(1) Upload all of the files and folders to your server from the “Upload” folder, place them in a folder under your web root;
(2) Rename config-dist.php to config.php and admin/config-dist.php to admin/config.php;
(3) For Linux/Unix make sure the following folders and files are writeable.
chmod 0755 or 0777 system/cache/ chmod 0755 or 0777 system/logs/ chmod 0755 or 0777 system/download/ chmod 0755 or 0777 system/upload/ chmod 0755 or 0777 image/ chmod 0755 or 0777 image/cache/ chmod 0755 or 0777 image/catalog/ chmod 0755 or 0777 config.php chmod 0755 or 0777 admin/config.php If 0755 does not work try 0777. ### (4) Make sure you have installed a MySQL Database which has a user assigned to it DO NOT USE YOUR ROOT USERNAME AND ROOT PASSWORD ### (5) Visit the store homepage e.g. http://www.example.com or http://www.example.com/opencart/ ### (6) You should be taken to the installer page. Follow the on screen instructions. ### (7) After successful install, delete the /install/ directory from ftp.
2,Basic Security Practices
Written on April 21, 2015