Enter the credentials as required and Continue to save the file in your local PC.
Now, login to your cPanel account where you wish to install Prestashop.
Go inside File Manager section and then get into directory where you want to install it.
On the File Manager page, Upload downloaded zip file in the directory of your choice. (You can create a new directory if you want)
As you click over Upload, you will be directed to the next page. Click over Select File and select the downloaded file from your local PC and proceed.
Go back to File manager page & Reload the page. PrestaShop zip file would be present.
Right click over the file & then Extract.
After extracting, you will again get prestashop.zip file. Extract the file and list of all files and directories will appear.
Now, go back to cPanel feature list page and select MySQL Databases from DATABASE section.
Create a New Database and Database User. Then Add User to Database. You may check out the article to get detailed procedure. (Refer to the below given images)
Now, hit the PrestaShop installation directory from outside and Prestashop Installer will open. Enter the credentials as directed.
Choose Language: Select Language from the drop down list. Click over Next and proceed.
License agreements: In this section, check the box to accept terms and conditions. Then click Next and proceed.
Store Information: In this section, enter the required credentials. Refer to the below given images. Click over Next and proceed.
System Configuration: In this section, enter the credentials related to database. (Refer to below given image) Click over Next and proceed.
Store Installation: In this section, all the modules related to PrestaShop installation would be installed.
Manage After installation of all the modules, you will see the confirmation page that Your installation is finished. You will find your login credentials here.
From Manage your store section, you can login to your PrestaShop dashboard and from Discover your store, you can login to your PrestaShop website.
To access the dashboard, you need to delete install directory for security reasons, then access the dashboard with the directed URL. Then enter the login mail and password which you get at the the time of complete installation and Log in. You will be directed to PrestaShop Admin Area.
That’s It !
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