There are two main ways to install Magento. The fastest and easiest one is to use the Softaculous autoinstaller available in cPanel. To learn how to install Magento via this tool, check our Magento Softaculous Installation Tutorial.
You can also perform a manual installation using the Magento Installation Wizard. Read along to see how to do that.
Manual Installation of Magento
The steps which you must follow in order to complete the Magento manual installation are:
Step 1 Download the latest stable Magento package from:
There are 2 options where you can place the Magento download file:
Either under the public_html folder, which is the main one for your web site content. Then your web site will be accessible directly through your domain.
Or under a subfolder, for example if your domain name is called yourdomainname.com and you decide to install the script in the public_html/magento folder, you will open the web site at: http://yourdomainname.com/magento.
Step 4 In our example we will install Magento in the public_html/magento folder. Once the package is uploaded and extracted and you have a MySQL database, navigate to http://yourdomainname.com/magento:
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