'.  This
ensures that someone cannot guess at the root password from the network.

Disallow root login remotely? [Y/n] n
 ... skipping.

By default, MariaDB comes with a database named 'test' that anyone can
access.  This is also intended only for testing, and should be removed
before moving into a production environment.

Remove test database and access to it? [Y/n] y
 - Dropping test database...
 ... Success!
 - Removing privileges on test database...
 ... Success!

Reloading the privilege tables will ensure that all changes made so far
will take effect immediately.

Reload privilege tables now? [Y/n] y
 ... Success!

Cleaning up...

All done!  If you've completed all of the above steps, your MariaDB
installation should now be secure.

Thanks for using MariaDB!
[root@localhost ~]#mysql -u root -p
Enter password:
Welcome to the MariaDB monitor.  Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MariaDB connection id is 9
Server version: 5.5.50-MariaDB MariaDB Server

Copyright (c) 2000, 2016, Oracle, MariaDB Corporation Ab and others.

Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the current input statement.

MariaDB [(none)]> CREATE DATABASE prestashop;
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.01 sec)

MariaDB [(none)]> GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON prestashop.* TO 'prestashopuser'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'password' WITH GRANT OPTION;
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 sec)

MariaDB [(none)]> FLUSH PRIVILEGES;
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 sec)

MariaDB [(none)]> EXIT;
Bye

Download the latest version of PrestaShop from their officilsite

#wget https://download.prestashop.com/download/releases/prestashop_1.7.0.2.zip

prestashop-download

Now unzip it and copy to the /var/www/html/ directory

#unzip prestashop_1.7.0.2.zip -d /var/www/html/prestashop
#cd  /var/www/html/ 
#chown apache:apache prestashop

Now restart httpd service and access the prestashop by using address http://localhost/prestashop or http://ip-address/prestashop in your browser

prestshop-install

After that choose the language from drop-down list

prestashop-choose-language

Then accept the license agreement. fill the store information click on Next button.

store-information

Then fill database information and test it by clicking on test your database connection button now!

database-settings

Then click on Next to start the installation

installation

installation-completed

Once the installation completed delete the folder install.

The default home page for PrestaShop is as follows

prestashop-sample-home-page

If you want to login into admin panel use the address as http://ip-address/prestashop/admin709n6z8ch

prestashop-login-window

Once you logged-in you will get the dashboard as follows

prestashop-dashboard

Now Enjoy prestashop in your system. Like our facebook page for more articles.

 

 

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