Updated on Mar 13, 2019
The free version of CS-Cart has been discontinued on May 18, 2016. As Softaculous does not support trial or paid versions they have removed the script from its list rendering this Tutorial out of date. Check our "How to Install CS-Cart manually" tutorial for a guide on how to start using this platform.
This tutorial will follow the steps for installing CS-Cart automatically, using the Softaculous auto-installer. The process is as easy as possible and it requires only a few clients for a full completion. We will review the entire process so you can get a better understanding of how it works.
To install CS-Cart via Softaculous, you need to complete these steps:
The first step is to access the Softaculous auto-installer via cPanel. Simply access your account on the server and locate the Software and Services section on the page. Click on the Softaculous icon to proceed.
You will be presented with a list of all available scripts for free installation. They will be located on the left side of the screen, following a certain criteria. In the search box on the left, simply enter CS-Cart and click on the application's name.
You will be presented with information about CS-Cart and what it does. You will also be able to see reviews for the application, live demo and much more. Click on the Install button to proceed with the actual process.
The installation via Softaculous allows you a few configuration steps, before you can initiate the actual installation process. They are divided into three different section for easier configuration.
The first section is called the Software Setup. The options it provides are:
The second section is the Database Settings. It allows you to:
The last step is the Admin Accounts settings:
Once you are ready with the details above, simply read and accept the license agreement of CS-Cart. Then click on the Install button below to initiate the installation process.
The system will handle the actual installation process automatically for you.
This can take up to a few seconds and then you will be presented with information about your new install. Keep the details safe as you will need them to manage your new website.