How to install ZenCart

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On the SiteGround servers, ZenCart can be installed very easy. They are optimized to fully satisfy the script's system requirements and provide the best hosting solution.

SiteGround no longer provides Fantastico autoinstaller on the servers. The new installer now available is Softaculous. In extensive tests it has proven to match our outstanding service quality standards better, by providing more applications, faster version updates and better support. You can read more about why SiteGround now uses Softaculous in our blog.

For more information on how to install ZenCart with just few clicks, please check our tutorial on How to Install ZenCart with Softaculous.

If your host does not support autoinstallers, please check our ZenCart Manual Installation tutorial.

To start your online store, you can install the ZenCart shopping cart through the Fantastico Script Autoinstaller. Fantastico is located at the bottom of the cPanel menus.

Check out the ZenCart installation video tutorial: ZenCart Installation Video Tutorial

ZenCart Installation Detailed Tutorial

Once logged into Fantastico, look for the ZenCart link and click it. Then proceed with the installation link.

Decide upon the location of your shop - if you would like to have it as your main web site  leave the directory box blank, otherwise fill in the appropriate folder name. Next, fill in the administrator details and click the Install button.

Click the confirmation button on the next page, and then you will see the success notice on the last page with an option to go back to the initial ZenCart page for Fantastico.

Add the addresses to your bookmarks  so you can easy use them in the future.

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